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Jun 28

Germain Tackles Tough Oval with Best Qualifying Effort of Season

Posted by: lori

Mooresville, N.C. (06-27-2010) – Zach Germain has completed competition on two very tough NASCAR Sprint Cup Series  race tracks and has earned a wealth of experience to use for his budding NASCAR career. In race number five on the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East schedule, Germain raced the No. 24 Camry at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He earned his best qualifying spot of the season, 18th, and finished the 125-lap race in 17th.


“First of all, this Germain Racing team turned in another great performance. The Camry we brought to the race track handled very well and we were able to earn our best qualifying effort of the season on a challenging, Sprint Cup Series race track. We ran through a 55-lap green flag run, which was a new experience for me. The car was very loose at the start of the race, then it got tight. The crew made good adjustments and kept making the Camry better. All in all, it was a great effort and I’m very proud of this No. 24 team,” said Germain, who ranks 15th in the series standings after five races.


New Hampshire Motor Speedway provided rookie driver Germain and his team with another weekend of solid gains and solid experience.


“This weekend we knew there would be many opportunities to learn, and we were able to gain positive experience from every one of them. Our pit stops were very good. Whether we took fuel-only or tires, my team did great stops. I experienced several three-wide restarts, a lot of beating and banging and the long green flag run. We worked through a variety of handling conditions and I learned a lot about how my input into the steering wheel affects the handling of the car. New Hampshire is a track that is very ‘line-sensitive.’ I can’t wait to unload our Camry at Lime Rock,” said Germain.  


See the Camry on national television. Friday’s K&N Pro Series East race from New Hampshire Motor Speedway will be broadcast on SPEED on Thursday, July 1st at 6:00 PM Eastern.


Lime Rock Park, the next race on the K&N Pro Series East schedule, is the only road course race of the season. Germain will race the No. 24 Camry at the Connecticut facility on Saturday, July 3rd.


Germain Racing is a championship-winning organization competing in all three of NASCAR’s national series. The team adds the K&N Pro Series East No. 24 Camry to its lineup this year, and may add K&N Pro Series West and late model races. Sponsorship and branding opportunities are available. Visit for more information.  


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