Kevin Lacroix won the NASCAR Pinty’s Series Opener the Can-Am 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

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Starting from pole Car 74 Kevin Lacroix Bumper to Bumper/Total/Gates Dodge won the NASCAR Pinty’s Series Opener the Can-Am 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. This is Lacroix’s 2nd win at this historic this track & won with a Margin of Victory: 1.916 Seconds. The race was exciting as Lacroix grabbed the lead on the last lap. 2nd Place Car 27 Andrew Ranger Mopar/Pennzoil/Mopar Express Lane Dodge, started from 6th place. 3rd Place Car 59 Gary Klutt Pioneer Family Pools Dodge, started from 4th place.

4th Place Car 76 Cayden Lapcevich Fastline Motorsports Dodge, started from 11th place followed by 5th Place Car 32 Alex Labbe Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear/Lou’s BBQ Ford, started from 5th place. 6th Place Car 47 L.P. Dumoulin WeatherTech Canada/Bellemare Dodge, started from 3rd place followed by 7th place Car 04 J.F. Dumoulin Spectra Premium/Bernier/Bellemare Dodge, started from 12th. 8th Place Car 3 Jason Hathaway Kubota/Raybestos/Choko Chevrolet, started from 9th followed by 9th place Car 25 Brett Taylor * New Home Listing Service/365 Security Dodge, started from 19th place. Lastly in th Top 10 was Car 9 Adam Martin * Johsonville/Oliviers/Reser’s Ford, in 10th place, started from 14th place.

The race had 5 Cautions 17 laps for 17 laps: Caution Flags: Laps 2-6 (Car 69 into tire wall {[free pass] [none]}); 20-22 (Car 22 stopped on track [04] ); 39-41 (Car 21 into the tire wall [59]); 45 -47 (Car 02 stopped on track [59]); 50-52 (Car 18 into the tire wall [56]). 5 for 17 laps.

The race had 7 lead changes among 5 drivers. Lap Leaders: Kevin Lacroix 1-4, Andrew Ranger 5-7, Anthony Simone 8-22, Alex Tagliani 23-36, L.P. Dumoulin 37-42, Kevin Lacroix 43-53, Andrew Ranger 54, Kevin Lacroix 55. Total Laps Led: Kevin Lacroix 16, Anthony Simone 15, Alex Tagliani 14, L.P. Dumoulin 6, Andrew Ranger 4.

Top 10 Driver Points: Kevin Lacroix 48, Andrew Ranger 43, Gary Klutt 41, Cayden Lapcevich 40, Alex Labbe 39, L.P. Dumoulin 39, J.F. Dumoulin 37, Jason Hathaway 36, Brett Taylor * 35, Adam Martin * 34.

2017 Can-Am 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Race Results

Finish Start Car Driver Team Status
1. 1. Car 74 Kevin Lacroix Bumper to Bumper/Total/Gates Dodge 55 Running
2. 6. Car 27 Andrew Ranger Mopar/Pennzoil/Mopar Express Lane Dodge 55 Running
3. 4. Car 59 Gary Klutt Pioneer Family Pools Dodge 55 Running
4. 11. Car 76 Cayden Lapcevich Fastline Motorsports Dodge 55 Running
5. 5. Car 32 Alex Labbe Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear/Lou’s BBQ Ford 55 Running
6. 3. Car 47 L.P. Dumoulin WeatherTech Canada/Bellemare Dodge 55 Running
7. 12. Car 04 J.F. Dumoulin Spectra Premium/Bernier/Bellemare Dodge 55 Running
8. 9. Car 3 Jason Hathaway Kubota/Raybestos/Choko Chevrolet 55 Running
9. 19. Car 25 Brett Taylor * New Home Listing Service/365 Security Dodge 55 Running
10. 14. Car 9 Adam Martin * Johsonville/Oliviers/Reser’s Ford 55 Running
11. 18. Car 56 David Michaud * Excavation Mario Michaud/IGPC Dodge 55 Running
12. 15. Car 42 Ryan Klutt * Legendary Motorcar Chevrolet 53 Running
13. 22. Car 67 David Thorndyke Thorsons EVT Chevrolet 53 Running
14. 16. Car 21 Jason White Hal-Nor Plumbing/Powder Ventures Chevrolet 52 Running
15. 25. Car 09 Charles Harvey * Havoline Dodge 51 Running
16. 17. Car 43 Robin Buck Ontario Chrysler Dealers Ad Assoc. Dodge 51 Running
17. 8. Car 17 D.J. Kennington Castrol Edge Dodge 50 Running
18. 2. Car 18 Alex Tagliani Epipen/Lowe’s/St. Hubert/Fast Wheels Dodge 49 Running
19. 23. Car 11 Martin Cote * GO-VR.com Dodge 48 Running
20. 13. Car 02 Matthew Scannell OMVIC/Leland/Beyond Digital Ford 43 Running
21. 24. Car 8 Larry Jackson CBRT/Piloti Dodge 38 Running
22. 7. Car 95 Anthony Simone Innovative Plumbing & Mechanical Dodge 29 Running
23. 10. Car 22 Christopher Bell 22 Racing Dodge 29 Brakes
24. 21. Car 1 Joey McColm CBRT/Piloti Ford 12 Rear End
25. 20. Car 69 Carl Gauthier * Security Experts, Esse Canada Chevrolet 1 Accident

Race Stats:
Fastest Qualifier: Kevin Lacroix, Time: 82.81 Seconds, Speed: 106.900 mph
Time of Race: 1 hrs., 56 mins, 59 secs Average Speed: 69.366 mph Margin of Victory: 1.916 Seconds
The race had 5 Cautions 17 laps for 17 laps. The race had 7 lead changes among 5 drivers.

CONTINGENCY AWARDS
COCA-COLA MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD: Brett Taylor *, 25 New Home Listing Service/365 Security Dodge
E3 SPARK PLUG POLE AWARD: Kevin Lacroix, 74 Bumper to Bumper/Total/Gates Dodge
FDP BRAKE ON THE RACE AWARD: Kevin Lacroix, 74 Bumper to Bumper/Total/Gates Dodge
JOSTENS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Brett Taylor *, 25 New Home Listing Service/365 Security Dodge
LELAND INDUSTRIES LAP LEADER AWARD: Kevin Lacroix, 74 Bumper to Bumper/Total/Gates Dodge
SPECTRA PREMIUM CREW CONSISTENCY AWARD: Kevin Lacroix, 74 Bumper to Bumper/Total/Gates Dodge

Next Race: Delaware Speedway on June 3rd

* Jostens Rookie of the Year contender

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