Tag Archive: NASCAR

Aug 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Road America & Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Logano wins Bristol Night Race for second straight year

NASCAR logoThe No. 22 Team Penske driver successfully defended his August 2014 Bristol Motor Speedway win, leading 176 laps on his way to Victory Lane in Saturday’s IRWIN Tools Night Race at “The Last Great Colosseum.” Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Justin Wilson 1978-2015

Driver succumbs to injury sustained in Aug. 23 race

Justin Wilson

INDYCAR announced that driver Justin Wilson, who enjoyed success in multiple motorsports series during a two-decade professional career, died today from a head injury sustained in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Bristol

Straight Outta Michigan: Kenseth Shows He’s Championship Contender

NASCAR logoMatt Kenseth is showing the speed of bona fide Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship contender. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

NASCAR Legend Buddy Baker passes away at 74

Baker’s NASCAR Career as Driver and Broadcaster Spanned Parts of Seven Decades

NASCAR logoElzie Wylie “Buddy” Baker Jr., the 1980 Daytona 500 champion and famed NASCAR commentator, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 74 (b. 1-25-41). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

“Crazy” Stadium Super Trucks set to light up Australia

Stadium Super Trucks were a crowd favourite at the Clipsal 500 V8 Supercar

Robby Gordon’s “crazy” Stadium Super Truck Robby Gordon’s “crazy” Stadium Super Trucks will return to Australia later this year for a two-round series including a spectacular stadium event at the  Spotless Stadium, Sydney Showgroundson Saturday, October 31. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Host of motorsport stars join World RX for Canadian street race 

A total of 20 Supercars will compete at Trois-Rivieres

2014-08-08_0821The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will resume after a short summer hiatus as the teams cross the Atlantic for Canada RX, round seven of the 13-event calendar.

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Aug 03

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race recap: Lacroix powers to Trois-Rivieres triumph

Two wins in First Four Canadian Tire Series starts

2015-08-02_0275The latest in a long line of Quebec road course aces has arrived in Kevin Lacroix, and his ascension has come faster than all of those before him.

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Jul 30

Busy weekend for Tagliani at the Trois-Rivières GP

Tagliani to compete in three races at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières

2015-07-25_0097Alex Tagliani will be a busy driver this weekend at the 47th running of the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières (GP3R). A regular entrant in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 (NCATS), Tagliani is entered in Round 8 of 12 held on this tight street course.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Derek White 2-race Marathon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

NASCAR Xfinity and Sprint Cup Series

NASCAR Sprint Cup Derek White 2-race Marathon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Getty ImagesDerek White spent the past weekend jumping from his Xfinity to his Sprint Cup car at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Jul 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire Motor Speedway

After missing the first 11 races of the season, Kyle Busch is beginning to hit his stride

NASCAR logoSaturday Night Live alum and comedy movie star Adam Sandler will play a vital role this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Grand Marshal. In honor of his NASCAR visit, we’ve peppered a number of Sandler puns and references throughout this notes package. See if you can find them all … any more brain busters?  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Derek White first Native American driver in Sprint Cup

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

NASCAR Xfinity Series, Grafoid Dodge, Derek White (1) Derek White has just confirmed that he will be at the wheel of the Circle-Sport No. 33 for the July 19 race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The team is a satellite of Richard Childress Racing, one of the lead teams in NASCAR.

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Jul 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kentucky Speedway

New Kentucky-Specific Rules Package To Debut This Weekend; Four More Track-Specific Packages Scheduled

NASCAR logo A new aerodynamic rules package designed to lower downforce will be implemented by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams at Kentucky this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Kevin Lacroix dominates at Circuit ICAR

ECKO Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR

2015-07-04_21508Making history is the current theme for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1. The series contested its milestone 100th all-time race on June 13 and the following week saw Alex Tagliani lap the field in victory – a series first. Sunday then saw Quebec native Kevin Lacroix dominate the first-caution free race in Canadian Tire Series history and triumph in the Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR.

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Jul 07

Andrew Ranger runs second at ICAR

 ECKO Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR

2015:07:05_15:23:49_0098Andrew Ranger and the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge team were looking for a bounce back weekend at round number four of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series this past weekend at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel, Quebec. After struggling initially during practice Ranger and the team bounced back with a strong race effort and claimed a second place finish.

Jul 07

Tagliani scores a solid third place at ICAR

ECKO Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR

2015:07:05_15:23:58_0102Alex Tagliani scored a third-place finish on Sunday in Round 4 of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel, Quebec. Starting from the pole, the racer from Lachenaie, Quebec was overtaken on lap 3 by Kevin Lacroix of Saint-Eustache who went on to win the 30-lap race by 0.869 seconds ahead of Andrew Ranger.

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Jul 07

Alex Labbé Sixth in caution-free sprint on ICAR road course

ECKO Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR

2015:07:05_15:24:14_0106Alex Labbé finished in sixth place at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel, aboard his No 36 Lou’s Barbeque – Centre du VR Victoriaville – Mécanique industrielle MG car prepared by Jacombs Racing. The Ecko Unlimited 100 was the first race in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series history to be run without at least one caution period.

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Jul 07

“Not the result we were looking for” – Marc-Antoine Camirand

ECKO Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR

2015-07-04-1530Marc-Antoine Camirand and his No 99 White Motorsports-Graphoid-Braille Battery Chevrolet did not achieve their goal in the ECKO Unlimited 100 race held at Circuit ICAR this past weekend.

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Jul 05

Kevin Lacroix dominates at Circuit ICAR (updated)

Earns first victory In Canadian Tire’s first caution-free race

2015-07-04_21508Making history is the current theme for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1. The series contested its milestone 100th all-time race on June 13 and the following week saw Alex Tagliani lap the field in victory – a series first. Sunday then saw Quebec native Kevin Lacroix dominate the first-caution free race in Canadian Tire Series history and triumph in the Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR.

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Jul 04

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Qualifying: Tagliani Takes top spot at ICAR

On Canadian Tire Series pole for Sunday’s Ecko Unlimited 100

2015-07-04_0352 Alex Tagliani turned in one of the most dominant performances in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 history last time out, and he’s keeping the momentum going.

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Jul 03

Tagliani looks to extend his NASCAR winnings this Sunday

Following his first oval-track series win

2015:07:02_11:08:06_0116Winner of the last NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCATS) race at Sunset Speedway oval track on June 20, Quebec racer Alex Tagliani is looking to maintain the momentum this weekend at Circuit ICAR’s 3.4 km, 14-turn road course located in Mirabel, QC.

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