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Bandit Motorsports Canadian Nationals Modified Series highlights this Sunday evenings program at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

Cornwall, Ont –Thursday, May 19, 2016 – Martin Bélanger – The Cornwall Motor Speedway will present the first race of the Bandit Motorsports Canadian Nationals for the Modifieds division with a 125-lap event along with a complete race program presented by Mike Sauvé Construction.

The 7th edition of the Bandit Motorsports Canadian Nationals will start this Sunday with the first of three events of 125 laps each. Again a lot of interest amongst drivers with some of the best drivers in the 358-Modified ranks will Cornwall home this coming Sunday. Defending series champion, Danny Johnson will lead a group of invaders that will include Erick Rudolph, Steve Bernard, Danny O’Brien, Yan Bussière, Dominic Dufault and several others. Local drivers will defend their home turf with a group led by Carey Terrance, Mario Clair, Chris Raabe, Brian McDonald, Tim O’Brien, Kyle Dingwall, Bobby Herrington and company. Again a quality field over quantity for this 125-lap affair that will completed without a pit stop break. This small addition will only be done the final night schedule on September 4th.

After the big 100-lap event last Sunday, the Tracy Wheeler Storm Realty Sportsman will have a regular program, Shane Pecore will want to repeat his win from last week but will have competition from Justin Lalancette, Ryan Stabler, Thomas Cook and several others that are looking for a first win in 2016.

The Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock division provided great racing last week as several drivers were in the hunt to get the first feature of the season, Roch Aubin came out first. Will Aubin be able to do it again this week?

The Polar Sound DJ Services Novice Sportsman and Mini-Stock will also be on the racing card with regular events.

The pit gates will open at 3pm and costs will be 40$ in the pit area. General admission will open its doors at 4pm and costs will be $30 for adults, 15$ for seniors and only 2$ for 16 years old and younger. Time trials are schedule for 6:30pm and first heat will be run at 7pm sharp.

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.

Shane Pecore captures round #1 of the Race for the Cure Sportsman Series at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

 Cornwall, Ont – Sunday, May 15, 2016 – Martin Bélanger – The Cornwall Motor Speedway presented its first program of the season as Bank of Montreal presented the first race of the Race for the Cure Sportsman Series along with a full program in our other divisions.

Tyler Givogue et Shane Pecore, were on the first lane at the start of the 100-lap Race for Cure Sportsman Series race as Pecore was quickly in front over Givogue and Felix Murray on third spot. Pecore hitted slower traffic by lap 11 as he had a great lead over the rest of the field. As we hit lap 25, Pecore was leading over Givogue, Brianna Ladouceur, Mathieu Bardier and Justin Lalancette. Lap traffic was playing a great role as Justin Lalancette made his way from fifth to second in 6 laps. At halfway point, action was still hot on the speedway as Pecore had sizeable lead over Lalancette, Givogue, Ladouceur and Bardier. Unfortunately, he slowed down on the following lap bringing the first caution on lap 51.

The race resumed on lap 59 as Pecore was still the leader with Justin Lalancette using the top lane and battled Pecore for the lead as Scott Morris brought caution on lap 62. Pecore was able to build a great lead over the field as he had great restarts at each time with Thomas Cook that was now in the top 5 but lost control of his car and lost his position on lap 88. Pecore led the final laps in front of Lalancette and Martin Pelletier who completes the podium.

Carey Terrance takes the early lead in the 30-lap feature in the Bandit Motorsports Modified with Mario Clair and Brian McDonald. The first 9 laps were run really fast with Marc Therrien stepping out the track and the yellow flag is out. Terrance doesn’t waste time and the feature is ran really quickly with Terrance winning with a good lead over Clair and McDonald. Terrance won his first feature of the season running for his 4th title.

Ghislain Valade leads the way in the 20-lap Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock with Rock Aubin being fast in the middle lane and passing Valade on the third lap. Terry Ladouceur stops in the backstretch on lap 6. On the restart, Aubin still in the lead with CD Beauchamp making some noise and joined the lead pack and get side by side with Aubin with 8 laps to go. Beauchamp takes the lead and yellow is out on lap 14. Aubin led the final portion and resisted to a late charge from Renaud and Valade.

Marc Dagenais takes the lead in the in the Polar Sound DJ Services with Bob Ray following him, Dagenais led all laps to win his first feature over Ray and Skylar Ladouceur.

Junior Delormier was dominant in the first event of the Polar Sound DJ Services as he led the 15 laps and won over Chris Zieran and Pascal Racette.

A great event next week as the first round of the Bandit Motorsport Canadian Nationals Modified Series will be run with a 125-lap event plus a complete race program in other divisions.

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.

Bandit Motorsports Modified Feature (30 laps)

Carey Terrance, Mario Clair, Brian McDonald, Lance Willix, Chris Raabe, Bobby Herrington, Joel Doiron, Joey Ladouceur, Tim O’Brien, Kyle Dingwall ,Gage Morin, Gabriel Richer, Lee Ladouceur, Corey Wheeler, David Papineau, Marc Therrien, Roger Levesque, Stephane Lafrance

Race for the Cure Sportsman Series Feature Results (100 laps)

Shane Pecore, Justin Lalancette, Martin Pelletier, Brianna Ladouceur, Thomas Cook, Tyler Givogue, Tristan Draper, Felix Murray, Aaron Pugh, Mike Stacey, Ryan Comeau, Gilles Godard, Louie Jackson, Miguel Peterson, David Lapointe, Emmanuel St-Denis, Jean-Nicholas Gareau, Gabriel Cyr, Scott Mcgill, Derek Cryderman, Steve Morris, Ryan Stabler, Mathieu Bardier, Alex Lajoie, Billy Cook, Jason Shipclark, Jessica Power, Ricky Thompson, Adam Rozon, Nathan Berry

Alexandria Home Hardway Pro-Stock Feature Results (20 laps)

Rock Aubin, George Renaud, Ghislain Valade, Kevin Fetterly, Stephane Lebrun, PJ Peters, Dave Seguin, CD Beauchamp, Terry Ladouceur, Riley McMonagle, Jamie Malyon, Alain Tardif, Marc Lalonde, Francis Desjardins, Sean Johnson ,Justin Desrosiers

Polar Sound DJ Services Novice Sportsman Results (15 laps)

Junior Delormier, Chris Zieran, Pascal Racette, Greg Ezard

Polar Sound DJ Services Mini-Stock Results (12 laps)

Marc Dagenais, Bob Ray, Skylar Ladouceur, Francis Blanchette, Dustin Bode, Jean-Guy Labrecque, Steven Quesnel, Jason Lamothe, Alexis Charbonneau, Paul Deblois, Corey Gates

Bonus Program

Bandit Motorsports Modified Bonus Award: Carey Terrance

Total Race Supply Halfway Sportsman Bonus Award: Shane Pecore

MacEwen Halfway Bonus Pro-Stock: Dave Bissonnette

Bandit Motorsports Mini-Stock Halfway Bonus: Marc Dagenais

Bandit Motorsports Novice Sportsman Bonus: Junior Delormier

Bandit Motorsports 6th place finisher Bonus: Jean-Guy Labrecque

VP Race Fuels Miss the Podium Award Sportsman: Brianna Ladouceur

Pizza-Pizza of Cornwall Hard-Luck Award: Paul Deblois

Pizza-Pizza of Cornwall Hard-Charger Award: Jean-Guy Labrecque

Less than 48 hours before the Test and Tune at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

 

Cornwall, Ont –Sunday, May 8th, 2016 – Martin Bélanger – We are only 1 week away from the official start of the 2016 season at Cornwall Motor Speedway but only 48 hours before we will see cars on the speedway as the Test and Tune evening is set to take place this Tuesday.

For the first time in many years, Cornwall have scheduled a Test and Tune night that will permit drivers to test their cars as well as the technical team to verify several aspects of the vehicles such as security features and other technical aspects. Running this event at night will give drivers a chance to test on a racing surface similar to what they find on a regular Sunday evening.

Gates will open at 5pm on Tuesday evening with the first practice scheduled to start at 6:30pm, each class will have their own sessions that will last for approximately 10 minutes each. All our regular classes will have 3 to 4 sessions during the evening with visiting series having time scheduled as well. It will costs 10$ per person to assist and 10$ per car. Unfortunately, the access to the grandstands will not be permitted as the final inspection will only take place on May 13th.

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We have launched our first contest as you can share the information schedule for May 15th and have a chance to win a pair of general admission tickets for the season opener. Act quick the contest ends this Wednesday at 5pm.

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.