CORNWALL, ON – The Cornwall Motor Speedway presented a full evening of racing as the Modified, Sportsman, Pro-Stock and Semi-Pro had a regular program as the Eastern Ontario Vintage Club made their annual visit to the speedway on Jones Brown Insurance night. Kayle Robidoux took the early lead in the 30-lap Jiffy Auto Services Modified Feature with Brian McDonald and Tim O’Brien behind the leader.
A great battle occurred for third as Gage Morin and Chris Raabe, joined the mix. Raabe moved up to third with 7 laps completed. Raabe was on the backbumper of Robidoux when David Papineau brought the field together with 14 laps to go. On the restart, Raabe grabbed the lead over Robidoux as Laurent Ladouceur jumped to third as caution was out on lap 18. Raabe to the lead on the green as Ladouceur got second. Raabe had the field covered with Ladouceur in second and McDonald third with 5 laps to go. Raabe led the final laps to capture his third feature of the season over Ladouceur and McDonald who completed the podium.
A great field of 25 cars took the initial green in the 20-lap Tracy Wheeler Storm Realty sportsman feature as Brian Comeau took the lead. Comeau led another lap when Jenna David got hit hard and sustained damage on her car. Comeau in front as Justin Lalancette and Ryan Arbuthnot made their way as the top with Arbuthnot in second. A huge accident involving a dozen cars happened in turn 4 on lap 6 as the top 3 in points were involved on lap 6. Arbuthnot in the lead as Dylan Evoy made his way to third at the halfway point. The yellow was out for Francis Quesnel with 6 laps to go. Arbuthnot led the final laps to capture his second feature of the season over Comeau and Evoy.
Dave Seguin was the early leader in the Alexandria Home Hardware 20-lap Pro-Stock feature race; Seguin led 3 laps until Roch Aubin was the new front runner. The yellow was out on lap 7. Seguin gained the top spot on the following start but Aubin charged back at the halfway point. Rosco Garreau made his way to the front as Aubin faded back and had issues with 4 laps to go. Garreau had company as Ghislain Valade was running side by side with the leader. Valade in the lead and went on to win his first feature of 2012 over George Renaud and Joey Ladouceur.
Benoit Dubois took the lead in the last portion of the 15-lap Evans Bus Line Semi-Pro feature and won his third event of the season in front of Nick Gauvreau and Alex Gagnon.
In the 15-lap Vintage feature, Denzil Billings jr, took the lead but Steve Arbuthnot took the top spot from him on lap 6. Paul Billings passed Billings Jr, for second with 4 laps to go. Arbuthnot led the final laps to win the feature over Billings and Billings jr.
The Jiffy Auto Services 200 has finally arrived at Cornwall Motor Speedway with no less than 9 champions to be crowned next Sunday, September 2nd with the final races for the Gaetan Chip Stand Canadian Nationals, the St.Lawrence Seaway Sportsman Series, the Mohawk Race Parts Pro-Stock Series along with the five Cornwall championships that will end. A total of 232 laps of feature race will be done during that event. For more information on the upcoming events at the speedway, you can visit the website at www.cornwallspeedway or join us on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cornwallmotorspeedway for useful information and fun contests!
Jiffy Auto Services Modified Feature Results (30 laps): Chris Raabe, Laurent Ladouceur, Brian McDonald, Joel Doiron, Kayle Robidoux, Stephane Lafrance, Dale Planck, Tim O’Brien, Bruno Lepage, Luke Whitteker, Shane Pecore, Marc Therrien, David Papineau, Roger Levesque, Carey Terrance, Lee Miller, Kyle Dingwall, Gage Morin, Jason Riddell, Michel Chicoine
Storm Realty Tracy Wheeler Sportsman Feature Results (20 laps): Ryan Arbuthnot, Brian Comeau, Dylan Evoy, John Mills, Justin Lalancette, Chris Herbison, Ryan Robertson, Adam Rozon, Corey Wheeler, Jason Shiplark, Louie Jackson, Billy Cook, Dan Jalbert, Francis Quesnel, Terry Ladouceur, Mathieu Aubin, Mike Stacey, Thomas Cook, Devin Caron, Gilles Godard, Ronnie Tyo, Mitch Primeau, Corey Winters, Jenna David, Ryan Comeau, Chris Wilson
Alexandria Home Hardware Pro-Stock Feature Results (20 laps): Ghislain Valade, George Renaud, Joey Ladouceur, Rosco Garreau, Michel Desjardins, Dave Seguin, Marc Lalonde, Ryan Stabler, Jocelyn Roy, Dion Oakes, Stephane Lebrun, Alain Brochu, Steve Johnston, Charles David Beauchamp, Dan Desnoyers, Rock Aubin, Trevor Gaucher, Claude Parisien, Guy Viens, Shawn Johnson, Mathieu Bougie
Evans Bus Line Semi-Pro Feature Results (15 laps): Benoit Dubois, Nicolas Gauvreau, Alexandre Gagnon, Joe Woods, Michael McCargar, Roger D’Amour, Gerry Ouellet, Richard Brady, Derek Cryderman, Jonathan Galipeau, Junior Delormier, Bruno Richard, Marco Lalonde, Bradley Taillon, Patrick Lalonde
By Martin Bélanger