Nissan: Stefan Rzadzinski and Xavier Coupal Claim a Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Mississauga, Ont. – This past weekend, as partial of a Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières’ 50th anniversary, a Nissan Micra Cup hold a seventh and eighth races of a 2017 season.  Two action-packed races saw Albertan Stefan Rzadzinski and Quebecker Xavier Coupal take a victories, while in a paddock, Nissan Canada supposing mixed activities for a vehement spectators. 

Both on and off a track, a Nissan Micra Cup stood out during a Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.  Following a use sessions and subordinate on Friday and Saturday, a drivers found themselves on a theatre in a heart of downtown Trois-Rivières for a open event, usually forward of a giveaway uncover that Nissan Canada provided, featuring comedian Michel Barrette and personality of “La Voix 3” (The Voice 3) Kevin Bazinet.  Thousands of people were on palm to suffer a show.

Michel Barrette was not usually a star on a stage, he was also behind a circle in a Nissan Micra Cup, finishing third in a Novice category during Sunday’s race, most to a fad of Nissan Canada’s 400 invited guests. 

At a front of a pack, Olivier Bédard warranted both stick positions, though conjunction resulted in feat for a 2015 champion.  On Saturday, Stefan Rzadzinski won a race, usually one second forward of Bédard. The lectern was finished by Kevin King, championship personality streamer into this event, who was means to pass Coupal after an heated conflict that kept a spectators on a corner of their seats from a start true by until a finish of a race. 

Normand Boyer, initial in Senior class, Jean-Michel Isabelle, Stéfan Gauthier, Valérie Limoges, Englishman Jake Exton (first among a Novices) and Marc-Antoine Cardin dull out a Top 10.

With 28 drivers on a track, a Nissan Micra Cup was a array with a tip series of entries in a whole Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières module this past weekend.  With such well-developed drivers on a starting grid, a tiny bit of hit during a peloton is expected.  While Saturday’s competition start went unscathed, dual tiny incidents took place during a start of Sunday’s race, as good during another a few laps before a finish.

The second competition was usually as fantastic as a first.  At a start, Coupal overtook Bédard and carried that by to victory.  Having upheld Rzadzinski, Valérie Limoges finished a three-for-three for a Total Team as she warranted another Nissan Micra Cup podium. 

Metod Topolnik finished in fifth overall, and initial in Senior class, forward of Normand Boyer, Stéfan Gauthier, Frédéric Bernier, Jean-Michel Isabelle and Mario Berthiaume.

Kevin King would rather forget Sunday’s race, as he was forced to retire after dual incidents.  As a result, his tip mark in a championship was afterwards warranted by Olivier Bédard, though with tiny margins – an engaging finish to a deteriorate is really in store.  

The following rounds will take place in 3 weeks in Ontario during a Canadian Tire Motorsport Park during a Labour Day prolonged weekend (September 1st to 3rd). Many fans and Nissan owners are approaching to attend what will no doubt be an sparkling event. Details can be found on

For finish GP3R competition results, greatfully visit: (race 1) (race 2)

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