Tag Archive: NAPA 200

Aug 12

Marcos Ambrose and Robbie Gordon to compete in the NAPA 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Both drivers talk about their fondness for the Montréal event

François Dumontier - Marcos AmbroseIMG_0181While Marcos Ambrose is planning his flights to and from Michigan, Robbie Gordon announces his return to the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge. The event promoter learned today that fan favourite Robbie Gordon will enter the upcoming NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge which will be held August 19-20 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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Aug 03

Dumoulin Competition back where it all started

The Dumoulin brothers are ready for the Trois-Rivières Grand Prix

Dumoulin Competition2011-06-05_0632Louis-Philippe and Jean-François Dumoulin return to their hometown in the hope of a podium this weekend (August 5th to 7th), at the Trois-Rivières Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Mathieu Audette returns to the Canadian Touring Car Championship!‏

This weekend at Mont-Tremblant …

2010-09-11_00392010-08-13_0067After announcing last March the decision not to compete in the Canadian Touring Car Championship due to new series technical regulations, rule modifications convinced the Quebec driver Mathieu Audette to return to the series this season with his Dimensions Door/Novatech Acura RSX Type-S. In order to best prepare themselves for their limited race program, Mathieu and the Audette Racing Team will contest this weekend’s Mont-Tremblant Spring Classic, giving them a chance to test their car during this non-championship race. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Caitlin Johnson had busy weekend in Montreal (+photos)

With a ride in NASCAR Canadian Tire and Formula Tour 1600

Caitlin Johnston of Orangeville, Ontario returned to action in the NASCAR Canadian Tire series in the #01 Pizza Pizza Dodge this past weekend for round number ten at Montreal’s famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.  And with each session the team improved upon their performance.

Flagworld photo albums of the NAPA 200

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Aug 28

Sticky: Flagworld is ”almost” back from a very difficult week

We apologize to our regular visitors and we are very happy to be back LIVE

For all members of Flagworld’s team, the past week was possibly one of the most difficult we had to endure since our introduction on the web in 1995. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Indianapolis: Jacques Villeneuve last but happy

He will race the Brickyard 400

Just like Juan Pablo Montoya and Sam Hornish Jr, Jacques Villeneuve dreamt of racing the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Speedway after the famous Indy 500 during their open wheels racing career.

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Jul 02

Marcos Ambrose to race at the NAPA 200

Hard-Luck Australian Confirms His Return To The NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge

François Dumontier - Marcos AmbroseMarcos Ambrose: “I will come to Montreal. . . as often as it takes for me to win here”. Marcos Ambrose, one of the good-natured drivers on the NASCAR circuit who, since 2007, has come close to winning each of the three times he competed at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge, confirmed his return for the 2010 running of the event on August 28-29 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Andrew Ranger to compete in NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown (+photo)

A different Ranger heads to NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown

logo_allstarTwo-time NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 champion more equipped for success this time around. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

Sticky: Another bad news for Andrew Ranger

CJM Racing closes its doors

The professional situation of the double NASCAR Canadian Tire champion, Andrew Ranger,  is not getting any better lately prior to the 2010 racing season and he stills does not know where and if he will race next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Canada GP deal set for official green light

The Montreal event has appeared with a June 13 date on provisional versions of next year’s schedule

Official confirmation of Canada’s return to the formula one calendar for 2010 is expected this week, according to the French-language La Presse newspaper. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

NASCAR Nationwide Series News And Notes – Atlanta

Drama builds under the lights at Atlanta

Following his stunning win via a last-turn pass of Marcos Ambrose last Sunday in Montreal, Carl Edwards (No. 60 Save A Lot Ford) made what seems like an obvious sports-related comment: “Just goes to show you should never give up. Anything can happen.” Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Sticky: The day after…

The third edition NASCAR Nationwide race at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

This is a salute to the extraordinary weekend that Francois Dumontier and his team put together in Montreal this past weekend. There was so much to say, so much to see, so many people to thank for the great opportunity we had covering this spectacular event of the weekend that time was not available last night to complete our report.

Please visit our albums of the weekend containing more than 4000 photos

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Aug 31

CJM Racing produces their first top-5 of the season

CJM Racing gets back on track with a season high finish of third in Montreal

09-08-30_361NASCAR went international over the weekend and with the trip north of the border, CJM Racing turned their luck around. Native Canadian driver, Andrew Ranger was enlisted to drive the No. 11 RIDEMAKERZ Toyota and the young driver would not disappoint. With top speeds in practice, a top-10 qualifying run and the team’s first top-five finish of the season; the trip to Montreal proved to be a success and a long awaited one. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

NAPA 200: First victory of the day to an Ontarian driver

Emergency plan for Patrick Laperle

The sun is back this Sunday morning at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Ile Notre-Dame for the presentation of the third edition of the NASCAR Nationwide NAPA 200 that will be preceeded by the NASCAR Canadian Tire NAPA 100.

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Aug 29

Ambrose takes pole position in rain for NASCAR Nationwide race (+grid)

Marcos Ambrose admits he got lucky

The Australian driver was the first car on the track in the first group of six cars for qualifying in a drizzling rain and turned it into pole position Saturday for the NAPA  200 NASCAR Nationwide series race. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

NASCAR NAPA 200 – Day One (+photos)

A successful ”Open House Day” at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

There was an excellent response to the invitation made by Francois Dumontier and Stock Car Montreal to visit the site where the NAPA 200 Nationwide race will take place Sunday. Admission was free for all racing fans today.

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Aug 28

NAPA 100: Quebecers are working hard on their final preparation (+exclusive photos)

For the NASCAR Canadian Tire race

About fifteen drivers including Andrew Ranger and Alexandre Tagliani who will have double duty this coming weekend at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve to participate in the two main NASCAR events, the NAPA 100 in the NASCAR Canadian Tire and NAPA 200 in the Nationwide Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Montreal preview

Ranger looks to complete road sweep In Montreal

Plus NAPA AUTOPRO 100 Notebook, GP3R 100 Post-Race Notebook, Beware Of Micks In Montreal. Four-game road series sweeps are a coup for pennant-winning baseball teams, but they are almost unheard of in racing circles—even for championship drivers like Andrew Ranger. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

Excellent private practice session for Andrew Ranger in USA

In preparation for the Nationwide race in Montreal

The actual leader in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series and winner of the last two edition of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is back in Quebec after participating in  two days of  private practice  in Kershaw, South Carolina. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

NAPA 200: 45 drivers registered for 43 places on the grid

In Nationwide Series

The management of the NASCAR Nationwide published the list of registered teams and drivers for the third edition of the NAPA 200 race to be held at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve this coming weekend on Ile Notre-Dame in Montreal. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Autograph session Friday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Discovery Day on Friday August 28 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

NAPAPiecesdAuto200An autograph session with eight of Quebec’s top drivers is added to Friday’s activities at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Alexandre Tagliani confirms NAPA 200 presence

Andrew Ranger could also be there!

09-08-15_204TROIS-RIVIÈRES - Before leaving the press room, driver Alexandre Tagliani confirmed he will take part of two races during the NAPA 200 week-end atcircuit Gilles-Villeneuve in two weeks.

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Aug 12

Sticky: Dumoulin Competition: A wellborn team… (+photos)

Three cars in the GP3R

Announced as a very serious project a few months ago in the Maurician area, the Dumoulin Competition project to participate in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Championship came to be during the last weeks and it was confirmed Tuesday evening in a press meeting directly on the Trois-Rivières street course , home of the 40th edition of the GP3R. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

NASCAR star driver Kyle Bush in Montreal today!

A first visit to Montreal for the prodigal son of Las Vegas

Current 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series points leader Kyle Busch will compete in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge

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Jul 27

Conquest Racing and driver Alex Tagliani finished 13th on Sunday at the Rexall Edmonton Indy

Tagliani also back in NASCAR Canadian Tire

Flagworld learned during the week-end that we are going to see Alexandre Tagliani in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series for the 40th Edition of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières and possibly in Montréal in the NAPA 100 that will  be a prelude to the NASCAR Nationwide race… which he should also take part of!

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Aug 06

Ranger turns heads in NASCAR Nationwide Series debut

NAPA 100 Post-Race report, Full Throttle Energy Drink 200 Notebook Mosport preview

Michel FlageoleIn the end, the conditions proved to be less than ideal for Andrew Ranger’s NASCAR Nationwide Series debut, but the events transpiring prior to the rain falling on Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve left little doubt as to the youngster’s ability to handle any type of racecar. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Ron Fellows wins on rain tires at Montreal’s road course

First time grooved Goodyears run in NASCAR points race

“Rain man” Ron Fellows took advantage of pit strategy and an early end to Saturday’s NAPA Auto Parts 200. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Jacques Villeneuve at home on this road

Jacques Villeneuve 4th, Carpentier 5th and Ranger 15th in qualifying

2008-08-02Jacques Villeneuve knows Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal well. After all, it’s named after his father. He just has to adjust to racing on it in a stock car. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

NAPA 200: Quebec drivers amongst leaders

Carpentier 4th, Villeneuve 6th & Ranger 8th

(Do not miss our photo albums)

2008-08-01-NAPA200-modifiéesQuebec drivers did not miss their chance on this first day of Nationwide NAPA 200 at l’île Notre-Dame circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

NASCAR – Nationwide – NAPA Auto Parts 200 Preview

Three drivers from Quebec with latest addition of Andrew Ranger

Kevin Harvick won last year’s inaugural NAPA Auto Parts 200 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

Our first photo album

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