Extra ovals spotlight 2018 NASCAR Canada schedule

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The NASCAR Pinty’s Collection will will go to 5 Canadian provinces, with 9 oval monitor occasions and 5 road-course races.

For the primary time within the historical past of the NASCAR Pinty’s Collection, Canada’s solely NASCAR-sanctioned touring collection will go to the USA and after a profitable season finale final season, Jukasa Motor Speedway will as soon as once more host the season-ending occasion.

NASCAR has launched the 2018 schedule highlighting occasions from Nova Scotia to Alberta with stops at well-known tracks and the primary race to ever be held in the USA.

The NASCAR Pinty’s Collection will enter its 12th season and the 2018 calendar with 9 oval monitor occasions and 5 road-course races.

“The NASCAR Pinty’s Collection continues to develop as new expertise comes into the collection and challenges a few of the nation’s greatest inventory automobile drivers,” mentioned Jim Cassidy, NASCAR senior vp of racing operations. “The 2018 schedule supplies a robust platform for these rivals to showcase their driving and covers various high-profile occasions designed to additional improve the collection.”

The Pinty’s Collection will compete for the primary time in the USA when New Hampshire Motor Speedway hosts the collection subsequent fall. The 100-lap race for the NASCAR Pinty’s Collection can be on Saturday, Sept. 22, and can be a part of a triple-header with the U.S.-based NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Ok&N Professional Collection East.

Jukasa, previously referred to as Cayuga Speedway, returned to the Pinty’s Collection schedule in 2017. The .625-mile paved oval will host two occasions in 2018: The season’s second race on Saturday, June 16, and the finale on Saturday, Sept. 29.

The championship schedule as soon as once more kicks off with the normal season-opening weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, on Victoria’s Day Weekend (Might 20). CTMP, the two.459-mile street course that opened in 1961 will once more embrace the Pinty’s Collection on Aug. 26 as a part of the favored weekend occasion with the NASCAR Tenting World Truck Collection.

Some highlights of the 2018 schedule embrace:

• The town of Toronto will as soon as once more host the Pinty’s Collection in July as the favored collection can be an enormous a part of the Honda Toronto weekend with its occasion on Saturday, July 14. Circuit de Trois-Rivieres will deliver the collection to its technical Quebec avenue course on Sunday, Aug. 12.

•  A trio of bullrings – Quebec’s high-banked quarter-mile, Autodrome Chaudière (Saturday, June 30); Nova Scotia’s high-banked third-mile, Riverside Worldwide Speedway (Saturday, Aug. 18) and the .Four-mile Autodrome Saint-Eustache (Saturday, Sept. eight) will check the driving force’s mettle.

• The annual journey West for the collection will once more embrace three races at two venues. Wyant Group Raceway in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, will host two 125-lap options as a part of a doubleheader on Wednesday, July 25, earlier than the collection heads to Alberta and Edmonton Worldwide Raceway on Saturday, July 28.

The NASCAR Pinty’s Collection tv broadcast schedule on TSN and RDS can be introduced at a later date.

2018 NASCAR Pinty’s Collection Schedule

Date Monitor Location
Might 20 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Bowmanville, Ont.
June 16 Jukasa Motor Speedway Hamilton, Ont.
June 30 Autodrome Chaudière Vallée-Jonction, Qué.
July 14 Exhibition Place Toronto, Ont.
July 25 Wyant Group Raceway (125-lap twin function) Saskatoon, Sask.
July 25 Wyant Group Raceway (125-lap twin function) Saskatoon, Sask.
July 28 Edmonton Worldwide Raceway Wetaskiwin, Alb.
August 12 Circuit Trois-Rivières Trois-Rivières, Qué.
August 18 Riverside Worldwide Speedway Antigonish, N.S.
August 26 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Bowmanville, Ont.
September eight Autodrome St-Eustache St. Eustache, Qué.
September 22 New Hampshire Motor Speedway Loudon, N.H.
September 29 Jukasa Motor Speedway Hamilton, Ont.