Nissan: Valérie Limoges creates story and Jake Exton wins a 50th competition of a Nissan Micra Cup series

Posted on 28. Aug, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

After Boyer, King and Bédard were penalized for slicing a march during Saturday’s race, Valérie Limoges modernized to a tip mark claiming a initial altogether feat for a lady in a Nissan Micra Cup. Download image, here.

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – This weekend, a Nissan Micra Cup presented a penultimate eventuality of a 2018 deteriorate during a Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP), northeast of Toronto. Taking place over a march of dual days in several continue conditions, competition 9 and 10 of a array had several important moments including Saturday’s ancestral win for Valérie Limoges, a usually womanlike motorist in a Nissan Micra Cup, and Ontarian Jake Exton’s win on Sunday for a 50th competition of a series. 


On Sunday, Jake Exton won a 50th competition of a Nissan Micra Cup series. It’s also a initial altogether win for an Ontario motorist in a series.Download image, here.

This fiercely contested tour during CTMP’s NASCAR weekend was a final of a Nissan Micra Cup Ontario season, and saw a race’s tip 6 drivers distant by usually six-tenths of a second during a finish of a subordinate eventuality on Saturday morning. At a commencement of a competition on Saturday afternoon, a continue took an astonishing spin when balmy skies gave approach to torrential downpour. Adding to a power was championship personality Olivier Bédard losing 4 positions shortly after subordinate in stick position, benefitting Kevin King, Valérie Limoges, Normand Boyer and Jake Exton in Saturday’s races.

Mid-way by a race, 65-year-old maestro Normand Boyer took a lead and demonstrated his knowledge pushing on a lane in severe continue conditions. By a finish of a 40-minute race, Boyer was crowned a hero forward of King and Bédard. Crossing a line in fourth place was Valérie Limoges, before to advancing to initial place a few hours later, when officials dynamic that a tip 3 drivers had cut a march during a race.  Boyer, King and Bédard were any penalized by one position, giving a tip mark to Limoges. Sylvain Ouellet, Novice leader Fadi Mourad, American Mike Ogren, Éric Chaput, Austin Riley and returning maestro Peter Cohen dull out a tip 10.


The quarrel for Championship pretension continues between Olivier Bédard and Kevin King.Download image, here.

The fever returned for a start of a 50th competition of a Micra Cup array on Sunday. This miracle was highlighted by 2017 Novice champion Jake Exton earning his initial array stick position. During a race, Exton hold a lead until a mid-way indicate before being upheld by Bédard, who started in eighth. However, a Englishman who now resides in Lakefield, Ontario was relentless and regained tip mark only in time to explain his initial Micra Cup victory, and initial win for an Ontario motorist in a series. Valérie Limoges finished in third, forward of Kevin King (subsequently relegated seventh following a penalty), Senior Class leader Normand Boyer, tip Novice champion Fadi Mourad, Sylvain Ouellet, Mike Ogren, Éric Chaput and Peter Dyck.


Fadi Mourad headed towards Rookie championship pretension after finishing in a altogether tip 10 during this weekend’s races. Download image, here

Another important occurrence was a coexistence of dual intensely opposite worlds, within a proportions of this weekend’s fantastic races. The Nissan LEAF confidence gait automobile done a Ontario lane entrance during this weekend’s Micra Cup races, witnessed by thousands of spectators collected for a American NASCAR Truck series. This sparked poignant curiosity, as fans were means to review a record of Nissan’s partially wordless all-electric automobile with grievous NASCAR vehicles with noisy V8 engines.


The all-electric Nissan LEAF was used as a confidence gait automobile during CTMP for a initial time during a motorsport eventuality in Ontario and on a permanent competition lane in Canada. Download image, here.

In a drivers’ championship, Olivier Bédard stays in a lead forward of Kevin King. Only these dual drivers will have a possibility to explain a pretension by a finish of a final turn this season, that takes place during a Circuit Mont-Tremblant on Sep 22nd and 23rd. Normand Boyer in a Senior Class and Fadi Mourad in a Novice Class have increasing their lead in their particular categories, and conduct into a final events as pretension favourites. 

For some-more information on a Nissan Micra Cup and a drivers, greatfully revisit Don’t skip array news on a Nissan Micra Cup Facebook page, as good as live information and formula on Twitter during @micracup. All central videos will be accessible on a Micra Cup TV YouTube channel.
The 11th and 12th rounds of a 2018 deteriorate will be hold on Saturday, Sep 22nd and Sunday, Sep 23rd in Quebec as partial of a Circuit Mont-Tremblant’s Fall Classic. The Nissan Micra Cup array will climax a deteriorate champions during a finish of a dual races. 

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