(Saint-Eustache) Andrew Ranger had other frustrations, Saturday night at Autodrome St. Eustache, so he had to settle for eighth place at the 11th and penultimate round of the season Canadian NASCAR.
“We expected it to be difficult … and it was! , Explained Granbyen. We tried new settings and it did not really work. It was an ordinary day … ”
The victory went to Cayden Lapcevich, his third of the season. At 16, Ontarian became the youngest champion in the history of the series. By being patient and taking advantage of opportunities that presented themselves to him, he still offered an impressive performance the other evening.
DJ Kennington and Mark Dilley, two other Ontarians, respectively took second and third places. Fifth, Alex Tagliani was the best Quebecer.
There were only 15 cars in Saint-Eustache. Because of rain, the qualifying session was canceled and the starting order was that the results of the first session of practice. Ranger is fourth party.
Mother Nature has also made his own evening, the race has been stopped for an hour following the 75th of the 250 scheduled laps.
On the oval of a third of a mile of Saint-Eustache, it brewed. While he was third with a few laps to go, Andrew Ranger came into contact with Alex Labbé, which was relegated to the back of the pack. Labbé, he was ninth.
“What happened was my fault and I apologize to Alex, took over Ranger, which retains its second place ranking. If there is a driver that I appreciate and that I think it’s him. The gesture was accidental. ”
The small world of NASCAR’s series Pinty will stop at Kawartha Speedway Fraserville Ontario next weekend. The last step before starting to prepare for next season …