NASCAR Pinty’s Series Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Kyle Busch Motorsports has signed road racing veteran Alex Tagliani to drive at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Tagliani will drive the No. 51 CanTorque / Spectra Premium / RONA Toyota Tundra in the Chevrolet Silverado 250. It marks the Montreal, Quebec native’s fifth start in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. All of Tagliani’s previous starts have come at the Bowmanville, Ontario track. The 2018 NASCAR Pinty’s Series runner-up has 14 combined starts at the 2.459-mile track. Tagliani has one win, three top-five, and fourRead 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
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  After a successful run in the season-opening Daytona 500, D.J. Kennington and sponsors Lordco Auto Parts and Castrol (Canada), will return to the Gaunt Brothers Racing No. 96 Toyota Camry. The team finished 24thin the ‘Great American Race’ at Daytona International Speedway earlier this year. So far in 2018, GBR has competed in seven Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series events. Five with Kennington, including the duo’s best finish, 20that Talladega Superspeedway, and two with Parker Kligerman. The Coke Zero Sugar 400 will mark the organization’sRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer For the first time in NASCAR history, two international series will exchange drivers for one race in each other’s championship this season, NASCAR announced on Saturday morning. The exchange will occur at the Grand Prix de Trois- Rivières (GP3R) in August and at the Euro Whelen season finale at Zolder in Belgium in October. “This exciting idea creates an opportunity to showcase two major initiatives that were implemented in 2017: Spectra Premium’s commitment as a manufacturer and sponsor of motorsports, and its recent launch intoRead More