Cornwall, Ont – Sunday, July 18, 2021 – Martin Bélanger – Cornwall Motor Speedway had a busy night of racing as 6 classes were on hand to start off 3 nights of racing in 1 week at the speedway. The Farnham Ale and Lager Weekend Warriors Pro-Stock Series was the spotlight of the evening with the 50-lap event paying $2,000 to the winner.
The 50-lap Farnham Ale and Lager Weekend Warriors saw Marc Lalonde taking the lead as Stephane Lebrun and Pascal Payeur in third. Polesitter Dany Voghel was back in the mix while Bruno Cyr made his way to the front, Cyr passed Voghel for second with 13 laps down. Cyr had a strong car and got closer to the leader as Denis Hamel brought the caution on lap 18. On the restart, Cyr to the lead as Lalonde had a flat tire with caution coming on the same lap. Cyr back in the lead with Voghel and Payeur in third. Cyr checked out at halfway point as Pascal Payeur and Bruno Richard now running in third. Yellow lights came with 10 laps to go as Cyr lost his huge lead. Cyr back in front for two laps as Bruno Richard spun in turn 4 with 8 laps to go. Cyr and Payeur in battle for the lead as Denis Gauvreau made his way to third with 5 laps to go. Payeur to the lead using the inside lane with less than 3 laps to go. Payeur led the way and got the win over Cyr and Gauvreau.
In the 32-lap Next Level Home Improvement Sportsman, Gabriel Cyr to the lead with Jarrett Herbison in second. Caution came on lap 11 as Herbison got together with a lap car. On the restart, Samuel Charland grabbed the lead as Cyr was strong in second with Jason Rose in third. Rose was quick on the high lane and took second but came to a stop in turn 4 losing his great spot. Charland and Cyr had a good fight for the lead as Cyr was back in front with Charland and Ryan Stabler in third. Red flag with 5 laps to go with Gavin Riddell got Kalen Draper in the door, both drivers were ok. Cyr led the final laps and went back to back in the division with his second win of the season.
Eric Mireault was the leader in the 25-lap Mini-Stock feature as Maxime Foley used the outside lane and passed Mireault on lap 4. Jean-Christophe Bolduc moved to second and challenged Foley for the lead. Foley lost the lead on lap 10 as Bolduc slipped by him with Jordan Poirier moving to second. Bolduc and Poirier got a good battle as Poirier passed Bolduc with 5 laps to go. Poirier went on and got the win.
In the 20-lap Mod-Lite feature, Eric Desilets grabbed the lead with Kevin Boucher Carrier right on his back bumper with 5 laps down. Both drivers went into battle for about 15 laps when caution came with 4 laps to go. Desilets led all 20 laps and captured the event.
Justin Cyr took the early lead in the Novice Sportsman Feature over Pryor Stacey and Greg Brinklow. Stacey went a little high and lost some ground as Tristan Ladouceur moved to third. Brennan Moore brought the caution on lap 9. On the restart, Cyr pulled away as Ladouceur moved to second. Cyr was dominant and captured his first feature of the year at Cornwall.
Randy Gaudet was the class of the field tonight in the 20-lap caution free Vintage feature.
Racing is back with one of the biggest event of the year this Wednesday as the Canadian Big Block Series will be on hand with a 75-lap event paying $3,000 to the winner, nearly 30 cars should be in attendance. The Sportsman, Novice Sportsman and Mini-Stock will also be on hand.
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