BOWMANVILLE, ON (August 24, 2019) – Current NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoff points leader, Brett Moffitt of Grimes, IA, turned the fastest lap in practice for Sunday’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 with a time of 1 minute, 19.540 sec. around the 3.957 km Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) road course in the #24 CMR Construction & Roofing Chevrolet.
Top Canadian of the day was NASCAR PInty’s Series veteran DJ. Kennington of St. Thomas, ON, with the eighth best time in the 28-truck field aboard the #02 Lobas! Productions Chevrolet.
Qualifying for round two of the Gander Trucks Playoff Chase – and the only road course stop on the schedule – goes Sunday morning. The green flag drops at 2:30 pm for Sunday’s 64-lap Chevrolet Silverado 250.
A record seven Canadians will start the race, (including four NASCAR Pinty’s Series regulars). They are: Dan Corcoran, Stewart Friesen, DJ Kennington, Gary Klutt, Raphael Lessard, Alex Tagliani and Jason White.
In Pinty’s Series action for Sunday’s TOTAL Quartz 200, Saint-Eustache, QC’s Kevin Lecroix, winner of CTMP’s Pinty’s series race in May, took the pole. That 51- lap race goes Sunday morning.
Sunday tickets are just $60 at the gates, and admission is free for children 16 and under.
For more event info, visit online at canadiantiremotorsportpark.com.
About Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
Since 1961, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park has been the leading racing and automotive performance facility in Canada, hosting series’ ranging from international sports cars to NASCAR on the renowned 3.957-kilometre Grand Prix track. The state-of-the-art facility provides an engaging space suitable for any event; whether you’re here for the on-track racing action or a personal celebration, CTMP offers the flexibility and capacity to accommodate any event.