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Pinty’s Notebook: Julia Landauer makes history at Jukasa

Julia Landauer becomes first female driver to lead a NASCAR Pinty’s Series race and first American to lead a Canadian series event since 2011.

NASCAR Pinty’s and Whelen Euro series return to action Saturday

Two of the three NASCAR international series will be in action this weekend in Canada and the United Kingdom, with the Euro races broadcast on Motorsport.tv.

DJ Kennington to make Cup Series start with Spire Motorsports

NASCAR Pinty’s Series competitor DJ Kennington returns to the Cup Series this weekend with Spire Motorsports at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

Canadian DJ Kennington returns to compete at Daytona

Two-time NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion will drive in Xfinity Series race for his 51st start in the series and eighth over at Daytona International Speedway.

Jacques Villeneuve, DJ Kennington part of new Hall of Fame class

Second-generation drivers become the first pair of father-son duos to enter the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame.

Theetge, Powell are first-time winners in Saskatoon

The NASCAR Pinty’s Series doubleheader held in Saskatoon Wednesday night produced a pair of first-time winners.

DJ Kennington returns to Daytona with Gaunt Brothers Racing

NASCAR Pinty’s Series title contender D.J. Kennington will compete in the July race at Daytona for the second straight year with Gaunt Brothers Racing.

Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame welcomes 2018 inductees

NASCAR Pinty’s Series champions Scott Steckly and DJ Kennington are included in class of eight new members of elite group in Canada.

Parker Kligerman to run Coke 600 at Charlotte with Gaunt Brothers

Gaunt Brothers Racing will enter the 2018 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway with Parker Kligerman behind the wheel.

D.J. Kennington and Gaunt Brothers honor Humboldt junior hockey team

Canadian NASCAR Pinty’s Series driver D.J. Kennington and team owner Marty Gaunt try and honor the town of Humboldt after the tragic events with its junior hockey league team this weekend at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

D.J. Kennington and Alex Labbe help Canadians get noticed in NASCAR

The defending NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion enjoys solid start in full-time Xfinity Series starts, while two-time former champ earning respect in Cup Series.

D.J. Kennington makes most of “learning experience” at Martinsville

Canadian D.J. Kennington made his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup start at Martinsville on Monday finishing 28th in his first short track race in a Cup car.

Canadians prepare to take on Daytona in all three national divisions

D.J. Kennington and Stewart Friesen return for second straight starts while Alex Labbe prepares to make full-time debut during the opening weekend of the 2018 season in all three NASCAR national series.

DJ Kennington ready for second start in the Daytona 500

The two-time NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion returns with Gaunt Brothers Racing to compete in the season-opening race for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for the second straight year.

D.J. Kennington "pulling out all the stops" for Daytona 500 attempt

For the second consecutive season, Canadian racer D.J. Kennington will attempt to run the Daytona 500 with Gaunt Brothers Racing.

More ovals highlight 2018 NASCAR Canada schedule

The NASCAR Pinty’s Series will will visit five Canadian provinces, with nine oval track events and five road-course races.

Stewart Friesen leads trio of Canadian drivers at Phoenix

Stewart Friesen scores his second top-six finish in his last three starts while Jason Hathaway and D.J. Kennington collect career-best finishes in a NASCAR national series event.

D.J. Kennington set to attempt fourth NASCAR Cup start this season

Former NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion D.J. Kennington hopes to do double duty this weekend as Talladega Superspeedway

Cayden Lapcevich scores third win in Pinty’s Series return to Jukasa

Alex Labbe wins first NASCAR Pinty’s Series championship by 16 points over Kevin Lacroix despite last-place finish in race.

Alex Labbe will clinch first Pinty’s Series title at Jukasa

Alex Labbe can celebrate the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series championship as soon as he takes the green flag, but he also wants to win the return event at Jukasa Motor Speedway.

Kevin Lacroix grabs pole for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series at CTMP

Kevin Lacroix grabbed pole position for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, a support series to the popular NASCAR Truck event.

Pinty’s Series driver DJ Kennington to compete in NASCAR race at CTMP

DJ Kennington teams up with Gaunt Brothers to race in the Chevrolet Silverado 250 Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

Alex Labbe ready for Riverside as NASCAR Pinty’s Series hits stretch run

Riverside International Speedway, the fast, high-banked oval track in Nova Scotia, welcomes NASCAR series for 11th consecutive season.

Alex Labbe, Cayden Lapcevich score wins in NASCAR doubleheader

Alex Labbe almost passes out in Victory Lane after holding off D.J. Kennington in a green-white-checkered finish in Velocity Prairie Thunder Twin 100s race No. 1, while Lapcevich scored his second win of the season in the nightcap.

Getting to know the ironman of the Pinty's Series: D.J. Kennington

Each week Motorsport.com will feature a driver, crew member or car owner from NASCAR's only sanctioned touring series in Canada.

NASCAR Pinty’s Series drivers branch out during off-weekend

Former Pinty’s Series champion D.J. Kennington attempts to make second race in a row at Daytona while Alex Tagliani competes in China for the first time.

Alex Labbé ready for “another special night” at Autodrome Chaudière

Québec native looks forward to returning to his home track after historic NASCAR Pinty’s Series win there a year ago.

Kennington looks forward to return to Delaware Speedway

D.J. Kennington expected to contend this Saturday in first race at track for Canadian series since 2013.

Alex Tagliani leads field in first NASCAR Pinty's Series practice of season

Quebec drivers Kevin Lacroix and Alex Labbe join Tagliani in a sweep of top-three positions in the only practice session for Can-Am 200.

Pinty’s Series drivers prepare for season opener at CTMP

Alex Tagliani okay after slamming into tire barrier; drivers excited to get 2017 season started during Victoria Day holiday weekend on May 21.

Gaunt Brothers Racing adds veteran crew chief for Talladega

Mike Ford joins team to prepare the No. 96 Camry for GEICO 500 in second Cup attempt for Kennington.

NASCAR Mailbag - Send us your questions

Do you have a question about the big news of the week with Dale Earnhardt Jr., or just something on your mind?

American driver Williams to compete in Pinty’s Series in 2017

NASCAR Drive for Diversity candidate to compete in six races with DJK Racing and CBRT in unique collaboration.

Impressive list of drivers entered for NASCAR Pinty’s season opener

Andrew Ranger leads six former winners to the opening round of the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in May.

Mixed results for Canadian drivers at Daytona

Gosselin leads group with top-20 finish in Saturday’s Xfinity race, others collected in crashes

DJ Kennington celebrates making first Daytona 500

Two-time NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion becomes eighth Canadian driver to qualify for the ‘Super Bowl’ of NASCAR.

Canadian drivers ready to compete in Daytona

Kennington, Gosselin lead group of drivers slated to race over the next 10 days in the hometown of NASCAR

Gaunt Brothers Racing and D.J. Kennington to attempt 2017 Daytona 500

Long-time NASCAR Pinty’s Series competitor D.J. Kennington will attempt the Great American Race in February with Gaunt Brothers Racing.

Mixed results for Canadian drivers in Phoenix

This past weekend at Phoenix International Raceway featured five Canadian drivers attempting to qualify for races in all three of NASCAR’s national divisions.

Canadians will make their presence felt in Phoenix

Five drivers north of the border will invade the desert this weekend.

Record day for Ranger in NASCAR Canadian Tire qualifying

Sets track record and takes sole possession of series' career mark.

NASCAR Canada: Jason Hathaway emerges with Budweiser 300 victory

Scores his fourth career NASCAR Canadian Tire Series victory

GRAND: All-Star Showdown: Race results

Pos St No Driver Car Laps Status Purse --- --- --- ------------------------- ---------- ---- -------------- ------- 1. 9 75 Jason Bowles Toyota 225 Running $30,000 2. 15 17 D.J. Kennington Toyota 225 Running 26,000 3. 14 22 Jonathon Gomez Chevrolet 225 Running 17,000 4. 27 6 Luis Martinez, Jr. * Ford 225 Running 16,250 5. 37 8 Johnny Borneman Ford 225 Running 16,000 6. 20 99 Travis Pastrana Toyota 225 Running 10,000 7. 1 44 Derek Thorn Chevrolet 225 Running 12,200 8. 23 7 Travis Motley Chevrolet 225 Running 8,500 9. 21 16 Moses Smith Toyota 225 Running 9,200 10. 16 66 Steve Wallace Toyota 225 Running 7,750 11. 12 86 Daniel Suarez Dodge 225 Running 7,500 ...

GRAND: All-Star Showdown: Starting grid

Pos No Driver Car Time Speed --- --- ------------------------- --------- ---------- ------------ 1. 44 Derek Thorn Chevrolet 18.334 98.178 2. 26 Greg Pursley Ford 18.405 97.800 3. 9 Sean Caisse Ford 18.460 97.508 4. 39 Brennan Newberry Chevrolet 18.475 97.429 5. 21 Michael Self * Chevrolet 18.488 97.360 6. 03 Max Gresham * Dodge 18.491 97.345 7. 50 Jason Fensler Chevrolet 18.513 97.229 8. 35 Andrew Ranger * Chevrolet 18.524 97.171 9. 75 Jason Bowles Toyota 18.528 97.150 10. 19 David Mayhew Chevrolet 18.531 97.135 11. 20 Eric Holmes Toyota 18.532 97.129 12. 86 Daniel Suarez Dodge 18.560 96.983 13. 6 Darrell Wallace * Toyota 18.573 96.915 ...

Barrie: Goodyear Racing race report

WOW, THAT WAS CLOSE!! KENNINGTON BEATS THOMSON AT THE FINISH BARRIE, Ont. (Sept. 13, 2010) -- It's a good thing photographers attended the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Wild Wing 300 at Barrie Speedway. They had a photo finish. D.J.

Montreal: Starting grid

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 147 Marcos Ambrose Toyota 1:40.458 ...

Montreal: Final practice times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 33 Max Papis Chevrolet 1:40.764 ...

Montreal: Practice 1 times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 60 Carl Edwards Ford 1:41.108 ...

Mosport II: Goodyear Racing race report

THOMSON WINS NASCAR CANADA RACE AT MOSPORT SPEEDWAY BOWMANVILLE, Ontario (Aug. 23, 2010) -- Don Thomson Jr. led the Dickies 200 five different times. Four times he lost the lead. But the fifth lead was the charm for Thomson. He ...

Trois-Rivieres: Goodyear Racing race report

RANGER OVERCOMES EARLY RACE CRASH TO WIN NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES RACE TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (Aug. 16, 2010) -- Andrew Ranger shrugged off an early-race crash and still won the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race on the street course here, ...

Mosport Speedway news 2010-09-10

THE NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES RETURNS TO CANADA'S FASTEST HALF-MILE PAVED OVAL FOR THE DICKIES 200 (BOWMANVILLE, ON -- August 10, 2010) After a gruelling three-race swing through western Canada and a stop this weekend at Circuit de ...

Vernon: Goodyear Racing race report

STECKLY WINS NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES RACE AT MOTOPLEX SPEEDWAY VERNON, B.C. (Aug. 2, 2010) -- Scott Steckly collected his first victory of the 2010 season in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series competition when he won the Cruisin' The Dub 300 at ...

Toronto: Goodyear Racing race report summary

RANGER WINS IN RETURN TO NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES TORONTO, Alberta (July 19, 2010) -- Even Yogi Bear couldn't catch this Ranger. Andrew Ranger, that's Mister Ranger to everyone in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, started on the pole and ...

Delaware: Goodyear Racing race report

KENNINGTON CAPTURES SEASON-OPENER AT DELAWARE SPEEDWAY DELAWARE, Ontario (June 7, 2010) -- It doesn't matter where you start a stock car race, it matters where you finish. So when D.J. Kennington started up front and lost the top spot, he ...

Delaware: Series race report

Kennington Claims Canadian Opener DELAWARE, Ontario, Canada -- D.J. Kennington kicked off his chase for his first NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 championship with a victory in the season-opener Saturday. Kennington out-dueled JR ...

Martinsville: Race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ----- ------------ ------------ 1. 1 2 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 195 10 250 36,300 ...