Following a press conference on Monday at Circuit ICAR to promote the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series event at Grand Prix de Trois Rivieres, the Dodge Dealers of Quebec introduced their driver.
Jacques Villeneuve will compete in the 2013 edition the Grand Prix de Trois Rivieres in a 22 Racing prepared Dodge Challenger with partners Dodge, Couche-Tard and Julia Wine.
“I am thrilled to have Jacques racing one of our cars at Trois Rivieres,” commented team owner and driver Scott Steckly. “It is an honour for us to have him in the seat of a 22 Racing Dodge for this event as Jacques is a world class driver. With the talent of our three teams we should be a threat to win.”
“It was a great test day today,” stated Dumoulin Competition and Scott Steckly teammate LP Dumoulin. “It was awesome to test with Jacques in his Dodge Dealers of Quebec sponsored car prepared by Scott and his 22 racing team. He will be a great addition to our team in Trois Rivieres.”
“I was very pleased with the set up that Scott and the team put under the car today,” said Jacques Villeneuve after practice. “This is probably only once in my career that I jumped into a car and it was good right out of the box. I am very excited to race at Trois Rivieres.”
The JuliaWine100.com at Grand Prix de Trois Rivieres is the 8th event of the twelve race 2013 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series schedule set for Aug 11th. For more information please visit www.gp3r.com