Nissan: Two victories and a pretension for Xavier Coupal

Posted on 03. Oct, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

Mississauga, Ont.The 2016 deteriorate of a Nissan Micra Cup came to an finish this weekend during a Circuit Mont-Tremblant as partial of a Fall Classic, attracting thousands of spectators. Under balmy autumn skies, they were treated to dual fantastic races, both won by Xavier Coupal, who warranted a initial pretension of his career in this, a second deteriorate of a Nissan Micra Cup.

Following a subordinate event heading into a initial race, a expected duel between 2015 champion Olivier Bédard, and his teammate Xavier Coupal, caused a lot of fad during a front of a pack. The usually dual drivers to mangle a two-minute and 3 second path time, Bédard and Coupal found themselves side by side for a start of a competition that afternoon. Longtime leader, Bédard, eventually conceded a front mark to Coupal, who was on his approach to his eighth feat of a season. 

Behind them, a conflict for third place kept spectators on their toes right from a start until a really final lap.  Kevin King finished a podium, forward of Stefan Rzadzinski and Bruno St-Jacques, who done his array debut. The former Canadian Formula 1600 champion crossed a finish line moments forward of Valérie Limoges, who was somewhat slowed down after creation hit with Bertrand Godin on a final turn. Penalized following this incident, Godin gave adult a Top 10 finish, therefore advancing Jean-Michel Isabelle (seventh), Normand Boyer, Yves Aubé and Marc-Antoine Demers. For a rookies, Ashley Sahakian finished first, followed by Peter Dyck and Stefan Gauthier, who was forced to retire before a competition finished after a multi-vehicle accident.

The following day, it was an roughly matching unfolding during a front of a container as Olivier Bédard warranted a stick position and led for a initial laps, before St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec local Xavier Coupal took over, en lane to his ninth feat of a deteriorate and his initial pretension in this series. Kevin King finished third, forward of Stefan Rzadzinski, Valérie Limoges, Jean-Michel Isabelle, Normand Boyer, Chris Sahakian, Stéfan Gauthier and Mario Berthiaume.

In a final drivers’ championship standings, Xavier Coupal wins over Olivier Bédard, Kevin King, Stefan Rzadzinski, Valérie Limoges and Nic Hammann. In a rookie standings, Stéfan Gauthier, category leader of a second race, was crowned champion forward of Peter Dyck and Ashley Sahakian. Lastly, in a group championship, a pretension goes to a #572 Albi Nissan Team, forward of Perry Performance/Hull Nissan (#86) and Total Canada (#220).

“It was an refreshing culmination to a 2016 Nissan Micra Cup with a parsimonious competition on a lane and fad stuffing a paddock,” pronounced Joni Paiva, boss of Nissan Canada Inc. “At a lectern rite we crowned a new champion, Xavier Coupal, who I’d like to congratulate, once again, for his stability and success via a season. But it’s not only a champion who is a leader in this series. Everyone involved, from a drivers and their teams, to a sponsors and a fans, are partial of a fad and journey this array offers.”

The Nissan Micra Cup will lapse in 2017, with a calendar and other news to be announced during a winter.

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Final championship standings

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