Tag Archive: Patrick Carpentier

Aug 07

Multiple Canadian Rally Champion added to RX line-up

The Canadian will take the seat of America’s Mitchell DeJong who was unable to compete following a listeria infection.

2014-08-07-1027 Six-time Canadian Rally Champion Antoine L’Estage has confirmed he will race at tomorrow’s World RX of Canada as a late entry in the RX Lites Intercontinental Cup.

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Aug 04

Patrick Capentier discovers his VW Polo R RallyCross (+photos)

Early this afternoon at Autodrome St-Eustache

2014-08-04_0073After taking care of some problems with engines blocked at Duty, Carpentier met journalists and fans that showed up for his introduction with his RallyCross VW Polo.

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Jul 02

Alex Guenette to test with Turner Scott Motorsports week of July 14, 2014

TSM, owned by Texas businessmen Steve Turner and Harry Scott Jr is one of the premier teams in Nascar.

Alex Guenette Alex, his Team, and Robert Desrosiers are happy to announce that he will be testing at New Smyrna Speedway (Florida) aboard one of the testing trucks of Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) on July 15th and 16th. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

World RX: Patrick Carpentier to enter RX Canada at GP3R in the Marley’s Mellow Mood VW Polo for Marklund Motorsports

“Last time I raced in Trois-Rivières, we had a double header and we won both events on the same weekend”- Carpentier

Marleys Mellow Mood logo After shining in CART, IndyCar and NASCAR, Québécois driver Patrick Carpentier will take part in his first FIA World Championship event as driver of the Marley’s Mellow Mood VW Polo Supercar for top team Marklund Motorsport at RX Canada which will be part of Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières next August 7th and 8th.

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Aug 12

Your high speed adventure awaits you in Montreal

With Patrick Carpentier, September 5 & 6 at Autodrome St Eustache

Formula GP Expérience logoConquest Racing along with Octane Racing Group will offer to Canadian fans the one and only North American 3-Seater GP Experience! Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Ray Courtemanche Jr. in 2013 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series with La Cité de Mirabel inc. and Dave Jacombs Racing

The 2012 NCaTS season was a character and experience builder for Ray Jr. and his team, Bonzaï Racing.

NCATS - Ray Courtemanche Jr. - La CitNCATS - Ray Courtemanche Jr. - Dave Jacombs Racing - Daniel ProulxLa Cité de Mirabel inc., a $500M residential project featuring more than 2000 units has decided to lend its financial support to Ray Courtemanche Jr. for the upcoming NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCaTS) season. And there is more – as famous car preparation specialist and Crew Chief Dave Jacombs has signed on to prepare Ray Jr’s oval and road course cars, as well as provide trackside support. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Can Canadian riders Dusty Klatt and Tyler Medaglia stop the American in MX1?

American Rider Matt Goerke to defend his MX1 Crown at the Monster Energy Supermotocross

2011-10-01_SuperMX Monster_01392011-10-01_SuperMX Monster_0283Matt Goerke will return to the Monster Energy Supermotocross, presented by Parts Canada/Thor, on Saturday, September 29 to defend the motocross 450 cc (MX1) title he captured last year at the Olympic Stadium ahead of  Canadian Cole Thompson, and fellow Americans Robbie Marshall, Teddy Maier and Canadian Dusty Klatt.

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Aug 19

On track in the Side-by-Side Race at Olympic Stadium

Patrick Carpentier to compete at the Monster Energy Supermotocross

Patrick Carpentier - photo- Gregoire SportSupermotocross Monster Energy logoPatrick Carpentier will return to Montréal to compete in the upcoming Monster Energy Supermotocross at Olympic Stadium on September 29. The Quebec-born driver, who resides in Las Vegas, accepted an offer from recreational product dealer Grégoire Sport to compete in the Side-by-Side race. Carpentier was in Montréal on Saturday to race in the NASCAR event on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Admission-Free Thursday August 16 at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve (+photos)

Free Admittance at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with Gates Opening at 9:00 am

2011-08-18_03942011-08-18_0364Ten Québec drivers to meet their fans this Thursday August 16 at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge “Discovery Day”

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Aug 01

Marilou will be singing the national anthems at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge

The singer will also meet and greet race car fans during « Discovery Day »

Marilou Image MOV.Still001NAPAPiecesdAuto200Octane Management inc., promoter of the NAPA auto parts 200 presented by Dodge and FLAIR Management, Image, Conseil, are happy to announce today that the young and talented singer from Quebec, Marilou, has been given the responsibility to sing both the Canadian and American national anthems during the ceremonies preceding the NASCAR’s Nationwide series race, on August 18th at the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit.

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Jul 10

Patrick Carpentier to drive RAB Racing No. 99 Napa Auto Parts Toyota in Montreal Nationwide race on August 18

He will be on track to support the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation

2012:07:10_13:24:23.01232012:07:10_13:25:34.0141RAB Racing and Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier will drive RAB Racing with Brack Maggard’s No. 99 Napa Auto Parts Toyota in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal on Aug. 18.

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Dec 06

NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve named top race of the year

In the NASCAR Nationwide Series

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Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 001-2010Remember standing at the ice cream counter as a kid? So many great flavors to choose from that sometimes you gave in to a double or triple scoop? That’s the way the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series season ended up – so many great stories were told.

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Nov 02

Patrick Carpentier returns to Joliette, in the construction business

Construction Danam Bonzai welcomes new partner

Ray Jr Courtemanche Hero Card2011-08-18_0130Newly retired race car driver Patrick Carpentier will be returning to his hometown of Joliette as a new partner of Construction Danam Bonzaï, a company that builds single family homes and multiplexes.

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Sep 26

New challenge for Patrick Carpentier!

Patrick Carpentier comes out of retirement to compete in the Rallye international vert de Montréal

2011-08-18_0130Rallye international vert de Montréal logoQuebec race car driver Patrick Carpentier wasted no time in getting behind the wheel again despite his recent retirement announcement. This time out, he’ll be driving green at the wheel of a NAPA Auto Parts-Honda CRZ during the Rallye international vert de Montréal, to be held from September 30 to October 2 in Montreal.

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Aug 20

If at first you don’t succeed …

Well-traveled Ambrose finally wins at Montreal

2011-08-20_12952011-08-20_0172Four years ago, Marcos Ambrose came all the way from Australia. Saturday morning, he came all the way from Michigan where he is competing in the Sprint Cup Series this weekend. Then, in the afternoon, on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Ambrose came all the way from the back of the pack to finally win the NAPA Auto Parts 200 in the Nationwide Series.

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Aug 18

Nationwide series driver to sign autographs for fans on Saturday

Fellows, Leffler, Patrick and Villeneuve weadline the Nationwide Series Driver Autograph Session

NAPAPiecesdAuto2002011-08-17_0029Today the promoters of the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge announced that for the first time ever, 14 drivers competing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series will take part in a one hour autograph session this Saturday.

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Aug 15

Twelve Québec Stars will meet the fans at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Save the date on Thursday August 18, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Patrick Carpentier - Jacques VilleneuveNAPAPiecesdAuto200Twelve “Québec Stars” will meet with race fans on the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge “Discovery Day”. Today the promoters of the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge released the list of 12 drivers that will take part in the annual “Québec Stars” autograph session on “Discovery Day” at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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Aug 12

Marcos Ambrose and Robbie Gordon to compete in the NAPA 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Both drivers talk about their fondness for the Montréal event

François Dumontier - Marcos AmbroseIMG_0181While Marcos Ambrose is planning his flights to and from Michigan, Robbie Gordon announces his return to the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge. The event promoter learned today that fan favourite Robbie Gordon will enter the upcoming NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge which will be held August 19-20 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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Aug 05

Admission is free at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Thursday August 18

Admission-Free Thursday, August 18 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

2010-08-29_0438NAPAPiecesdAuto200NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge “Discovery Day” Will Feature an Autograph Session with Quebec Drivers and Three Series On Track.

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Aug 03

A record number of Canadian Tire Series entries at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Since 2007, Montréal has greeted an ever increasing number of competitors

2010-08-29_00082010-08-28_0397Thirty-seven, a record number of entries for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series at the next NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge.

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Jul 20

Andrew Ranger set for maiden Sprint Cup start at the Glen

In Frank Stoddard’s # 32 car

2011-06-05_05582011-07-09 Toronto Indy G 517Andrew Ranger will get a first Sprint Cup start at the Watkins Glen road course, 22nd round of the season, that will be held on Sunday August 14.

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Jul 19

Jacques Villeneuve will meet all the Villeneuves

Attending the NAPA Auto Parts 200, Presented by Dodge

2011-06-09_03352011-06-25-035The surname Villeneuve can be found in all corners of Quebec, in some parts of Eastern Ontario and of the Northern bordering states, and among them, you will find many race fans with a patronym related to one of the most recognized names in motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

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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May 30

Patrick Carpentier returns to NASCAR Sprint Cup competition this weekend

Patrick Carpentier will race in Kansas on June 5, also enters July’s Ride to Conquer Cancer with Team Komatsu

NASCAR - Spcint Cup - Frank Stoddard 32 FordPatrick Carpentier - Alex Tagliani - Indy 500Patrick Carpentier will return to the NASCAR circuit next weekend driving Frank Stoddard Jr’s #32 Ford at Kansas Speedway. The Canadian driver, who now lives in Las Vegas, has confirmed that he will compete in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the year on June 5 at the 1.5-mile (2.414 km) banked oval, round 13 of the 2011 schedule. 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 »

Feb 08

Kubica crash raises F1 danger dilemma

Shocking new details of Robert Kubica’s rally crash have emerged.

Robert Kubica’s Skoda rally car, following Sunday’s crash in northern Italy.2011-01-31 - Lotus Renault GP  - R31 Launch 0009 - Robert KubicaVideo footage of the car that was following the Pole’s Skoda Fabia in the minor event in Italy, and newly emerged photographs, show that a length of armco barrier skewered the car from front to rear. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Kahne takes pole in Ford 400

Patrick Carpentier failed to qualify posting the slowest time

Immediately after Kasey Kahne posted a lap good enough to win his first pole in the No. 83 Red Bull Toyota, Denny Hamlin resigned himself to tempting fate in his quest for his first Sprint Cup Series title. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

NASCAR: McMurray pulls away late for third victory of 2010

Patrick Carpentier: Accident and DNF

Jamie McMurray cleared Kyle Busch off Turn 2 after a restart on Lap 314 and pulled away from Busch to win Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, site of McMurray’s first Sprint Cup Series victory in 2002. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

NAPA 200: Boris Said holds on to win first career Nationwide race

Jacques Villeneuve pleased the fans with a third place finish

At long last, road-course ace Boris Said is a winner in the Nationwide Series. Said won Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve when — with the two strongest cars out of contention — the always unpredictable event ended with Said beating Max Papis in a drag race to the finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

NAPA 200: Marcos Ambrose edges Villeneuve for pole position (+result)

NASCAR Nationwide qualifying report

Marcos Ambrose posted a new track record  lap (100.458 seconds) at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to earn his fourth career NASCAR Nationwide Series pole in preparation for the NAPA AUTO PARTS 200 on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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