With three road/street course podium finishes, it's no secret that Graham Rahal is entering this weekend with confidence on his side. That confidence offers Rahal not only a boost for himself, but a boost for the entire Rahal Letterman Lanigan race team.
Last year, Gary McLean had an OSCAAR season to remember, winning the first ever OSCAAR Modified Championship with eight victories in 12 starts. McLean had only one finish outside of the top five, which came at Sauble Speedway after suffering a flat tire early in the race and then contact later on.
For the first time in her racing career, Erica Thiering is going to run the full NASCAR Canadian Tire Series schedule. The Alberta native announced earlier in the off-season that she has joined Canada’s Best Racing Team in 2015 as a teammate to Joey McColm.
Hendrick Motorsports crew chief, Alan Gustafson, continues to showcase his talent when faced with adversity. The gusty chassis adjustment call at Richmond earlier this season that vaulted his No. 24 team into the Chase when the possibility of making the postseason looked grim, was just one example of many timely and “out of the box” calls Gustafson has made to overcome a problem.
Following a top three finish at Barrie Speedway, D.J. Kennington extended his lead slightly in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series standings. Heading into the final event this weekend at Kawartha Speedway, the two-time series champion leads Scott Steckly by five points.
Following a season filled with speed, potential and bad luck, Graham Rahal is excited to get back after it this year in search of success.
Want a great fan experience? Head out to the Michigan International Speedway this weekend for the Pure Michigan 400. The races at Michigan are always a blast and below the President of the Michigan International Speedway told me some cool details of different things happening at the track.
Last season, Helio Castroneves had a great Verizon IndyCar Series season that saw him finish second in points with a win and six podiums.
At the Short Track Night of Champions as part of the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Show, Andrew Gresel would be honored with the top spot in the Inside Track Motorsports News/London Recreational Racing Short Track Power Rankings.
When the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series returns to action next weekend at Martinsville Speedway, there will be 36 drivers set on picking up a victory in the second race of the season. One of those will be Jeb Burton, who will be driving the No. 13 for ThorSport Racing.