Alex Tagliani won NASCAR Pinty’s Series Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto at Toronto Exhibition Place Temporary Street Course

Starting from 2nd Place Car 18 Alex Tagliani Epipen/Riobel/ComplexeJCP/Juste du Pin/Cantorque won Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto. 2nd Place Car 27 Andrew Ranger Mopar/Pennzoil/Mopar Express Lane Dodge, started from pole. 3rd Place Car 74 Kevin Lacroix Bumper to Bumper/Total/Go Fast Dodge, started from 4th place was the highest finishing Rookie.

4th Place Car 47 L.P. Dumoulin WeatherTech Canada / Bellemare / Eibach Dodge, started from 7th place followed by 5th place Car 2 Kerry Micks Johnsonville/Leland/Avenue Auto Parts Ford, started from 9th place. 6th Place Car 59 Gary Klutt Pioneer Pools/Bothwell-Accurate/CTL Dodge, started from 13th place followed by 7th place Car 6 Daniel Morad Insync Healthcare System Dodge, started from 3rd place. 8th Place Car 76 Cayden Lapcevich Bay King Chysler Dodge, started from 16th place followed by 9th place Car 42 Peter Klutt Epic Racewear/BASF/Legendary Motorcar Co., started from 14th place. Lastly in the Top 10 Car 4 J.F. Dumoulin Spectra Premium/Bernier Crepeau/Bellemare Dodge, in 10th place, started from 8th place.

The race had 3 Cautions for 8 laps: 1st Caution on Lap 13 for Oil in turn #8. 2nd Caution on Lap 30 for Contact between cars Car 71 Patrick Dussault Dussault Const./MultiPlis/Perry Auto Dodge & Car 8 Kevin Poitras Piloti Ford.

The race had 4 lead changes among 4 drivers. Lap Leaders: Kevin Lacroix * 1-8, Andrew Ranger 9-19, Daniel Morad 20-24, Alex Tagliani 25-37. Total Laps Led: Alex Tagliani 13, Andrew Ranger 11, Kevin Lacroix * 8, Daniel Morad 5. 4 changes involving 4 drivers.

Alex Tagliani beat Andrew Ranger with a Margin of Victory: .184 Seconds on the 1.755 Mile Temporary Street Course Road Course.

The Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto will be broadcast on TSN on July 23 at 2:30 p.m. ET and Aug. 5 on RDS at 10 p.m.

Toronto Exhibition Place Temporary Street Course July 16/16
NASCAR Pinty’s Series Grand Prix of Toronto Race Results:

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 2. Car 18 Alex Tagliani Epipen/Riobel/ComplexeJCP/Juste du Pin/Cantorque 37 Running
2. 1. Car 27 Andrew Ranger Mopar/Pennzoil/Mopar Express Lane Dodge 37 Running
3. 4. Car 74 Kevin Lacroix * Bumper to Bumper/Total/Go Fast Dodge 37 Running
4. 7. Car 47 L.P. Dumoulin WeatherTech Canada / Bellemare / Eibach Dodge 37 Running
5. 9. Car 2 Kerry Micks Johnsonville/Leland/Avenue Auto Parts Ford 37 Running
6. 13. Car 59 Gary Klutt Pioneer Pools/Bothwell-Accurate/CTL Dodge 37 Running
7. 3. Car 6 Daniel Morad Insync Healthcare System Dodge 37 Running
8. 16. Car 76 Cayden Lapcevich * Bay King Chysler Dodge 37 Running
9. 14. Car 42 Peter Klutt Epic Racewear/BASF/Legendary Motorcar Co. 37 Running
10. 8. Car 4 J.F. Dumoulin Spectra Premium/Bernier Crepeau/Bellemare Dodge 37 Running
11. 10. Car 3 Jason Hathaway Raybestos/Fast Eddie/Choko/HGC Chevrolet 37 Running
12. 6. Car 32 Alex Labbe Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear/Lou’s BBQ Ford 37 Running
13. 17. Car 56 Matthew Scannell OMVIC/IGPC Ethanol/B&B Decals Dodge 37 Running
14. 23. Car 75 Bryan Cathcart * Apsley Peterborough Transport Chevrolet 37 Running
15. 20. Car 21 Jason White YourGMCtruckstore.com Chevrolet 37 Running
16. 22. Car 25 Josh Collins * Eastbound International Speedway/Ed Collins Cont. 36 Running
17. 26. Car 9 Adam Martin Johnsonville/Candy Tree/Reser’s Ford 36 Running
18. 24. Car 67 David Thorndyke Thorsons EVT Chevrolet 36 Running
19. 21. Car 46 Brett Taylor * 365 Security/Hardknocks Fighting Dodge 32 Running
20. 5. Car 71 Patrick Dussault * Dussault Const./MultiPlis/Perry Auto Dodge 29 Off Track
21. 18. Car 8 Kevin Poitras * Piloti Ford 29 Off Track
22. 15. Car 1 Robin Buck Ontario Chrysler Dealers Ad Assoc. Dodge 28 Steering
23. 19. Car 22 John Farrano Tower Events Dodge 11 Transmission
24. 25. Car 87 Larry Jackson CBRT/Piloti/Speedy Dodge 10 Off Track
25. 12. Car 17 D.J. Kennington Castrol Edge Dodge 6 Off Track
26. 11. Car 95 Anthony Simone Innovative Plumbing/InkYourRide Dodge 3 Off Track

RACE STATISTICS
Fastest Qualifier: Andrew Ranger, Time: 77.912 Seconds, Speed: 81.091 mph
Time of Race: 1 hrs., 1 mins, 42 secs Average Speed: 63.146 mph. Margin of Victory: .184 Seconds.

CONTINGENCY AWARDS
BREMBO BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE AWARD: Andrew Ranger, 27 Mopar/Pennzoil/Mopar Express Lane Dodge
COCA-COLA MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD: Bryan Cathcart *, 75 Apsley Peterborough Transport Chevrolet
DODGE/MOPAR QUICK THREE – 1ST: Andrew Ranger, 27 Mopar/Pennzoil/Mopar Express Lane Dodge
DODGE/MOPAR QUICK THREE – 2ND: Kevin Lacroix *, 74 Bumper to Bumper/Total/Go Fast Dodge
DODGE/MOPAR QUICK THREE – 3RD: L.P. Dumoulin, 47 WeatherTech Canada / Bellemare / Eibach Dodge
DODGE/MOPAR-POWERED QUICK THREE – 1ST: Andrew Ranger, 27 Mopar/Pennzoil/Mopar Express Lane Dodge
DODGE/MOPAR-POWERED QUICK THREE – 2ND: Larry Jackson, 87 CBRT/Piloti/Speedy Dodge
DODGE/MOPAR-POWERED QUICK THREE – 3RD: D.J. Kennington, 17 Castrol Edge Dodge
E3 SPARK PLUG POLE AWARD: Andrew Ranger, 27 Mopar/Pennzoil/Mopar Express Lane Dodge
JOSTENS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Kevin Lacroix *, 74 Bumper to Bumper/Total/Go Fast Dodge
LELAND INDUSTRIES LAP LEADER AWARD: Alex Tagliani, 18 Epipen/Riobel/ComplexeJCP/Juste du Pin/Cantorque Chevrolet
SPECTRA PREMIUM CREW CONSISTENCY AWARD: Alex Tagliani, 18 Epipen/Riobel/ComplexeJCP/Juste du Pin/Cantorque Chevrolet

* – Denotes Jostens Rookie of the Year Contender

Next Race: Edmonton International Raceway will host the Edmonton Has New Energy 300 on Saturday, July 23

NASCAR Pinty’s Series (Canada)
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