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Nissan: Coupal and King win dual fantastic Micra Cup races during Mont-Tremblant, Canada

MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec, Canada – The Nissan Micra Cup hold a third and fourth races of a 2016 deteriorate as partial of a Spring Classic during a Circuit Mont-Tremblant this past weekend.  It was an action-packed twin days in summer-like temperatures that resulted in another win for Xavier Coupal on Saturday, and one for Kevin King on Sunday.

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Second in a championship after a initial event, Albertan Stefan Rzadzinski (Pneus Touchette) showed his integrity right divided as he warranted stick position streamer into Saturday’s race. Rzadzinkski was usually forward of array leader, Xavier Coupal (Albi Nissan) – who was no reduction than eight-tenths of a second forward of third place – 2015 champion Olivier Bédard (Albi Nissan). Rzadzinski and Coupal’s heated performances in a series’ matching and many batch Micra S’s were a prominence for all spectators.

The start of a initial foe took place underneath impassioned feverishness on Saturday afternoon and a conflict for a feat fast took figure between 4 drivers.  The lead altered hands many times between Rzadzinski, Bédard, Coupal and Kevin King who is a leader of a initial spin of a season.  In a end, King won with a slim two-tenths of a second lead over Coupal and half a second over Rzadzinski.

However, after reviewing on-board footage, array officials settled that both King and Rzadzinski were guilty of creation avoidable hit during a final lap.  King perceived a 35-second chastisement and Rzadzinski a 30-second chastisement on their altogether foe times, dropping them distant down a final standings.  Xavier Coupal was eventually announced hero forward of Valérie Limoges, giving a Quebecker his second uninterrupted win.

Valérie Limoges was never means to take a lead during a 30 mins of competition, though she though remained usually behind a leaders via a whole duration.  Finishing reduction than a second behind Coupal, her initial lectern of a deteriorate was well-deserved.  Along a way, she upheld Marc-Antoine Demers, Normand Boyer and Olivier Bédard, who mislaid several places in a final path as a plant of a collision. Chris Sahakian finished a Top 6 forward of Yves Aubé, Pierre Clavet, Frédéric Bernier and Brian Makse.

The following day, Olivier Bédard had stick position forward of Stefan Rzadzinski, though it was Kevin King, starting in third, who fast challenged Bédard for a victory. The twin former karting teammates supposing a parsimonious and important conflict right until a end, that saw King acquire his second win of a season.  Bédard finished seventh-tenths of a second behind him, followed by Rzadzinski and Coupal, who has been penalized by array officials after a foe and forsaken to seventh place that now somewhat closes a opening in a drivers’ championship. Another good conflict occurred between Metod Topolnik and Valérie Limoges, as both took advantage of a Micra’s lively during any spin in hopes of flitting one another. Topolnik eventually finished fourth forward of Limoges, Marc-Antoine Demers, Xavier Coupal, Pierre Clavet, Chris Sahakian and Normand Boyer.

In a drivers’ championship, Xavier Coupal stays in a lead with 136 points forward of Stefan Rzadzinski (105), Valérie Limoges (104), Kevin King (90), Marc-Antoine Demers (78) and Olivier Bédard (65 points, tie with Jacques Bélanger and Metod Topolnik). For a rookies, Ashley Sahakian was a usually motorist competing this weekend and therefore warranted both wins, serve augmenting her lead during a tip of championship standings for this category. 

Following this weekend during a Circuit Mont-Tremblant, a subsequent tour for a Nissan Micra Cup will be on Sunday, Jun 19th for a fifth and sixth rounds of a deteriorate during a Autodrome St-Eustache.  This outlines a usually time on a calendar that a twin races will take place on a same day. 

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About a Nissan Micra Cup
Sanctioned by Auto Sport Québec (ASQ) and presented by JD Promotion Compétition with a support of Nissan Canada, a 2016 Nissan Micra Cup exclusively facilities a batch Micra 1.6 S M/T indication with teenager modifications, including NISMO cessation – to describe it race-ready.

Unlike many motorsport events, any competing Nissan Micra foe car has a accurate same specifications, ensuing in a foe that truly reveals a many learned drivers. The Nissan Micra Cup foe vehicles were versed with a Nissan Micra’s batch 1.6-litre DOHC 4-cylinder engine with twin fuel injection and Twin CVTC (Continuously Variable Timing Control) and batch 5-speed primer transmission. In a initial deteriorate final year, some-more than 25 Nissan Micras competed on any foe weekend that enclosed twin hours of lane time consisting of: a 30-minute trial, a 30-minute subordinate event and twin 30-minute races.

Young karting drivers, a normal Canadian looking for an entrance indicate into motorsport competition, or anyone who wants to knowledge a rush of adrenaline fundamental with racing cars are all befitting to this series. In summary, a Nissan Micra Cup is for people who are ardent about motorsports, wish to knowledge all a fun and thrills of racing, though but spending towering amounts of money.

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