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2018 NASCAR Pinty's Series
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The 2018 NASCAR Pinty's Series was the twelfth season of the Pinty's Series, the national stock car racing series in Canada sanctioned by NASCAR. It began with the Clarington 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on 20 May and concluded with the Pinty's Fall Brawl at Jukasa Motor Speedway on 29 September. Alex Labbé entered the season as the defending Drivers' champion. L. P. Dumoulin won the championship, seven points in front of Alex Tagliani.

Contents

DriversEdit

No. Manufacturer Car Owner Race Driver Crew Chief
1 Ford 6
Dodge 5
Bud Morris James Vance (R) 4 Joey McColm 5
Francis Bacon 4
Dave Stephens 2
Joey McColm 3
Larry Jackson 3
Julia Landauer 1
02 Ford Susan Micks Kerry Micks 7 Rick Walz 5
Clare Bartlett 2
Terry Wilson 2
Rino Montanari 4
Mark Dilley 6
3 Chevrolet Ed Hakonson Cole Powell Craig Masters 12
Jason Hathaway 1
04 Dodge Eric Kerub J. F. Dumoulin 10 Gerard Bouffard 10
Larry Jackson 2 Benoit Laganiere 3
Kerry Micks 1
4 Dodge Rob McConnell Trevor Monaghan 1 Rob McConnell
5 Dodge Kevin Dowler Noel Dowler 3 Kevin Dowler
07 Dodge J. F. Dumoulin Frédéric Gabillon (R) 1 Bill Burns
9 Ford Susan Micks J. F. Laberge (R) 1 Kerry Micks 1
Christopher Sahakian (R) 1 Rino Montanari 1
10 Dodge Murray Haukaas Luc Haukaas (R) 3 David Hall 2
Nick Jewell 1
11 Dodge 3 Martin Cote Martin Cote (R) 4 Unknown 1
Lus Drapeau 2
Chevrolet 1 Denis Nadeau 1
17 Dodge D. J. Kennington D. J. Kennington Ted McAlister 9
Scott Fletcher 1
Doug Thorne 3
18 Chevrolet Scott Steckly Alex Tagliani Tyler Case
19 Ford Dave Jacombs Adam Martin Ron Easton
20 Dodge Anthony Parisien Raymond Guay (R) 3 Herby Drescher
21 Dodge Melissa McKenzie Jason White 1 Rob McConnell
22 Chevrolet Scott Steckly Marc-Antoine Camirand Randy Steckly 10
Warren Jones 3
24 Chevrolet Scott Steckly Donald Theetge Greg Gibson
25 Dodge 5
Ford 2
Bud Morris Larry Jackson 3 Dave Stephens 3
Glenn Styres (R) 1 Unknown 1
Julia Landauer 1 Todd Cresswell 1
Joey McColm 2 Ryan Weiss 1
Francis Bacon 1
27 Dodge Doug Kennington Andrew Ranger David Wight
28 Dodge 10
Chevrolet 1
Ford 1
D. J. Kennington Noah Gragson 1 Doug Thorne 3
Zack Yeo 4
Rob McConnell 1
Dave Stephens 1
Rick Verberne 1
Ed Wrong 1
Donald Reinhart 1
Jason White 5
Joey McColm 2
Larry Jackson 1
Brandon McReynolds 1
Robin Buck 1
Julia Landauer 1
34 Chevrolet Lewis Krzysik Jamie Krzysik (R) 3 Lewis Krzysik
36 Chevrolet Dave Jacombs Alex Labbé 1 Dave Jacombs
37 Dodge 3
Ford 1
Clement Samson Simon Dion-Viens 4 Zack Yeo 1
Randy Smith 2
Ben Beauchamps 1
42 Chevrolet Peter Klutt Peter Klutt 2 Jason Humphries
Ryan Klutt 1
43 Dodge 4
Ford 1
Ben Busch Shantel Kalika (R) 3 Ben Busch 3
Larry Jackson 2 Dave Stephens 2
46 Dodge Joey McColm Brett Taylor (R) 12 Ed Wrong 12
Joey McColm 1 Todd Cresswell 1
47 Dodge Marc-André Bergeron L. P. Dumoulin Robin McCluskey
56 Chevrolet Dan Bray Brad Graham 2 Mike Knott
David Michaud (R) 2
Luc Lesage (R) 1
Malcolm Strachan (R) 1
59 Dodge Peter Klutt Gary Klutt 3 John Fletcher
67 Chevrolet David Thorndyke David Thorndyke 3 Kattie Smilovsky
74 Dodge Sylvain Lacroix Kevin Lacroix[N 1] Don Thomson Jr.
77 Dodge Katherine Almeida Jocelyn Fecteau 3 Eric-Pierre Martel
79 Ford Dave Jacombs Peter Shepherd III 6 Ray McCaughey 6
Steve Cote (R) 1 Jonathan Cote 1
89 Ford Donald Chisholm Donald Chisholm 1 George Koszkulics
95 Dodge Peter Simone Anthony Simone 6 Jeremy Coulter 2
Greg Franklin 4
97 Dodge Peter Simone Connor James (R) 3 Patrick Ripley 2
Rob James 1
Armani Williams (R) 1 Glen Schnurr 1
Sources:[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]
Notes
  1. ^ Kevin Lacroix drove in the Pinty's Grand Prix Toronto with a Chevrolet-powered backup car from Scott Steckly, after a crash in Qualifying with his Dodge-powered primary car.

ScheduleEdit

On 27 November 2017, NASCAR announced the 2018 schedule. Delaware and ICAR were dropped from the schedule in favor of a second race at Jukasa and a race at New Hampshire, which marked the first race in series history outside Canada.[14]

No. Race Title Track Date
1 Clarington 200 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville 20 May
2 Rankin 200 Jukasa Motor Speedway, Cayuga 16 June
3 Bumper to Bumper 300 Autodrome Chaudière, Vallée-Jonction 30 June
4 Pinty's Grand Prix Toronto Exhibition Place, Toronto 14 July
5 Velocity Prairie Thunder Twin 125s
sponsored by Bayer CropScience
Wyant Group Raceway, Saskatoon 25 July
6
7 LUXXUR 300 presented by Bayer Edmonton International Raceway, Wetaskiwin 28 July
8 Le 50 Tours Can-Am Circuit Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières 12 August
9 Bumper to Bumper 300 Riverside International Speedway, Antigonish 19 August[a]
10 Total Quartz 200 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville 26 August
11 Lucas Oil 250 Autodrome Saint-Eustache, Saint-Eustache 8 September
12 Visit New Hampshire 100 New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon 22 September
13 Pinty's Fall Brawl Jukasa Motor Speedway, Cayuga 29 September
Notes
  1. ^ The Bumper to Bumper 300 was postponed a day due to a rainfall warning.[15]

Results and standingsEdit

RacesEdit

No. Race Pole position Most laps led Winning driver Manufacturer
1 Clarington 200[16] Kevin Lacroix Kevin Lacroix L. P. Dumoulin Dodge
2 Rankin 200[17] Andrew Ranger Kevin Lacroix Kevin Lacroix Dodge
3 Bumper to Bumper 300[18] L. P. Dumoulin L. P. Dumoulin Andrew Ranger Dodge
4 Pinty's Grand Prix Toronto[19] Alex Tagliani Alex Tagliani Andrew Ranger Dodge
5 Velocity Prairie Thunder Twin 125s sponsored by Bayer CropScience[20] Kevin Lacroix Donald Theetge Donald Theetge Chevrolet
6 Velocity Prairie Thunder Twin 125s sponsored by Bayer CropScience[21] L. P. Dumoulin1 L. P. Dumoulin Cole Powell Chevrolet
7 LUXXUR 300 presented by Bayer[22] Kevin Lacroix Kevin Lacroix L. P. Dumoulin Dodge
8 Le 50 Tours Can-Am[23] Marc-Antoine Camirand Marc-Antoine Camirand Alex Tagliani Chevrolet
9 Bumper to Bumper 300[24] L. P. Dumoulin2 L. P. Dumoulin L. P. Dumoulin Dodge
10 Total Quartz 200[25] L. P. Dumoulin Alex Tagliani Alex Tagliani Chevrolet
11 Lucas Oil 250[26] Kevin Lacroix Marc-Antoine Camirand Marc-Antoine Camirand Chevrolet
12 Visit New Hampshire 100[27] Cole Powell Kevin Lacroix Kevin Lacroix Dodge
13 Pinty's Fall Brawl[28] D. J. Kennington D. J. Kennington D. J. Kennington Dodge
Notes
  • 1 – Starting grid was set by the fastest lap times from the first Port of Velocity Prairie Thunder Twin 125 race.
  • 2 – The qualifying session for the Bumper to Bumper 300 was cancelled due to weather. The starting line-up was decided by Owners' championship.

Drivers' championshipEdit

(keyBold – Pole position awarded by time. Italics – Pole position set by final practice results or Owners' points. * – Most laps led.

Pos. Driver MOS JUK CHA TOR WYA WYA EDM TRO RIV MOS STE NHA JUK Points
1 L. P. Dumoulin 1 7 2* 5 16 2* 1 2 1* 3 10 8 10 523
2 Alex Tagliani 14 3 11 2* 3 6 3 1 5 1* 2 7 13 516
3 D. J. Kennington 4 6 5 8 5 5 5 6 3 6 7 5 1* 511
4 Cole Powell 6 2 4 12 2 1 4 11 2 14 3 4 6 508
5 Kevin Lacroix 5* 1* 16 16 6 7 2* 20 8 2 132 1* 3 490
6 Marc-Antoine Camirand 2 4 6 6 4 3 6 5* 13 25 1* 10 7 488
7 Donald Theetge 13 16 3 9 1* 4 15 7 7 10 5 3 2 483
8 Andrew Ranger 121 5 1 1 12 10 12 15 4 8 8 16 5 474
9 Adam Martin 10 12 13 11 17 16 13 12 12 12 14 11 8 411
10 Brett Taylor (R) 9 8 15 14 10 15 9 14 11 13 12 12 386
11 J. F. Dumoulin 22 15 7 3 4 10 4 17 15 11 333
12 Larry Jackson 17 10 18 18 18 8 13 16 15 11 21 319
13 Kerry Micks 7 18 12 17 17 21 4 13 243
14 Joey McColm 17 17 8 11 16 15 14 20 234
15 Peter Shepherd III 9 8 10 6 2 4 225
16 Mark Dilley 7 8 10 10 18 14 197
17 Anthony Simone 18 13 19 5 6 9 194
18 Jason White 15 11 15 14 17 15 177
19 Simon Dion-Viens 9 17 11 16 123
20 James Vance (R) 8 7 18 26 117
21 Noel Dowler 9 9 7 107
22 Gary Klutt 19 4 7 103
23 Jamie Krzysik (R) 11 13 11 97
24 Luc Haukaas (R) 13 12 17 90
25 Connor James (R) 10 14 19 89
26 Julia Landauer 15 16 12 89
27 Shantel Kalika (R) 15 14 14 89
28 Jocelyn Fecteau 20 19 17 76
29 Martin Cote (R) Wth 21 19 17 75
30 Raymond Guay (R) 21 16 23 72
31 David Michaud (R) 14 6 68
32 Peter Klutt 11 13 64
33 Brad Graham 14 18 56
34 David Thorndyke 16 Wth 18 54
35 Noah Gragson 3 41
36 Alex Labbé 3 41
37 Frédéric Gabillon (R) 8 36
38 Luc Lesage (R) 9 35
39 Brandon McReynolds 9 35
40 Malcolm Strachan (R) 9 35
41 Steve Cote (R) 9 35
42 Armani Williams (R) 9 35
43 Trevor Monaghan 16 28
44 Donald Chisholm 17 27
45 Ryan Klutt 20 24
46 J. F. Laberge (R) 22 22
47 Christopher Sahakian (R) 22 22
48 Robin Buck 24 20
Glenn Styres (R) Wth
Pos. Driver MOS JUK CHA TOR WYA WYA EDM TRO RIV MOS STE NHA JUK Points
Notes
  • 1 – Andrew Ranger was assessed a time penalty for over-aggressive driving on the white-flag lap, dropping him to the end of the lead lap.
  • 2 – Kevin Lacroix was parked for over-aggressive driving three laps before the finish.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 Clarington 200 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  2. ^ "2018 Rankin 200 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  3. ^ "2018 Bumper to Bumper 300 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
  4. ^ "2018 Pinty's Grand Prix Toronto entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  5. ^ "2018 Velocity Prairie Thunder Twin 125s Race 1 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  6. ^ "2018 Velocity Prairie Thunder Twin 125s Race 2 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  7. ^ "2018 LUXXUR 300 presented by Bayer entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  8. ^ "2018 Le 50 Tours Can-Am entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  9. ^ "2018 Bumper to Bumper 300 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  10. ^ "2018 Total Quartz 200 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  11. ^ "2018 Lucas Oil 250 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  12. ^ "2018 Visit New Hampshire 100 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  13. ^ "2018 Pinty's Fall Brawl entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  14. ^ "2018 Schedule Unveiled For Pinty's Series". hometracks.nascar.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. 27 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  15. ^ "Bumper to Bumper 300 Postponed to Sunday". hometracks.nascar.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. 18 August 2018. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  16. ^ "2018 Clarington 200 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 20 May 2018. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  17. ^ "2018 Rankin 200 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 16 June 2018. Retrieved 20 June 2018.
  18. ^ "2018 Bumper to Bumper 300 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 30 June 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
  19. ^ "2018 Pinty's Grand Prix Toronto race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 14 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  20. ^ "2018 Velocity Prairie Thunder Twin 125s Race 1 results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  21. ^ "2018 Velocity Prairie Thunder Twin 125s Race 2 results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 25 July 2018. Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  22. ^ "2018 LUXXUR 300 presented by Bayer race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 28 July 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  23. ^ "2018 Le 50 Tours Can-Am race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 12 August 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  24. ^ "2018 Bumper to Bumper 300 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 19 August 2018. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  25. ^ "2018 Total Quartz 200 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 26 August 2018. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  26. ^ "2018 Lucas Oil 250 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 8 September 2018. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  27. ^ "2018 Visit New Hampshire 100 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 22 September 2018. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  28. ^ "2018 Pinty's Fall Brawl race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 29 September 2018. Retrieved 30 September 2018.

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