Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Mosport Preview


NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Next Race: Chevrolet Silverado 250

The Place: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

The Date: Sunday, Aug. 30

The Time: 1:30 p.m. (ET)

TV: FOX Sports 1, 1 p.m. (ET)

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

Distance: 157.37 miles (64 laps)


Canadian Cruiser:

Tagliani to Run Second Career Truck Race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Alex Tagliani – a native of Montreal, Quebec, Canada – hopes to keep the trophy in his home country after he competes in Sunday’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (Mosport).

Tagliani will pilot the No. 29 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford F-150. Last season’s race at Mosport marked the first and only other time Tagliani drove in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He won the Keystone Light Pole Award and finished 16th. Continue reading

Brendan Gaughan is Aiming to Make History with Back-to-Back Victories at Road America

Photo - Courtesy of Road America
Photo – Courtesy of Road America

Will Brendan Gaughan defy the history of five different winners in five races at Road America this weekend to become first NASCAR XFINITY Series driver with back-to-back wins?

There is plenty of evidence that says Gaughan’s chances of winning the Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville are in his favor with the state of Wisconsin becoming his ‘happy place.’

As the 2014 defending winner, Gaughan has some impressive victories in the state, making him the envy of the series drivers racing at Road America this weekend. Gaughan has victories at three major venues in Wisconsin with different configurations between the tracks making those wins an amazing accomplishment.
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What Fans Need to Know about Canadian Tire Motorsport Park


For the 14th race of the Camping World Truck Series season, the drivers get down to business at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for the Chevrolet Silverado 250. It is their only road course of the season. This world-class racetrack opened in 1961, with a win by Sir Sterling Moss – this is how corners 5A and 5B got their name – and has had no fewer than 16 formula 1 champions and ten Indy 500 winners that have graced the corners. Greats such as: A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, Rick Mears, Jackie Stewart and even ‘The King’ Richard Petty.

The track, a 2.459 mile, ten-turn asphalt road course has been host to: formula 1, IndyCar, United SportsCar and NASCAR.  2015 will be the Camping World Truck Series’ third visit to the track, which is one of the world’s fastest road courses. The inaugural race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park was in 2013, becoming the first time in 13 years the series has raced on a road course. Continue reading

Regan Smith Pulls Last Lap Move for XFINITY Win At Mid-Ohio

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What a difference a week makes.

After experiencing pure frustration last weekend at Watkins Glen (NY) International, Regan Smith answered his second road course race of the season with a bump-and-run on leader Alex Tagliani in the second-to-last corner on the last lap to score his first NASCAR XFINITY Series win of the season in Saturday’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

The short-track-like move ended a 52-race winless streak for Smith driving the No. 7 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports. Continue reading

XFINITY Series, Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Preview



Next Race: Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200

The Place: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

The Date: Saturday, Aug. 15

The Time: 3:30 p.m. (ET)

TV: NBCSN, 3 p.m. (ET)

Radio: MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

Distance: 169.35 miles (75 laps)

Roush Fenway Racing’s Chris Buescher Returns to Defend Win at Mid-Ohio

Chris Buescher’s win last season at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was the first of his NASCAR XFINITY Series career. This weekend the 2015 series points leader returns to defend his win at the 13-Turn course and further extend his standings lead over second-place Chase Elliott (-24) and third-place Ty Dillon (-24).

Roush Fenway Racing’s hottest driver, Chris Buescher posted his series leading ninth top-five finish this past weekend at Watkins Glen, finishing third. Continue reading