Cliche battled with Donald Theetge during the first half of the event
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The Série ACT Castrol is done for 2012
St-Denis, Quebec’s Patrick Laperle claimed his second straight Série ACT Castrol Championship with his fourth win of the season in the St-Eustache 300 at Autodrome St-Eustache on Sunday, September 16. Laperle cruised to the win leading the final 50 laps of the event after getting by Jonathan Bouvrette who held on for second.
The race was completed in 2 hours 2 minutes and 27 seconds, and was slowed by 13 cautions.
Quebec City’s Jean Francois Dery dominated the field on the way to his second victory in a row in the Riverside 150 at Circuit Riverside Speedway in St-Croix, QC on Saturday, July 14. Dery battled all race long with hometown heroes Dany Trepanier and Patrick Hamel who came home second and third respectively.
The Serie ACT Castrol returns to action this Saturday, July 7 at Autodrome St-Eustache
Defending Serie ACT Castrol champion Patrick Laperle of St-Denis, QC stole the late victory in the Montmagny 200 at Autodrome Montmagny on Sunday, July 1. Laperle had a mirror full of Quebec City’s Jean-Francois Dery and ACT Serie Castrol point leader Donald Theetge when he crossed the finish line to take his first checkered flag of 2012.
The 150 lap event saw just three cautions
Farmington, ME’s Jeff Taylor claimed his first career ACT win after a race long battle with Wayne Helliwell, Jr. in the Beech Ridge 150 at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, ME on Saturday, July 30. Taylor and Helliwell, both in Ford powered rides, swapped the lead seven times from lap 44 to the checkers. The two battled not only themselves but also heavy lapped traffic during long green flag runs.
The event, which has a purse of over $122,000, is part of the IZOD Indycar Series weekend.
Over 70 teams from nine (9) different states and provinces have entered the American Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model All-Star Challenge at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13.
At Autodrome St-Eustache
Descoste was never seriously contested in the last half of the race
Veteran Série ACT Castrol competitor Daniel Descoste of St-Joseph-du-Lac, Quebec earned his first career win on the series in the St-Eustache 100 at Autodrome St-Eustache in St-Eustache, Quebec. Descoste worked his way by 2010 Série ACT Castrol Champion Karl Allard on lap 66 and was never seriously contested in the remainder of the 100 lap event.
The two 100-lap main events will be held on Sunday, February 13th and Monday, February 14th
Quebec City racer Donald Theetge might have been the first Canadian to enter the American Canadian Tour (ACT) Goodyear Speedweek Cup event to be held at the New Smyrna Speedway in Florida, but the Canadian competitor list continues to lead the way toward the first-ever ACT events to be held during the World Series of Asphalt Short Track Racing in New Smyrna.
Two more Quebecers among the new invitees
The American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced another round of invited teams who have been invited to participate in the second ACT Invitational to be held at the regions largest sporting complex, the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) on Saturday, September 18, 2010.
He started in the 10th position
St-Felicien’s Karl Allard won his fourth Serie ACT Castrol Edge event of the season at Circuit Riverside Speedway in Ste-Croix, QC on Monday, July 26. Allard started in the 10th position and took the lead from Jimmy Cormier after a lap 28 restart. He then held off Patrick Laperle through five more restarts and led the remaining 72 laps.
Montreal’s Patrick Laperle won first place in the inaugural Showdown at Chaudiere held in 2008
The best eleven (11) teams from the ACT US TOUR and the best eleven (11) teams from the Série ACT Castrol will race each other, and they will also race as ‘teammates’, in the 2nd annual Coors Showdown at Chaudiere on Saturday, August 29th.
Hamel won the 2007 Série Super Sportsman
Two freshman Late Model stock car drivers have earned 2008 Rookie of the Year titles in the premier touring divisions of the American-Canadian Tour, as Barre, VT’s Nick Sweet and Patrick Hamel of St- Édouard-de-Lotbinière, QC earned their laurels on the ACT Late Model Tour and the Série ACT-Castrol, respectively.