Category Archive: NASCAR
Childress, Hendrick, Martin, Parks and Parsons Comprise Hall’s Eighth Class
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.
Top College Students Kicked Off 10-Week Summer Program with Exclusive Orientation at NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Weekend
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.
A remarkable performance but a result best forgotten
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.
NASCAR Pinty’s Series Clarington 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
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.
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.
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
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.
A flat tire cost Pier-Luc Ouellette a podium finish at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
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.
16th place for his NASCAR Pinty’s first race
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.
Bumper to Bumper is proud to sponsor Kevin Lacroix this season
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.
NASCAR Pinty’s series
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.
Analyzing the Clarington 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
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.
NASCAR-sanctioned race at Honda Indy Toronto to be called Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto
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.
Three different countries represented in 2016-17 Class
Two 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.