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Matt Sheppard wins the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Series Race at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Matt Sheppard wins the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Series Race at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Cornwall, Ont – Sunday, June 29, 2014 – Martin Bélanger – The stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Big Block Series were in town tonight for the Mel Valade Backhoe Service 100, a complete race program was on the schedule as a special presentation was done for Danny Lefebvre before the start of the evening.

Pete Britten and Billy Decker were on the first row of the Mel Valade Backhoe Service 100 part of the Super DIRTcar Big Block Series. Britten was the early leader as Alain Boisvert was running strong in third. The first caution came on lap 7 as Mike Perrotte spun in turn 3. On the restart, Britten lost traction in turn 2 and lost a lot of ground given the top spot to Decker as Danny Johnson who was running second headed to the pits, making some noise in third is Matt Sheppard after starting in the 10th spot. Justin Hears brought the second caution on lap 25. Decker`s still in the lead as two Matt were doing battle for third as Sheppard and Matt Billings were in battle for the last place on the podium. Larry Wight slowed in the backstretch and the yellow lights were out with 62 laps to go. Decker still the leader as Sheppard got to second place with Billings passing Boisvert for third place. At the halfway point, Sheppard was on the backbumper of Decker as Billings, Boisvert and Billy Dunn completing the top 5. Sheppard was able to take the lead from Decker on the following lap as the #91 car of Decker went off turn four and the yellow was out. Sheppard alone in front on the restart with Billings and Boisvert behind the Super DIRTcar Series points leader. Sheppard got into heavy traffic with 25 laps to go in the event, the leader managed to keep his distance with the rest of the field with the feature picking up momentum. A good battle was going on for second place with 10 laps to go between Billings, Boisvert and local runner Kyle Dingwall as they ran together. Sheppard led the final portion to win his second Super DIRTcar Series over Matt Billings and Alain Boisvert who completes the podium.

Terry Ladouceur led the way in the 20-lap Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock Series as Charles-David Beauchamp took the lead on the second lap. Beauchamp slowed on lap 6 and caution was out. Ladouceur back in the lead but got quickly pass by Dave Bissonnette as Marc Lalonde and Stéphane Lebrun followed suit. Claude Parisien slowed the feature on lap 12. On the restart, Lebrun challenged Bissonnette for the lead as he passed him on lap 14. Lebrun resisted to charges from Bissonnette and captured his third feature in a row over Bissonnette and Jocelyn Roy.

The last event of the evening saw Jean-Nicholas Gareau taking the lead over the stellar field of 29 cars in the Tracy Wheeler Royal Lepage Sportsman event. Gareau had a battle with veteran racer Billy Cook as Ryan Stabler joined the leader as two cautions slowed the field in the first half of the event. Stabler used the high lane to pass Gareau for the lead on lap 12. Corey Wheeler was on the charge making his way to second as the caution flag was waved with 4 laps to go. On the green flag, Corey Wheeler took the lead as Joey Ladouceur made his way to third.  Wheeler led the final laps and claimed his first event of 2014 at Cornwall over Ladouceur and Stabler.

In the 12-lap Mini-Stock Feature, Chris James took the lead as Justin Desrosiers and Frederic Faubert were behind him. The first caution came out on lap 9 as Sylvain Frenette lost a wheel in turn 2. James was able to resists a late charge from Desrosiers and won his second feature of the season.

Taking the lead in the early portion of the 15-lap Laminacorr Industries Semi-Pro feature,  Nico Leblanc never looked back and scored his first win of the season over Junior Delormier and Anthony Perron completed the podium.

Next week, a busy night as we will complete the June 22nd show with two 40-lap Modified feature, Sportsman, Pro-Stock and Semi-Pro along with the complete event of July 6, the races will start at 6pm to allow an earlier finish.

For more information on the upcoming season at Cornwall, please visit the website at www.cornwallspeedway.com you can add us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cornwallspeedway or on twitter at @cornwalspeedway, we will use these two Medias for results and contests over the summer.

Mel Valade Backhoe Services 100 Super DIRTcar Series Results (100 laps)

Matt Sheppard, Matt Billings, Alain Boisvert, Kyle Dingwall, Billy Dunn, Jimmy Phelps, Mat Williamson, Brett Hearn, Pete Britten, Gary Tomkins, Joel Doiron, Yan Bussiere, Pat Ward, Larry Wight, Billy Decker, Billy VanInwegen, Justin Haers, Gabriel Richer, Steve Bernard, Stephane Lafrance, Mario Clair, Carey Terrance, Chris Raabe, Brian McDonald, Erick Rudolph, Mike Perrotte, Danny Johnson, Keith Flach, Laurent Ladouceur, Rich Scagliotta

Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock Results (20 laps)

Stephane Lebrun, Dave Bissonnette, Jocelyn Roy, Rock Aubin, Marc Lalonde, Eli Gilbert, George Renaud, Dave Seguin, Terry Ladouceur, Rosco Garreau, Claude Parisien, Trevor Gaucher, Charles-David Beauchamp

Tracy Wheeler Royal Lepage Sportsman Results (20 laps)

Corey Wheeler, Joey Ladouceur, Ryan Stabler, Gilles Godard, Shane Pecore, Jean-Nicholas Gareau, Billy Cook, Mike Stacey, Mitch Primeau, Jon Mills, Brian Comeau, Robert Delormier, Ricky Thompson, Dillon Sallows, Justin Lalancette, Thomas Cook, Louie Jackson, Steve Cote, Patrice Dumouchel, Eric Lapointe, Scott McGill, Mike Maresca, Jasmine David, Adam Rozon, David Andre, Moise Page, Brianna Ladouceur, Miguel Peterson, Tristan Draper

Luminacorr Industries Semi-Pro Results (15 laps)

Nico Leblanc, Junior Delormier, Anthony Perron, Richard Brady, Pascal Racette, Derek Cryderman

Mini-Stock Results (12 laps)

Chris James, Justin Desrosiers, Frederic Faubert, JF Page, Dan Cook, Marc Dagenais, Elizabeth Gauthier, Marc Chartrand, Darryl Mitchell, Riley McMonagle, Sylvain Frenette, Francis Aborameh, Francis Desjardins, Steve Morin

Matt Sheppard remporte la victoire dans la série Super DIRTcar Gros-Blocs au Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Matt Sheppard remporte la victoire dans la série Super DIRTcar Gros-Blocs au Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Cornwall, Ont – dimanche 29 juin, 2014 – Martin Bélanger – Les grandes vedettes de la série Super DIRTcar Gros-Blocs étaient en ville pour la finale de 100 tours Mel Valade Backhoe Service en plus d’un programme complet et également une présentation spéciale a été fait pour honorer Danny Lefebvre en début de soirée.

Pete Britten et Billy Decker était sur la première ligne du Mel Valade Backhoe Service 100 faisant partie de la série DIRTcar Gros-Blocs. Britten prend les commandes de l’épreuve alors qu’Alain Boisvert est au 3e rang. La première neutralisation a lieu au 7e tour alors que Mike Perrotte s’arrête dans le tournant 3. À la relance, Britten perd beaucoup de terrain dans le tournant deux et donne la première à Decker alors que Danny Johnson qui roulait 2e se dirige vers les puits alors que Matt Sheppard se pointe le nez au 3e rang après avoir parti 10e sur la grille de départ. Justin Haers apporte le jaune au 25e tour. Decker toujours premier alors que deux Matt faisaient la bataille pour la 3e position. Larry Wight s’arrête dans le droit arrière alors que le jaune sort avec 62 tours à faire. Decker toujours le meneur avec Sheppard prenant la 2e et Billings réussit à dépasser Boisvert pour la 3e place. À la mi-course, Sheppard était sur le pare-choc de Decker avec Billings, Boisvert et Billy Dunn complétant le top 5. Sheppard parvient à dépasser Decker pour la première au tour suivant lorsque ce dernier sort de piste et les lumières jaunes sont allumés. Au vert suivant, Sheppard est seul à l’avant alors que Billings et Boisvert sont derriere le meneur dans la série Gros-Blocs Super DIRTcar. Sheppard rattrape la circulation lourde avec 25 tours à faire. Sheppard ne regarde jamais à l’arrière alors qu’une belle bataille a lieu pour la 2e entre Billings, Boisvert et Kyle Dingwall. Sheppard mène les derniers tours pour remporter sa 2e victoire de la saison sur Billings et Boisvert.

Terry Ladouceur mène le peloton au vert de la finale de 20 tours Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock alors que Charles-David Beauchamp prend les commandes au 2e tour. Beauchamp connaît la malchance au 6e tour et le jaune est sorti. Ladouceur démarre en tête mais se fait rapidement dépasser par Dave Bissonnette alors que Marc Lalonde et Stéphane Lebrun en font de même. Claude Parisien ralenti au 12e tour. À la relance, Lebrun dépasse Bissonnette et résiste aux charges de ce dernier pour remporter sa 3e victoire consécutive devant Bissonnette et Jocelyn Roy.

La dernière épreuve de la soirée a vu Jean-Nicolas Gareau prenant les commandes sur le peloton de 29 voitures dans la finale Sportsman Tracy Wheeler Royal Lepage. Gareau bataillait avec le vétéran Billy Cook pour la première alors que Ryan Stabler rejoint les meneurs avec 2 neutralisations survenant dans la première portion de la finale de 20 tours. Stabler utilise la ligne extérieure pour dépasser Gareau. Corey Wheeler est très rapide et tombe 2e juste avant que le jaune sorte avec 4 tours à effectuer. Wheeler surprend Stabler au départ et mène les derniers tours pour gagner sa première finale devant Ladouceur et Stabler.

Prenant les commandes dans la première portion de la finale de 15 tours Laminacorr Industries en Semi-Pro, Nico Leblanc n’a jamais été menacé pour remporter sa première victoire de la saison devant Junior Delormier et Anthony Perron complète le podium.

Dans la finale de 12 tours en Mini-Stock, Chris James prend les commandes alors que Justin Desrosiers et Frederic Faubert sont derrière le meneur. Le premier drapeau jaune survient au 9e tour pour Sylvain Frenette. James a résisté à une charge de Desrosiers dans les derniers instants pour remporter sa 2e victoire de la saison.

Un énorme programme de course la semaine prochaine alors que nous aurons toutes les finales du 22 juin dernier incluant deux finales de 40 tours, Sportsman, Pro-Stock et Semi-Pro en plus du programme complet du 6 juillet, exceptionnellement, les courses débuteront à 18h00 afin de terminer à une heure convenable.

Pour plus d’informations, vous pouvez visiter le site web au www.cornwallspeedway.com, ajoutez nous sur Facebook au www.facebook.com/cornwallspeedway ou bien joignez vous sur Twitter sous le compte @cornwalspeedway, nous utiliserons les réseaux sociaux pour les résultats ainsi que de nombreux tirages.

Résultats Modifié Super DIRTcar Gros-Blocs (100 tours)

Matt Sheppard, Matt Billings, Alain Boisvert, Kyle Dingwall, Billy Dunn, Jimmy Phelps, Mat Williamson, Brett Hearn, Pete Britten, Gary Tomkins, Joel Doiron, Yan Bussiere, Pat Ward, Larry Wight, Billy Decker, Billy VanInwegen, Justin Haers, Gabriel Richer, Steve Bernard, Stephane Lafrance, Mario Clair, Carey Terrance, Chris Raabe, Brian McDonald, Erick Rudolph, Mike Perrotte, Danny Johnson, Keith Flach, Laurent Ladouceur, Rich Scagliotta

Résultats Sportsman Tracy Wheeler Storm Realty (20 tours)

Stephane Lebrun, Dave Bissonnette, Jocelyn Roy, Rock Aubin, Marc Lalonde, Eli Gilbert, George Renaud, Dave Seguin, Terry Ladouceur, Rosco Garreau, Claude Parisien, Trevor Gaucher, Charles-David Beauchamp

Résultats Pro-Stock Alexandria Home Hardware (20 tours)

Corey Wheeler, Joey Ladouceur, Ryan Stabler, Gilles Godard, Shane Pecore, Jean-Nicholas Gareau, Billy Cook, Mike Stacey, Mitch Primeau, Jon Mills, Brian Comeau, Robert Delormier, Ricky Thompson, Dillon Sallows, Justin Lalancette, Thomas Cook, Louie Jackson, Steve Cote, Patrice Dumouchel, Eric Lapointe, Scott McGill, Mike Maresca, Jasmine David, Adam Rozon, David Andre, Moise Page, Brianna Ladouceur, Miguel Peterson, Tristan Draper

Résultats Luminacorr Industries Semi-Pro (15 tours)

Nico Leblanc, Junior Delormier, Anthony Perron, Richard Brady, Pascal Racette, Derek Cryderman

Résultats Mini-Stock (12 tours)

Chris James, Justin Desrosiers, Frederic Faubert, JF Page, Dan Cook, Marc Dagenais, Elizabeth Gauthier, Marc Chartrand, Darryl Mitchell, Riley McMonagle, Sylvain Frenette, Francis Aborameh, Francis Desjardins, Steve Morin

The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Series in town this Sunday at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Series in town this Sunday at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Cornwall, Ont – Wednesday, June 25, 2014 – Martin Bélanger – One of the biggest events of the season is on tap this Sunday at Cornwall Motor Speedway as the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Series will be in town for their annual visit. It will also be a very emotional evening in the Mini-Stock feature event.

Cornwall will be round #3 of the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Series as Matt Sheppard leads the way in front of defending Series champion Brett Hearn as Billy Decker currently ranks in third spot. Justin Haers, Billy Dunn, Jimmy Phelps, Larry Wight, Mat Williamson, Pete Britten, Danny Johnson and several others will also be at Cornwall as the Series is attracting nearly 20 regulars on the Tour in 2014.

Local runners such as Carey Terrance, Stephane Lafrance, Chris Raabe, Brian McDonald, Gage Morin and others will try and defend home turf during the 100-lap event paying a cool $6,000 to the winner. We remember last year, a impressive total of 58 cars had attempted to qualify. Along with the Big Block feature, a full program will be presented by Mel Valade Backhoe Services.

The night will be very emotional in the 12-lap Mini-Stock feature as we will host a small presentation to honour Danny Lefebvre who had a fatal accident at the speedway last Sunday evening.

In the Tracy Wheeler Royal Lepage Sportsman division, a solid group of cars is always on hand to compete in the 20-lap feature event.

Always great racing in the Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock category as a good mix of talent and experience in the full fender category is to race in the 20-lap event.

A 15-lap feature is schedules for the Laminacorr Industries Semi-Pro group.

General admission price will be 28$ for adults, 15$ for Seniors 65 years and over, kids under 16 admission is only 2$. Pits admission will be 38$, pit entrance will be open at 2pm for hauler parking as the paying gate will open at 4pm. General admission gates will open at 3:00pm with racing starting at 7pm sharp! A firework display will be on hand to celebrate Canada Day.

For more information on the upcoming season at Cornwall, please visit the website at www.cornwallspeedway.com you can add us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cornwallspeedway or on twitter at @cornwalspeedway, we will use these two Medias for results and contests over the summer.

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