D.J. KENNINGTON NEWS

Andrew Ranger survives Alberta Has Energy 300 to score second straight victory

For the second consecutive weekend in a row, Andrew Ranger and the No. 27 MOPAR team would be celebrating in victory lane as Ranger would lead the final 45 laps en route to victory in the Alberta Has Energy 300 at Edmonton International Raceway. It marks Ranger’s 19th NASCAR Canadian Tire Series career victory and ties him for first with D.J. Kennington with the most wins all-time...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alex Tagliani earns first career oval pole for Alberta Has Energy 300

When Alex Tagliani announced that he was running the majority of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series schedule this year, some people wondered how long it’d take him to get used to running ovals in a stock car. The answer – not long at all. On Friday afternoon, Tagliani would score his first career oval pole, setting a time of 12.514 seconds in qualifying for the Alberta Has Energy...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Steckly and Mark Dilley top practice for Alberta Has Energy 300 in Edmonton

At the end of the pair of practices for the inaugural Albert Has Energy 300, it’d be Scott Steckly and Mark Dilley topping the practice charts. Scott Steckly topped the charts in the first practice with a lap of 12.707 seconds in his No. 22 Canadian Tire Dodge as he looks for his second straight series championship. Joey McColm, who has had bad luck so far this year, was second...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennington Fights His Way Forward After Incident

July 6, 2014. The #17 Castrol Edge Dodge team with DJ Kennington arrived at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel, Quebec for round number three of the NASCAR Canadian Tire series looking to make some gains in their early season performance. Contact on the first lap of the 100km race would change their strategy for the day. The #17 Castrol Edge Dodge did not perform as expected in the opening...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Statistical Advance: Edmonton

Analyzing The Alberta Has Energy 300 At Edmonton International Raceway   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 8, 2014) – The 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 will begin its annual western swing with the inaugural Alberta Has Energy 300 on Friday at Edmonton International Raceway in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series and...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: Edmonton

Busy Stretch Rolls On With Inaugural Alberta Has Energy 300 Hathaway Aims To Keep Oval Streak Going   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 7, 2014) – The hottest oval driver competing in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 right now faces a big opportunity with two such races in a six-day span starting with Friday’s Alberta Has Energy 300 at Edmonton International Raceway...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Admiraal Racing Partners with the Alberta Cancer Foundation

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA (June 30, 2014) Cancer has touched nearly every person in some way. And while new treatments and technology have greatly reduced the number of deaths in recent years (20% decline since 2001), there is still much to be done to save those currently afflicted with this devastating disease. One Edmonton family has a new mission after losing a close friend...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Opinion: Jason Hathaway’s win at Chaudiere says one thing – watch out

For Jason Hathaway and Ed Hakinson Racing, the year didn’t start off as they wanted following a poor showing at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park last month. However, that’s all forgotten as Hathaway has gotten his season back on track already. This past weekend at Autodrome Chaudiere, Hathaway led the majority of the laps in the lead swapping back and forth with Mark Dilley en...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Hathaway outduels Dilley to Budweiser 300 victory at Chaudière

After Steve Mathews led the first 64 laps, it’d be all Jason Hathaway and Mark Dilley as the pair traded the lead for the rest of the 300 lap event. Dueling side-by-side on the quarter-mile oval, both drivers fought hard all race long, though it was Hathaway that’d come out on top, putting his No. 3 Rockstar Energy Drink/HGC Chevrolet in Budweiser 300 victory lane.  “It was...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Mathews wins pole for Budweiser 300 at Autodrome Chaudière

Steve Mathews announced pre-season that his team was going to focus on a limited schedule due to lack of funds. For the races that they’ve chose to focus on, Mathews is sending a message early that he’ll be one to watch. In qualifying at Autodrome Chaudière on Sunday, Mathews would lap the quarter-mile in 13.109 seconds to win the pole for the inaugural Budweiser 300. It marks...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Budweiser 300 Practice at Autodrome Chaudière rained out

Due to a constant rain fall throughout the day, practice for the Budweiser 300 at Autodrome Chaudière for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series was rained out on Friday. With this year’s event being the inaugural event, teams were supposed to be allowed an additional day of practice before the weekend activities. Initial impressions from drivers of the track have high-hopes for a competitive...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Statistical Advance: Chaudière

Analyzing The Budweiser 300 At Autodrome Chaudière   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 10, 2014) –The 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 will resume the 2014 campaign with the inaugural Budweiser 300 at Autodrome Chaudière on Saturday in Vallée-Jonction, Quebec. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series and selected drivers:   Budweiser 300 Setup...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: Chaudiére

2014 Season Continues With Inaugural Budweiser 300 Kennington Looks To Add Another Oval To Wins List   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 9, 2014) – The second round of 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 action is set for this Saturday with the inaugural Budweiser 300 at Autodrome Chaudiére in Vallée-Jonction, Quebec.   The Budweiser 300 will mark the series’ first...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kennington Records Top Five To Start Season

May 18, 2014. DJ Kennington and the #17 Castrol Edge Dodge team opened the 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series season during the Victoria Day Speedfest presented by Castrol at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park this past weekend. The challenge of working through the growing pains of a new car proved difficult but Kennington claimed a hard fought top five result in the race. Practice for...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Pritiko Aiming For ‘Patience and Consistency’ In NCATS Debut

LONDON, ON- Matt Pritiko is more than aware of the need for strategy entering his first career NASCAR Canadian Tire Series event at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on May 18th. The 25-year old Pro Late Model regular is no stranger to CTMP, having raced there in Grand Am Series competition prior to making the fulltime switch to oval racing. With less than 48 hours until his NCATS...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Pritiko Prepared For NCATS Debut After Strong Test Session At CTMP

LONDON, ON- With the hours counting down until Matt Pritiko makes his NASCAR Canadian Tire Series debut, the London, ON driver appears cool, calm and collected as he completes his final preparations. “This deal came together for us in February”, begins Pritiko. “And from the moment the ink began to dry, I’ve been thinking about Canadian Tire Motorsport Park” “I think...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Mahindra Tractors Returns To Partner With DJ Kennington

May 12, 2014.  For the sixth consecutive year DJ Kennington and the #17 Dodge team are proud to partner with Mahindra Tractors as the primary associate sponsor for the team’s entry in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series for the 2014 season.  Together the two groups have achieved great success claiming two series titles.  Narrowly missing out on a third championship last season has...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Mopar Anxious For Season Opener

Bowmanville, ON.  May 13, 2014. New Cars, a new number and a Championship winning driver are just some of the changes that have taken place for Team Mopar during a hectic off season.  Beginning this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) Team Mopar looks to take that first step in a season of on-track success. Two-time NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCATS) Champion Andrew...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Castrol & DJ Kennington Set To Jumpstart New Season

May 13, 2014.  DJ Kennington and the entire #17 Castrol Edge Dodge team have been hard at work since the conclusion of the NASCAR Canadian Tire racing season last fall.  DJ Kennington and the team are set to make an even bigger impact in Canadian racing this season. That begins with Kennington returning to pilot the #17 Castrol Edge Dodge for another season beginning this weekend...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Statistical Advance: CTMP

Analyzing The Pinty’s Presents The Clarington 200 At Canadian Tire Motorsport Park   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 13, 2014) –The 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 season is set to get underway with the Pinty’s presents the Clarington 200 on Sunday, May 18 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ont. Below is a statistical look at the performance of...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 200

Here is the entry list for Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 from Homestead. There are 36 entries for 36 spots, so no drivers will miss the show. Among the highlights of the list: D.J. Kennington is in the #1 Chevrolet, Austin Dillon is in the #6 Chevrolet, Frank Kimmel is[...]
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Truck Series heads to Eldora Speedway as NASCAR takes to the dirt for first time since 1970

The spotlight will be on the .5-mile Eldora Speedway in Ohio on Tuesday and Wednesday as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series becomes NASCAR’s first national series to compete on a dirt surface since 1970. Points-eligible drivers will have a pair of challenges: some competing on a clay track for the first time and all against a number of “ringers” who make their living on...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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