North Shore Chal­lenge hands out big money to win­ners

The Standard (Elliot Lake) - - NEWS/SPORTS -

The 19th 92.7 Rock North Shore Chal­lenge Pre­sented by North­ern Su­pe­rior Brew­ing Com­pany saw about 300 race en­tries take to the race­track at the El­liot Lake Air­port Drag­way (mu­nic­i­pal air­port). Satur­day win­ners

The win­ner of Satur­day’s Su­per-pro class was a fa­mil­iar name for the class in El­liot Lake. Kyle Jes­sop won the $10,000 prize and a tro­phy.

Jes­sop has won in the North Shore Chal­lenge a few times, as did his fa­ther Carl Jes­sop be­fore he re­tired from rac­ing a cou­ple of years ago.

Jes­sop added that a mem­ber of his fam­ily, he or his fa­ther, have com­peted in all the North Shore Chal­lenges.

The win­ner of Satur­day’s Semi-pro class was El­liot Lake res­i­dent Jeff Hunter. He left with the $2,000 first prize.

The win­ner in the Snow­mo­bile/mo­tor­cy­cle class was Justin Prevost.

Mar­cel Brousseau of Chelms­ford won the Street Class, and the $1,000 prize.

Keely Rainville won the Ju­nior Drag class on Satur­day. Sun­day win­ners

Sun­day’s Su­per-pro class win­ner was Dan Al­lard of Bon­field. How­ever, Sun­day’s first prize was half of the Satur­day prize. Al­lard left with $5,000 and a tro­phy. Satur­day’s Su­per-pro win­ner, Kyle Jes­sop, lost in the semi­fi­nals.

The win­ner of Sun­day’s Semi-pro event was Pete De­mers, of Han­mer, in his 1984 Ca­maro. De­mers drove away with $2,000 and a tro­phy.

The win­ner in the Snow­mo­bile/mo­tor­cy­cle class was Tris­tan Savoie of Man­i­touwadge.

Lorne Ra­manko, of Sud­bury, won the Street Class and the $1,000 prize.

Ju­lian La­porte won the Ju­nior Drag class on Sun­day.

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