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Team: 22 Racing-18-NCATS
Age / DOB:  (41) / 10/18/1972
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 155

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NASCAR Canadian Tire Series regular Alex Tagliani finishes 5th in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
He started the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford 2nd on the grid for the Nationwide Children's Hospital 200. Tagliani, who made only two starts so far this season, is currently 37th in the 2014 Nationwide Series championship standings after this event. Aug 17 - 8:49 PM

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NASCAR Canadian Tire Series regular Alex Tagliani will return to the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang this weekend at Mid-Ohio.

Tagliani will make his second road course start with the No. 22 team since his dramatic second place finish at Road America. Last year at Mid-Ohio, the 22 team captured the race victory with AJ Allmendinger. Tagliani has seven starts at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course between the CART Series and the IndyCar Series. In his seven starts at Mid-Ohio, Tagliani has completed over 1,366 miles, led 30 laps and scored seven top-10 finishes.-Team Penske
Aug 13 - 9:30 AM

Brad Keselowski Racing announced today that Alex Tagliani will drive the team's No. 19 Ford F-150 in the August 31 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada.

Tagliani, a native of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, has five NASCAR Nationwide Series starts sprinkled over six seasons dating back to 2009. He has racked up two poles and two top five finishes and enters the NCWTS event at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park on the heels of a strong performance at the recent NNS race at Road America (Elkhart Lake, Wisc.), where he won the pole and scored a strong second-place finish. Tagliani also scored a second place finish at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal in 2011 and won the pole there in 2012.-Brad Keselowski Racing
Aug 12 - 3:32 PM

Alex Tagliani finishes 25th in Sunday's NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race at Quebec's Circuit de Trois-Rivieres.

He started the No. 18 EpiPen/Dicom Express Dodge 10th on the grid for the JuliaWine.com Le 50 Tours. On lap 10 there was contact between the No. 18 and another car. Tagliani suffered some front-end damage and after repairs was put a lap down. He was never able to get back on the lead lap and finished in 25th place. He is currently 9th in the 2014 Canadian Tire Series championship standings after this event.
Aug 11 - 7:46 PM

Alex Tagliani (No. 18 EpiPen/Dicom Express Dodge) has a win, five poles, six top fives and an additional two top 10s in 21 career NASCAR Canadian Tire Series starts.

The victory was earned at Edmonton City Centre Airport in 2008. Missed the CTMP opener to compete in Indianapolis 500 qualifying, but has an average finish of 10th in the five races since, including a pair of top fives. Has two poles (2009, `13), an average finish of 17th and a best result of fifth (2013) in four Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres (GP3R) starts.-NCATS
Aug 6 - 1:58 PM

Alex Tagliani finishes 12th in Saturday night's NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race at Quebec's Autodrome St-Eustache.

He started the No. 18 EpiPen/Dicom Express Dodge 5th on the grid for the National 250. He is currently 9th in the 2014 Canadian Tire Series championship standings after this event.
Jul 28 - 7:32 PM

Alex Tagliani (No. 18 EpiPen/Dicom Express Dodge) has a win, five poles, six top fives and an additional two top 10s in 20 career NASCAR Canadian Tire Series starts.

Missed the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park opener to compete in Indianapolis 500 qualifying, but has an average finish of ninth in the four races since, including a pair of top fives. Best finish in eight career oval starts is fifth, recorded last time out at Auto Clearing Motor Speedway. Finished 24th in his only previous Autodrome St-Eustache start, which was the series’ inaugural 2008 event.-NCATS
Jul 23 - 9:33 AM

Alex Tagliani finishes 5th in Wednesday night's NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race at Auto Clearing Motor Speedway (Saskatoon, SK).

He started the No. 18 Dodge 6th on the grid for the Velocity Prairie Thunder 250. He is currently 9th in the 2014 Canadian Tire Series championship standings.
Jul 17 - 4:17 PM

Alex Tagliani (No. 18 EpiPen/Dicom Express Dodge) has a win, five poles and seven top 10s in 19 career NASCAR Canadian Tire Series starts.

The victory was earned at Edmonton City Centre Airport in 2008. Missed the CTMP opener to compete in Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Finished 14th at Chaudiere, fifth at ICAR and led the first 268 laps from the pole last week at Edmonton before a wreck relegated him to 13th. Best finish in seven career oval starts is seventh at Barrie Speedway in 2008.-NCATS
Jul 15 - 8:29 PM

Alex Tagliani finishes 13th in Friday night's NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race at Edmonton International Raceway (Wetaskiwin, Alberta).

He started the No. 18 Dodge on the pole for the Alberta Has Energy 300. He is currently 9th in the 2014 NCATS point standings.
Jul 14 - 8:05 AM

Alex Tagliani, from Lachenaie, Quebec, posted a fast lap of 12.514 seconds (71.919 mph) in qualifying Friday evening at the quarter-mile Edmonton International Raceway to earn his fifth career pole.

The first four came on road courses, his specialty driving discipline. Mark Dilley, who led afternoon practice, will join Tagliani on the outside row tonight thanks to his fast qualifying lap of 12.525 (71.856). J.R. Fitzpatrick was third-fastest at 12.559 (71.662). L.P. Dumoulin and Andrew Ranger were the fourth- and fifth-fastest qualifiers, respectively.
Jul 11 - 8:38 PM

Alex Tagliani (No. 18 EpiPen/Dicom Express Dodge) has a win, four poles and seven top 10s in 18 career NASCAR Canadian Tire Series starts.

The victory was earned at Edmonton City Centre Airport in 2008. Missed the CTMP opener to compete in Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Finished 14th at Chaudiere and fifth at ICAR. Best finish in six career oval starts was seventh at Barrie Speedway in 2008.-NCATS
Jul 9 - 11:29 AM

Alex Tagliani finishes 5th in Sunday's NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race at Circuit ICAR (Mirabel, Quebec).

He started the No. 18 Dodge 8th on the grid for the Jiffy Lube 100. He is currently 13th in the 2014 NCATS point standings.
Jul 7 - 1:33 PM

Alex Tagliani (No. 18 EpiPen/Dicom Express Dodge) has a win, four poles and six top 10s in 17 career NASCAR Canadian Tire Series starts.

The victory was earned at Edmonton in 2008. Missed the CTMP opener to compete in Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Finished 14th at Chaudiere. All four of his career top-five finishes in NCATS competition have been earned on road courses. Won the pole and finished eighth at ICAR in 2011, his only previous race there.-NCATS
Jul 1 - 3:00 PM

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series regular (No. 18 Dodge) Alex Tagliani wins the Coors Light Pole Award for the 5th Annual Gardner Denver 200 Fired Up by Johnsonville with a lap of 134.411 seconds, 108.420 mph.

This is the Team Penske No. 22 Ford Mustang driver's second pole in five NASCAR Nationwide Series races. This is Tagliani's first race at the Road America road course.
Jun 21 - 1:27 PM