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Gale Heads North To Race

Team Release

Canadian NASCAR fans won't have to cross any international borders to watch Kevin Harvick Inc.'s (KHI) exciting young driver, Cale Gale, this season as Farwell Racing Inc (FRI) announced today that Gale will drive the all new No. 13 Rheem Chevrolet Impala for much of the 2009 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series season.

The 24-year-old driver from Mobile, Ala. - named after NASCAR legend Cale Yarborough - is currently under contract with KHI and spends time behind the wheel of KHI's No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet. 

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Canadian Tire Series Teams Test

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

DELAWARE, Ontario – Several NASCAR Canadian Tire Series teams convened at Delaware Speedway for a test session to shake off some of the rust from a long off-season. Kerry Micks (No. 02 Beyond Digital Imaging Ford) turned in the fastest lap of the day. He navigated the half-mile oval in 19.028 seconds for an average speed of 94.597 mph.

“It felt really good to get back out there,” said Micks. “The car responded to all of the changes we threw at it.”

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Canadian Tire to sponsor Steckly

Team Release

Canadian Tire, the country’s leading retailer of automotive parts and products, announced today that it has signed an agreement with reigning NASCAR champion, Scott Steckly.  Driving a newly built car, made to win with more than 350 top-of-the-line performance automotive parts from Canadian Tire, Steckly will hit the tracks this May for his third NASCAR season where he hopes to defend his 2008 championship title. 

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Fitzpatrick learning ropes of NASCAR in Truck Series

By Mark Aumann, NASCAR.COM

You'll have to forgive J.R. Fitzpatrick for wishing there were more Camping World Truck Series races early in the season. One, he's off to a great start, currently 11th in the points after three races. Two, it keeps him from going back to Canada and having to shovel snow.

Fitzpatrick, who won't turn 21 for another two months, is attempting to run a full season for Kevin Buckler's TRG Motorsports team. He finished a surprising fourth in the season-opener at Daytona, then posted consecutive 22nd-place efforts at California and Atlanta.

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DJK Racing To Field 2 Cars In 2009

Team Release

DJK Racing with DJ Kennington, the Most Popular NASCAR Canadian Tire Series driver – as voted by the race fans – is set to expand their operation for the 2009 season.  While Kennington is preparing to return to the series and fight for the championship for a third season, the DJK race shop will also be fielding a second team for the entire season with Joey Hanssen at the wheel.

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NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Announces 2009 Schedule

Official Release

NASCAR announced today the schedule for the third season of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, which will take the series to some of the top racing facilities throughout Canada.

The schedule features 13 dates at 12 different tracks across six provinces. The slate includes tracks and events familiar to the series, but there are some new components.

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Steckly Adds Canadian Flavor To Toyota All-Star Showdown

By Official Release

Scott Steckly, the 2008 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series champion, has secured a ride for the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown providing international flavor for this one-of-a-kind all-star event.

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Moran Named Series Director For NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

By Official Release

NASCAR has named Brad Moran as Series Director for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by SIRIUS Satellite Radio. He succeeds Richard Coughlin, who resigned to take a position with NASCAR Canada.

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Raabe to run for Gibbons

By Team Release

There was hardly time to tuck it under the Christmas tree, but no one could forgive Napanee, Ontario’s Chris Raabe for tearing into a gift that’ll have him tearing around the speedways of the nation. Just over a month after collecting the hardware from his history-making 2008 season – including the Mr. DIRTcar sportsman championship – the 12th grader from Napanee and District Secondary School has been tabbed by veteran driver/team owner Peter Gibbons for a 5 race deal in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series.

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'Canadian Tire Series Champion' Has A Nice Ring To It For Steckly

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

TORONTO – The quest that began in May with a win in the season opener came to a close for Scott Steckly Saturday night as he was honored as the 2008 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by SIRIUS Satellite Radio champion.

Steckly, the driver of the No. 22 Tow Truck in a Box/Erb Group Dodge, was recognized at the season-ending awards banquet held at the Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre.

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