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Ladouceur paces modified feature at Cornwall Speedway

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CORNWALL, Ont. - The Cornwall Motor Speedway presented another great evening of racing with a special photo and autograph session at intermission time.

The track was extremely fast and gave for some great side by side racing on The Squire Shop Night.

Kayle Robidoux led the field of Modified to the green in the 30-lap Jiffy Auto Service feature. Robidoux and second place runner Gage Morin ran away from the field with seven laps in the books as Bruno Lepage brought the caution on lap 9. On the restart, Gage Morin grabbed the lead as Tim O’Brien slipped to second with Robidoux down to third. At the halfway point, Morin had a strong lead over O’Brien, Robidoux, Kyle Dingwall and Dale Planck. With ten laps to go, Morin had full stretch lead over Robidoux with Dingwall racing for third with O’Brien. Morin led the final circuit to win his first feature of the season over Dingwall, Robidoux, Planck and O’Brien completed the top five.

In the 20-lap Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock feature, a big accident involving several cars occurred on lap 1. On the following green, Steve Johnston took the lead as Roch Aubin was running second with Marc Lalonde in third. Aubin was challenging for the leader on lap 7. The second yellow came out as rookie Charles-David Beauchamp and Ghislain Valade got together in turn 2 on lap 9. Aubin had a good car on the bottom and got the lead on lap 11 with Ryan Stabler in third as caution was back on the field with 7 laps to go. Silent for the first portion of the feature, Joey Ladouceur made a few passes to move up to second place as Marc Lalonde slowed the field on lap 15. Ladouceur took the lead on the restart and got a good battle with Aubin and led the final circuit to win his first feature of the season over Dion Oakes and Ryan Stabler.

A good field of 21 cars took the green in the 20-lap Tracy Wheeler Storm Realty Sportsman feature. Mitch Primeau took the early lead over Adam Rozon and Brian Comeau. Making his way through the field was Chris Herbison has jumped to third after starting 14th just before the yellow came back out on lap 4. Herbison got quickly to second on the green and was following Primeau closely. Caution was back out on lap 7 as Brian Comeau and Corey Barnes got together in the frontstretch, Herbison left pitside on that caution leaving his second, he was back in time for the following green. Primeau had company in Gilles Godard and Dillon Sallows at halfway point. Godard used the top lane to take the lead on lap 16 as Herbison was able to crack the top 5. Godard led the final laps to win his first feature in the Sportsman ranks with Primeau, Dan Jalbert, Herbison and Ryan Arbuthnot completing the top 5.

In the Evans Bus Line Semi-Pro feature, Jake Deer led the first four laps as Benoit Dubois took the lead with Derek Cryderman moving up to second. Dubois was the class of the field and got the win over Cryderman and Guy Regimbald finished third.

Martin Bernard took the lead on lap 5 in the Crazy Dave`s DJ Services Mini-Stock feature and never looked back to win his first feature of the season over last week`s winner Mathieu Aubin and veteran Mike Gaucher completed the top three.

Thus Sunday will be a big event for the Sportsman and Pro-Stock as the DIRTcar Series will be in town for both categories. On the agenda for next Sunday, 50 laps of racing action in each class plus a full program for Modifieds, Semi-Pro and Mini-Stock. For more informations on the upcoming events at the speedway visit the speedway website at www.cornwallspeedway or join us on Facebook for useful informations and fun contests.

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