NASCAR Canadian Tire Series NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Statistical Advance: Antigonish

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    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 11, 2012) ”“[/FONT][FONT=&quot] The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 travels to Riverside International Speedway in Antigonish, N.S., on Saturday, Sept. 15 for the Wilson Equipment 300. Below is a statistical look at the recent performance of the series and selected drivers at Riverside, as well as some other statistical trends:[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Antigonish Race Setup[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Each of the last three Riverside race winners ”“ Andrew Ranger (2009), D.J. Kennington (2010) and Scott Steckly (2011) ”“ have gone on to win the series championship.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]The five events at Antigonish have produced five different race winners.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Mark Dilley is the only series driver to log a top-10 finish in all five races at the Nova Scotia track.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Ron Beauchamp Jr. has scored four consecutive top 10s at Riverside International Speedway.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]NASCAR Canadian Tire Series At Riverside International Speedway[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]This is the series’ sixth visit to the track that is a .333-mile scale version of the legendary Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]The Wilson Equipment 300 will premiere on TSN at Noon ET on Sat. Sept. 22 and on RDS2 at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 17.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Each of the competing series manufacturers ”“ Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford ”“ has reached Victory Lane.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Two of the five prior events have been postponed a day due to inclement weather.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]There has been an average of 5.8 caution periods for an average of 48 laps in the five prior races in Antigonish, with the earliest coming on Lap 1 in 2007 and the latest at Lap 289 in 2008.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]The lead has changed hands an average of 10.4 times in Riverside races with a high of 15 in the 2010 race.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]The average starting position of the winner is 2.8, while the polesitter has an average finish of 8.0.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]The closest margin of victory is .202 seconds by Don Thomson Jr. in 2008 and the largest belongs to Andrew Ranger in 2009 at 9.159 seconds.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Riverside Data[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Race:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] #11 of 12 (9/15/12)[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Track Layout:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] .333-mile paved high-banked oval[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Race Length:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 300 laps (99.99 miles)[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Records[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]1-Lap Qualifying:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] Scott Steckly, Dodge, 14.488 seconds, 82.973 mph, Sept. 18, 2010[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]300-Lap Race:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] Andrew Ranger, Ford, 1 hr., 30 min., 40 sec., 66.110 mph, Sept. 20, 2009[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Race Winners[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Mark Dilley......................................... 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]D.J. Kennington................................. 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Andrew Ranger................................... 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Scott Steckly..................................... 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Don Thomson Jr. ............................... 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Pole Winners[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Scott Steckly .................................... 2[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]J.R. Fitzpatrick .................................. 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Peter Gibbons.................................... 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]D.J. Kennington................................. 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Manufacturer Wins[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Dodge............................................... 3[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Chevrolet........................................... 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Ford.................................................. 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Laps Led[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Scott Steckly.................................. 376[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]D.J. Kennington.............................. 255[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Peter Gibbons................................ 250[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Selected Driver Information:[/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Ron Beauchamp Jr. (No. 60 Mopar/Exide/Mobil 1 Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished eighth a year ago at Riverside.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has scored top-10 finishes in the last four Nova Scotia races including a third-place finish in 2008.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has recorded top 10s in seven of his last nine starts overall.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]One of just four drivers to start all 73 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series races.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Donald Chisholm (No. 89 Keltic Ford/Nova Construction Ford)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished a series career-best third last season in the Wilson Equipment 300.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Logged a fifth-place Riverside finish in 2009.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has two top-five finishes in the last three Antigonish events.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Mark Dilley (No. 02 PartSource/BDI/Leland Ford)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Logged a 10th-place finish in last year’s Wilson Equipment 300.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won the series’ inaugural visit to the Nova Scotia track in 2007.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has five top 10s in five tries on the high-banked .333-mile oval.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Is the owner of three career Canadian Tire Series victories.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Sharing time with Kerry Micks this season behind the wheel of the No. 02 Ford.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Noel Dowler (No. 5 EMCO-Kohler/Rheem Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished 11th last year at Antigonish in his rookie season.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Posted a career-best finish of third on Sept. 9 at Barrie.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Logged three straight top-10 finishes from June 16 to July 14.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished third in last year’s Rookie of the Year standings.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Louis-Philippe Dumoulin (No. 47 WeatherTech Canada/Bellemare Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Posted a 17th-place Riverside finish last year ”“ his second career start on an oval.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Earned his first career Canadian Tire Series pole position on Aug. 4 at Trois-Rivieres, Que.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Opened the season with back-to-back top-five road-course finishes.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Was the 2011 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Rookie of the Year.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Made his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut on Aug. 20, 2012 at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]J.R. Fitzpatrick (No. 84 Equipment Express Chevrolet)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Scored a sixth-place finish a year ago at Antigonish.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Career-best Barrie finish is second in 2007 and 2008.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has led 160 laps in series action at the Riverside event.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Seven of his eight career series wins have come on road courses ”“ CTMP (3), Edmonton (2) and Montreal (2).[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has made a pair of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts this season.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Jason Hathaway (No. 3 Snap-on Tools/Vortex Brake Pads/Rockstar Energy Drink Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished seventh in last season’s Antigonish race.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Scored a Riverside-best finish of fifth in 2010 Wilson Equipment 300.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has four top-10 finishes in five starts on the .333-mile Nova Scotia track.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]One of only four drivers to start all 73 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series races.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]D.J. Kennington (No. 17 Castrol Edge/Mahindra Tractors Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished fourth in last season’s Wilson Equipment 300.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won the 2010 Antigonish event.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has three top-five finishes in five outings in Nova Scotia.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has led a total of 255 laps at Riverside International Speedway.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Had a series record five-race winning streak snapped on aug. 5 at Trois-Rivieres, Que. The streak equaled the modern era NASCAR touring series record shared with Ricky Craven (NASCAR K&N Pro Series East-1991), Herschel McGriff (NASCAR K&N Pro Series West-1972), Richie Evans (NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour-1985) and Mike Stefanik (NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour-1997) among currently NASCAR-sanctioned series.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Sits atop the championship standings with a 14-point lead.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has 11 top-five finishes in last 12 series starts.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won 2010 series championship.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]One of four drivers to start all 73 NCATS races.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Jeff Lapcevich (No. 23 Tim Hortons Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Placed ninth in 2010 at Antigonish ”“ his last visit to the track.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Scored a career-high finish of second in 2009 at Riverside.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has led 97 laps at Antigonish.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Andrew Ranger (No. 27 Dodge/GC Motorsports Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Earned the win in his last Riverside start in 2009.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Registered a sixth-place finish in the 2008 Wilson Equipment 300.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has led 115 laps at Riverside International Speedway.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has finished inside the top 10 in 31 of his last 33 series starts dating back to the 2008 season.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Tied with Don Thomson Jr. at 11 atop the all-time list for pole wins.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won the series championship in 2007 and 2009.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Martin Roy (No. 90 Veloce/Battery Expert Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Is making his track debut.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Is the current leader in the series’ Rookie of the Year standings.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Pete Shepherd III (No. 7 National Exhaust Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Was the runner-up to race winner Scott Steckly a year ago at Antigonish.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished 10th in his only other Riverside start in 2008.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has won races in each of the last three seasons (2010-12).[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Scott Steckly (No. 22 Canadian Tire Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Is the defending race winner in the Wilson Equipment 300.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished second in the 2010 Riverside event.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has three top-10 finishes in five Antigonish starts.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has led a series-best 376 laps at Riverside.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has 11 top-10 finishes in his last 12 series starts dating back to last season.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won 2008 and 2011 series championships.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]One of just four drivers to start all 73 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series races.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Jason White (No. 21 Bowers & Wilkins at Future Shop Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Scored an 16th-place finish in last year’s Wilson Equipment 300.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Best Antigonish finish was 10th in 2009.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Recorded his first series top-five finish on July 14 at Motoplex Speedway in Vernon, B.C.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Was 2008 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Rookie of the Year.[/FONT]
     

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