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Alex Tagliani

Spectra Premium racer Alex Tagliani
Name Alex Tagliani
Birthdate Oct 18, 1973
Occupation Professional racer
Race Team 22 Racing
Championship NASCAR Pinty's series
Car #18
Renowned racer in the Atlantic Championship, CART Series, Champ Car and Indycar Series. Alex Tagliani has been competing in the NASCAR Pinty's Series since 2007

Career Highlights

  • Scored his first NASCAR Pinty's Series victory in July 2008 at Edmonton and finished 3rd in 2016 after scoring three wins
  • Secured two pole positions in as many races and posted a top-5 finish in 2015 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Enters 2017 CTMP race with Spectra Premium as primary sponsor
  • Obtained Pole position at the 100th edition of Indianapolis 500 in 2011. In 2016, he made the impressive leap from 33rd to hold the first position during 11 laps
  • Compiled five poles and five top-five finishes in nine combined NXS and NCWTS starts through 2015
  • Made NASCAR XFINITY Series debut on Aug. 30, 2009 at Montreal and his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in 2014 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
  • At the 2008 season moved to Verizon IndyCar Series where he gained 3 poles
  • Competed in Supercar Series since 2005, behind the wheel of, among others, a Ferrari GRAND-AM GT and Oreca FLM09
  • Was a mainstay for the CHAMP Car World Series 2000-07 and claimed first CHAMP Car win in 2004 at Road America
  • Competed in Formula Atlantic 1996-99, picking up six wins in four seasons and reaching 3rd place for the 1997 season