Milverton, ON, Friday August 16, 2019:
Event number nine on the thirteen race 2019 NASCAR Pinty’s Series schedule takes place this Saturday August 17th
at Riverside International Raceway in Antigonish Nova Scotia. It is a favourite spot on the tour with its high banks, tight confines and fast paced action.
Alex Tagliani driver of the #18 Rona/EpiPen Chevrolet comes into Riverside with three previous starts, all top 10 finishes, and 164 laps led. Tagliani is coming off a strong showing at the Grand Prix de Trois Rivieres where he led laps and was in the hunt for the win. He will be looking to finish strong to stay in contention for the national championship.
Marc-Antoine Camirand driver of the #22 GM Paille Chevrolet Camaro is making his third start at Riverside International Speedway. In 2015 Camirand was one of only two drivers to finish on the lead lap so he knows how to get around this track. Look for him to be pushing hard and running up front.
Donald Theetge driver of the #24 Mercedes-Benz St. Nicolas/Circuit Acura event is looking forward to getting back on the ovals where he is the strongest. After a good showing at Trois Rivieres with a tenth-place finish, Theetge is hoping to notch his first podium of the season at this fast 1/3 mile high banked oval that is frequently referred to as the Bristol of the north.
NASCAR practice will take place at 12:30 p.m. followed by qualifying at 3 p.m. The autograph session will take place at the top of the grandstands at 5:10 p.m. with the green flag for the Bumper to Bumper 300 at 7:45 p.m. For more information on tickets and weekend events please visit riversidespeedway.ca
All NASCAR Pinty’s Series races in 2019 are live streamed on TSN.ca and the TSN app in Canada and on FansChoice.tv in the United States.
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About 22 Racing:
22 Racing is owned by Four-Time NASCAR Pinty’s Series Champion and Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame Inductee Scott Steckly. 22 Racing provides highly competitive race cars built in their world-class 7,500 square foot Milverton-based facility and maintained by a team of highly experienced crew members. 22 Racing offer turnkey solutions that range from research and development, construction, testing, logistics to marketing support. In 2019 they will field three full-time teams in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series with drivers Alex Tagliani, Marc-Antoine Camirand and Donald Theetge. Visit 22racing.ca
for additional details and a list of previous notable drivers the team has prepared cars for.
The 22 Racing Team is supported by the following sponsors: Erb Group of Companies, AW Millwrights, WorldCAST, Castrol, Wendell Motors, Auto Glym, Mechanix Wear, Great Dane Glasvan, Safety Kleen, Wilride Transport, Lincoln Electric, Dickies, Rustoleum, Dayco, Trico Products, Fram, Autolite, Driving Force, Qwick Wick and Mathias Sports.