Milverton, ON – Saturday, August 13, 2022 – After two years of delays, the NASCAR Pinty’s Series is finally set to make its debut on dirt at Ohsweken Speedway on Tuesday, August 16th. The Pinty’s 100 on this ⅜-mile dirt track in Ohsweken, Ontario is sure to be an eventful race. Alex Tagliani and Treyten Lapcevich will be joined by Stewart Friesen in his No. 22 Mister Transmission Chevrolet Camaro.
Currently in the 2022 NASCAR Pinty’s Series points standings Alex Tagliani holds 5th position, and Treyten Lapcevich is tied for 8th.
Coming off of a 5th place finish in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Lapcevich and his No. 20 FBM / RGC Sports / Qwick Wick Chevrolet Camaro are ready to get back to an oval. With his oval racing background and his maturity behind the wheel, Lapcevich will definitely be a top contender at this event.
After coming just one spot short of a podium finish in Trois-Rivières, Alex Tagliani and his No. 18 Viagra / St Hubert Chevrolet Camaro are coming to Ohsweken on a mission. Another podium finish to go with his victory at Sutherland Automotive Speedway is just what Tagliani is searching for.
Canadian Stewart Friesen is taking a quick stop from his busy schedule in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to come race with the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. He is currently 4th in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship points standings, and finished 6th in the series in 2021. Friesen is a veteran of over 900 dirt races in his career. He is one of the top competitors in Northeast Dirt Modified racing, and he also has triumphed in the World of Outlaws sprint car series. Being no stranger to dirt tracks, Friesen’s experience and adaptability is sure to come into play in the Pinty’s 100!
There will be some on track practice time Monday evening prior to the race on Tuesday. Raceday kicks off with autograph session at 4:00 p.m.. Practice runs from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., followed by qualifying 10-lap heats at 7:30 p.m.. The Pinty’s 100 will go green at 9:38 p.m.. The race will be streamed live on TSN.ca or the TSN App. Tickets, camping, and event information can be found at www.npsondirt.com.
This season the NASCAR Pinty’s Series races on oval tracks and road courses in Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. For more information and updates throughout the season, please visit www.22racing.ca and NASCAR.ca.
For the complete 2022 Pinty’s Series Schedule please visit https://www.nascar.ca/schedule/