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Aug 13

Tagliani dominates at Trois-Rivières

Quebec driver claims First Pinty’s Series victory of 2017

2017-08-13_1416It took Alex Tagliani just over a year, but he finally found his way back to Victory Lane by winning Le 50 Tours CanAm on Sunday.

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Aug 13

Kyle Larson foils Truex to boost Michigan winning streak (+video)

“This win feels amazing to steal one in a way”

Kyle Larson steamed to his third victory of the season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday, making a bold move in an overtime restart for his third straight Michigan International Speedway win. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Keselowski bags Coors Light Pole, leads Penske 1-2 in qualifying (+video)

Keselowski piloted the Team Penske No. 2 Ford to a blazing-fast lap of 203.097 mph around the 2-mile track

Brad Keselowski zoomed to the Coors Light Pole Award in Friday qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Michigan International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Chevrolet unveils 2018 Camaro ZL1 Monster Energy Series race car (+video)

The deep-blue car will replace the outgoing Chevy SS next year

Chevrolet dipped into its rich motorsports history in assembling the race car that will tackle the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018, announcing Thursday that it will bring the Camaro ZL1 name to the sport’s top division. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Martin Truex Jr. makes fuel last, scores Watkins Glen victory

Matt Kenseth took second place, Daniel Suarez came home third

Martin Truex Jr. surged to his fourth victory of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season Sunday, winning a fuel-conservation battle at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

NASCAR Pinty’s Series finale moved to Jukasa Motor Speedway

Canadian Championship Returns To Ontario Track

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoNASCAR will crown its 2017 championship for stock car racing in Canada at the track that helped launch the series. NASCAR and Jukasa Motor Speedway announced today that the season finale for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series will be moved to the Hagersville, Ontario, track.

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Aug 01

2018 National Series driver participation guidelines announced

Update Brightens Spotlight on New Stars

NASCAR logoWith the emergence of NASCAR’s next generation of stars defining the 2017 season, NASCAR today announced new guidelines that will further highlight the young talent battling for championships in the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

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Jul 31

Kyle Busch breaks winless drought, adds Pocono to his list of winning tracks

The win was Busch’s first at Pocono Raceway

Barely more than three hours after the Pocono crowd greeted Kyle Busch with a chorus of boos during driver introductions, Kyle Busch made converts of the fans in the grandstands – at least a large portion of them – with a spectacular burnout after his long-awaited victory in the Overton’s 400. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Labbe edges Lacroix for pole

Title contenders will start on the front row for Luxxur 300

2017-07-08_0433Alex Labbe likes racing on ovals and it has shown this week during the annual western swing by the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Pinty’s Stat Advance: Edmonton

Analyzing the Luxxur 300 at Edmonton International Raceway

edmonton_race_logo_2017The 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series returns for the fourth straight year to Edmonton International Raceway for the Luxxur 300. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Statistical Advance: Saskatoon

Analyzing the Velocity Prairie Thunder Twin 100s at Wyant Group

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoThe 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series will begin its annual western swing in Saskatoon and will feature something totally new for the series this season.

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Jul 25

NASCAR Pinty’s Series News & Notes: Saskatoon & Edmonton

Lacroix Leads Way To New Look Western Swing

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoThe annual western swing for the series gets underway this week with a new twist for the drivers this season.After After another successful event as part of the IndyCar weekend in Toronto with the running of the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto, the NASCAR Pinty’s Series competitors are loading up their haulers and heading west. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

Kahne breaks through for Brickyard 400 victory

Kahne held on through three big wrecks in the final 50 laps

Kasey Kahne emerged from a wreck-filled Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Records Brickyard 400 on Sunday to capture an overtime victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Indianapolis and Eldora

Denny Delivers: Hamlin Sends Joe Gibbs Racing To Victory Lane For First Time This Season

NASCAR logoDenny Hamlin led 54 laps in his backup car, beating second-place Kyle Larson to the start/finish line by .509 seconds to deliver Joe Gibbs Racing its first visit to Victory Lane this season in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Denny Hamlin breaks through with New Hampshire victory

Hamlin led 54 of 301 laps in the No. 11 Toyota

Denny Hamlin stormed to his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 15

Coors Light Pole to Truex after Larson’s car flunks New Hampshire inspection

Larson, who had swept all three rounds of qualifying, will now start at the rear of the 39-car field

Martin Truex Jr. was declared the Coors Light Pole Award winner Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, taking the No. 1 starting position after Kyle Larson’s apparent pole-winning lap was disallowed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Stat Advance: Toronto

Analyzing the Grand Prix at Honda Indy Toronto

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The After a successful return to Honda Indy Toronto last season the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto is set to be held on the street course located near downtown Toronto for the second straight year.

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Jul 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire

10 races left in the regular season

NASCAR logoTried And Truex: No. 78 Toyota Driver Goes For Second Straight Win Following Dominant Kentucky Performance. Martin Truex Jr. was the class of the field at Kentucky, leading a race-high 152 laps and winning every stage on his way to Victory Lane.

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Jul 11

NASCAR Pinty’s News & Notes: Toronto

Streets of Toronto Poses Tough Test For Road-Course Aces

Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto logoAfter a successful return for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series to be a part of the IndyCar weekend in Toronto last season, Canada’s national championship for stock car racing is return to the popular event and headline Saturday’s racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Kevin Lacroix surges late for ICAR victory

Makes move on last restart to claim NASCAR Pinty’s Series Second win of 2017

2017-07-08_0580A late caution set up an overtime opportunity for Kevin Lacroix, and he pounced. The 28-year-old driver out of Saint-Eustache, Quebec, used the extra laps Saturday evening to go take the lead and hold off a charging Andrew Ranger to the checkered flag of the Ecko Unlimited 75 at Circuit ICAR.

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