Milverton, ON – (Wednesday August 21, 2019): A busy weekend is in store for the 22 Racing team as they will be fielding four entries in the Total Quartz 200 NASCAR Pinty’s Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Event number ten on the 13-race schedule takes place starting on Saturday August 24th with practice and qualifying and on Sunday August 25th when they will share race day with the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series.
“It will definitely be busy here with four teams but we are excited to add Chandler to our great team of drivers this weekend,” said team owner Scott Steckly. “It is always a great event when we pair up with the truck series and we look forward to seeing all the fans in attendance.”
Alex Tagliani driver of the #18 Rona/EpiPen entry will look to add another win here at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park after his first checkered flag came here last year on this weekend. Tagliani will be busy as he is pulling double duty with his #18 car in the Pinty’s Series and the #51 truck in the Gander Outdoor Truck Series.
Marc-Antoine Camirand driver of the #22 GM Paille Chevrolet looks to get back on the podium here this weekend. He has ten career starts at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with two top 5 finishes, including a best second place finish in 2018.
Donald Theetge driver of the #24 Mercedes-Benz St Nicholas/Circuit Acura car looks to improve on his 13th place finish earlier in the year here. Theetge has three previous starts here with one top ten finish and currently sits eighth in the National Championship standings.
Chandler Smith will drive the #26 Qwick Wick/828 Logistics entry for 22 Racing this weekend. This will be Smith’s first foray into the NASCAR Pinty’s Series and his first road course event. He has three starts this year in the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series with his most recent race at Bristol Motor Speedway last weekend where he posted an impressive second place finish. Smith is also competing part time in the ARCA Racing Series.
The NASCAR Pinty’s Series will start the weekend off on Saturday with practice at 1:05 p.m. followed by Driver Autograph Session at 3:15 p.m. and Qualifying at 5 p.m. Sunday’s Total Quartz 200 green flag will wave at 11:05 a.m.
For more information and tickets for this event please visit canadiantiremotorsportpark.com
All NASCAR Pinty’s Series races in 2019 are live streamed on TSN.ca and the TSN app in Canada and on FansChoice.tv in the United States.
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About 22 Racing:
22 Racing is owned by Four-Time NASCAR Pinty’s Series Champion and Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame Inductee Scott Steckly. 22 Racing provides highly competitive race cars built in their world-class 7,500 square foot Milverton-based facility and maintained by a team of highly experienced crew members. 22 Racing offer turnkey solutions that range from research and development, construction, testing, logistics to marketing support. In 2019 they will field three full-time teams in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series with drivers Alex Tagliani, Marc-Antoine Camirand and Donald Theetge. Visit 22racing.ca for additional details and a list of previous notable drivers the team has prepared cars for.
The 22 Racing Team is supported by the following sponsors: Erb Group of Companies, AW Millwrights, WorldCAST, Castrol, Wendell Motors, Auto Glym, Mechanix Wear, Great Dane Glasvan, Safety Kleen, Wilride Transport, Lincoln Electric, Dickies, Rustoleum, Dayco, Trico Products, Fram, Autolite, Driving Force, Qwick Wick and Mathias Sports.
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