2012-11-30

REVSTAR prépare la jeune relève en Stock Car sur terre battue

Une nouvelle mini piste sur terre battue a vu le jour à St-Marcel la semaine dernière au RPM Speedway.

Les nouveaux propriétaires ne ménagent pas leurs efforts dans le but bâtir la relève du Stock Car au Québec.

Le mini circuit a été aménagé au centre de la piste déjà existante d’un quart de mille. Ce petit circuit de terre battue sera baptisé  « LE MINI RPM SUPERSPEEDWAY », d'ailleurs la nouvelle piste savère d'une dimension parfaite pour la série Slingshot et va permettre aux jeunes pilotes et au moins jeunes de faire l'apprentissage du Stock Car sur terre battue. Les Slingshots fonctionnent très bien sur des pistes plus longues, toutefois ces bolides sont encore plus spectaculaires sur ce genre de circuit. De plus, seulement des petites voitures vont rouler sur la nouvelle piste, alors on prévoit que les conditions seront exceptionnelles en tout temps !

 



Le Mini RPM Speedway sera accessible seulement aux Slingshots et aux Go-Kart de terre battue. D'ailleurs un nouveau championnat nommé "JR Slinghot" sera implanté l'an prochain pour les jeune pilotes de 7 à 13 ans, comme cela se fait déjà du côté des États-Unis. Les courses se dérouleront en fin d'après midi et les finales seront présentées durant l'intermission lors des programme sur la grande piste. Le RPM Speedway et REVSTAR mettent tout en place pour bâtir une nouvelle génération de champions qui vont éventuellement graduer dans les ligues majeures dans les années à venir.

 Les Slingshot de REVSTAR

 






Les autres séries qui vont utiliser les MINI RPM Speedway



Nous tenons remercier particulièrement Martin Lizotte de Princeville, propriétaire d’Excavation J-C Lizotte d’avoir contribué à réaliser ce projet  grâce à son implication constante et avec l'apport de sa machinerie.



Quelques photos de la construction du mini circuit








 


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Le Mini RPM Superspeedway voit le jour et la relève sera en tête d'affiche

Jeudi 29 novembre 2012 – Dave Paryzo – Directeur des communications RPM Speedway

 

Afin de satisfaire le plus grand nombre de catégorie possible à chacun des programmes, l’équipe du RPM Speedway est fier d’annoncer la création du « Mini RPM Superspeedway » au centre de la piste actuel.  Celui-ci aura pour but de présenter des courses pour les classes Slingshots, Mini Mod ou GoKart, débutant en après midi avec des épreuves de qualifications et se poursuivant durant les intermissions avec  la classe vedette de la soirée. Celle-ci effectuera sa finale durant la préparation du circuit principal. Cette initiative est dans le but ultime d’offrir le meilleur spectacle aux amateurs avec des courses en continu sans interruption. Toute l’équipe du RPM Speedway travaillera d’arrache-pied pour bâtir une nouvelle génération de champions qui graduera dans les ligues majeures dans les années à venir.

 

Pourquoi le nom de « Mini RPM Superspeedway » ? Tout simplement puisque ce sera la plus grande des « petites pistes » au Canada pour les catégories de la relève.

 

Les dirigeants du circuit de St-Marcel-sur-le-Richelieu voudraient remercier Martin Lizotte, d’Excavation J-C Lizotte et Carl Labonté, propriétaire de REVSTAR pour leur implication dans les travaux du « Mini RPM Superspeedway ».

 

Réservez vos passes de saison dès maintenant !

Avec le temps de fêtes qui arrive dans les semaines à venir, les promoteurs des autodromes Granby, Drummond et du RPM Speedway vous proposent une promotion de passes de saison 2013 à des prix jamais vu. À l'achat d'une passe de saison à l’Autodrome Drummond ou à l’Autodrome Granby, vous obtiendrez un rabais de 50 $ sur une passe de saison du RPM Speedway (200 $ à prix régulier). Cette offre sera valide seulement jusqu’au 14 janvier 2013 et n’oubliez pas qu’au total seulement 400 passes de saison sont disponibles. Pour de plus amples informations, contactez Jacqueline au (819) 477-0008 ou Stéphanie au (450) 778-1112 poste 274.

 

Continuez de nous suivre sur le facebook du RPM Speedway, plusieurs autres surprises sont à venir dans les prochaines semaines.

 

Le RPM Speedway «Short Track » spectaculaire!

 

Dave Paryzo

Directeur des communications

RPM Speedway  

 


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Devil's Bowl racers to receive NASCAR Whelen All-American Series awards

ATTACHED PHOTO: Ron Proctor (front row, center) will collect his second straight Vermont State and Devil's Bowl Speedway Track Championships at the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series awards banquet on Friday, December 7 in Charlotte, NC. (Photo by Bob Leverone/Getty Images for NASCAR)

 

Proctor, Quenneville to be honored at NASCAR Gala

 

For Immediate Release                                DBS-112912-1

 

CHARLOTTE, NC – Devil’s Bowl Speedway stock car drivers Ron Proctor and Vince Quenneville, Jr., will be among the honorees at a black-tie gala for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series on Friday, December 7.  The ceremony, held in the Crown Ballroom at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, NC, will feature top short track racers from more than 50 tracks in the United States and Canada.

 

 

Proctor, of Charlton, NY, will collect hardware for his second straight Devil’s Bowl Speedway Track Championship and Vermont State Division I Championship under the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.  Proctor earned the title racing in the Bond Auto Parts Modified division at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven, VT, where he posted three victories and finished seventh or better in all 18 NWAAS events at the track in 2012.  Proctor finished 68th in national NWAAS Division I standings, with his total point fund winnings expected to top $5,000.

Brandon, VT driver Quenneville will be honored as the Vermont State Rookie of the Year for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.  Although he is a veteran of 25 years behind the wheel, Quenneville qualified for the NWAAS rookie program due to his status as a first-time NASCAR Division I license holder.  With five victories, Quenneville finished second in overall track and state standings to Proctor, and ranked a close second in NWAAS national rookie standings behind only Brian Parker of Oklahoma.

Other drivers receiving honors at the NASCAR Hall of Fame will include NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion Lee Pulliam of Semora, NC, and national runner-up Keith Rocco of Wallingford, CT, who competed at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in May.  The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series sanctions weekly stock car racing at more than 50 asphalt and dirt tracks in North America under a common championship point structure; each driver’s best 18 results in designated Division I events are counted toward their state and national point totals.

Devil’s Bowl Speedway will honor Proctor, Quenneville, and the local champions and top rookies from all of its four weekly racing divisions at the Banquet of Champions, scheduled for Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington in Rutland, VT.  More details regarding the festivities will made available soon.

Devil’s Bowl Speedway is located on Route 22A in West Haven, VT, four miles north of Exit 2 on US Route 4.  For more information, call (802) 265-3112 or click www.devilsbowlspeedwayvt.com.  Devil’s Bowl Speedway is on Facebook at facebook.com/devilsbowlspeedway and Twitter at @DevilsBowlSpeed.

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Green, Stearns Team Up For ACT Tour In 2013

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New Crazy Horse Racing Chassis To Carry No. 16ME Colors

ENOSBURG, Vt. – Richard Green Racing will have a brand new look for 2013.

Longtime ACT Late Model Tour team owner Richard Green will field a brand new Crazy Horse Racing chassis next season, and he will fill the seat with Oxford Plains Speedway veteran Travis Stearns of Auburn, Maine.

 

Stearns joins Richard Green Racing as part of a two-car effort, one which will continue to also compete in weekly Late Model competition at Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, Vt., with Joey Becker of Graniteville, Vt.

“I'm really excited about it,” Green said. “Obviously, I've known (Crazy Horse Racing owner Mitch Green, no relation) for quite a while. Their track record is moving up the scale as far has having good cars and having all the pieces in place.”

Stearns has competed full-time at Oxford Plains in the past while making a few ACT Late Model starts. He finished second in the final Oxford point standings in 2012 with two victories. He also posted a Top-5 finish in the 39th annual Oxford 250 and won the reserve Milk Bowl at Thunder Road in October.

For the first time in his career, Stearns will not serve as the owner of his own car.

“With all the pieces of the puzzle that we're putting together, it's going to be a perfect fit,” Stearns said. “I really believe that. Just talking with (Green) and talking with Joey Becker, he said you won't find a better car owner. That's comforting and exciting.”

Stearns has had an eye on full-time competition on the ACT Late Model Tour for some time, but he said it was never a possibility while fielding his own team.

“When I started out, my goal always to run the ACT Tour. I never knew if I'd get there, because I wanted to stay within my means and race,” Stearns said. “Then this opportunity came. It's the best shot I have ever had to be competitive. Let's face it, I wouldn't be competitive on my own without the people, the resources that (Richard Green Racing) has.”

After finishing 13th in the ACT owner standings last season with multiple drivers, Green is looking forward to the stability of both driver and car next summer.

“It's the first time I've had a car come out of a professional race shop,” Green said. “The Tour car has always been at a couple other shops with other drivers, and it doesn't always work out for the best.

“I wasn't sure who was going to drive. I had a couple guys on a short list, but nobody wanted to commit to doing the work. They all want to drive, but not all of them want to do the work, too.When Mitch called (about Travis), we all sat down and talked about it and thought it would be the way to go.”

Green has also hired Mickey Green to serve as crew chief for the No. 16ME Richard Green Trucking/Green's ACE Hardware Chevrolet. Green, a fabricator at Crazy Horse Racing, previously served as crew chief for Austin Theriault on the ACT Late Model Tour.

“I absolutely have higher expectations now,” Richard Green said. “The reason being, the car's coming out of that race shop – a professional race shop. It's not somebody's hobby, it's their profession. It's because Mickey's helped Austin, Mitch's experience with the cars, and Travis doing what he's done last year. If the chips fall our way, I think we're easily a Top-10 Tour car right now. If things go well, we might be a Top-5 Tour car.”

The 14-race ACT Late Model Tour schedule begins on Sunday, April 14, at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, N.H., with the Governor's Cup 150.

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2012-11-28

Retrofitted: Eldora, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Give Trucks Throw-Back Feel

New Additions, Classic Look For 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Schedule

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 28, 2012) – NASCAR today announced the 2013 schedule for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, a slate that includes two exciting firsts: the series’ first race on dirt and its inaugural international event.

 

 

On July 24, the trucks will make their dirt debut at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, the.5-mile track owned by three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart. This event will be the first of two Wednesday night races for the series, joining Bristol Motor Speedway’s popular mid-week race on Aug. 21.

 

“We’ve had talks about getting the trucks on dirt in the past,” said Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR senior vice president of racing operations. “The door-to-door racing that our truck series is known for plus Eldora’s popularity and Tony’s dedication to putting on great shows for the fans is a perfect fit. We’ll have a maximum starting field of 30 trucks at Eldora. More details on the race format are still being developed.”

 

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP), a 2.459-mile, 10-turn road course in Bowmanville, Ont., will host its inaugural truck event on Sept. 1, becoming the first road-course track for the series since 2000, and ensuring a NASCAR national series presence in Canada for a seventh-consecutive season.

 

“It’s very important that we maintain our national series presence in Canada,” O’Donnell said. “We’ve accomplished that goal while also bringing a world-class venue like Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on board. The Canadian fan base is so passionate and has a high regard for NASCAR. We’re excited to increase our role with our great partners at Canadian Tire while also introducing the truck series to our fans in Canada.

 

CTMP, which has hosted NASCAR Canadian Tire Series events since 2007, becomes the fifth different track to hold a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series road-course event, and first since Watkins Glen International on June 24, 2000.

 

Also beginning in 2013 as was recently announced by NASCAR, at road courses and tracks measuring 1.1 miles in length or less, the driver age restriction will be lowered to 16 years old. Currently, the minimum age to compete at the national series level is 18.

 

The balance of the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck schedule, the series’ 19th season, maintains a familiar feel, opening with Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 22 and culminating on Nov. 15 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

 

Next year’s schedule also includes a return to Rockingham Speedway for the second consecutive season. Earlier this season, Rockingham re-joined NASCAR national series competition for the first time since 2004.

 

See below for the current version of the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule.

 

2013 NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES SCHEDULE

Date                 Site

2/22                  Daytona International Speedway

4/6                    Martinsville Speedway

4/14                  Rockingham Speedway

4/20                  Kansas Speedway

5/17                  Charlotte Motor Speedway

5/31                  Dover International Speedway

6/7                    Texas Motor Speedway

6/27                  Kentucky Speedway

7/13                  Iowa Speedway

7/24                  Eldora Speedway

8/3                    Pocono Raceway

8/17                  Michigan International Speedway

8/21                  Bristol Motor Speedway

9/1                    Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

9/8                    Iowa Speedway

9/13                  Chicagoland Speedway

9/28                  Las Vegas Motor Speedway

10/19                Talladega Superspeedway

10/26                Martinsville Speedway

11/1                  Texas Motor Speedway

11/8                  Phoenix International Raceway

11/15                Homestead-Miami Speedway

 

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NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications

 


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2012-11-27

First Snowball Derby On Tap For Theriault

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 11.27.12
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Fort Kent Driver Pulling Double Duty For BKR At Five Flags Speedway

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Looking to build on the momentum of his two best career Super Late Model finishes in his last two starts, Austin Theriault returns to the Brad Keselowski Racing No. 29 Checkered Flag Foundation Dodge Charger this weekend for the 45th annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla.

 

 

Theriault is attempting to make his first start in the prestigious end-of-the-season event. Practice begins on Thursday, while WXBM Pole Qualifying is slated for Friday night, November 30, with the Snowball Derby 300 on Sunday, December 2, at 2 p.m.

 

“We're going into it with a sense of confidence,” said Theriault, who will attempt to qualify for the Snowball Derby as well as Saturday night's Snowflake 100 for crate engine-powered Super Late Models. “We're not over-confident, but we have some confidence and the guys are working really hard at the shop. I spent the week down there before (the Governor's Cup 200 at New Smyrna Speedway), and it's definitely something they pour their heart out on and you can see the results at the track.

 

“I'm really proud to be driving for that team.”

 

Theriault has some experience in big open shows. He has finished third in each of the last two summers at the Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway in Oxford, Maine. In his most recent Super Late Model start, he posted his first podium finish for BKR at the Governor's Cup 200 just a few weeks after winning a 150-lap PASS North Series event at Oxford Plains.

 

With more than 70 cars already entered in the Snowball Derby, including NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Kyle Busch, David Ragan and Landon Cassill, qualifying takes on added significance this weekend. The Top-30 in time trials Friday lock in their Sunday starting spots.

 

“It's hard to really prepare yourself 100 percent for a big race like that,” said Theriault, who finished fifth in the Papa Johns 100 at Five Flags in April. “There's a lot of variables going into a race like that. You can prepare psychologically and make sure everything's in tip-top shape with the car and everything like that, but it's about trying to bring everything and not leave anything out on the table (during qualifying). If you do that, you're chances of making it are still somewhat slim, just because there are so many cars there.

 

“That's what you've got to go into the weekend thinking. As a driver, you don't want to leave anything out and you have to know your team is behind you 100 percent.”

 

Experience in a crate engine-powered Super Late Model will benefit Theriault in the Snowflake 100 on Saturday night. His victory in October at Oxford Plains Speedway came in a Super Late Model with a crate engine.

 

While he said that the Snowflake car is more of a “momentum car,” there is something to be gained by competing in both events this weekend. There's the added seat time that comes with extra practice sessions and a 100-lap race the night before the Snowball Derby 300. Five Flags Speedway, Theriault said, is a tricky animal.

 

“It's all about getting off the corners there,” Theriault said. “There's some grip at the track, but it's all about being able to use the horsepower. There's not a whole lot of bite, and you've got to do what you can to use it. The person who is able to do that best is going to be the one that hits it on Sunday afternoon.”

 

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KARL ALLARD QUITTE LARUE MOTORSPORTS

Karl Allard qui a piloté pour l’équipe @LarueMotorsports No. 48 en Série ACT Castrol ne sera pas de retour derrière le volant en 2013 voulant passé plus de temps auprès de sa famille.
Karl Allard who drove for the last 6 seasons for @LarueMotorsport #48 in ACT Castrol Series will not return in 2013 instead will spend more time with familly.

Le jeune Alex Labbé a le privilège d’avoir été choisi par Louis et Denis Larue.
The young Alex Labbé was hand picked by Louis and Denis Larue to drive.


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2012-11-26

Mars, Incorporated To Be Honored With NASCAR Marketing Achievement Award

Decades-Long Partnership Amplified Through Integrated Marketing Campaigns

And Innovative Activations That Go Beyond The Track

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 26, 2012) – Mars, Incorporated will be honored with the 2012 NASCAR Marketing Achievement Award at the NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards held at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas on Thursday, November 29. Throughout its 23-year partnership, Mars has directly engaged race fans, customers and associates through an integrated marketing strategy that spanned across multiple activations, including: intellectual property, promotions, public relations, B2B, online, broadcast, event marketing and retail. The partnership represents one of the longest standing within the sport.

 

“Mars’ execution of a fully integrated strategy within NASCAR exemplifies the spirit of the award and has been the catalyst to the brand’s success in the sport,” said Jim O'Connell, chief sales officer for NASCAR. “One of our longest standing partners took full advantage of its sponsorship, raising the bar with innovative ideas designed to engage our brand loyal fan base, its associates and ultimately move product off the shelf.”

 

In a recent study, it was revealed that Mars receives an impressive 4-to-1 return on its investment in NASCAR (measured by Mars tracking data). Additionally, its sponsorships create a fifth season of sales for the brand, which is on par with the size of the company’s Christmas selling season.

 

“The NASCAR sponsorship model is driven by brand loyalty and Mars has been behind the wheel of a best-in-class partnership,” said William Clements, vice president of sponsorships and sports marketing for Mars Chocolate North America. “Our successes have been led by innovation that extends to customers, consumers and associates, and capitalizes on NASCAR’s broad fan base that represents approximately one-third of the U.S. adult population. We are honored by this award and continue to see the strength and growth of our partnership with NASCAR.”

 

In 2012, Mars executed several integrated marketing initiatives designed to reach its three key stakeholders – customers, consumers and associates – in an effort to extend beyond the iconic M&M’S® paint scheme. The following initiatives have resulted in Mars and its family of brands becoming some of the most recognized in the sport:

 

§  Conducted consumer-centric promotions like the current “M&M'S® When We Win, You Could Win Sweepstakes” that energizes customers and engages fans

§  Pioneered the now popular TV panel program which places the logo of key retailers on the rear “TV panel” of the No. 18 M&M’S Toyota to drive exposure and incremental sales

§  Made race day more fun with the “Best Seats in the House” program, providing  fans with the ultimate seat upgrade at select tracks in the series

§  Engaged associates with dedicated NASCAR ambassadors to celebrate the No. 18 M&M’S Toyota successes and team news

§  Hosted NASCAR Day at Mars Chocolate North America’s headquarters in Hackettstown, N.J., featuring Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) owner Joe Gibbs, Kyle Busch and the entire No. 18 M&M’S Toyota team

 

Each year, NASCAR recognizes an industry partner who has exemplified the spirit of NASCAR through integrated marketing campaigns for all racing fans, consumers and employees. Previous winners of the NASCAR Marketing Achievement Award include: Anheuser-Busch, Coca-Cola, ESPN, FOX/TNT/NBC, Gillette, Kmart, Nationwide Insurance, Office Depot, Sprint, The Home Depot and Toyota.

 

About NASCAR

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for one of North America's premier sports. NASCAR races are broadcast in more than 150 countries and in 20 languages. In the U.S., races are broadcast on FOX, TNT, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2, SPEED, MRN Radio, PRN Radio and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. NASCAR fans are among the most brand-loyal in all of sports, and as a result more Fortune 500 companies participate in NASCAR than any other sport. NASCAR consists of three national series (the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series), four regional series, and one local grassroots series, as well as three international series. Also part of NASCAR is Grand-Am Road Racing, known for its competition on road courses with multiple classes of cars. NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races at 100 tracks in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., NASCAR has offices in eight cities across North America. The next NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, the Daytona 500, will air February 24, 2013 on FOX. For more information and a complete schedule, visit www.nascar.com. Follow NASCAR on www.facebook.com/NASCAR or on Twitter: @NASCAR.

About Mars, Incorporated

In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars’ first roots as a confectionery company. In the 1920s, Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined his father in business and together they launched the MILKY WAY® bar. In 1932, Forrest, Sr. moved to the United Kingdom with a dream of  building a business based on the objective of creating a “mutuality of benefits for all stakeholders” – this objective serves as the foundation of Mars, Incorporated today. Based in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $30 billion, six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 70,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.

 

Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, KITEKAT®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints.  Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA,  WISDOM PANEL™ and SERAMIS®. 

 

For more information, please visit www.mars.com.  Follow us: facebook.com/mars, youtube.com/mars twitter.com/marsglobal.

 

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Chris Tropeano

NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications

 


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Ray Jr Courtemanche remporte le titre de pilote le plus populaire dans la série @NASCAR Canadian Tire.  Tous les résultats: http://tinyurl.com/chex7nk


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Fredette a fait des très belles choses à temps partiel. Imaginez maintenant qu'il servira la Série Procam SuperTruck à temps plein.



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*flash news* De source sur, Jean-François Fredette se concentrera à 100% à la Série Procam SuperTruck.  Après plusieurs années à partager son temps avec l’équipe 94/64 Jeanotte, il met fin à l’association.


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2012-11-22

Le calendrier 2013 du RPM Speedway : les classes de soutien y trouveront leur compte

Jeudi 22 novembre 2012 – Dave Paryzo – Directeur des communications RPM Speedway

 

Comme l’avait annoncé précédemment le nouveau trio de promoteurs  Dominic Lussier, Yan Bussière et Jean-François Tessier, le calendrier 2013 n’allait négliger aucune catégorie présente dans les années passées. Avec 10 dates retenues pour présenter des programmes de courses, le RPM Speedway en mettra plein la vue avec plusieurs soirées de championnats pour les Modifiés 358.

 

Le weekend à réserver absolument à votre horaire est sans aucun doute, celui du 20 et 21 septembre 2013 pour la présentation de la 1ère édition du «Mr. DIRT Short Track Québec » avec la présence de 3 séries américaines sanctionnées par Dirtcar. Au menu, 100 tours Modifiés 358, 50 tours Sportsman (DIRT) et 50 tours Pro-Stock (DIRT). De plus, si vous faites l’achat de votre passe de saison du RPM Speedway, vous verrez 3 confrontations de séries américaines pour seulement 15 $ par jour. Économisez dès maintenant !

 

Parmi les autres gros programmes à surveiller, celui d’ouverture avec 2 X 50 tours Modifié 358, le 20 juillet avec une épreuve de 100 tours pour les Modifiés 358, le 24 août avec 2 X 50 tours Modifié 358 et le 28 septembre avec  le retour d’un Enduro de 100 tours pour la classe Semi-Pro.

 

CALENDRIER 2013 – RPM SPEEDWAY

 

18 mai : Programme d’ouverture 2 X 50 tours *Modifié 358 –STR – MODLITE

08 juin : 2 X 40 tours Modifié 358 – Sportsman – STR – Semi-Pro

22 juin : 2 X 40 tours Modifié 358 – Pro-Stock – STR – Mini-Mod

6 juillet : 2 X 40 tours Modifié 358 – Sportsman – STR – MODLITE

20 juillet : 100 tours * Modifié 358 – Sportsman – STR

10 août : 2 X 40 tours Modifié 358 – Sportsman – STR – MODLITE

24 août: 2 X 50 tours *Modifié 358 – Pro-Stock – Lightning Sprint – Semi-Pro

20 septembre:  100 tours Modifié 358 (série DIRT) – Lightning Sprint – STR

21 septembre: 50 tours Modifié 358 – 50 tours Sportsman (série DIRT) – 50 tours Pro-Stock (série DIRT)

28 septembre: Enduro Semi-Pro 100 tours – Sportsman – STR – Lightning Sprint – Slingshot – Mini-Mod – MODLITE – 4 Cylindres

Inscription Enduro 40 $ et autres classes 30 $

 

(Point de championnat *)

 

Puis, c’est confirmé les pratiques du mercredi soir seront de retour en 2013, au grand plaisir des coureurs et équipes de courses.

Continuez de nous suivre sur notre tout nouveau facebook du RPM Speedway avec plusieurs surprises à venir dans les prochaines semaines pour les classes de la relève.

 

Réservez vos passes de saison dès maintenant !

Avec le temps de fêtes qui arrive dans les semaines à venir, les promoteurs des autodromes Granby, Drummond et du RPM Speedway vous proposent une promotion de passes de saison 2013 à des prix jamais vu. À l'achat d'une passe de saison à l’Autodrome Drummond ou à l’Autodrome Granby, vous obtiendrez un rabais de 50 $ sur une passe de saison du RPM Speedway (200 $ à prix régulier). Cette offre sera valide seulement jusqu’au 14 janvier 2013 et n’oubliez pas qu’au total seulement 400 passes de saison sont disponibles. Pour de plus amples informations, contactez Jacqueline au (819) 477-0008 ou Stéphanie au (450) 778-1112 poste 274.

 

Le RPM Speedway «Short Track » spectaculaire!

 

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2012-11-21

ARCA Releases 2013 Schedule; Kentucky Return, Two Road Events, 50th Daytona Event Highlight 21-Race Slate

 

 

For Immediate Release:

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

 

 

(TOLEDO, Ohio) - The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) has released its 2013 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards schedule of events, including 21 races spanning from mid-February to early October.

 

The season will open with the series' 50th consecutive annual appearance at Daytona International Speedway, scheduled for Saturday, February 16, just hours before that evening's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona Shootout.

 

The 2013 season will also be highlighted by ARCA's first visit to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. - one of two road course races - on Saturday, June 22, and a return to Kentucky Speedway for the first time since 2009 on Friday, September 20.

 

The schedule will conclude at Kansas Speedway for the second consecutive year. The championship race will take place Friday, October 4 - two weeks earlier than in 2012. In between, ARCA will appear in 17 other races at a wide variety of venues.

 

Versatility will be required of ARCA competitors, who will be tasked with preparing for speedways, short tracks, dirt tracks, and road courses in ARCA's 61st season.

 

Outside of Daytona, Kentucky, and Kansas, five events are scheduled at four paved speedways over one mile in length. Pocono Raceway will host ARCA twice for the 27th consecutive year, and events at Talladega Superspeedway, Michigan International Speedway, and Chicagoland Speedway return on the same weekends as in 2012.

 

Notably, the Chicagoland event will take place on a Sunday for the first time. While the first Pocono race will remain on its traditional Saturday date, the August race will take place on Friday for the first time.

 

Alabama's Mobile International Speedway and Minnesota's Elko Speedway - two short tracks new to the ARCA schedule in 2012 - will again welcome the series on the same weekends. ARCA's home track, Toledo Speedway, will host a race on Sunday, May 19.

 

Additional short tracks returning to the ARCA Racing Series schedule include Salem (Ind.) Speedway on two weekends, Winchester (Ind.) Speedway, Iowa Speedway, Berlin (Mich.) Raceway, and Madison (Wis.) International Speedway. The Winchester race will move back one weekend in late June, and Iowa will take a new date in early September.

 

Contributing to the long-recognized diversity of the ARCA schedule will be the traditional mile dirt races in August at the Illinois State Fairgrounds and in September at the DuQuoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds.

 

Road course racing is in the plan for the sixth consecutive year, and two road course races are on the schedule for the second time ever and the first time since 2010. The 4.048-mile Road America course will welcome ARCA approximately one month before the sixth ARCA event at 2.25-mile Thunderbolt Raceway at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

 

Companion events in 2013 include race weekends with the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide, and Camping World Truck Series, as well as the new ARCA Midwest Tour, the ARCA CRA Super Series, and the ARCA Truck Series.

 

The full 2013 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards schedule is as follows:

 

Saturday, February 16 - Daytona International Speedway

Saturday, March 9 - Mobile International Speedway

Sunday, April 28 - Salem Speedway

Friday, May 3 - Talladega Superspeedway

Sunday, May 19 - Toledo Speedway

Saturday, June 1 - Elko Speedway

Saturday, June 8 - Pocono Raceway

Friday, June 14 - Michigan International Speedway

Saturday, June 22 - Road America

Sunday, June 30 - Winchester Speedway

Sunday, July 21 - Chicagoland Speedway

Sunday, July 28 - New Jersey Motorsports Park

Friday, August 2 - Pocono Raceway

Saturday, August 10 - Berlin Raceway

Sunday, August 18 - Illinois State Fairgrounds

Sunday, August 25 - Madison International Speedway

Monday, September 2 - DuQuoin State Fairgrounds

Saturday, September 7 - Iowa Speedway

Saturday, September 14 - Salem Speedway

Friday, September 20 - Kentucky Speedway

Friday, October 4 - Kansas Speedway

 

The 2012 ARCA Racing Series Championship Awards Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, December 8, and will be held in conjunction with the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS), which will begin two days prior. The banquet will take place in a new location, the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.

 

Testing for the 2013 ARCA Racing Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway will take place from December 14-16.

 

The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards has crowned 30 ARCA national champions in 60 seasons since 1953, and has toured over 200 race tracks in 26 states since its inception. The series has tested the abilities of drivers and race teams over the most diverse schedule of stock car racing events in the world, visiting tracks ranging from 0.375 mile to 2.66 miles in length, on both paved and dirt surfaces as well as a left- and right-turn road course in its most recent season.

 

Founded by John and Mildred Marcum in 1953 in Toledo, Ohio, the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is recognized among the leading sanctioning bodies in the country. Closing in on completing its sixth decade after hundreds of thousands of miles of racing, ARCA administers over 100 race events each season in four professional touring series and local weekly events.

 

CONTACT:

Griffin Hickman, ARCA

 

Don Radebaugh, ARCA

 


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2012-11-20

Theriault Finishes 3rd In Governor's Cup 200

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BKR Development Driver Sees Through One Of Best Career Efforts

 

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Austin Theriault capped off a strong weekend in the Brad Keselowski Racing No. 29 Checkered Flag Foundation Dodge Charger with a third-place finish in the Governor's Cup 200 at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., on Saturday, November 17.

 

Theriault called the effort one of his best – from start to finish – in his year with BKR.

“If you split up a race weekend into three segments – practice, qualifying and the race – I think that would be correct,” said Theriault, whose finish was his best in 10 career starts for BKR dating back to the fall of 2011. “We felt really confident in practice that we were going to have a car that could run for win. In qualifying, there's still a little bit more on the table that I'm trying to find, and the race went somewhat to our liking.”

Theriault started 11th in the 29-car field after posting the second-fastest lap in final practice, and he drove toward the front early in the going. By Lap 50, he was inside the Top-5 and he finished the first 100-lap segment in second place. From there, the car tightened up a bit on the Fort Kent, Maine, driver – though he never fell outside the Top-5 and was able to post the podium finish.

“We probably could have contended for the win, but everything had to work in our favor. It didn't quite happen,” Theriault said. “After we bolted on tires, the car was quite a bit tighter. It's something we didn't quite expect, so we didn't adjust for it. We finished where we probably deserved... I think we could have beaten Preston (Peltier) at the end if the race had gone a little longer.”

Theriault finished fourth on the track to Peltier, but Peltier failed post-race technical inspection to give Theriault and the BKR team their first Top-3 finish together.

Now, Theriault sets his sights on trying to qualify for the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla., in less than two weeks.

“I'm really proud to be driving for this team,” Theriault said. “I think (the Governor's Cup 200) was probably the best showing that we've had so far. Hopefully, that's a trend that we can continue and ride the momentum into the Snowball Derby. You've really got to be on your game for that one. That weekend's going to be a tough weekend with a lot of pressure, and luckily we're continuing to close the gaps we've experienced throughout the season and we're doing it at the right time.

“We're going into it with a sense of confidence. We're not over-confident, but we have some confidence and the guys are working really hard at the shop. I spent the week down there before the race, and it's definitely something they pour their heart out on and you can see the results at the track.”

 

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2012-11-19

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park added to 2013 schedule

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is thrilled to announce that it has been included on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2013 schedule on Labour Day Weekend (September 1). This will mark the first ever Canadian stop for the truck series.

 

This Labour Day weekend race will also mark the first time in 13 years that a Camping World Truck Series race will take place on a road course. The historic significance of the track in Canada, combined with its thrilling 3.957 km road course makes Canadian Tire Motorsport Park the perfect place to make truck series history. "We at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park are thrilled to be able to bring the Camping World Truck Series to Canadian motorsport fans," said Myles Brandt, President and General Manager of Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. "We're looking forward to creating an unforgettable experience for both fans and drivers alike this Labour Day weekend as we mark yet another milestone in the history of Canadian Tire Motorsport Park." "We're excited to announce the addition of a world-class facility like Canadian Tire Motorsport Park to our NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule for 2013," said Steve O'Donnell, Senior Vice President of Racing Operations for NASCAR. "We're looking forward to working with Canadian Tire Motorsport Park as we introduce the truck series to our great fans in Canada. Their enthusiastic response to our sport has helped grow its popularity in Canada significantly throughout the years."(Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.com)(11-16-2012)

 


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