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Fitzpatrick Nabs NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Test

By Official Release

TRG Motorsports, of Mooresville, N.C., announced today that it will hold a two-day test session at Iowa Speedway on Sept. 23 and 24 with NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Sirius Satellite Radio driver John Ryan (JR) Fitzpatrick.

The Chevy Silverado test session will be monitored on behalf of TRG by Team Principal and CEO Kevin Buckler and veteran crew chief Butch Hylton.

“We are really excited about aligning ourselves with another talented driver like JR Fitzpatrick,” said Buckler.

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Steckly Back In Victory Lane

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

BARRIE, Ont. – Scott Steckly won the Pizza Pizza 300 at Barrie Speedway after taking the lead from Don Thomson Jr. on Lap 247 restart and led the final 54 laps to collect his fourth NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Sirius Satellite Radio victory of the season.

After visiting Victory Lane three times in the first four races this season, Steckly (No. 22 Tow Truck in a Box/Erb Group Dodge) was held to the runner-up position four times over the next five events.

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Qualifying: Thomson Collects 6th Pole

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

BARRIE, Ont. - Picking up his sixth pole of the 2008 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Sirius Satellite Radio season was Don Thomson Jr. (No. 4 Home Hardware Chevrolet).

In time trials for the Pizza Pizza 300 at Barrie Speedway, Thomson laid down a lap time of 14.066 seconds which translates to an average lap speed of 85.227 mph.

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Practice: Micks Fast At Barrie

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

BARRIE, Ont. -- Turning the quickest lap in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Sirius Satellite Radio practice for the Pizza Pizza 300 at Barrie Speedway was Kerry Micks (No. 02 Beyond Digital Imaging Ford).

 

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News & Notes: Gaunt Set To Turn Corner

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

After a few years away from Canada’s premier stock-car racing series, John Gaunt returned with the advent of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Sirius Satellite Radio believing that getting back up to speed would be an easy proposition, but it was nothing of the sort.

The No. 12 Centennial Chrysler team scratched and clawed their way to a 12th-place finish in the 2007 championship points standings having just a single top-five finish on the year. That, however, was not the way it was envisioned.

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Future Stars: Ranger Impressing Owners In Just Two Nationwide Starts

By Raygan Swan, NASCAR

Inaugural Canadian Tire Series champ to race Friday at RIR

Andrew Ranger has never seen Richmond International Speedway before; he's never really spent much time in the U.S., let alone the distant South of NASCAR country.

The 21-year-old has been busy; busy winning championships in Canada.

Reigning NASCAR Canadian Tire Series champion, Ranger is now gaining some attention for his respectable performances in two Nationwide Series races and will make his Richmond debut Friday night in the Fitz Motorsports No 22 Dodge.

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Dilley Hangs On For Coke Zero Victory

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

HAMILTON, Ontario – Mark Dilley won the Coke Zero 200 presented by Sicard Holiday Campers at Cayuga Motor Speedway by holding off Andrew Ranger and Derek Lynch on a green-white-checkered finish.

It took longer than it should have due to a malfunction of the lighting system at the track, but the trip to Victory Lane was just as sweet for Dilley (No. 9 Dodge/Leland Industries Dodge) who picked up his first win of the season and the second of his NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Sirius Satellite Radio career.

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Qualifying: Fifth Pole For Thomson

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

HAMILTON, Ontario – Don Thomson Jr. collected his fifth pole of the 2008 season in qualifying for the Coke Zero 200 presented by Sicard Holiday Campers at Cayuga Motor Speedway.

Thomson (No. 4 Home Hardware Chevrolet) navigated the .625-mile track in 20.902 seconds for an average lap speed of 107.645 mph. It is his seventh career pole in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Sirius Satellite Radio.

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Practice: Thomson Paces The Field

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

HAMILTON, Ontario – Don Thomson Jr. led the way in Saturday's NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Sirius Satellite Radio practice session for the Coke Zero 200 presented by Sicard Holiday Campers at Cayuga Motor Speedway.

Thomson (No. 4 Home Hardware Chevrolet), out of Ayr, Ontario, circuited the .625-mile oval in 21.071 seconds for an average lap speed of 106.782 mph. The always-fast Thomson already has four poles this season.

Just off Thomson’s pace was Ron Beauchamp Jr. (No. 60 Mopar/Mobil 1 Dodge) clocking in at 21.116 seconds (106.554 mph).

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News & Notes: NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Headed For Stretch Run

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

Just four races remain in the 2008 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Sirius Satellite Radio season and Scott Steckly continues his stranglehold on the top position in the points standings.

Steckly (No. 22 Tow Truck in a Box/Erb Group Dodge) assumed command of the points standings by winning the season opener in May at Cayuga Motor Speedway. He further cemented his grip by winning two of the next three events and has not come close to relinquishing the lead since that hot start.

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