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In the production-based GT class, John Edwards landed his third pole of the season, turning a lap at 98.343 mph (1 minute, 39.167 seconds) in the No. 57 Stevenson Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro.

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SPARK PLUGS: In four NASCAR Nationwide starts on the Montreal track that bears his father’s name, Jacques Villeneuve has an average finish of 12.5 and an average driver rating of 112.7. The latter figure tops the series. … Only three drivers entered in Saturday’s NAPA 200 have won a Nationwide race this season _ Elliott Sadler (4), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (3), and Austin Dillon (1). … Led by Jacques Villeneuve, 10 Canadian drivers were entered in the NAPA 200. In last year’s race, Villeneuve captured the pole and teammate Alex Tagliani qualified second to mark the last front row qualifying sweep in Nationwide for Penske Racing, while Ron Fellows has one win and two top-fives in five Nationwide starts at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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