Tag Archive: NASCAR

Jul 17

Toronto Indy – Canadians

Tanya Beaudin live in Toronto

2016-07-16_070 Regarding the challenges the track offered to drivers on Friday, we were able to note the changes on Saturday morning, something a lot of drivers were going to use to their advantage.

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Jul 17

Honda Indy Toronto through my eyes

Tanya Beaudin live in Toronto

2016-07-16_130 It has been a couple years since I did not have the chance to come to the Indy Toronto, but it feels great to be back.

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Jul 17

NASCAR Pinty’s Series At Honda Indy Toronto: Tagliani wins NASCAR race in Toronto

Alex Tagliani holds off last lap challenge from Andrew Ranger to win Nascar race in Toronto

2016:07:03_13:49:11_0645 In his first NASCAR Pinty’s Series start on the streets of Toronto, Alex Tagliani scored his fourth series win and his second of the 2016 season. Starting on the outside of row one, the Laval, Quebec resident finally took over the lead from Toronto rookie Daniel Morad on lap 25.

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Jul 13

Pinty’s stat advance: Toronto

Analyzing the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto at Honda Indy Toronto

Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto logo The 2016 NASCAR Pinty’s Series returns for the first time since 2011 to Honda Indy Toronto for the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series at the road course and selected drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Sara Price to break gender barrier at Stadium Super Trucks Series this Friday (+video)

Price will make her debut during the Honda Indy Toronto July 15-17 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

SaraPrice01Sara Price, 23, a successful multi-championship Professional Motocross and UTV racer from Southern California will be the first woman to compete in the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS Series.

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Jul 13

Toronto: A mythical track for Jean-François Dumoulin

Third road circuit event of the 2016 season – NASCAR Pinty’s series

2016:07:03_13:44:21_0640 Jean-François Dumoulin will take part in the Pinty’s Toronto Grand Prix this Saturday, July 17 in the streets of the Queen City and at the wheel of the #04 Dodge Spectra Premium/ Bernier Crépeau / Groupe Bellemare / MIA. This circuit was kind to him in the past, notably in 2000 when he robbed first place after overtaking more than 50 cars, winning the race for the New Tech Motorsport team while racing at the wheel of a Porsche 993. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

NASCAR Pinty’s Series News & Notes: Toronto

Series returns to Street Course for 30th Honda Indy

Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto logo At the start of the 2016 season for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, there was a new level or excitement for the NASCAR-sanctioned division. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

NASCAR carries on tradition of Championship Celebrations in Las Vegas, Miami

Venues, Dates Set for All Three National Series Awards

Las Vegas NASCAR AwardsWhoever wears the crown of ‘NASCAR champion’ unquestionably will earn it, following a 2016 season that has already featured some of the toughest and most thrilling competition the sport has ever seen. The year-end celebration will be deservedly grand, and it will take place at familiar sites built upon major moments.

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Jul 06

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kentucky

Halfway, Next Time By

NASCAR logo Tune in to the ‘Officials’ channel on the NASCAR Mobile app, and you’ll hear it at the midpoint of every race: ‘Halfway next time by.’ It’s a phrase that lets competitors know that on the next lap, the race is official. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

SPC Series: Jacques Gravel retakes the lead of the Championship; Kurt Wittmer still leading in Compact Class

4 Circuit ICAR races held this past weekend …

2016:07:02_14:20:26_0568 Presented as part of the NASCAR weekend at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel, rounds eight, nine, ten, and eleven of the 2016 Super Production Challenge (SPC) season were maybe the most spectacular that this championship has ever seen ! Jacques Gravel, twice, Marc Héroux and Guillaume Labbé all claimed victory; as did Julien Legris, Gabriel Lacombe (twice) and Kurt Wittmer in Compact Class.

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Jun 28

Lapcevich leaves Quebec with NASCAR points lead

Teenage sensation earns runner-up finish after epic battle

2016-05-22-3482 Cayden Lapcevich leads the NASCAR Pinty’s Series Championship standings after earning his second consecutive runner-up finish near Quebec City on the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

NASCAR updates Sprint Cup Series race eligibility

Chase Provisional Implemented for Open Teams

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo NASCAR today announced updated procedures for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race eligibility and new provisional starting guidelines for races during the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

NASCAR Industry to salute U.S. Military Units with NASCAR XFINITY Series Tribute at Daytona International Speedway

An American Salute Continues Independence Day Weekend

In a show of appreciation for the United States Armed Forces, NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers will bear the names of active military units and installations on their race car windshields during Friday’s Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

NASCAR driver Keselowski hops in Team Penske Indy car at Road America test

Eleven Indy cars ran at Road America today, testing in preparation for the upcoming KOHLER Grand Prix. One car included a surprise driver.

Brad KeselowskiBrad Keselowski took a day off from his regular job as a Team Penske NASCAR driver to hop into Simon Pagenaud’s No. 22 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet for a few exciting laps around the scenic 4.048-mile permanent road course. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Joey Logano wins at Michigan

In the second race that featured NASCAR’s new lower-downforce package, Joey Logano lowered the boom — again.

Joey Logano

There was one major difference between Logano’s victory in Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway and his win May 21 in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte. This one counted in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings and punched Logano’s ticket into the Chase playoffs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Suárez becomes First Mexican driver to win NASCAR National Series Race

NASCAR Drive for Diversity, NASCAR Next Graduate Wins At Michigan

Daniel SuarezDaniel Suárez earned his first career NASCAR XFINITY Series win on Saturday at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, becoming the first Mexican-born driver to capture a NASCAR national series victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Kevin Lacroix anticipates a strong finish at Autodrome Chaudière

NASCAR Pinty drivers are back

2016-05-22-3418 They’ll be racing on a quarter mile oval track at Autodrome Chaudière in the Beauce region this weekend. This race represents an enormous challenge for the driver of the Dodge Bumper to Bumper / Total no. 74, Kevin Lacroix, since he’ll be the competitor with the least amount of experience on this type of circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Kurt Busch wins at Pocono

Kurt Busch stretches fuel to win at Pocono

Kurt Busch

Working with a substitute crew chief, and saving enough fuel to get to the finish line and complete a celebratory burnout, Kurt Busch won Monday’s rain-delayed Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

NASCAR partners with Steven Soderbergh on heist-themed film Project

Channing Tatum to Star in “Logan Lucky” for Soderbergh’s Return to the Big Screen

NASCAR logo NASCAR® is collaborating with Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh on a feature film entitled Logan Lucky, starring Channing Tatum alongside Daniel Craig, Riley Keough, Adam Driver and Seth MacFarlane.

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May 26

Five legends unveiled as 2017 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class

Childress, Hendrick, Martin, Parks and Parsons Comprise Hall’s Eighth Class

NASCAR logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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