Category Archive: NASCAR

May 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte

Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Stats Advance   

Charlotte Motor Speedway logo Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart ranks tied for 13th on the all-time victories list, but has never won the Coca-Cola 600. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

NASCAR partners with Steven Soderbergh on heist-themed film Project

Channing Tatum to Star in “Logan Lucky” for Soderbergh’s Return to the Big Screen

NASCAR logo NASCAR® is collaborating with Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh on a feature film entitled Logan Lucky, starring Channing Tatum alongside Daniel Craig, Riley Keough, Adam Driver and Seth MacFarlane.

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May 26

Five legends unveiled as 2017 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class

Childress, Hendrick, Martin, Parks and Parsons Comprise Hall’s Eighth Class

NASCAR logo NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The five-person group – the eighth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Richard Childress, Rick Hendrick, Mark Martin, Raymond Parks and Benny Parsons. In addition, NASCAR announced that Martinsville Speedway founder H. Clay Earles won the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

NASCAR Diversity Internship Program Welcomes 2016 Class

Top College Students Kicked Off 10-Week Summer Program with Exclusive Orientation at NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Weekend

NASCAR logo Twenty-six of the best and brightest college students from across the country and abroad ventured to Charlotte Motor Speedway this past weekend as the sport introduced the 2016 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) class at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Weekend.

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May 23

Kevin Lacroix did not finish the race but what a spectacular performance

A remarkable performance but a result best forgotten

2016-05-21-1694 Starting last after missing qualification of the Clarington 200 in the NASCAR Pinty’s series, the driver of the 74 Bumper to Bumper  /  Total  made the comeback of the day at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park before being forced to retire on lap 31.

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May 23

Alex Labbé and Go Fas Racing start on pole, end up unlucky 5th in the race

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Clarington 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2016-05-22-3480 Alex Labbé came to the Clarington 200 with new sponsors, a stronger than ever Go Fas Racing car, and high expectation for this race and the 2016 driver title. After qualifying on pole, Labbé led the race from the start and on several other occasions later on in the race. A last-lap rain shower mixed with some oil on his windshield, reducing his visibility and causing him to drop from second to 5th at the end.

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May 23

NASCAR Industry to honor Fallen U.S. Armed Forces Members with 600 Miles of Remembrance at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Windshield Tribute Part of NASCAR: An American Salute at Coca-Cola 600

Continuing the sport’s long-standing tradition of honoring the United States Armed Forces, all 40 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will bear the name of a fallen service member on their race car windshields during Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (6 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), NASCAR announced today.

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May 23

LP Dumoulin fought all the way

On the starting grid in fifth place, everything was lined up for the #47 WeatherTech Canada / Groupe Bellemare team to have a strong on-track performance

2016-05-22-3489 Louis-Philippe Dumoulin has used strategy throughout the weekend to compensate for the mechanical problem of the braking system. Even though the multiple pit stops have relegated the car to the tail end of the pack, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin showed up in the top-5 at the end of the race.

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May 22

Ranger saves best for last at CTMP

Takes lead on green-white-checkered to win NASCAR Pinty’s Series Clarington 200

2016-05-22 - Dimanche Andrew Ranger has won in a dominant car at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, and he’s lost races on the Ontario track when he’s had the car to beat.

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May 22

Tough day for Tagliani at Indianapolis

A flat tire cost Pier-Luc Ouellette a podium finish at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2015-05-17_0019 Alex Tagliani’s Sunday afternoon ride on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Speedway oval track was cut short during his qualifying attempt for the 100th running of the Indy 500 on May 29. The Canadian driver secured a spot on the starting grid on Saturday, but the second day of qualifying was to determine his starting position for the epic race.

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May 22

Dussault one turn away from the top-10

16th place for his NASCAR Pinty’s first race

2016-05-21-2014 Patrick Dussault made an impressive debut in the NASCAR Pinty’s series, this weekend, during the season opener at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The rookie driver was about to score a top-10, but an aggressive driver ruined his chance and spun him in the very last turn of the race.

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May 22

Kevin Lacroix launches season

Bumper to Bumper is proud to sponsor Kevin Lacroix this season

2016-05-17 During a memorable evening, last May 17 th , Kevin presented his sponsor in the first store under the new banner. At the start of his first complete season in Pinty’s NASCAR, everything is in place for his conquest of the driver’s championship for the 2016 season.

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May 22

Joey Logano wins Sprint All-Star Race

Logano gets best of battle with Larson, wins $1 million

'Nothing to lose' move puts Logano in Victory LaneJoey Logano won the final, 13-lap segment of Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, taking home bragging rights and the $1 million prize.
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May 19

JF Dumoulin back in full force for the 2016 season opener

NASCAR Pinty’s series

2016:04:28_14:01:12_0166 Jean-François Dumoulin and the #04 Dodge Spectra Premium / Bernier Crépeau / Groupe Bellemare / MIA team are determined to put up a fierce fight this weekend on the circuit of the Canadian Motorsport Park, Bowmanville, Ontario. A deeply meaningful track for Jean-François Dumoulin, where he has achieved his first podium in the NASCAR Pinty’s series last year. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte

NASCAR Programming

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race logo “NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed” – Sunday, May 22 at 9 p.m. ET on CMT. In the final installment of the three-part mini-series, Brian France and Lesa France Kennedy are interviewed, sharing a third-generation perspective and plans for the future of motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

NASCAR Pinty’s Series statistical advance: CTMP

Analyzing the Clarington 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo The season opening race of the 2016 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season is set for Sunday with the Clarington 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series and selected drivers at the track. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. on board as a major sponsor of Honda Indy Toronto

NASCAR-sanctioned race at Honda Indy Toronto to be called Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto

Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto logo Honda Indy Toronto announces that the NASCAR Pinty’s Series race to be held Saturday, July 16, at Exhibition Place, will be called the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto. The new agreement with Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. extends through 2018.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

60th start for Louis-Philippe Dumoulin in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series

The #47 Dodge WeatherTech Canada/ Groupe Bellemare driver is aiming for the podium for the 2016 season opener

2015-08-08_32946 This upcoming May 22nd, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will take part in his 60th event in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, on the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park circuit, Bowmanville, Ontario.

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May 18

Future stars unveiled during NASCAR Next announcement

Three different countries represented in 2016-17 Class

NASCAR NextTwo are following in the footsteps of their former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driving fathers. One is a long-time racer who competed on the reality television show “Survivor,” and later added a degree from Stanford University. Another is one of the fastest rising stock car drivers in the Midwest. There is even a pair of international phenoms. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

NASCAR Pinty’s Series News & Notes: CTMP

New Season Begins for Popular Canadian Series This Weekend

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo Every May there’s a buzz among Canadian race fans when the Clarington 200 gets the season going for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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