Alex Labbé will stop at the Kansas circuit on Saturday for the 30th stop of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season.
The start of the race will be given at the end of the afternoon, after the race to be contested by his compatriot Raphaël Lessard, in vans.
With the best result of his career (fourth place) last week at the Charlotte road circuit, the Saint-Albert driver intends to continue on a strong momentum aboard his Camaro, which will sport the colors for the fourth and last time this season. of Can-Am (a BRP banner). In Charlotte, Labbé got a second consecutive top ten in the Xfinity series, which had never happened to him.
Tenth on the starting grid
“I am confident to achieve another good performance, he said on the phone. We’re going to use one of our new cars, which turned out very fast in Las Vegas last month. “
Engine trouble, however, forced him to a long stop at the fuel pit. According to the new way of determining the positions on the starting grid, Labbé will start from 10th place when the green flag is deployed. Remember that due to the pandemic, no free practice or qualifying sessions are scheduled.
“We will never start a race this year from this enviable position,” he explains. We intend to take advantage of it. “