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NASCAR releases 13-race 2022 Pinty's Series schedule

NASCAR on Thursday announced the 2022 NASCAR Pinty’s Series schedule, a 13-race slate that will see the Canadian series return to some of its traditional venues after a two-year covid-driven hiatus.

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Watch: Live coverage of Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Watch the live broadcast of the 2021 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières Friday's action of Formula Tour 1600, CTCC, Super Production Challenge, Coupe Nissan Sentra, and Défi Urbain Chevrolet at Trois-Rivieres street circuit, Quebec.

NASCAR Pinty's Series will begin its 2021 season in August

After a delay due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the NASCAR Pinty’s Series in Canada plans to start its 2021 season in August.

NASCAR Pinty’s Series season delayed due to pandemic

The start of the 2021 NASCAR Pinty's Series season in Canada has been delayed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has claimed nearly 3.5 million lives worldwide.

NASCAR Pinty's Series unveils 12-race 2021 schedule

The NASCAR Pinty’s Series will return to a full schedule of events in 2021 and crown a series champion.

NASCAR Pinty's Series to feature shortened season, no champion

NASCAR has reduced its 2020 schedule in the Pinty’s Series in Canada to three weekends of twin-125 races and will no longer crown a series champion.

NASCAR forced to postpone Pinty's Series opener at CTMP

Due to the global novel coronavirus pandemic, NASCAR has postponed the opening race of the 2019 Pinty’s Series in Canada.

2020 NASCAR Pinty's schedule revealed, dirt track added

The 2020 NASCAR Pinty's Series schedule will include a dirt track for the first time.

Andrew Ranger wins his third NASCAR Pinty's Series title

Andrew Ranger finally became a third-time NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion but the most recent took a little longer than the first two.

Roundtable: Will a new crew chief solve the No. 48's problems?

On this week's NASCAR Roundtable, we talk about the new crew chief for Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR's return to road course action and the potential for a new winner.

Andrew Ranger completes western swing with Edmonton win

After winning in Saskatoon on Wednesday Andrew Ranger flexed his muscles with a dominating NASCAR Pinty’s Series win Saturday at Edmonton.

NASCAR Roundtable: How will PJ1 affect the racing at Pocono?

Kyle Busch looks to tie a record at Pocono Raceway as drivers face some unknowns with the PJ1 traction compound added to the track.

NASCAR Roundtable: Redemption for Kurt Busch at Kentucky

Cole Custer scores another win, Kurt Busch bests his brother at Kentucky and the lack of post-race inspection issues are all discussed in this week's NASCAR Roundtable.

Alex Tagliani survives wild finish for Pinty’s win in Toronto

Despite body damage to his car and two late restarts, Alex Tagliani was able to hold off Andrew Ranger to win the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto for the second time.

NASCAR Euro, Pinty’s and Mexico series in action this weekend

The NASCAR Pinty’s Series will race the streets of Toronto while the Euro Series visits its only oval track of the year at Raceway Venray in the Netherlands and Peak Mexico visits El Dorado Speedway.

Raphael Lessard wins in Pinty’s Series debut at home track

The month of June is one Raphaël Lessard will never forget no matter how far he goes in his racing career.

Roundtable: Stage cautions at road courses and Busch vs. Truex

The team shares their thoughts on NASCAR running the full Sonoma layout, the battle between JGR teammates Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., and who is on the hot seat to get a win.

NASCAR Roundtable: Does the punishment fit the crime?

The NASCAR team discusses penalties handed out by NASCAR this weekend to Johnny Sauter and Ross Chastain, as well as who the favorites are to win in Sonoma.

Raphael Lessard scores first top-10 finish in NASCAR trucks

Young Canadian driver Raphael Lessard finished ninth at Iowa Speedway in first race driving for DGR-Crosley in the Gander Outdoors NASCAR Truck Series.

Roundtable: The racing was closer at Michigan, but was it better?

The aero package at Michigan, primetime races and standalone races for the NASCAR Xfinity and Truck Series -- all that and more on this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable.

Hailie Deegan wins K&N West race in wild finish

California teenager Hailie Deegan battled teammate Derek Kraus in last-lap tangle in overtime in Colorado to win her second K&N Pro Series West race of the season.

Canadian Raphael Lessard adds more races to Truck schedule

Ahead of his first Pinty’s Series start, Quebec driver Raphael Lessard has added two NASCAR Truck races to his 2019 schedule with DGR-Crosley.

Roundtable: Kyle Busch keeps winning despite dislike for package

The NASCAR team discusses Pocono, Kyle Busch criticisms of the aero package despite his success with it and the Xfinity Series title race.

Pinty’s Notebook: Julia Landauer makes history at Jukasa

Julia Landauer becomes first female driver to lead a NASCAR Pinty’s Series race and first American to lead a Canadian series event since 2011.

Andrew Ranger survives wild finish for NASCAR Pinty’s Series win

Veteran Andrew Rangers outlasted Kevin Lacroix in a green-white-checkered finish to pick up his 25th NASCAR Pinty’s Series victory in a rain-delayed event.

NASCAR Pinty’s and Whelen Euro series return to action Saturday

Two of the three NASCAR international series will be in action this weekend in Canada and the United Kingdom, with the Euro races broadcast on

Roundtable: Expect a wild race at Pocono this weekend

After a wild finish in Charlotte last weekend, the NASCAR team predicts the Cup Series race at Pocono could be wild this weekend.

Alex Labbe returns to NASCAR Pinty’s and Xfinity Series

Canadian Alex Labbe decided to return full-time in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series in 2019 with the clear objective of taking a second title.

NASCAR Diversity Awards recognize champions of program

For the 12th season in a row, NASCAR recognized standouts during the NASCAR Diversity Awards program at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte.

Roundtable: Is All-Star win a turning point for Kyle Larson?

On this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable, we break down the All-Star Race and what it means for Kyle Larson, as well as that pit road altercation between Clint Bowyer and Ryan Newman.

International Speedway Corp. accepts $2 billion NASCAR offer

International Speedway Corp. announced Wednesday it had agreed to a $2 billion merger with NASCAR in a deal that should be completed by the end of the year.

Pinty’s Notebook: Veterans make up top-five finishers at CTMP

Kevin Lacroix scored his fourth win at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park since 2016 to get the 2019 NASCAR Pinty’s Series underway with veterans taking the top-five spots.

Kevin Lacroix gets redemption in 2019 Pinty's opener

Veteran driver picks up fourth win at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park after daring pass by Andrew Ranger on Lap 50 to take the lead for the final time.

L.P. Dumoulin ready to defend Pinty’s Series crown

Defending two-time champion L.P. Dumoulin leads Canadian NASCAR Series into season opener at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on Sunday.

NASCAR Roundtable: What to expect in the All-Star race

In this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable, we preview the All-Star Race and Alex Bowman's chances of breaking into Victory Lane at Charlotte.

Roundtable: Dover aero package and Kansas predictions

On this week's NASCAR Roundtable, we discuss JGR's winning ways, how the aero package can be improved after Dover and what to expect at Kansas speedway.

Alex Labbe returns to full-time Pinty’s competition in 2019

Former NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion Alex Labbe returns to compete fulltime in the Canadian series for the first time since winning the 2017 championship.

Pinty’s Notebook: Alex Tagliani kicks off 2019 campaign

Dumoulin Brothers return to lead the 2019 Quebec Cancer Foundation fundraising campaign while 22 Racing adds new partner for upcoming season.

Shantel Kalika eager to return to Pinty’s Series this season

Shantel Kalika wants to be known for more than just being a female driver in the Pinty’s Series and she’s ready to continue her quest in Canada’s only national NASCAR Touring Series.

Roundtable: Will Kyle Busch win 10 races in 2019?

We look back on Bristol Motor Speedway where Kyle Busch scored his third win of the season in this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable.

NASCAR Touring Notebook: Sam Mayer gets historic win at Bristol

Sam Mayer scores first K&N Pro Series East victory at Bristol Motor Speedway, while Justin Bonsignore wins the Icebreaker 150 at Thompson.

Roundtable: Has Jimmie Johnson turned things around?

Chevrolet enjoyed its strongest performance of the year last week at Texas Motor Speedway. Could be a sign of a huge turnaround for the Camaro and specifically, Jimmie Johnson in 2019?

Matt DiBenedetto to showcase eNASCAR Heat car at Bristol

Leavine Family Racing will feature the eNASCAR Heat Pro League and the team’s two draft picks on its No. 95 Toyota Camry this weekend at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

Roundtable: What the 2020 schedule changes mean for NASCAR

On this week's NASCAR Roundtable, we take a look at the schedule changes for the 2020 season and what it could mean for the sport.

NASCAR Roundtable: Has the new rules worked well so far?

The NASCAR Roundtable is back to tackle some of the hot topics from this past week in NASCAR.

DJ Kennington to make Cup Series start with Spire Motorsports

NASCAR Pinty’s Series competitor DJ Kennington returns to the Cup Series this weekend with Spire Motorsports at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

Mailbag: Chevrolet struggles and Kyle Busch's future

Welcome to the latest edition of the NASCAR Mailbag where we discuss Kyle Busch's JGR contract, Chase Elliott's start violation at Phoenix and more.

The green flag has dropped on NASCAR's first esports venture

By all accounts, NASCAR’s first venture into esports is off to a successful start.

eNASCAR Heat Pro League draft is complete

704Games, NASCAR and Race Team Alliance held the first eNASCAR Heat Pro League Draft Sunday with 28 esport drivers selected by NASCAR teams at ISM Raceway.

Jason Hathaway: "I know I can get the job done"

Jason Hathaway decides after stepping back from full-time competition in 2016 the time is right to return to the NASCAR Pinty’s Series this season.

NASCAR Roundtable: Did the aero package live up to the hype?

On this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable, we look back on the first race with the full 2019 aero package rules in play.

Promoted: How PFC Brakes set NASCAR standards

PFC Brakes continue to set the standard in high performance brake systems with its CarbonMetallic brake pads continuing to be the first choice of NASCAR championship winning teams.

NASCAR Mailbag: Where is the advantage?

Welcome to another edition of the NASCAR Mailbag where we answer your fan questions!

NASCAR Roundtable: Rating the Atlanta Cup race

On this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable, our team examines last weekend's NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

VIDEO: eNASCAR Heat Pro League Showcase visits Martinsville

The top 100 drivers competed in the third round of the Showcase, this time battling around NASCAR's shortest truck with the Truck Series.

Marc-Antoine Camirand set to return to Pinty’s Series in 2019

Marc-Antoine confirms return to compete full-time this year along with sponsor GM Paillé in NASCAR Pinty’s Series.

NASCAR Roundtable: Was successful 500 a sign of things to come?

On this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable, our team tackles the wild season-opener that was the 61st running of the Daytona 500 and looks ahead to a lot of unknowns at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Roundtable: Who will win the Daytona 500?

It’s February, which means it’s time to welcome to the first edition of the 2019 NASCAR Roundtable.

NASCAR Mailbag: Car setups and more addressed this week

Will NASCAR switch over to a stock motor is just one of the questions answered this week by NASCAR Editor Jim Utter.

Julia Landauer returns to Pinty’s Series in 2019

Former NASCAR Next driver Julia Landauer is slated to drive in five races with DJK Racing this summer in the Canadian stock car series.