INDYCAR: Alex Tagliani, Alfe Heat Treating Team With A.J. Foyt Racing for 100th Indy 500 Bid

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WALLER, Texas — official team release — Jim Haines/IndyCar photo — Alex Tagliani will return to A.J. Foyt Racing to drive the No. 35 Honda Dallara sponsored by Alfe Heat Treating for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, as well as the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis in May. The number 35 was chosen to honor team owner A.J. Foyt’s …

NCWTS: Two for Two; Tagliani Takes Another Truck Pole at CTMP

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BOWMANVILLE, Ont. — official series release — Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Wheeling the No. 29 BK Racing Ford at 110.539 mph in a second-lap attempt, road course veteran Alex Tagliani earned the Keystone Light Pole Award at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Saturday’s two-round qualifying session. The Quebec native and road course veteran shattered the previous track record with a 80.084-second lap …

NCWTS: Erik Jones Puts Dent in Tagliani’s Perfect Weekend; Runs Fastest in Truck Series Happy Hour at CTMP

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BOWMANVILLE, Ont. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America photo — Every time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series goes to a track, expect Erik Jones to be fast. That trend continued on Saturday north of the border. After Alex Tagliani nearly put seven tenths of a second on the field …

NCWTS: He’s Back; Canadian-Born Tagliani Quickest in First Truck Practice at Mosport

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BOWMANVILLE, Ont. — official series release — Jeff Curry/Getty Images North America photo — Defending Chevrolet Silverado 250 pole winner Alex Tagliani got off to a hot start at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on Saturday, topping the opening practice session of the weekend by a landslide. Tagliani’s best speed of 109.853 mph topped runner-up Erik Jones’ effort of 108.916 mph, making his way around the 2.459-mile, 10-turn course …

NCWTS: Tagliani Returns to Brad Keselowski Racing for Truck Series Stop at CTMP

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STATESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Jeff Curry/Getty Images North America photo — Brad Keselowski Racing announced Thursday that Alex Tagliani will drive the team’s No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150 in the Aug. 30 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. Tagliani made his Truck Series debut in 2014 at the 2.459-mile …

NXS: Bump and Run; Smith Moves Tagliani on Final Lap to Win at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

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LEXINGTON, Ohio — official series release by Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service — Jeff Curry/Getty Images North America photo — What a difference a week makes. After experiencing pure frustration last weekend at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, Regan Smith responded in his second road course race of the season with a bump-and-run on leader Alex Tagliani in the second-to-last corner on the …

NXS: Tagliani Tames Mid-Ohio; Scores Third Career XFINITY Pole Driving for Team Penske

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LEXINGTON, Ohio – Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman – Matt Sullivan/Getty Images photo – Canadian Alex Tagliani is making his lone start with Team Penske count so far at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Tagliani, a winner already in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series in 2015, made his quest for a first-career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory much …

NCATS QUALIFYING: Tagliani Takes Top Spot at Circuit ICAR; Wins Sixth Career Canadian Tire Pole

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MIRABEL, Que. – official series release by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Matthew Manor/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Alex Tagliani turned in one of the most dominant performances in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 history last time out, and he’s keeping the momentum going. Tagliani, who hails from nearby Lachenaie, Quebec, posted a fast lap of 96.342 seconds (78.956 mph) …