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PETERBOROUGH, ON - SEPTEMBER 18: Jason Hathaway, driver of the #3 Raybestos / Fast Eddie Chevrolet celebrates with his team and family after winning the NASCAR Pinty's Series Kawartha 250 at Kawartha Speedway on September 18, 2016 in Peterborough, Canada.  (Photo by Matthew Manor/NASCAR via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jason Hathaway
Jason Hathaway will return full time to the NASCAR Pinty's Series for the first time since 2016. (Photo by Matthew Manor/NASCAR via Getty Images)

Jason Hathaway to Return Full Time to the Pinty’s Series

  Stouffville, Ontario- March 7, 2019- After a 2-year hiatus Jason Hathaway will return to full time competition in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series in 2019.

Hathaway took some time off from full time NASCAR competition to spend time with his family after completing the 2016 season.  During that time EHR built a brand new Pro Late Model to have some fun with in 2017; winning the inaugural Canadian Short Track Nationals at Jukasa Motor Speedway and sitting on the Pole at the IWK 250 at Riverside Speedway. In 2018 they fielded a full time NPS program as well as hitting the big Pro Late Model shows in Ontario and Nova Scotia.

“I still have the competitiveness burning inside of me to win races in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. I know I can get the job done in the seat and with my team. We are a close group of hard-working guys and we all decided it was time for us to run full time together again.” Said Hathaway from the Team’s Stouffville, Ontario based shop.

To support the Team’s efforts for 2019, EHR and Kubota Canada are pleased to announce that Kubota will be the primary sponsor on the #3 Kubota Chevrolet Camaro for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series.

“Kubota Canada is absolutely thrilled to have Jason back in the #3 Kubota Chevrolet for the 2019 season”, said Rob Allison, Director, Brand for Kubota Canada Ltd. “Jason’s credentials speak for themselves and along with the great team he has supporting him, I’m confident he’ll be contending for the #1 position during each and every race”.

Jason Hathaway’s No.3 Chevy will sport a new paint scheme for 2019. (Photo: EHR)

Team owner Ed Hakonson “We are excited to have Jason back behind the wheel for the 2019 season. He really showed his talent over the years winning races and always representing our brands well. We are proud to be able to field a full time NASCAR Pinty’s Series team again this season and are looking forward to flying the Kubota colours.”

The 2019 NASCAR Pinty’s Series is made up of thirteen events across Canada from Nova Scotia to Alberta. The season kicks off at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with the Castrol Victoria Day Speedfest weekend May 18th & 19th .  For a full schedule of events in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series please click here

Fans can keep up with Jason and the T3R/EHR Team on their Ed Hakonson Racing page on Facebook, Twitter @EHRT3R Instagram ehrt3r and are encouraged to visit their official webpage  for all updates on the 2019 season.

For additional information please contact Jamie Hakonson at 416-560-6103 or email

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