Francis wins World of Out­laws fea­ture race

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The World of Out­laws were in Corn­wall Mo­tor Speedway on Fa­ther’s Day part of the Great North­ern Tour. These big block pow­ered beasts had a 50-lap fea­ture race with the win­ner leav­ing Corn­wall with $ 10,000 in his pock­ets; more than $ 75,000 in prize money was given out dur­ing the evening. A full show of Mod­i­fied, Pro-Stock, Semi-Pro and Mini-Stock was also on the card on D&A Trac­tor Sales and Glen’s Tow­ing Night.

The World of Out­laws Late Mod­els 50-lap fea­ture race started with Steve Francis and Clint Smith on the front row. Francis took the early lead, with Dar­rell Lani­gan in sec­ond and Smith in third. Francis got into traf­fic with 7 laps down. Tim McCreadie brought the cau­tion on lap 11 as when off the track on turn 1. Francis kept the lead with Smith back in sec­ond with Dan Stone in bat­tle for third with Lani­gan. Francis got back into traf­fic on lap 17 as Lani­gan got away for third in those con­di­tions with 30 laps to go. At the half­way point, the top 5 was Francis, Smith, Lani­gan, Tim Fuller and Shane Clanton. Smith lost some ground with Lani­gan and Fuller passed him when se­ries point leader, Josh Richards came to a stop and cau­tion came out on lap 31. Francis got jump with Fuller strong on the out­side when Russ King stopped in the back­stretch on lap 32. Francis stayed first with Fuller in sec­ond, the Water­town Ny, driver got close to Francis with Billy Decker now crack­ing the top 5 with 15 laps to go. Francis was back into slower cars with 39 laps in the books. Francis pulled away from Fuller when Chub Frank spun out with only 6 laps to go in the fi­nale. Francis kept his lead with an­other great start with Fuller and Lani­gan in to bat­tle for sec­ond. Francis led the fi­nal laps to win the fea­ture, Lani­gan passed Fuller in the last laps to fin­ish sec­ond in front of Fuller, Decker and Austin Hub­bard made a late charge to com­plete the top 5. As usual, the World of Out­laws put on a real show for the huge crowd at Corn­wall.

The 30-lap mod­i­fied fea­ture was next on the track af­ter the WOO Lates. Luke Whit­teker led the first lap when cau­tion came out for Kayle Ro­bidoux that got tangled up in turn 4. Kyle Ding­wall took the lead over Whit­teker and Danny O’Brien in third as Ron Valade brought cau­tion on lap 2. Ding­wall still on top with Lau­rent Ladouceur on the move tak­ing third on O’Brien and then sec­ond on Whit­teker a lap later as the race had 7 laps com­pleted. O’Brien came back and charged Ladouceur for sec­ond. The top 3 got closer as the race went to half­way point. Ding­wall got into traf­fic and Ladouceur was on the bumper of Ding­wall when Brian McDon­ald slowed the fea­ture with him stop­ping in turn 2 with 10 laps to go. On the restart, Ladouceur took the lead on Ding­wall with O’Brien watch­ing in third. O’Brien used the top line to pass Ding­wall for sec­ond with 23 laps down as Yan Bus­sière was now in fourth spot and Whit­teker clos­ing the top 5 with only 5 laps to go. O’Brien was now on the back­bumper of Ladouceur but O’Brien went too high in turn 4 and lost ground and was now in third. Ladouceur led the fi­nal laps to win over Ding­wall, O’Brien, Bus­sière and Whit­teker rounded out the top 5.

Steve Johnston took the early lead in the 20-lap Pro-Stock Fea­ture and led the first lap as Dion Oakes took the lead on the next lap with Dave Bis­son­nette now sec­ond and Ricky Thomp­son in third with 5 laps down. Bis­son­nette us­ing the in­side lane, passed Oakes for the lead on lap 6. Thomp­son used the same strat­egy to pass Oakes for sec­ond on lap 9. Louie Jack­son and Joey Ladouceur were com­plet­ing the top 5 with dozen laps in. The first cau­tion came out on lap 17 and brought the field to­gether. Bis­son­nette still in front on the restart with Ladouceur tak­ing fourth on Oakes as Jack­son was strong on the top and took sec­ond in the last turn to fin­ish be­hind Bis­son­nette who led the fi­nal laps to win the fea­ture. Thomp­son com­pleted the podium with Ladouceur and Oakes fin­ish­ing the top 5.

Kevin Fet­terly Jr. led the first lap in the 15-lap SemiPro Fea­ture when Kevin Cle­ment brought cau­tion. Fet­terly led the way with Kevin McCrae in sec­ond and Richard Lalonde in third. Adam Delormier lost a wheel in the back­stretch and cau­tion came on lap 4. On the restart, Fet­terly was still first as James Guerin rolled over and the red flag came out on lap 5. Fet­terly still the leader with Gae­tan Amesse now in third spot and clos­ing in on McCrae for sec­ond with 5 laps to go. Sloane Shu­man brought the yel­low on the same lap. Fet­terly in first with Amesse and McCrae fol­low­ing the leader with 2 laps to go, Fet­terly led the fi­nal laps to win the fea­ture over Amesse and McCrae in third.

The Mini-Stock took the track first with their 12-lap fea­ture race; David Seguin took the early lead over Marc Usereau and Marc Char­trand. Ron­nie Tyo paced through the field and was now third with 4 laps in. Usereau was now the new leader on lap 5 as the cau­tion came out on the same lap for Chris James. Usereau kept the lead with Tyo strong in sec­ond but had a flat tire and cau­tion came back out in lap 8. Pair of car # 2 was rac­ing side by side with Usereau in first and Ben Nurse in sec­ond. Usereau was able to re­sist and won the fea­ture race over Nurse and Martin Bernard com­pleted the top 3.

World of Out­laws Late Mod­els Fea­ture Re­sults ( 50 laps)

Steve Francis, Dar­rell Lani­gan, Tim Fuller, Billy Decker, Austin Hub­bard, Dan Stone, Tim McCreadie, Shane Clanton, Coleby Frye, Rick Eck­ert, Brent Robin­son, Clint Smith, Chub Frank, Ricky El­liott, Josh Richards, Russ King, April Farmer, Greg Oakes, Peter Man­tha, Jill Ge­orge, Larry Wight, Charley San­der­cock, Philip Potts, Ca­ley Weese

Mod­i­fied Re­sults ( 30 laps)

Lau­rent Ladouceur, Kyle Ding­wall, Danny O’Brien, Yan Bus­sière, Luke Whit­teker, Tim O’Brien, Pierre Da­ge­nais, Carey Ter­rance, Stéphane Lafrance, Matt Wil­liamson, Dave Heaslip, Dex­ter Stacey, De­nis Labonté, Billy Cook, Dan Jal­bert, Brian McDon­ald, Ron Valade, Lee Ladouceur, Kayle Ro­bidoux, Josh Jock ( DNS)

Pro-Stock Fea­ture Re­sults ( 20 laps)

Dave Bis­son­nette, Louie Jack­son, Ricky Thomp­son, Joey Ladouceur, Dion Oakes, Corey Wheeler, Marc Lalonde, Chris Trem­blay, PJ Peters, David Pap­ineau, Ge­orge Re­naud, Gilles Go­dard, Ryan Stabler, Steve Johnston, Char­lie Rice, Michel Des­jardins, Thun­der An­der­son

Semi-Pro Fea­ture Re­sults ( 15 laps)

Kevin Fet­terly, Gae­tan Amesse, Kevin McCrae, Derek Cryderman, Jeremy Thomp­son, Roger D’Amour, Mike Stacey, Richard Lalonde, Ju­nior Delormier, Sloane Shul­man, James Guerin, Adam Delormier, Kevin Cle­ment, Hugh Chan­dler

Mini-Stock Fea­ture Re­sults ( 12 laps)

Marc Usereau, Ben Nurse, Martin Bernard, Carl Gorry, Mike Gaucher, An­drew Giroux, Dan Des­noy­ers, Ron­nie Tyo, Dave Seguin, Marc Char­trand, Corey Barnes, Justin Jodoin, Chris James, Benoit Laroche.


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