Category Archive: NASCAR

Jun 26

Kevin Harvick gets first win of season at Sonoma

Kevin Harvick won Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series West event at Sonoma Raceway

That was like taking candy from babies. But Harvick mixed it up with the big boys in Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350, and the outcome was the same. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

Late spin hurts Ranger’s result

Ranger was pursuing a top-five result before a late race spin relegated him back to ninth

2017-05-21-3252Andrew Ranger and the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge finally got a good weather day to hit the track for round number three of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series at the Autodrome Chaudière in Valle Jonction, Quebec on Sunday afternoon.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

Kennington posts another solid result

After more than 300 laps of hard fought racing Kennington claimed a fourth place result and a nice jump in the overall standings

2017-05-21-3443DJ Kennington and the #17 Castrol Edge Dodge team looked for more success during round number three of the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series schedule as the team arrived at the Autodrome Chaudière in Vallee Jonction, Quebec on Sunday.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Seventh-place finish for Alex Tagliani at Autodrome Chaudière

Alex Tagliani of Lachenaie, Québec finished seventh at the CSR Express 300 held Sunday

Alex Tagliani testing at Delaware At Autodrome Chaudière quarter-mile oval track in Vallée-Jonction located south of Québec City. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Tough race for Kevin Lacroix

At Autodrome Chaudière CRS Express 300 race

2017-05-21-3151 Kevin Lacroix had a difficult time during the NASCAR Pinty’s CRS Express 300 race at Autodrome Chaudière this Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

Jean-François Dumoulin is determined to perform

NASCAR Pinty’s series 3rd event, CRS Express 300

2017-05-21-3441Adding up the talent of Jean-François Dumoulin and the expertise of crew chief Robin McCluskey is without a doubt a winning combination for a strong performance on the oval track of Autodrome Chaudière (Friday, June 23, Vallée-Jonction, Québec).

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Jun 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Sonoma and Iowa

Larson Wins Second Race Of Season, Takes Back Points Lead

NASCAR logoKyle Larson led a race-high 96 laps on his way to his second win of the season in last Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. In the process, he passed Martin Truex Jr. for the points lead and now holds a five-marker advantage over him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will be reunited with Quebec’s Racing fans this weekend

3rd event of the NASCAR Pinty’s series: Autodrome Chaudière

2017-05-21-3031The #47 WeatherTech Canada/ Groupe Bellemare team is ready to go for the first event on oval track of the year taking place in front of Quebec racing fans. With the same usual determination and perseverance, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will be present at Autodrome Chaudière (Saturday June 17th , Vallée-Jonction, Québec), with the goal of climbing to the top of the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Grand Finale: NASCAR announces date, venue for postseason Awards

Las Vegas Set to Host Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion’s Week, Awards

NASCAR logoNASCAR announced today a return to Las Vegas for the ninth consecutive year with the annual postseason culmination of Champion’s Week — the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards — to be held at Wynn Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Kyle Larson fends off restart challengers for Michigan win

Two weeks ago at Dover, Kyle Larson took a painful master class in restarts from Professor Jimmie Johnson

In Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Larson graduated with high honors, using a series of exceptional restarts to win his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season and his second in a row, dating to last August, at the 2-mile track in the Irish Hills. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Kyle Larson wins Coors Light Pole at Michigan

“We made some good adjustments there for that final round” – Larson

Kyle Larson photo Getty Images Martin Truex Jr. thought he had the pole for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 — until Kyle Larson made the last run in the final round of Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Race At Chaudiere Postponed

CRS Express 300 Moved To June 23

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoWith inclement weather expected this weekend, NASCAR and Autodrome Chaudière have postponed Saturday’s NASCAR Pinty’s Series race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Michigan and Gateway

Blaney Captures First Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Win At Pocono

NASCAR logoWood Brothers Racing’s Ryan Blaney passed Kyle Busch with 10 laps to go in Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway and held Kevin Harvick off the rest of the way to earn his first career victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

First 2017 race on Québec soil for Kevin Lacroix in the Nascar Pinty’s Series

This Saturday will be the first race on Québec soil this year for the Saint-Eustache driver

2017-05-21-3305Kevin Lacroix is getting ready for the third round of the NASCAR Pinty’s season this weekend. It is during the CRS Express 300 at Autodrome Chaudière on June 17, that Lacroix will try to maintain his championship lead that he gained after a race win in Mosport and a Top 5 at the Delaware Speedway.

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Jun 12

Ryan Blaney makes late pass, holds off Harvick for thrilling win

“I think it exceeds the dream a little bit” – Blaney

Dogged by Kevin Harvick for the final eight laps of Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400, Ryan Blaney held off the 2014 series champion in a breathtaking battle to claim the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 10

Alex Labbe primed for return

Heads Back To His Home Track Chaudiere With Momentum

2017-05-21-3021When Alex Labbe captured the checkered flag, a year ago, at Autodrome Chaudiere in Vallée-Jonction, Quebec, he earned what is his most memorable victory in his racing career.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Pocono and Texas

Johnson Continues To Etch Name In History

NASCAR logoJimmie Johnson notched his 83rd career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win Sunday at Dover International Speedway, tying him with NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough for sixth on the all-time win list. The victory was also the 11th for Johnson at Dover, making him the third driver – along with NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty and Darrell Waltrip – to amass 11 or more victories at a single track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Jimmie Johnson tames Dover in ot, ties Yarborough on all-time list

AAA 400 Drive for Autism

Jimmie Johnson passed Kyle Larson on an overtime restart to roar to his third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday at Dover International Speedway, tying NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough on the all-time win list. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Labbe races way back to Victory Lane

Pulls away late for Second Career Pinty’s Win

It took almost a year, but Alex Labbe found his way back to Victory Lane. The 24-year-old from St. Albert, Quebec, passed Alex Tagliani with 36 laps to go en route to the win in the Fast Eddie/CHOKO 250 presented by Havoline Saturday night in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series return to Delaware Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

Kevin Lacroix at the Delaware Speedway June 3 in NASCAR Pinty’s

Choko/Fast Eddie 250 presented by Havoline

2017-05-21-3552The 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Championship leader Kevin Lacroix will be back on track for the first race of the season on the Delaware Speedway oval in the Choko/Fast Eddie 250 presented by Havoline in Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »

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