Cornwall, Ont - The Cornwall Motor Speedway will be the host of the third race of the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Series this Sunday night as the best modified drivers will compete in a 100-lap feature race offering $6,000 to the winner, the Sportsman, Pro-Stock, Semi-Pro and Mini-Stock will have a complete race program on Evans Bus Line night.
Two familiar names are sharing the lead in the Super DIRTcar Series point`s chase as Matt Sheppard and Danny Johnson are equal at 195 points, each drivers also have a win on the tour in 12. Billy Decker, Brett Hearn and Jimmy Phelps are not far behind as 24 points separates the top 5. Other invaders will include American drivers such as Justin Haers, Pete Britten, Tim Currier, Rich Scagliotta and Steve Paine. We can expect to see Quebec drivers such as David Hébert, Steve Bernard, Mario Clair, Michel Chicoine and Yan Bussière to join the group of outsiders.
Cornwall turf will be defended by Dale Planck, who captured the win in 2006, Joel Doiron, Stéphane Lafrance, Carey Terrance, Kayle Robidoux, Kyle Dingwall, Laurent Ladouceur and several others. Small block runners have caused some surprises in the last few seasons as Danny OBrien last year, Pierre Dagenais in 2009 and Lafrance in 2005 all finished second.
Along with the 100-lap event, the Sportsmans and Pro-Stocks will have their regular 20-lap affair. The Semi-Pro with fifteen and Mini-Stock with 12 laps will also be on the card. The point`s battle are shaping up in each division and a lot of action is expected.
A huge firework display will also occur during the evening to celebrate Canada Day.
The pit gate will open at 3:30pm with general admission opening at 4:30pm; the Super DIRTcar Time Trials are scheduled for 6:30pm.