STOUFFVILLE, ON – The 2021 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season will see a new driver join the Team 3 Red/Ed Hakonson Racing stable in the #8 North Country Chevrolet. Shae Gemmell will make his NPS debut at Sunset Speedway and will then run Flamboro and Delaware Speedway in later in the year.
The Dorchester, Ontario driver started racing go karts and mini trucks at Grand Bend Speedway. In 2010 he moved up to the truck division for 2 years at Delaware Speedway posting a feature win and various heat wins.
In 2016 he joined the ranks of the APC Series winning the Rookie of the Year title. The next year saw Gemmell finish 4th in the APC points championship and posted his first Late model win at Flamboro Speedway.
The next few seasons Gemmell made an impressive rise in the APC Championship points standings, finishing 6th in 2018 and 2nd in 2019. Gemmell won his first APC Series race at Sauble Speedway in 2019 and in a shortened 2020 race season posted a number of top 5 and top 10 finishes, finishing 4th in the APC points standings.
Maryanne and Pat Corrado of North Country Property Maintenance said, “We are super excited to get Shae introduced to the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. The Team at Ed Hakonson Racing, led by the 2020 NPS Champion Jason Hathaway, is a first-class operation and we are looking forward to what Shae and the team can do together in the 3 races he will run in 2021.”
The NASCAR Pinty’s Series 2021 schedule will see 11 events at 8 different tracks, featuring both oval and road course configurations. The season will kick off at Sunset Speedway on August 1st, 2021. For additional information please contact Jamie Hakonson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-560-6103.
- From Ed Hakonson Racing