NASCAR Busch Series Makes Inaugural Stop in Montreal with NAPA Auto Parts 200
the biggest names in NASCAR, including this year’s Daytona 500 champion, are
driving north of the border as the NASCAR Busch Series makes its inaugural pit
stop in Montreal this weekend with the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by
Dodge. TSN has live coverage of all the action from
Montreal’s famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
road course, beginning with qualifying on Saturday (Aug. 4) at 12 noon ET,
immediately followed by the race at 2:30 p.m. ET. Both qualifying and the
race are available in High Definition on TSN HD.
Harvick, the reigning Daytona 500 winner and two-time NASCAR Busch Series
champion, leads the list of big-name drivers competing in
Montreal. The field also includes
current Busch points leader Carl Edwards, Jeff Burton, who has won 24 races on
the Busch circuit, and Robby Gordon, whose resume boasts three NASCAR NEXTEL
Cup Series victories, a NASCAR Busch Series win and five Top-10 finishes at the
Canadian contingent at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 features such popular drivers as
Quebec’s Patrick Carpentier, the local favourite who is making his NASCAR Busch
Series debut behind the wheel of the Fitz Motorsports Dodge, veteran Ron
Fellows of Mississauga, Ont., one of the most distinguished and accomplished
Canadian NASCAR drivers ever, and 19-year-old J.R. Fitzpatrick of Cambridge,
Ont., the 2006 CASCAR champion.
Brent Wallace will be on site at Circuit Gilles Villenueve providing reports
for SportsCentre, including a post-race wrap-up on Saturday that will include a
one-on-one interview with the winner of the race.
attendance at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Saturday will be able to watch
NASCAR Canadian Tire Series’ (NCATS) sixth race of the season. The 23-lap
race takes place at 10 a.m. ET just prior to the Busch Series qualifying.
The NCATS-Montreal race will air on TSN and TSN HD on August 19 at 12 noon
NASCAR coverage is the most comprehensive ever this season, with live coverage
of 30 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series races, all 35 NASCAR Busch Series races, and
highlight shows of the entire 12-race NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. All
NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series and NASCAR Busch Series races are available in High
Definition on TSN HD.