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The NASCAR Pinty's Series returns to the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières for it's 15th race at the street circuit. (Photo by Matthew Manor/NASCAR)

PIT BOX: NASCAR Pinty’s Heads to Quebec for the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

The Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is set to host round nine of the 2022 NASCAR Pinty’s season.

This year marks the series’ 15th time racing on the streets of Trois-Rivières, Quebec, with 60-laps around the 1.53-mile street circuit.

1997 Formula One champion, Jacques Villeneuve rejoins the series for the first time since 2014. Other road course stars, such as Louis-Philippe Montour, J.F. Dumoulin and Alex Guenette will also grace the 24-car field.

Last year, Alex Tagliani claimed his third win on the street circuit, while J.F. Dumoulin came runner-up, for his best finish in the series. Kevin Lacroix, Andrew Ranger and hometown star, L.P. Dumoulin have also seen victory at GP3R before and are fan favourites

Race Les 60 Tours Rousseau Metal
Date / Start Time Sunday, August 7, 2022 @

2:18 p.m. ET

Track / Location Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (Trois-Rivières, Quebec)
Live Stream Canada: TSN.ca / TSN app

USA: FloRacing

Broadcast TSN – TBA

RDS2 – Sunday, August 7 @ 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Schedule Saturday August 6, 2022
Sat. Aug. 6 @ 9:30 a.m. ET Credentials Open for NASCAR Teams
Sat. Aug. 6 @ 9:45 a.m. Garage Opens
Sat. Aug. 6 @ 11:50 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Practice Session
Sat. Aug. 6 @ 3:00 p.m. Credentials Closes for NASCAR Teams
Sat. Aug. 6 @ 4:30 – 5:10 p.m. E3 Spark Plugs Pole Award Qualifying
Sat. Aug. 6 @ 6:30 p.m. Garage Closes
Schedule Sunday, August 7, 2022
Sun. Aug. 7 @ 9:00 a.m. Garage & Credentials Opens
Sun. Aug. 7 @ 11:00 a.m. Driver/Crew Chief/Spotter Meeting
Sun. Aug. 7 @ 11:30 a.m. Credentials Closes
Sun. Aug. 7 @ 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Autograph Session (Pit Road)
Sun. Aug. 7 @ 2:18 p.m. ET Les 60 Tours Rousseau Metal
Competition
Track Layout 1.53-mile paved street course
Laps / Miles 60 laps / 91.8 miles
Qualifying Format Road Race Style – Group Qualifying
Starting Lineup Procedures 1-21      Fastest 21 cars in qualifying

22-23    Provisional spots based on 2022 owner standings

24-25    Provisional spots based on 2022 driver standings

26+       Past champion provisional

Race Procedure Mandatory pit stops for fuel before lap 50.

Tire changes are optional

Tire Allotment One set – Qualifying & Race. One additional tire for practice.

An additional set is available

Teams must start the race on the tires they qualify on.

Wet Tack Conditions All cars must be equipped at all times for wet weather conditions during practice, qualifying and the race.