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NASCAR Canada Series: Reimagining Canadian Motorsports in 2024

NASCAR’s acclaimed Canadian racing series is set for a remarkable transformation in 2024 as it rebrands to the “NASCAR Canada Series,” with Evirum and Pinty’s stepping in as Presenting Partners. This shift marks the 18th season of top-tier motorsport action in Canada, previously known as the NASCAR Pinty’s Series.

Announcing the 2024 schedule, NASCAR officials highlighted a lineup of 13 races spanning six provinces, offering a thrilling panorama for Canadian motorsports enthusiasts.

Chad Seigler, NASCAR’s chief international officer, lauded the fervent spirit of Canadian motorsports fans, emphasizing the series’ emphasis on national pride. He underlined the involvement of eminent Canadian racing talents competing across the nation’s premier tracks, expressing excitement to deliver top-notch racing experiences to fans across Canada.

The series’ key sponsors, Pinty’s and Evirum, step into pivotal roles as Presenting Partners. Their investment extends beyond mere series support, permeating across teams, tracks, and fan engagements.

Julien Remillard, Evirum’s president, expressed enthusiasm regarding the company’s collaboration with NASCAR Canada, positioning Evirum as the Official Residual Materials Management and Environmental Solutions Provider. He highlighted Evirum’s recent involvement in aiding drivers, race promoters, and track operators, affirming the partnership as a natural progression aligning with their expanding presence in North America.

Yanick Gervais, president and CEO of Olymel, echoed the sentiments, affirming Pinty’s commitment to supporting motorsports in Canada through its association with NASCAR Canada. He proudly announced a new race in Quebec as part of this collaborative effort.

The 2024 schedule promises a blend of traditional events alongside exciting novelties. Notably, the season finale at Autodrome Montmagny will mark the series’ inaugural visit to the track and the first-ever series finale in Quebec (Sept. 22). Commencing the season, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) will host the opening race on Victoria Day weekend (May 19), reinstating a cherished tradition from 2011 to 2019.

Further, Riverside Speedway in Nova Scotia will witness a doubleheader weekend (June 29-30), contributing to an East Coast Swing post the Eastbound Speedway event in Newfoundland and Labrador (June 22).

The much-anticipated dirt race at Ohsweken Speedway will make a return in July (July 11), followed by the customary Western Swing to Sutherland Automotive Speedway in Saskatoon (July 20) and Edmonton International Raceway (July 27).

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Moreover, the historic Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, a revered event since 1967, will return on Sunday, August 11.

In a significant development, NASCAR appointed veteran Canadian motorsports executive Alan Labrosse as General Manager of NASCAR Canada. Labrosse, a distinguished figure in the Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fame, brings vast experience in various facets of the sport, transitioning from a successful driving career to business operations. His role will encompass fostering NASCAR’s growth and prominence in Canada, overseeing the NASCAR Canada Series among other responsibilities.

All NASCAR Canada Series races will be broadcast on TSN and RDS in Canada and FloSports in the United States, with the comprehensive broadcast schedule set for future announcement.

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Our Reader’s Queries

Are there NASCAR races in Canada?

The NASCAR Pinty’s Series, Canada’s premier national motorsport, is gearing up for its 18th season. NASCAR has also revealed the 2024 schedule for the NASCAR Canada Series, which includes 13 races spread across six provinces. This exciting lineup promises to keep fans on the edge of their seats, as they witness some of the best drivers in the country compete for glory. Stay tuned for more updates on this thrilling event!

How can I watch NASCAR Pinty series?

Experience the thrill of NASCAR Canada Series live on TSN’s latest subscription-based streaming platform, TSN+. You can also catch the races on TSN and RDS, albeit tape delayed. Stay updated with the race air dates and timings by checking our online platforms and social media channels.

Where can I watch NASCAR in Canada today?

Catch the excitement of NASCAR Canada Series (NCS) races on TSN networks. Simply check your local TV listings or contact your cable provider for more information. Don’t miss out on the high-octane action of NCS races!

What is the Canadian version of NASCAR?

The NASCAR Canada Series has been given a new name, as announced on November 21, 2023. Pinty’s and Evirum will be the presenting partners for the series.

Khushal Bhatia
Khushal Bhatiahttps://slicksandsticks.com/
Khushal Bhatia, a distinguished BA (Hons) English graduate from St. Stephen College (University of Delhi) and a holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism (English) from IIMC Delhi, is an accomplished journalist. Currently affiliated with Slicksandsticks.com, Khushal is an expert in covering a range of sports topics with a specialization in motorsports, particularly NASCAR. His insightful articles explore the nuances of the sporting world, providing readers with comprehensive analysis and the latest updates. With a commitment to unbiased reporting, Khushal's expertise and authoritative voice make him a reliable source for sports enthusiasts.
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