NASCAR Pintys Series NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Statistical Advance: Montreal

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    [FONT=&quot]NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Presented By Mobil 1 Statistical Advance: Montreal[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Analyzing The NAPA AUTOPRO 100 At Circuit Gilles Villeneuve[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 14, 2012) ”“[/FONT][FONT=&quot] The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 tackles the final road course of the season at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in the NAPA AUTOPRO 100 on Saturday, Aug. 18. Below is a statistical look at the recent performance of the series and selected drivers at Montreal, as well as some other statistical trends:[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Montreal Race Setup[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Andrew Ranger has three Montreal wins in five starts with victories in 2008, 2010 and 2011. His other two efforts at the Quebec track resulted in second-place finishes.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Points leader D.J. Kennington has three top-five finishes in Montreal, but his last two starts at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve have resulted in finishes of 28th (2010) and 18th (2011).[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]J.R. Fitzpatrick has a start from the pole (2007), led a grand total of 42 laps, and scored a win (2009) in Montreal, but also has three finishes outside of the top 10 in five Montreal starts.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Kerry Micks has four career top-five and five top-10 finishes at Montreal with his worst finish being sixth in 2010.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]NASCAR Canadian Tire Series At Circuit Gilles Villeneuve[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]This is the series’ sixth visit to the track situated on ÃŽle Notre-Dame in Montreal.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]The NAPA AUTOPRO 100 will be telecast live by RDS beginning at 9:30 a.m. and shown in its entirety on tape-delayed basis on TSN beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 18.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]The average starting field in Montreal is 33.8 cars with an average of 21 cars finishing on the lead lap.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]In the previous five races at the track, there has been an average of 2.8 caution periods for 6.8 laps with earliest coming at Lap 2 in 2009 and the latest at Lap 22 also in 2009[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]In Montreal, the average finishing position for the polesitter is 10.8 and the average starting position for the race winner is 2.6.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]In the previous five Montreal events, the closest margin of victory was .103 seconds as Kerry Micks edged Andrew Ranger, and the largest margin to win a race was 2.846 as Ranger outdistanced Scott Steckly.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Only three drivers ”“ J.R. Fitzpatrick (42), Micks (28) and Ranger (48) ”“ have led laps in the previous five events.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]The preliminary entry list of 38 cars this season is the most in series history.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Montreal Data[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Race:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] #9 of 12 (8/18/12)[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Track Layout:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 2.709-mile temporary street course[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Race Length:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] 23 laps (62.137 miles/100 kilometers)[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Records[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]1-Lap Qualifying:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] Andrew Ranger, Dodge, 104.900 seconds, 93.003 mph, Aug. 19, 2011[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]23-Lap Race:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] Andrew Ranger, Ford, 54 min., 57 sec., 68.058 mph, Aug. 2, 2008[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Race Winners[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Andrew Ranger................................... 3[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]J.R. Fitzpatrick................................... 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Kerry Micks ....................................... 1[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Pole Winners[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Andrew Ranger................................... 2[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]J.R. Fitzpatrick .................................. 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Kerry Micks........................................ 1[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Alex Tagliani....................................... 1[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Manufacturer Wins[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Dodge.............................................. 2[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Ford.................................................. 2[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Chevrolet........................................... 1[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Laps Led[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Andrew Ranger................................. 48[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]J.R. Fitzpatrick................................. 42[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Kerry Micks...................................... 28[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Selected Driver Information:[/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Ron Beauchamp Jr. (No. 60 Mopar/Exide/Mobil 1 Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished 12th a year ago in Montreal.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Scored top-10 finishes in 2009 (sixth) and 2010 (ninth) in NAPA AUTOPRO 100.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has recorded top 10s in six of his last seven starts overall.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]One of just four drivers to start all 71 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series races.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Patrice Brisebois (No. 71 L’Equipeur Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Registered a 28th-place finish last season at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Best Montreal finish was 12th in 2009 covering three starts at the track.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Had an 18-year NHL career as a defenseman with the Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche covering 1,009 games and a 1992-93 Stanley Cup title with Montreal.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Was named in June as the Canadiens’ Player Development Coach.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Robin Buck (No. 66 Quaker State Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Scored a 13th-place finish a season in Montreal.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Posted third-place finishes in 2007 and 2010 in NAPA AUTOPRO 100.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has scored seven top 10s in his last nine Canadian Tire Series starts ”“ all on road courses.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Austin Dillon (No. 4 Fitzpatrick Motorsports Chevrolet)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Looking to make Canadian Tire Series debut in this year’s NAPA AUTOPRO 100.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Currently ranked fourth in NASCAR Nationwide Series standings including a June 29 win at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]In 2011 became the youngest NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion in series history.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won 2010 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Set NASCAR Camping World Truck Series record for most poles as a rookie with seven in 2010.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Jean-Francois Dumoulin (No. 04 Bernier Crepeau/Bellemare Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished ninth last season on the Montreal track.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Registered an eighth-place finish in the 2010 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve event.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Louis-Philippe Dumoulin (No. 47 WeatherTech Canada/Bellemare Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Posted a 10th-place finish last year ”“ his best in three Montreal starts.[/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]Now a teammate of defending series champion Scott Steckly.[/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]Placed sixth in last season’s NAPA AUTOPRO 100.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won the 2009 Montreal event.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won the series’ inaugural pole in 2007 on the famed 2.709-mile race course.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has led 42 laps in series action at the Montreal event.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Six of his seven career series wins have come on road courses ”“ CTMP (3), Edmonton (2) and Montreal.[/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 32nd last year in Montreal.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Best Circuit Gilles Villeneuve finish was fifth (2010) in five tries.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has scored top-five finishes in four of his last six starts this season.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]One of only four drivers to start all 71 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series races.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Timmy Hill (No. 10 affichage.ca Chevrolet)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Aims to make his Canadian Tire Series debut in this year’s Montreal event.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Currently ranked 17th in NASCAR Nationwide Series championship standings with a pair of top-10 finishes.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Was 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year at 18 years of age, the youngest in any of NASCAR’s national series to date.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Was 2009 Allison Legacy Series national champion with 10 victories.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]D.J. Kennington (No. 17 Castrol Edge/Mahindra Tractors Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Scored an 18th-place finish last season after a 28th-place showing in 2010 at Montreal.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Registered fourth-place finishes in 2007, 2008 and 2009 Montreal races.[/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 37-point lead.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has a current streak of 10 straight top-five finishes and 11 consecutive top 10s.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won 2010 series championship.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]One of four drivers to start all 71 NCATS races.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Jeff Lapcevich (No. 23 Tim Hortons Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Placed fourth a year ago in Montreal to establish his career-best finish at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Scored top-10 Montreal finishes of sixth in 2008 and eighth in 2007 and 2009.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has recorded top-10 finishes in eight of his last nine series starts.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Kerry Micks (No. 02 PartSource/BDI/Leland Ford)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Was runner-up to Andrew Ranger in last year’s NAPA AUTOPRO 100.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won in the series’ inaugural visit to Montreal in 2007.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Registered third-place Montreal finishes in 2008 and 2009 to go along with a sixth-place effort in 2010.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has top-10 finishes in six of his last eight starts dating back to the Montreal race last year.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Andrew Ranger (No. 27 Dodge/GC Motorsports Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has won the last two Montreal races and took the checkered flag in the 2008 event, as well.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Was the runner-up in the 2007 and 2009 editions of the NAPA AUTOPRO 100.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has led a series-best 48 laps at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has finished inside the top 10 in 29 of his last 31 series starts dating back to the 2008 season.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Owns 13 Canadian Tire Series road-course wins in 24 career starts.[/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]Finished 21st last season at Montreal in his only start at the track.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has finished inside the top 10 in three of his last four starts overall.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Is the current leader in the series’ Rookie of the Year standings.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Trevor Seibert (No. 69 Lake Excavating Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished 11th a season ago at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Posted top-10 Montreal finishes of seventh in 2010 and 10th in 2007.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Finished third July 22 at Edmonton ”“ his best series finish since a fourth at Edmonton in 2009.[/FONT] [FONT=&quot] [/FONT] [FONT=&quot]Scott Steckly (No. 22 Canadian Tire Dodge)[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Recorded a seventh-place finish last year in Montreal.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Best Circuit Gilles Villeneuve finish in five starts was second in 2008.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Also registered top-five finishes of fifth in 2007 and fourth in 2010 at the Montreal track.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has nine top-10 finishes in his last 10 series starts dating back to last season.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Has 11 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series victories ”“ the third-highest total in series history.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]Won 2008 and 2011 series championships.[/FONT] · [FONT=&quot]One of just four drivers to start all 71 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series races.[/FONT]
     

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