Nissan: A new plea awaits Nissan Micra Cup drivers this weekend

Posted on 30. May, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – After rising a fourth deteriorate a tiny underneath dual weeks ago during a Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in front of tens of thousands of spectators, a Nissan Micra Cup will benefaction a second tour of a 2018 calendar. This weekend, a array stays in Ontario, though heads to Calabogie Motorsports Park, southwest of Ottawa.

While it’s not a initial time a array will be hold during this Ontario lane – debuting during a 2016 deteriorate –there will be some lovely updates. For a initial time, array drivers will foe on dual opposite courses during a same foe weekend. The tiny 2 km lane will be used for use and for Saturday’s subordinate turn and race, while a prolonged 5.5 km lane will acquire a contestants for Sunday’s subordinate turn and race.

The change will benefaction an engaging plea for drivers, who will also contest in a series’ initial ever 40-minute races. Since a pregnancy in 2015, a Nissan Micra Cup has always hold 30-minute races. Starting during Calabogie, a residue of this season’s races will be 10-minutes longer, delivering even some-more enthusiasm for a drivers and fans.

With a tip 5 contestants fighting for a win, a Sunday foe during Canadian Tire Motorsport Park was deemed by many as one of a many sparkling battles in a story of a series. With that finish uninformed in their minds, we can design that a drivers, in their flexible Nissan Micra S cars, will once again disturb fans during Calabogie. 

After winning a initial turn of a season, two-time champion (2015 and 2017) Olivier Bédard sits in initial place in a standings streamer into Calabogie. Kevin King is prohibited on Bédard’s heels, hidden a win during a second race. Following successful contests during Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, a second race’s third finisher Valérie Limoges, reigning Senior Class champion Normand Boyer and rookie Fadi Mourad are also approaching nearby a front of a pack

Calabogie will also horde Marc Héroux’s deteriorate debut. The two-time Production Series Challenge champion is reliable for foe this entrance weekend, after a non-racing associated collision forced him to skip a initial round.

Micra owners will again have a special insider knowledge during a Kyle Nash Race during Calabogie; they can attend a weekend’s races giveaway of assign and attend in a lane march on Saturday and Sunday.

Registration for these events and for a rest of a season’s races, including a guest ticket, can be finished by completing a online form during www.micracup.com/eventregistration.

For fans that can’t attend in-person, they can still knowledge a Nissan Micra Cup this weekend by following a series’ Facebook page and on a YouTube Micra Cup TV channel. In addition, foe formula will be live on Twitter (@MicraCup).

For some-more information on a Nissan Micra Cup, visit: http://www.nissan.ca/micracup.

Nissan Micra Cup lane activities:

  • Practice Session: Saturday, Jun 2, 10:35 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
  • First Race Qualifying: Saturday, Jun 2, 12:25 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • First Race: Saturday Jun 2, 3:35 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
  • Second Race Qualifying: Sunday Jun 3, 10:35 a.m. to 11:05 a.m.
  • Second Race: Sunday Jun 3, from 3:40 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.

2018 Nissan Micra Cup Season Calendar:

 

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