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Jul 28

A race to remember for Lapcevich

Teenager becomes youngest race winner in Pinty’s Series history

2016:07:02_15:35:42_0760 Wednesday night at Wyant Group Raceway is one Cayden Lapcevich won’t forget about for a long time. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Pocono & Iowa

Busch goes for second straight victory, attempts to get one step closer to track sweep

NASCAR logoAfter becoming the first driver to ever win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series races at Indianapolis from the pole in the same weekend, Kyle Busch has some more history to chase in Sunday’s Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway (1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Pinty’s Stat Advance: Saskatoon

Analyzing the Velocity Prairie Thunder 250

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo The 2016 NASCAR Pinty’s Series will conclude its annual western swing with the Velocity Prairie Thunder 250 on Wednesday at Wyant Group Raceway in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series and selected drivers at the track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Pinty’s News & Notes: Saskatoon

Tagliani goes for Western swing sweep on Wednesday

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo Alex Tagliani showed why he belongs in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series championship conversation after his dominating win on Saturday in Edmonton. He’ll try to stay hot Wednesday at Saskatoon’s Wyant Group Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Alberta Has New Energy 300: Alex Tagliani stays hot in Edmonton

Scores second win in a row in as many weeks in NASCAR Pinty’s Series

2016:07:03_15:04:37_0858 Alex Tagliani might have missed the season opener, but halfway through the NASCAR Pinty’s Series 2016 season, he’s quickly becoming a contender for the championship.

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Jul 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Indianapolis

Smoke’s Swan Song At The Brickyard

NASCAR logo Tony Stewart – from Columbus, Indiana – will take his final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ride around Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at The Brickyard (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Matt Kenseth wins at Loudon

The driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota also had to survive a rash of cautions late to secure the victory

Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth came on strong late to get by Martin Truex Jr. and later Denny Hamlin for the win in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Jul 14

Kyle Busch clinches 2016 ESPYs win

Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Earns Additional Hardware at Awards Show

DSC_0249 The 24th annual ESPY Awards got a little “rowdy” as reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kyle Busch was named Best Driver at last night’s ceremony. He received the most votes among fellow nominees 2015 IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon, 2015 Formula One World Driver’s Champion Lewis Hamilton, 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi, and 2015 NHRA Pro Stock Champion Erica Enders-Stevens. Read the rest of this entry »

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

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire

Keselowski Goes For Third Consecutive Win

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski has asserted himself as the hottest driver in NASCAR this summer after winning the last two consecutive races (Daytona and Kentucky). Dating back to his May 1 win at Talladega, the No. 2 Ford driver has recorded three wins, six top fives and eight top 10s in his last nine starts. His four wins this season lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. 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 11

The NASCAR Foundation to host First-Ever Honors Gala in New York to celebrate 10 Years of giving

International Pop Star Rachel Platten to Headline Event; Gala to Unveil Winner of the Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award Presented by Nationwide

The NASCAR Foundation® logo The NASCAR Foundation will host its first-ever Honors Gala at the Marriott Marquis in New York City Sept. 27 to unveil the winner of its signature Betty France Humanitarian Award Presented by Nationwide. Multi-platinum selling pop star Rachel Platten will perform live with music from her major-label debut, Wildfire, which debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 Chart in the U.S. and spawned chart-topping singles “Fight Song” and “Stand by You.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Brad Keselowski wins at Kentucky

Brad Keselowski had his mojo working in Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway

Brad Keselowski

Saving just enough fuel to get to the finish line, Keselowski eked out a heart-thumping victory over Carl Edwards to win his second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and his third at Kentucky Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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

Jocelyn Fecteau’s return to competition ! First 2016 Canadian NASCAR race …

NASCAR Pinty’s Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel

2016:07:03_14:58:33_0806 Driver Jocelyn Fecteau, of Mont-St-Grégoire, Québec, made his return to the track this past weekend at Mirabel’s Circuit ICAR, to contest his first race of the season in the Pinty’s Canadian NASCAR series. Without much preparation leading up to the race, he knew the race would be challenging but that the event would serve as good seat time ahead of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, next month.

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Jul 04

Jean-François Dumoulin signs a second Top-10

NASCAR Pinty’s Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel

2016:07:03_14:50:42_0762 Behind the wheel of the Dodge #04 Spectra Premium/ Bernier Crépeau / Groupe Bellemare / MIA, Jean-François Dumoulin has had to defend his position throughout the 30-lap race and has crossed the finish line in ninth place yesterday on the ICAR circuit in Mirabel. “I was really excited to get back on track.

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Jul 04

Ranger wins at ICAR and leads in the championship

NASCAR Pinty’s Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel

2016:07:03_15:54:45_0126 Andrew Ranger and the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge team expected to continue their success at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel, Quebec during round number four of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series on Sunday.  There were some dramatic moments over the weekend but when the checkered flag flew Ranger claimed his second victory of the year, his fourth at the circuit and took over the championship points lead.

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Jul 04

Frustrating 2nd place for Alex Labbé in NASCAR Pinty’s Race

NASCAR Pinty’s Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel

2016:07:03_15:00:00_0830 Alex Labbé finished the 30-lap ECKO Unlimited 100 race a close second, just 0.883 sec adrift of the winner, aboard the No 32 Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear/Lou’s Barbeque Ford. After starting from pole position and dropping to second place on the second lap, then stalking the eventual winner, an untimely late-race yellow flag period scuttled his efforts to regain the lead and win the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Kevin Lacroix on the podium at ICAR

NASCAR Pinty’s Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel

2016:07:03_15:04:29_0856 The driver of the Bumper to Bumper / Total / GoFast car was starting the race in 3rd place and managed to keep is position for a Top 3 finish.

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Jul 04

LP Dumoulin, Three laps away from the top-5

NASCAR Pinty’s Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel

2016-07-03_54569 The Dodge #47 WeatherTech Canada/ Groupe Bellemare team has had a weekend marked by ups and downs at ICAR circuit in Mirabel.

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