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By IMSA Wire Service BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada – It took nearly seven years for Mazda Team Joest to return to IMSA victory lane between a victory at Road America in Aug. 2012 and last Sunday’s breakthrough IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. This time, it took just seven days. After finishing second in last weekend’s 1-2 result at Watkins Glen, Tristan Nunez and Oliver Jarvis took the victory in today’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura – leading a second straightRead More
By IMSA Wire Service BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada – He did it again. One year after taking the overall pole position for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura for the first time with a track record lap, Colin Braun broke his own track record to win another Motul Pole Award in qualifying for Sunday’s two-hour and 40-minute IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race. Live television coverage of the race begins on the NBC network at 1 p.m. ET Sunday. Braun posted a best time of one minute, 5.452 secondsRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent DGR – Crosley Group driver Tyler Ankrum is making the most of his NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedule. A full season for the 18-year-old was always dependent on sponsorship dollars, and a part-time schedule was always a possibility. That possibility is now a reality. Ankrum will sit out at Iowa Speedway, World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, and Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. The young driver explained the lessons he’s already learned from this experience. “The only thing to learn from this is to workRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent David Gilliland Racing – Crosley Group welcomes Raphaël Lessard back to the team for two NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races. Réseau Dynamique will sponsor Lessard’s Toyota Tundras in the M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store at Iowa Speedway and the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Motorsports Park. TheSt.-Joseph de Beauce, Quebec native made his Truck Series debut with Kyle Busch Motorsports at Martinsville Speedway earlier this season. In two truck starts so far this season, Lessard’s best finish is 11th at Dover International Speedway.Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Niece Motorsports has signed NASCAR Next alumnus Kyle Benjamin for seven NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races. Benjamin’s first opportunity behind the wheel of the No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado will be Texas Motor Speedway June 7. He will also pilot the flagship Niece Motorsports truck at Iowa Speedway, World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, Pocono Raceway, Michigan International Speedway, Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, and Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Easley, SC native has two starts in the Truck Series. Both of Benjamin’s starts came at Martinsville SpeedwayRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer A move of desperation on the last lap, in the last corner, ended with Noah Gragson and his Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate, Todd Gilliland, spinning in front of the field. With the Chevrolet Silverado 250 the first race of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs, a win meant Gragson could have advanced into the Round of Six. In a move that mirrored an incident between Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in 2013, Gragson dove beneath Gilliland in turn 10.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Entering the Chevrolet Silverado 250, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series veteran Matt Crafton finds himself in an unfamiliar position. Crafton was the last driver to make the 2018 Playoffs after finishing in the top-five in the Championship Standings every year since 2013. The two-time Truck Series Champion last visited victory lane at Eldora Speedway in 2017. Crafton’s current 28-race winless streak is his longest since going winless for 39 races from mid-2011 through early-2013. The 2018 Playoffs begin at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, a trackRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the 17th race of the season, the series travels North of the border to begin the 2018 Playoffs at the 2.459-mile Canadian Tire Motorsports Park for the Chevrolet Silverado 250. Road course ringers, teams using the NT1 Spec Engine versus those using OEM engines, the possibility of racing in the rain, stage racing, and the Playoffs are just some of the storylines heading into the 17th race of the season at Mosport. Coverage for the Chevrolet Silverado 250 is scheduled to start Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET.Read More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  Adding to a season of firsts for Jesse Iwuji, the United States Navy Lieutenant will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in the Chevrolet Silverado 250. Lt. Iwuji will pilot the No. 34 BBMC Mortgage / Zulu Audio / SHITI Coolers Chevrolet Silverado for Reaume Brothers Racing at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Although Lt. Iwuji has never competed at the 2.459-mile, 10-Turn road course, he has five road course starts in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. His best road course finish, 12th, came atRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Veteran NASCAR driver DJ Kennington will return to Premium Motorsports for two upcoming races. The NASCAR Pinty’s Series regular will compete in one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and one Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race for the Jay-Robinson owned team. The two-time NASCAR Pinty’s Series Champion will drive the No. 49 APC Chevrolet Silverado at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. He has one victory at the 2.459-mile track in the Pinty’s Series in 2011. Kennington has two previous starts in the Chevrolet Silverado 250. InRead More