Sunday, August 30, 2009

Canadian Drivers Crowd Faves At NASCAR

Hometown hero: Jacques Villeneuve qualifies sixth for today's NASCAR Nationwide Series race. Photograph by: JOHN KENNEY; THE GAZETTE, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Last year, the NASCAR Nationwide series made history in Montreal when it raced in the rain using windshield wipers and rain tires that had been sitting in trucks for years.

A year later and the rain again caused all kinds of headaches on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve as it limited morning practice for Sunday's NAPA Auto Parts 200 to only a few laps for some drivers and cancelled the afternoon practice session altogether.

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