Friday, June 30, 2006
NASCAR coming to Canada
NASCAR has been looking to run a race in Canada for the last year. Bob Margolis of Yahoo Sports reports that NASCAR will bring the Busch Series to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve road course in Montreal on July 21, 2007. Like the Busch Series race in Mexico City in March, this will be a stand alone race on a Nextel Cup off weekend. This way the Nextel Cup regulars who race the Busch Series like Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart, Greg Biffle & Carl Edwards can race in Montreal without conflict. Apparently the Nextel Cup & Busch Series races in New Hampshire will be moved to July 1 to accomodate this race and the Pepsi 400 at Daytona will be moved to July 7. The mid summer Busch Series race normally held at Gateway in St. Louis will be moved to cooler weather in either the spring or fall. As soon as NASCAR confirms a date for the St. Louis race, they will announce all of the other races.