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QUALIFYING: Caraway Pole To Seuss

On Point For Eighth Time At North Carolina Oval
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
July 4, 2015 - 5:35pm

SOPHIA, N.C. – Andy Seuss continued his dominant ways at Caraway Speedway Saturday evening when he took the Coors Light Pole Award for the Daggett & Shuler Attorneys at Law Rusty Harpe Memorial 150.

Seuss, originally from Hampstead, New Hampshire, posted a fast lap of 16.078 seconds (101.878 mph) around the .455-mile oval. It marked his 12th career NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour pole overall, and eighth at Caraway.

QUALIFYING: Tagliani Takes Top Spot

On Canadian Tire Series Pole For Sunday’s Ecko Unlimited 100
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
July 4, 2015 - 4:05pm

MIRABEL, Que. – Alex Tagliani turned in one of the most dominant performances in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 history last time out, and he’s keeping the momentum going.

Tagliani, who hails from nearby Lachenaie, Quebec, posted a fast lap of 96.342 seconds (78.956 mph) Saturday at Circuit ICAR to capture his sixth career Canadian Tire Series pole.

It’s Tagliani’s second pole in three visits to the 2.113-mile airport course. He was the inaugural event’s polesitter in 2011.

PRACTICE: Heckert Still Quick At Columbus

Last Year’s Polesitter Tops Saturday Practice
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
July 4, 2015 - 3:00pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Scott Heckert may hail from Connecticut, but he seems right at home in Ohio.

The polesitter in last year’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series Event at Columbus Motor Speedway has once again found the fast way around the .333-mile oval as he posted the quickest lap across two practice sessions Saturday in advance of the NAPA 150.

PRACTICE: Lacroix's Time Holds Up

Canadian Tire Rookie Posts Fast Lap At ICAR Before Axle Issue
By Jason Christley, NASCAR
July 4, 2015 - 11:28am

MIRABEL, Quebec, Canada -- Kevin Lacroix had an eventful morning prior to the fifth annual Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR.

The 26-year-old rookie from Saint-Eustache, Quebec, posted the fastest time in first practice for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1. And then his No. 74 Lacroix Tuning/Excellence Chrysler Dodge completed just one lap in the second session after reporting the left rear axle cap had come off.

Ketron Family Dominating At Kingsport

Continue To Gain In Division III Standings
By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR
July 2, 2015 - 4:11pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For John Ketron and his sons, Billy and Jason, racing has always been a family affair.

“It’s all we know, we’ve been competing with and against each other for years,” the eldest Ketron said.

The three have combined for six wins and are all ranked in the top 15 of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Division III standings.

Canadian Tire Series Stat Advance: ICAR

Analyzing The Ecko Unlimited 100 At Circuit ICAR
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
July 1, 2015 - 3:00pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2015 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 returns to the road with the fifth annual Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR on Sunday in Mirabel, Quebec. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series and selected drivers:

TRACKSIDE REPORT - STAT PACK (PDF)  |  EVENT INFORMATION

K&N East Stat Advance: Columbus

Analyzing The NAPA 150 At Columbus Motor Speedway
By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR
July 1, 2015 - 11:58am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will return to action with the NAPA 150 Saturday at Ohio’s Columbus Motor Speedway. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series and selected drivers.

NAPA 150 Race Setup:
• William Byron still remains at the top of the K&N East standings with a 23-point lead over Kyle Benjamin (253-230).
• No one scheduled to compete in the NAPA 150 has ever won a series race at Columbus before.

Whelen So. Mod Tour Stat Advance: Caraway

Analyzing The Daggett & Shuler Attorney’s At Law 150
Tim Southers, NASCAR
July 1, 2015 - 9:37am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2015 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour season gets back underway this Saturday at Caraway Speedway with the Daggett & Shuler Attorneys’ At Law Rusty Harpe Memorial 150. This will be the third of three scheduled visits to the track for the tour this year. Below is a statistical look at the performance of selected drivers at Caraway:

Goede Off To Hot Start At Elko Speedway

Defending Minnesota Champ On Top In Whelen State Points
Tim Southers, NASCAR
June 30, 2015 - 3:26pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jacob Goede had a great season in 2014 at Elko Speedway, and judging by the results so far this year, he could be celebrating again this September.

The defending Minnesota state champion in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series picked up where he left off last year and is leading the standings in the North Star State as well as Elko’s Minnesota Corn Growers Super Late Model division seven races into the schedule.

Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: ICAR

Ranger Rules At Quebec Road Circuits
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
June 30, 2015 - 2:00pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Quebec’s native son has protected his home turf like no other.

Of the 18 previous NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 road course races held in the province, 10 have been won by Roxton Pond’s Andrew Ranger. That includes three of the four all-time contests at Circuit ICAR, site of this week’s Ecko Unlimited 100.

K&N Pro Series News & Notes: Columbus

Rev Racing Looks To Continue Their Success In Ohio
By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR
June 30, 2015 - 11:33am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East returns to action Saturday at Columbus Motor Speedway and Rev Racing hopes to continue its recent success at the Ohio oval.

Since 2011, Columbus has held four K&N East races and Rev Racing has won three of those competitions. Darrell Wallace Jr. won the inaugural event for the team in 2011, Daniel Suarez scored his first series win at the track in 2013 and Sergio Pena won there last year.

Whelen So. Mod Tour News & Notes: Caraway

Myers Looks To Build Lead As Veterans Vie For First Win Of Year
Tim Southers, NASCAR
June 30, 2015 - 9:11am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – One thing race car drivers like to do is keep competing when they are running well, but for the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, that can be a challenge with the annual spring break for the division between late April and early July.

One driver hoping to pick up where he left off is Burt Myers. After the Walnut Cove, North Carolina, driver won his second straight race at Langley Speedway in late April he was forced to put his momentum on hold during the long layoff.

PIT BOX: Southern Mods Return To Action

Canadian Tire Series Begins Busy Stretch; K&N East In Columbus
Tim Southers, NASCAR
June 29, 2015 - 11:05am

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

Garcia Dominates At Chihuahua

NASCAR Next Driver Earns Second Career Mexico Win
Official Release
June 28, 2015 - 8:29pm

CHIHUAHUA, Mexico – Ruben Garcia Jr. was out front nearly all Sunday at El Dorado Speedway en route to his second career NASCAR Mexico Series victory.

The 19-year-old NASCAR Next driver qualified second in his No. 88 Canel’s/Scotiabank/HDI Toyota for the Coca-Cola Zero 240, which concluded at 232 laps upon reaching the two-hour time limit.

Garcia held off a number of late challengers, including championship points leader Irwin Vences,

Vences settled for second and remains nine points ahead of Ruben Pardo, who finished third.

Bonsignore Rules At Riverhead

Scores Second Whelen Modified Tour Win At Home Track
Tim Southers, NASCAR
June 28, 2015 - 2:49pm

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – Justin Bonsignore has to enjoy racing at Riverhead Raceway.  

Bonsignore passed Timmy Solomito in Turn 3 on Lap 9 and waited out a rain delay and a late charge by Todd Szegedy to score his seventh career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win and second at his home track.