SASKATOON, SK (July 25, 2018)- Canada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) drivers were ready for action as the NASCAR Pinty’s Series began it’s annual swing through western Canada on Wednesday with twin 125 lap races at Wyant Group Raceway in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. With two races in one evening it presents a unique challenge to the team and both Rookie of the Year contender Brett Taylor and Joey McColm each posted impressive outings in race one. Unfortunately race number two wasn’t as positive.
In race number one the CBRT cars lined up beside each other in row six with Taylor in the #46 TCB Trailers Dodge flanking McColm in the #1 CBRT/ENASCAR Ignite Series Dodge. Both drivers moved forward through a fast paced opening race and picked up positions as the race moved on. As the checkered flag fell McColm scored his first best result of the season with an eighth place finish and Taylor claimed tenth spot.
“It felt good to have such a strong car and see Brett also have a good run to start this western swing” said CBRT General Manager McColm. “Great job by everyone working so hard to have us ready to compete during this busy stretch.
Following a break for teams to service and prepare the cars McColm lined up ninth in the #1 CBRT/ENASCAR Ignite Series Dodge and Taylor started 12thin the TCB Trailers Dodge for race number two. Unfortunately that one didn’t go as smoothly.
Early on in the second half of the double header Taylor noticed an issue with his #46 TCB Trailers Dodge that became worse later in the race.
“I had a tire going down” explained Taylor “and the car was a real handful just to hang on”.
Taylor would get collected as part of an incident later in the race, McColm worked his #1 CBRT/ENASCAR Ignite Series Dodge as hard as he could and finished just outside the top ten.
“Things didn’t go as well in the second race unfortunately,” said McColm. “That was a tough break for Brett with the tire going down or he would have had another good finish. I have to say as well that it was an honour for us and the rest of the drivers to carry the names of those members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team that we lost earlier this year on our racecars and support the community”.
The CBRT drivers are back in action this Saturday night, July 28that Edmonton International Raceway in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. For the latest info & team updates follow @CBRTeams on Instagram and Facebook.
The will be broadcast on TSN Saturday August 4that 1:30PM ET.
You can find the most up to date information on the CBRT website www.cbrteams.comand there are openings for interested partners to come on board in time for the new season. The NASCAR Pinty’s Series consists of races on ovals, road and street courses across Canada.
Find the latest info on all the CBRT drivers at these coordinates:
James Vance on Twitter @James_Vance & @jamesvancee on Instagram
Larry Jackson on Twitter @LarryJacksonvrm & @LarryJackson84 in Instagram
Brett Taylor on Twitter @brett_taylor46 & @bretttaylorracing on Instagram
Joey McColm on Twitter @JoeyMcColm
Follow CBRT on Twitter/Instagram @CBRTeams
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Canada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) is a Canadian company established in 2013 that currently fields teams in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series and Trans Am Series. CBRT is a highly competitive team of professionals who are invested in the cars and drivers they put on the track. Committed to environmental responsibility, CBRT is a pioneer of sustainability in auto racing, while simultaneously promoting excellence, integrity, and loyalty to their fans. As a leader in marketing solutions, CBRT focuses on strategic partnership, activation planning and execution using social engagement strategies and relationship enhancing experiences to strengthen the connection between brands and their customers.
Prepared by, Todd Lewis, TL Sports & Entertainment, firstname.lastname@example.org(239) 961-2618