Cornwall, Ont – Martin Belanger – Thursday, July 13, 2023 – Cornwall Motor Speedway continued his busy week of racing with Canadian Big Block Series in town along with a special Next Level Home Improvement Sportsman event and Ricks Ranch Mini-Stock. Even with some curveballs from Mother Nature during the day, the event sponsored by Bertrand Plumbing was a go!
In the 100-lap Canadian Big Block Series, Gage Morin led the first lap as David Hebert was quicker and took the lead on the following lap. Hebert got into heavy traffic by lap 12. Hebert got together with a lap car and damaged his car, giving the lead to Louie Jackson Jr on lap 18. On the restart, Gage Morin to the lead with Jackson and Justin Lalancette running in third. Caution was out on lap 31. Morin in front with Lalancette moving to second spot. Lalancette made a great move to take the lead on lap 46 in heavy traffic. Steve Bernard brought the caution on lap 49 in turn 2. Lalancette kept first for another 4 laps as Bernard slowed the field down on lap 53. Lalancette had a very good start with Felix Roy now in the top 3. The leaders were in heavy traffic with less than a quarter to do as Roy passed Jackson for second place, Jackson had a flat tire and yellow lights were out with 22 laps to go. Lalancette the leader over Roy and Carey Terrance. Lap traffic was a factor with less than 10 laps to go as Roy joined Lalancette for the last few laps, it all came down to the final lap as Roy passed Lalancette under the flagstand winning by 0.001 margin over Lalancette and Terrance in third.
Cedric Gauvreau led the field to the green in the 40-lap Next Level Home Improvement Sportsman feature over Justin Cyr and Tristan Ladouceur has caution was out on lap 3 for an incident in turn 2. Gauvreau was quick in front as Shane Pecore moved to third spot as yellow lights were out for Justin Desrosiers on lap 8. On the restart, Gauvreau kept first with Pecore moving to second. Lap traffic became a factor as Pecore was able to pass him on lap 19 with William Racine jumping to third by halfway point. Racine passed Gauvreau for second on lap 25. A caution came with only 3 laps to go, Pecore never looked back on the following green to capture a first feature this season at Cornwall.
In the 20-lap Ricks Ranch Mini-Stock feature, Marc Dagenais quickly took the lead from his 7th starting spot as James Clarke and Dan Cook are behind the leader. Dagenais managed his race well and captured his first win.
We complete our busy week of racing this Sunday with the Summer Sizzler Sportsman Showdown that will pay $3,000 to the race winner along with Pro-Stock, Mini-Stock, Midget STR, Mini-Modified and Novice Sportsman.
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 , twitter at @cms_speedway, and now on Instagram under Cornwall Speedway, we will use these media platforms for results and contests over the summer.
358 Modified JLB Heating and Cooling 26 Entries
A Feature 1 100 Laps | 00:37:38.435
1. 91-Felix Roy; 2. 59-Justin Lalancette; 3. 66X-Carey Terrance; 4. M16-Gage Morin; 5. 151KB-Brian McDonald; 6. 21-Yan Bussiere; 7. 40-Gilles Godard; 8. 18JR-Louis Jackson Jr; 9. 18-Kalen Draper; 10. 41-Samuel Charland; 11. 88L-Jeffrey Lapalme; 12. 23-Joey Ladouceur; 13. 88-Lee Ladouceur; 14. 54-Steve Bernard; 15. ONE-David Hebert; 16. R70-Ryan Arbuthnot; 17. 44-Johnathon Ferguson; 18. 25P-Michael Parent; 19. 3RS-Dalton Slack; 20. 47S-Corey Wheeler; 21. 77E-Ryan Stabler; 22. 08-Chris Ferguson; 23. SS3-Sandy MacFarlane; 24. 66-Kyle Dingwall; 25. 17M-Gavin MacFarlane; 26. (DQ) 96-JF Corriveau
Sportsman Next Level Home Improvement 22 Entries
A Feature 1 40 Laps | 00:18:38.704
1. 0-Shane Pecore; 2. 35R-William Racine; 3. 22C-Cedric Gauvreau; 4. 88J-Justin Cyr; 5. 88-Fire Swamp; 6. 92T-Tristan Ladouceur; 7. 94-Gabriel Cyr; 8. 85-Tyler Givogue; 9. 04-Scott McGill; 10. 00-Donovan Lussier; 11. 55-Dan Reif; 12. M70-Billy Cook; 13. 37-Marc Olivier Mccarthy; 14. 09-Charlotte Morin; 15. 3-Adam Rozon; 16. 95-Dan Jalbert; 17. 48D-Sylvain Dupuis; 18. 71-Delbert LaGrow Jr; 19. 18JR-Denis Rose; 20. 29D-Justin Desrosiers; 21. 33X-Marco Poirier; 22. (DNS) 72B-Brandon Beauregard
Mini-Stock Ricks Ranch 19 Entries
A Feature 1 20 Laps | 00:12:45.655
1. 30-Marc Dagenais; 2. 2X-James Clarke; 3. 7M-Dan Cook; 4. 7-Antoine Dumouchel; 5. 23B-Brandon Macmillan; 6. 83B-Sebastien Raymond Beauregard; 7. 73-Dakota Boal; 8. 37-Matt Boal; 9. TJ35-Tyler Lamarche; 10. 11-Jordan McNaughton; 11. 48-Carl Gorry; 12. 90-Christopher Proulx; 13. 30B-Jean Cedrick Bouchard; 14. 83-Steven Boies; 15. 93M-Travis Lamarche; 16. 21-Marc André Voyer; 17. 114-Felix Lavictoire; 18. 19M-Martin Bernard; 19. (DNS) 75-Emily Massy