STOUFFVILLE, ON – The winner of the first 2 races of the 2021 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season, Raphael Lessard, will run the double header event in the #8 Société’s Louis Jacques Chevrolet fielded by Ed Hakonson Racing this coming Sunday afternoon at Autodrome Chaudière.
The Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce driver, knows his way around the tight ¼ mile high banked, paved oval located in Vallee-Junction Quebec.
Calling Autodrome Chaudière his home track, he has posted numerous wins wheeling a late model and won the last NASCAR Pinty’s Series race held there in 2019.
Lessard has predominately run the last 3 years in the NASCAR Camping World Tuck Series and with 35 starts and is looking forward to getting back to Chaudière behind the wheel of a NASCAR Pinty’s Series car.
“I am super excited to join Jason and the Ed Hakonson Racing team to run this weekend at Chaudière. Coming off of their 2020 Championship season last year I am excited to see what we can do together at one of my favourite tracks,” said Lessard with a smile.
The team’s efforts will also have the backing of Larue, Group Isolofoam Group, XPN, Petro Canada Jean-Paul Lessard et Fils and Fast Eddie Speedwear.
Race fans can watch the Race #1 broadcast on TSN Saturday, September 11th at 12 pm followed by the airing of the second race from Chaudière at 1pm. RDS will air race one on September 17th at 9:30 pm and September 24th at 9pm for Race #2.
The 2021 NASCAR Pinty’s Series consists of 11 total races in Ontario and Quebec.
Fans can keep up with T3R/EHR Team and their drivers on their Ed Hakonson Racing page on Facebook, Twitter @EHRT3R Instagram ehrt3r.
For additional information please contact Jamie Hakonson at 416-560-6103 or email firstname.lastname@example.org