Mario Clair wins round #2 of Canadian Nationals at Cornwall Motor Speedway!
Cornwall, Ont – Sunday, August 4, 2013 – Martin Bélanger – Cornwall Motor Speedway presented round 2 of the Gaetan`s Chip Stand Canadian Nationals with a 100-lap Modified feature race along with Sportsman, Pro-Stock and Mini-Stock on Jiffy Auto Services night.
Chris Raabe was the initial leader in the Jiffy Auto Services 100, round 2 of the Canadian Nationals Series, Raabe pulled away from Alain Boisvert and Tim O’Brien. Two cautions slowed the pace in the first 18 laps as Raabe stayed first as Mario Clair was charging for third with Tim O’Brien. Clair took third in heavy traffic on lap 25. As the leaders were involved with slower cars, Boisvert was now on the backbumper of Raabe with 70 laps to go. Raabe got a right rear tire flat and and lost the lead as caution was back out on lap 38. Boisvert was now the new leader followed by Mario Clair and Steve Bernard. On the restart, Boisvert in the lead with Clair and Brian McDonald now in third place as the feature got to the halfway point.
Michel Chicoine and Laurent Ladouceur got together in turn 4 and Ladouceur had a nasty flip bringing the red on lap 55. When the racing resumed, the top 3 remained the same as Luke Whitteker and Bernard completed the top 5. Clair used slower cars to pass Boisvert for the lead on lap 68 but Boisvert charged back as traffic played factor, Carey Terrance rolled over in turn 1 and red was out on lap 73. On the restart, Boisvert and Clair got together sending Boisvert into the wall and yellow was out on lap 75. Clair led the way as Raabe who charged back to sixth caused a third red flag has he flipped in turn 1 with only a dozen laps left. Clair led the final circuits to capture his first win of 2013 over Luke Whitteker and Brian McDonald.
In the 20-lap Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock feature, Ryan Stabler was the early leader but started to fade with 5 laps completed as Roch Aubin got the lead. A late restart gave a good battle between Aubin and Dave Bissonnette as they were racing side by side, Bissonnette finally had the edge to capture his second win of the season over Aubin and Jocelyn Roy.
The 20-lap Tracy Wheeler Storm Realty Sportsman Feature saw Corey Wheeler grabbing the lead from Ricky Thompson on lap 13 and never looked back to capture his first win of 2013 in the Sportsman ranks as Thompson finished second and Corey Winters completed the podium.
In the 12-lap Baxtrom Mini-Stock Feature race, Scott Mcgill won his first feature in his career ending Mike Gaucher`s winning streak.
Next week a full program is on the schedule with all five divisions in action including a 25-lap affair for the Semi-Pro and also the Mini-Stock.
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Gaetan Chip Stand Canadian Nationals rd2 Modified Feature Results (100 laps)
Mario Clair, Luke Whitteker, Brian McDonald, Steve Bernard, Joel Doiron, Jeff Sykes, Alain Boisvert, Kayle Robidoux, Danny Johnson, Kyle Dingwall, Stephane Lafrance, Pierre Dagenais, Gilles Godard, Yan Bussiere, David Papineau, Roger Levesque, Chris Raabe, Ryan Arbuthnot, Carey Terrance, Zach Aubertine, Gabriel Richer, Michel Chicoine, Devon Caron, Laurent Ladouceur, April Wilson, David Hebert, Justin Lalancette, Tim O’Brien, Marc Therrien, Dany Bilodeau
Tracy Wheeler Storm Realty Sportsman Feature Results (20 laps)
Corey Wheeler, Ricky Thompson, Cory Winters, Louie Jackson jr, Mitch Primeau, Joey Ladouceur, Adam Rozon, Chris Herbison, Mathieu Boisvert, Devin Caron, Jessica Power, Bill Mullin, Jasmine David, Billy Cook, Ryan Stabler, Thomas Cook, Terry Ladouceur, Tristan Draper, Mike Stacey, Jon Mills, Doug Oblenis, Robert Delormier, Miguel Peterson (DNS)
Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock Feature Results (20 laps)
Dave Bissonnette, Roch Aubin, Jocelyn Roy, Charles-David Beauchamp, Stephane Lebrun, George Renaud, Marc Lalonde, Sean Johnson, Michel Desjardins, David Seguin, Daniel Desnoyers, Ghislain Valade, Claude Parisien, Ronnie Tyo, Ryan Stabler, Rosco Garreau
Baxtrom YIG Mini-Stock Feature Results (12 laps)
Scott McGill, Danny Lefebvre, Marc Reggentin, Justin Desrosiers, Randy Tremblay, Joe McNicholls, Marc Chartrand, Moise Page, Dudes Thompson, Sylvain Frenette, Marc Matthias , Francis Blanchette, Frsncis Desjardins, Sebastien Leboeuf, Elisabeth Gauthier, Darryl Mitchell, Mike Gaucher, Chris James , Joel Pilon, Steve Morin