Tag Archive: NASCAR

Sep 24

Alex Labbe claims First Pinty’s Championship (updated)

Lapcevich wins season finale; Labbe celebrates maiden title

After 13 races that took the series to five different provinces, it was only fitting a champion was crowned at the birthplace of NASCAR in Canada. Following the Pinty’s Fall Brawl at Jukasa Motor Speedway, Alex Labbe claimed his first NASCAR Pinty’s Series championship by 16 points over rival Kevin Lacroix.  Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 20

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire and Kentucky

Truex Wins Playoff Opener

NASCAR logoMartin Truex continued his winning ways in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs opener by taking the checkered flag at Chicagoland Speedway – his second consecutive victory. Because of his win, he advances to the second round automatically. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 19

NASCAR Pinty’s Series News & Notes: Jukasa

Labbe on cusp of First NASCAR Championship

Pinty’s Fall Brawl 200 logoThere is plenty of reason to celebrate the first NASCAR Pinty’s Series race at Jukasa Motor Speedway this Saturday, but for Alex Labbe the celebration will be just a little sweeter when he takes the green flag to start the Pinty’s Fall Brawl 200. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 19

Cayden Lapcevich to be honored by Canadian Hall

Will Be Presented Rising Star Award For 2017

2017-08-12_0365Stock car racer Cayden Lapcevich, the youngest national racing champion in Canadian history, has been named the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame’s Rising Star Award winner for 2017.  Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 05

NASCAR Pinty’s Series News & Notes: St-Eustache

Lacroix Draws Closer To Labbe With Two Races Remaining

Lucas Oil 250 presented by Bumper to Bumper & Coors Light logoWith Kevin Lacroix did everything he could to move closer to Alex Labbe as the Quebec drivers continue their battle for the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series championship. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 29

Full weekend schedule for Darlington, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Camping World Truck Series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2016-07-10-1001All three NASCAR national series will be in action this Labor Day Weekend with the XFINITY and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Darlington Raceway and the Camping World Truck Series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 20

Kyle Busch rolls to Bristol victory, caps tripleheader sweep

Busch is the only driver in NASCAR history to achieve the three-series sweep in the same week at the same track

In a race fraught with tension, and with a pack of drivers with desperate agendas chasing him to the finish line, Kyle Busch held off Erik Jones to complete a sweep of all three NASCAR touring series with Saturday night’s keystone victory in the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 16

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Bristol Motor Speedway

Good Things Coming In Threes

NASCAR logoAs the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Saturday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), the number to remember is “three.” Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 09

Jean-François Dumoulin hits the track at home, at the Trois-Rivieres Grand Prix

NASCAR Pinty’s Series: Ninth event

2017-07-08_0424For Jean-François Dumoulin, the mythical circuit of the Trois-Rivieres Grand Prix is THE event of the year. At the wheel of the #04 Spectra Premium / Bernier Crépeau / Groupe Bellemare / MIA car, for the 23rd consecutive year, the Trois-Rivieres native is as excited as ever to start the main event of this upcoming weekend, on Sunday, August 13 at 2:18 PM. Read the rest of this entry »


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 28

Canadian NASCAR next Alumni driver Klutt to make Cup Series debut at Watkins Glen

Klutt is currently in his third season driving in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series

2016-09-10_67391Premium Motorsports announced today that Canada native Gary Klutt will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut August 6th at Watkins Glen behind the wheel of the No. 15 Color Compass Chevrolet. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 25

Kids Drive NASCAR returns to Celebrate the Sport’s Young Fans

‘Kids vs. Drivers’ Social Media Challenges, Kids’ Takeovers at Race Tracks Highlight Three-Week Campaign

NASCAR logoFor the next three weeks, Kids Drive NASCAR will celebrate the next generation of NASCAR® fans by engaging children and their families with fun and interactive social content, kids’ takeovers and at-track events and activities, NASCAR announced today.   Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 23

Tagliani pre-race release for Saskatoon NASCAR Twin Bill

NASCAR Pinty’s Series

Photo Drive this discusionThe NASCAR Pinty’s Series is going on its annual Western Canada tour this week and drivers and teams will be tested to the limits with three races in four days.

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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 »


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.

Flagworld photo album

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Jul 05

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kentucky

Stenhouse Surges To Second Victory

NASCAR logoNASCAR might have a new restrictor-plate ace. Nearly two months after visiting Victory Lane at Talladega, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. surged past David Ragan in overtime of Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway to win his second career race. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 27

NASCAR Industry to Salute U.S. Military Units Independence Day Weekend

NASCAR Salutes Refreshed By Coca-Cola Continues At Daytona International Speedway With NASCAR XFINITY Series

2017-06-25_0502As part of the continued efforts to show appreciation for the United States Armed Forces through NASCAR Salutes Refreshed by Coca-Cola, NASCAR XFINITY Series™ drivers will bear the names of active military units and installations on their race car windshields during Friday’s Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 15

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Race At Chaudiere Postponed

CRS Express 300 Moved To June 23

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoWith inclement weather expected this weekend, NASCAR and Autodrome Chaudière have postponed Saturday’s NASCAR Pinty’s Series race. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 04

Jimmie Johnson tames Dover in ot, ties Yarborough on all-time list

AAA 400 Drive for Autism

Jimmie Johnson passed Kyle Larson on an overtime restart to roar to his third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday at Dover International Speedway, tying NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough on the all-time win list. Read the rest of this entry »


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