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The Doctor Danny Johnson makes a house call at Cornwall Speedway

sean Aug 29, 2017 - 11:02am
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With just two weeks remaining in the Cornwall Motor Speedway regular season, last Sunday's race night program opened with the Sportsman class completing the final 36 laps of the August 17 feature.

In the 30-lap Modified feature, Danny Johnson took the early lead, with Gage Morin and Marc Therrien in the chase. Johnson had a strong car, surviving two cautions in the event to capture his first win of the season, as Chris Raabe made his way up to second to seal the 2017 track title in the Modified class.

Kevin Fetterly was the early leader in the Pro-Stock feature. Exciting racing in the 25-lap race saw several drivers jostle for the lead, with Dave Bissonnette in front by lap 10. Starting in seventh spot, CD Beauchamp made his way to the top as he challenged Bissonnette and took the lead on lap 16. Beauchamp led the rest of the way, as Stephane Lebrun moved into third. Beauchamp finished strong for his third victory, with Bissonnette second.

Steve Morris opened in front of the field in the 25-lap Sportsman feature, as Justin Lalancette was running in second, riding the back bumper of the leading car. David Rogers moved up from his 11th starting spot to grab the lead on lap 17 and never looked back, en route to capturing his second win of the season.

The evening started with the concluding 36 laps from the August 17 Sportsman feature. Patrick Picotin led the field early, with points leader Lalancette suffering a flat tire. On the restart, Picotin stayed in front, as Tristan Draper took second ahead of Martin Pelletier on lap 20. Picotin tried to hold off Draper but the #17 car was too strong on the top side and took the lead. Draper led the final portion to snag his third feature victory of the summer.

The Mini-Stocks race saw an accident on the first lap with the yellow flag flying. Mike Gaucher was the leader, followed by Dylan Kirkland and Francis Desjardins. Current points leader Marc Dagenais made his way up to third. Gaucher led the final laps and won his third race of the season.

Brian Billings grabbed the early lead in the Eastern Ontario Vintage Club 15-lap event. A good battle amongst the front runners ensued, as Nathan Berry and Paul Billings jostled. Berry took the lead on lap 4, with Paul Billings in second. On a restart, Paul Billings came out hard to grab first place ahead of Cory Winters and Berry. Billings led the final laps to nab the checkered flag.

Modified feature (30 laps): DANNY JOHNSON, CHRIS RAABE, GAGE MORIN, LUKE WHITTEKER, BRIAN MCDONALD, MARIO CLAIR, KAYLE ROBIDOUX, DAVID HEBERT, STEPHANE LAFRANCE, MATHIEU BOISVERT, DAVID PAPINEAU, JOEY LADOUCEUR, MARC THERRIEN, LOUIS JACKSON JR, MICHEAL LABRECHE, LANCE WILLIX II, COREY WHEELER, TIM O'BRIEN.

Sportsman feature continuation from Aug.17 (36 laps): TRISTAN DRAPER, PATRICK PICOTIN, MARTIN PELLETIER, RYAN STABLER, FRED GAMACHE, ZACH ARQUIETT, THOMAS COOK, BRIANNA LADOUCEUR, ALEX LAJOIE, EMMANUEL ST. DENIS, DEREK CRYDERMAN, ADAM ROZON, DAVID ROGERS, KURTIS CAYER, JUSTIN LALANCETTE, CEDRIC GAUVREAU, DELBERT LEGROW JR, SCOTT MCGILL, CHRIS FERGUSON, JUNIOR DELORMIER, STEVE MORRIS, ALEX THOMSON JR, GABRIEL CYR, BILLY COOK, KELVIN LALONDE, MARTIN HEBERT (DNS), MIKE STACEY (DNS), DANA FRANCIS (DNS), JARETT HERBISON (DNS), RICKY THOMPSON (DNS).

Sportsman feature (25 laps): DAVID ROGERS, JUSTIN LALANCETTE, STEVE MORRIS, THOMAS COOK, PATRICK PICOTIN, EMMANUEL ST. DENIS, KURTIS CAYER, RYAN STABLER, TRISTAN DRAPER, DEREK CRYDERMAN, MARTIN PELLETIER, FRED GAMACHE, ZACH ARQUIETT, ROBERT DELORMIER, ALEX LAJOIE, BILLY COOK, BRIANNA LADOUCEUR, SCOTT MCGILL, CEDRIC GAUVREAU, JUNIOR DELORMIER, GABRIEL CYR, ALEX THOMSON JR, JOSH KIRKLAND, RICKY THOMPSON, DELBERT LEGROW JR, TOMMY JOCK III, KELVIN LALONDE, CHRIS FERGUSON, ADAM ROZON.

Pro-Stock feature (25 laps): CD BEAUCHAMP, DAVE BISSONETTE, STEPHANE LEBRUN, GEORGE RENAUD, MARC LALONDE, JEFFREY LAPALME, KODY KELLY, DAVE SEGUIN, BOB RAY, PJ PETERS, JUSTIN DESROSIERS, ROCH AUBIN, KEVIN FETTERLY JR, RILEY MCMONAGLE, SKYLAR LADOUCEUR, ERIC JEAN-LOUIS.

Mini-Stock feature (15 laps): MIKE GAUCHER, MARC DAGENAIS, DYLAN KIRKLAND, ALEXIS CHARBONNEAU, GABRIEL MARQUIS, RICHARD THORNTON, FRANCIS DESJARDINS, KARL POTVIN, STEVE MORIN, ALEXANDRE SABOURIN, SHAWN RAY, COREY GATES.

files from Martin Bélanger