Nissan: Battle for a Nissan Micra Cup title: Will Olivier Bédard or Kevin King be crowned 2017 champion?

Posted on 19. Sep, 2017 by in Nissan Canada

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada – After 10 races widespread out opposite 5 events, any one as sparkling as a last, a 2017 Nissan Micra Cup comes down to a final foe this weekend. After competing during a Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and a Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, a drivers are behind for a grand culmination of a deteriorate during a stately Mont-Tremblant as partial of a Fall Classic.

Three drivers could mathematically win a Nissan Micra Cup championship title, though 2016 champion Xavier Coupal, who is now sitting in third place, would need fitness on his side to urge his climax and excommunicate a tip dual drivers. It’s approaching that one of dual immature Quebec drivers – Olivier Bédard or Kevin King, who will be competing in a rarely approaching conflict – will win a championship.

For a third time in a 3 seasons given a inauguration, fans contingency wait until a final eventuality of a deteriorate for a Nissan Micra Cup to announce a champion. This is serve covenant to a implausible turn of foe that exists within this Canadian motorsport series.

Olivier Bédard, of group Total has 342 points during a tip of a championship standings. Kevin King of group Sorel-Tracy Nissan has 315. Bédard, who was a series’ initial champion in 2015, now binds a top palm in a quarrel for a title. If Kevin King is winning in both races, Bédard contingency finish during slightest third in one foe and fourth in a other to explain another title. Kevin King, however, has zero to remove this weekend and will really be fighting tough for both foe victories.

The altogether championship will be a many watched Nissan Micra Cup conflict during a final foe weekend in Mont-Tremblant, though that’s not a usually thing to keep an eye on: In a comparison class, Normand Boyer usually needs one indicate to pledge his title. The beginner championship is still really many adult in a air.

Englishman Jake Exton took over initial place from Nicolas Barrette by a finish of a final event, though a opening in points is still sincerely parsimonious with Exton in a lead (79 points), Vincent Doyle second (70 points) and Nicolas Barrette third (57 points). In fourth place, Torontonian Austin Riley still has a slim possibility of claiming a beginner category title.

Nissan Micra Cup – Race Weekend #5, NASCAR Weekend during Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Ontario 

Popular comedian and actor Michel Barrette will also be competing on a lane this weekend. He is now sitting in fifth place in a comparison class. Regardless of results, Barrette’s categorical idea is to suffer a event, alongside his sons Nicolas and Martin, and to ideal his time behind a circle of his Nissan Micra.

The final foe weekend of a deteriorate is approaching to be refreshing and pull a vast array of fans to a Circuit Mont-Tremblant. The Fall Classic is a many action-packed eventuality hold during a track, that is nestled in a heart of a Laurentian mountains. Once again, Nissan Canada is mouth-watering Nissan Micra drivers to attend a eventuality free-of-charge where they will be means to take partial in a post-championship celebrations on Sunday afternoon after a second race.

Nissan Micra Cup drivers will be on a lane a sum of 6 times. Two use sessions will be hold on Friday, followed by a subordinate event on Saturday from 9:25 to 9:45 a.m. and a initial foe during 1:15 p.m. On Sunday, a day will flog off with a subordinate event from 9:00 to 9:15 a.m., forward of a final foe of a deteriorate that is set to start during 1:15 p.m.

Twitter users can obtain genuine time information live from a lane by following a array @MicraCup. News and updates will also be posted on a series’ Facebook page.

Get altogether championship standings after 10 races here.

For some-more information about a Nissan Micra Cup, greatfully revisit MicraCup.com.

2017 Nissan Micra Cup Season Calendar

May 19 – 21 Victoria Day Weekend SpeedFest, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Ontario  
May 26 – 28 Spring Classic, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Québec
Jul 21 – 23 Summer Classic, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Québec
Aug 11 – 13 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, Québec
Sep 1 – 3 NASCAR Weekend, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Ontario 
Sep 22 – 24 Fall Classic, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Québec

 

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Contact

Didier Marsaud
Director, Corporate Communications
Nissan Canada
Telephone: 905-629-6400
didier.marsaud@nissancanada.com

Stephanie Ronson
Cohn Wolfe
Telephone: 647-259-3278
stephanie.ronson@cohnwolfe.ca

 

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