Tag Archive: Nascar Nationwide

Aug 12

Tagliani Autosport/Team Penske NASCAR Nationwide Series Mid-Ohio race preview

Returning to the 22

Alex Tagliani Ford Mustang Penske Alex Tagliani will return to the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang this weekend at Mid-Ohio. After a merry-go-round of Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, Tagliani will make his second road course start with the No. 22 team since his dramatic second place finish at Road America. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Alex Tagliani set for Penske NASCAR Nationwide Series assignment!

First of two

Penske Ford Mustang no 22 Road America will be Alex Tagliani’s first of two scheduled appearances in the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang in 2014. After a merry-go-round of drivers, including Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, Tagliani will also make an appearance behind the wheel of the No. 22 Mustang at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in August.

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May 06

Alex Tagliani to compete in two NASCAR Nationwide Series races for Team Penske

Tagliani to compete for Penske in two NASCAR Nationwide races

No-22 Team Penske Ford Mustang Discount Tire NASCAR Nationwide car Accomplished road racer Alex Tagliani will drive the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang for Team Penske in two 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series road course races. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champions Celebrate In South Beach

Dillon, Crafton, Penske Racing, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Larson & Blaney Honored

NASCAR logoTwo champions, two organizations and two heralded rookies are sharing the South Beach spotlight tonight, at the NASCAR Nationwide and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Awards, held at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel’s Americana Ballroom. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Championship Sunday: It’s Not Over Yet

Homestead-Miami Speedway logoNASCAR logoTrite, perhaps, but true: It isn’t over until it’s over. That’s the feeling as two competitors – one a relative newcomer, the other a five-time champion – settle the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin remains focused on his objective

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

2012-08-17-24982012-08-03_0700In fourth place on the starting grid, everything was in favour for Louis-Philippe Dumoulin to finish amongst the leaders in this ninth NASCAR Canadian Tire Series event at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve yesterday. Positioning himself in third place quickly after the race start, the 2011 Rookie of the Year was forced to stop the n°47 WeatherTech.ca/Bellemare Dodge and withdraw from the race due to mechanical problems that occurred during the seventh lap.

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Aug 19

Allgaier outlasts chaos to make his winning move (updated)

Jacques Villeneuve finishes third in Montreal NASCAR Nationwide race

2012-08-18_19512012-08-18_2039Justin Allgaier might come from a family whose roots are deeply planted in oval track stock-car racing, but Saturday Lil’ Gator proved he can turn left and right with the best of the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

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Jul 17

Tanner Foust leads Global Rallycross Championship

New Hampshire race draws 45,000 fans

Tanner Foust - photo Jakub Nitka -ERC24.com Global Rallycross Championship logoRockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust has a strong lead in the Global Rallycross Championship points after a big race weekend that saw an estimated 45,000 fans in the grandstands at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Kennington covers Clarington 200 field (updated)

Scores 12th career win in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park logo

Starting at the back of the pack did not deter D.J. Kennington, as he charged to the front and dominated the Clarington 200 at the Speedway at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Saturday – scoring his 12th career win in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race.

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Feb 01

EMCO and Noel Dowler set to return in 2012

Following a successful rookie season in 2011

2011-08-20_00482011-08-20_0138Sherwood Park, Alberta’s Noel Dowler, driver of the #5 EMCO Dodge and EMCO Corporation have reached a multiyear partnership agreement that will see Dowler competing in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series in 2012 and beyond.  Following a successful rookie season in 2011 Dowler looks forward to taking the next step in his career this coming season as he competes in the entire NCATS season in a DJK Racing prepared car.

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Aug 17

Statement from Stock-Car Montréal

The following statement can be attributed to Stock-Car Montréal Vice President Andrew Gurtis

Stock-Car MontréalStock-Car Montréal“Stock-Car Montréal is thrilled to host the fifth consecutive NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. This weekend’s events are major highlights on the NASCAR Nationwide, Grand Am Rolex Sports Car and NASCAR Canadian Tire series schedules.

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Jul 07

NASCAR Nationwide points leader to compete in Montréal

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is still an enigma for Reed Sorenson, only a few weeks away from his first NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge

François Dumontier - Reed Sorenson DaytonaNAPAPiecesdAuto200Caught in a battle to the finish with Elliott Sadler for the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver title, Reed Sorenson from Georgia is intrigued by Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve where, at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge, he will be challenged for the first time by the famed road course. During the August 19-20 event, the eight-year series veteran will be discovering the Montréal track at the wheel of his Turner Racing #32 Chevrolet.

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Jun 06

Andrew Ranger gets 5th place finish at Chicagoland

Andrew Ranger will return behind the wheel of the No. 53 NDS Motorsports race car on June 25th

2011-06-05_0558ARCA logoTwo-time NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Champion Andrew Ranger finished fifth, in his second career ARCA Racing Series start, while competing in the rained delayed Messina Wildlife Animal Stopper 150 held at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

NASCAR Nationwide: Carpentier to drive the NAPA Toyota in Montréal

Carpentier to drive Pastrana-Waltrip Racing’s NAPA Toyota in Montréal

Patrick CarpentierNAPA CarPastrana-Waltrip Racing and NAPA announced today that Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier will race the No. 99 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota in the NAPA AUTO PARTS 200 presented by Dodge, NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal on Aug. 20. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Donald Theetge named Ambassador of the NAPA Auto Parts 200

On the Quebec And Northeastern United States race tracks scene

Donald TheetgeNAPAPiecesdAuto200The NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge, the only Canadian stop on the NASCAR series major tours, will have an ambassador starting next weekend at Lee USA Speedway in New Hampshire for the opening round of the 2011 American-Canadian Tour (ACT). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

The Royal Purple 200 races into Darlington

Race day will feature a full day of cars on the track with NASCAR Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series practice

NASCAR Nationwide Series

Royal Purple has announced their continued title sponsorship of the NASCAR Nationwide Series Royal Purple 200, Presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at the Darlington Raceway on May 6, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Watkins Glen: Marcos Ambrose dominated

Jacques Villeneuve 8th

2010-08-06-0016Witouth any surprise Marcos Ambrose had his way Saturday afternoon during the NASCAR Nationwide Zippo 200 in Watkins Glen. Scared a few times by Joe Gibbs Racing teammates, Kyle Busch and Joey Logano, but at the end of the 82 laps he crossed the finish line 1st while Jacques Villeneuve ended up in 8th place.

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Aug 07

Watkins Glen: Good news, Patrick Carpentier (17th) will start the race (+results & photos)

Carl Edwards and Jamie McMurray on the front row

2010-08-06-0047After Jacques Villeneuve, 6th for the NASCAR Nationwide at Watkins Glen circuit, it was Patrick Carpentier that got his place on the starting grid, the 17th for the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen in the NASCAR Sprint series.

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Aug 01

Kyle Busch back on top at Iowa Nationwide

Even when he doesn’t get any practice, Kyle Busch still wins in the NASCAR Nationwide Series

Busch won his ninth NASCAR Nationwide race of 2010, his sixth in his last seven starts and 39th of his career by dominating the U.S. Cellular 250 in front of 55,988 fans at Iowa Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Patrick: 30th on NASCAR return “part of the process”

In the Nationwide series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Danica Patrick finished 30th on her NASCAR return in the Nationwide series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, following an early incident. The IndyCar regular qualified 25th after steadily building up her speed during practice on Friday, despite getting off to a slow start having been away from NASCAR for nearly three months while focusing on the IZOD IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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