Alex Tagliani    18

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Owner Colin Livingston
Crew Chief Tyler Case
Birthdate Oct. 18, 1972
Hometown Lachenaie, Que.
Twitter @tagliani

Alex Tagliani

No. 18 EpiPen/CGI/CanTorque Chevrolet

Career Highlights

  • Made NASCAR Pinty's Series debut at Montreal in 2007
  • Collected first NASCAR Pinty's Series victory in July 2008 at Edmonton
  • Pole sitter for 2011 Indianapolis 500

NASCAR Pinty's Series Statistics

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2007 35 2 0 0 0 0
2008 19 9 1 0 2 3
2009 40 2 0 2 0 0
2011 37 2 0 1 1 2
2013 40 1 0 1 1 1
2014 9 9 0 1 2 3
2015 9 9 1 1 4 9
2016 4 10 3 0 7 9
TOTALS   44 5 6 17 27

WINS: 5 - Edmonton-airport (7/26/08), Sunset (6/20/15), Sunset (6/18/16), Toronto (7/16/16), Edmonton-oval (7/23/16)
POLES: 6 - Trois-Rivieres (8/16/09), Montreal (8/30/09), ICAR (6/5/11), Trois-Rivieres (8/11/13), Edmonton-oval (7/11/14), ICAR (7/5/15)

Year-by-year Pinty's Series Recap

2015: Competed in nine of 11 events ... Recorded his first oval win and became the first driver in series history to lap the field at the finish in the inaugural event at Sunset.  2014: Tied a career highs with nine starts and three top 10s ... Finished a career best ninth in points ... Led a career-high 268 laps from the pole at Edmonton International Raceway.  2013: Won pole at Trois-Rivieres.  2011: Won pole at inaugural event at Circuit ICAR.  2009: Scored pole wins at Trois-Rivieres and Montreal.  2008: Finished 19th in points … Collected first win on July 26 at Edmonton City Centre Airport … Competed in a career-high nine events.  2007: Finished 35th in points in just two events … Made series debut on Aug. 4 at Montreal.

Noteworthy

Competed in Formula Atlantic 1996-99; picked up six wins in four seasons … Was a mainstay for the CHAMP Car World Series 2000-07 … Claimed first CHAMP Car win in 2004 at Road America … After reunification prior to the 2008 season, moved to Verizon IndyCar Series … Won pole position for 2011 Indy 500 … Has competed in WeatherTech SportsCar Championship ... Made NASCAR XFINITY Series debut on Aug. 30, 2009 at Montreal and his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut came in 2014 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park ... Has compiled five poles five top-five finishes in nine combined NXS and NCWTS starts through 2015.