Jared Zimbardi victorious in the Patriot Sprint Tour at Cornwall Motor Speedway!
Cornwall, Ont – Sunday, August 24, 2014 – Martin Bélanger – A busy night of action at Cornwall Motor Speedway with 6 divisions on the schedule as Nortrax sponsored the evening. The Patriot Sprint Tour was in town along with a 35-lap Sportsman Summer event, Pro-Stock, Semi-Pro, SpeedSTR and the Vintage group.
In the 25-lap Patriot Sprint Tour, Alain Bergeron got the lead over Jared Zimbardi and Lee Ladouceur. First caution was out on lap 3 for Wayne Johnson. Zimbardi took the lead over Bergeron. An accident occurred with 6 laps down and the red was out as Kyle Fraser had a small flip in turn 4. The front three drivers remained the same on the green. Zimbardi manoeuvred well in lapped traffic and completed strong weekend in Canada by sweeping both events over Alain Bergeron and Lee Ladouceur.
A great field of 29 cars took the initial green in the 35-lap Wheeler-Forget Royal Lepage Sportsman Feature event as Robert Delormier took the lead with Billy Cook and Jasmine David. Gilles Godard quickly made his second spot as Delormier had built himself a full stretch lead with 10 laps in the books. Delormier lost his comfortable on lap 15 as yellow was out for Brianna Ladouceur and Joel Herne. Delormier led another 4 laps when caution was out for Thomas Cook. Godard was able to pass Delormier for the lead as an accident occurred on lap 21. Delormier gained back the lead with Godard and Louie Jackson now in third, lap traffic to play in factor in the final portion as Louie Jackson used the outside and placed his mount in front of Delormier for a photo finish, Jackson captured his second event of the season.
The final event of the evening was the Alexandria Home Hardware 20-lap Pro-Stock feature as a few caution slowed the first portion with veteran George Renaud taking the lead over Jocelyn Roy and point`s leader Dave Bissonnette. Renaud had his hands full with Roy and Ghislain Valade at the halfway point. Renaud managed to stay first and won his first feature of the season over Roy and Valade.
The SpeedSTR group was the first feature on track with 25 laps to be completed, Josianne Plante led the first 2 laps when the red flag was out for an accident involving 3 cars in turn 3, everyone was ok. On the restart, Pierre Hébert took the lead over Plante and Frederic Faubert. Hebert survived a few restart in the first ten laps as Francis Méthot made his way to second place. Josianne Plante found something at the bottom regained the lead with 10 laps to go. Plante never looks back and win over Hébert and Méthot.
The 15-lap Laminacorr Industries Semi-Pro feature saw Derek Cryderman taking the early over Mathieu Aubin and Patrick Lalonde. Aubin took the lead on a lap 4 restart as Pascal Racette was in the mix. Cryderman got back lead with Racette in second at the halfway as Aubin faded to fifth. Cryderman led the final portion of the event and got his fourth visit in victory lane of 2014.
Wayne Riddell took the lead in the 15-lap Vintage feature, Riddell was strong in front when Brandon Gregory flipped in turn 3 with 6 laps to go, Gregory was running in second. Riddell had the fastest car and won the event over Steve Arbuthnot.
One of the biggest shows of the season next Sunday with the Jiffy Auto Service Triple Crown as a total of 10 different champions will be declared including 5 track champions and 5 series champion.
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.
Patriot Sprint Tour Feature Results (25 laps)
Jared Zimbardi, Alain Bergeron, Lee Ladouceur, Steve Poirier, Rick Wilson, Jason Barney, Dain Naida, Mitch Brown, Wayne Johnson, Alain Boisvert, Chris Jones, Devon Caron, Keith Dempster, Glenn Styres, Tyler Rand, Paul Pekkonen, Dane Lorenc, Kyle Fraser, April Wilson
Wheeler-Forget Royal Lepage Sportsman Feature Results (35 laps)
Louie Jackson, Robert Delormier, Gilles Godard, Mitch Primeau, Ryan Stabler, Dillon Sallows, Billy Cook, Corey Wheeler, Joey Ladouceur, Shane Pecore, Justin Lalancette, Shayne Sterns, Mike Stacey, Adam Rozon, Wyatt Mullin, Jean-Nicholas Gareau, Mike Maresca, Brianna Ladouceur, Scott McGill, Jasmine David, Tristan Draper, Miguel Peterson, Moise Page, Mathieu Desjardins, Ricky Thompson, Corey Winters, Thomas Cook, Yves Leveillee, Joel Herne, David Andre (DNS)
Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock Feature Results (20 laps)
George Renaud, Jocelyn Roy, Ghislain Valade, Charles-David Beauchamp, Dave Bissonnette, Stephane Lebrun, Rosco Garreau, Marc Lalonde, Rock Aubin, PJ Peters, Steve Johnston, Terry Ladouceur, Chris Tremblay, Trevor Gaucher, Claude Parisien, Shawn Johnston
Laminacorr Semi-Pro Feature Results (15 laps)
Derek Cryderman, Pascal Racette, Nicholas Gauvreau, Bruno Richard, Steve Billings, Adam Delormier, Mathieu Aubin, Troy Sharpe, Patrick Lalonde, Junior Delormier, Richard Brady, Dick Planty, Anthony Perron
SpeedSTR Feature Results (25 laps)
Josianne Plante, Pierre Hebert, Francis Methot, Frederic Faubert, Emmanuel St-Denis, Gabriel Richer, Patrick Rheaume, Andre Manny, Isabelle Manny, Maxime Ranger, Yannick Mathieu, Marc-André Levesque, Sabrina Blanchet, Pierre Fontaine, Maxime Plante
Vintage Feature Results (12 laps)
Wayne Riddell, Steve Arbuthnot, Josh Powers, Paul Billings, Pete Stapper, Shawn McMillan, Denzil Billings jr, Tim Charland, Jeremiah Stevenson, Tim Haggerty, Brandon Gregory, Steve Lackie (DNS)