Trepanier Rules Riverside Twin 75s


ST. CROIX, Quebec – Dany Trepanier claimed the overall Série ACT late-model win in front of his hometown crowd at Circuit Riverside Speedway on Saturday.

Trepanier used a win and a fourth in the twin 75-lap segments to earn the overall win with a score of five. He bested current Série ACT point leader Donald Theetge, while Jean-François Déry completed the podium.

Trepanier claimed the win in the first segment of the event after starting on the pole. He held off Patrick Cliche and Donald Theetge through six restarts in segment one. He then climbed his way from 12th in the second segment to finish fourth and claim the overall win. The second segment also saw six caution periods.

Patrick Cliche continued his strong season with fourth overall followed by Steven Boissonneault. Etienne Cliche picked up sixth, veteran Claude Leclerc seventh, while Alex Labbe rebounded from a rough first segment to win the second segment and claim eighth. Patrick Hamel and rookie driver Martin Goulet Jr. completed the top ten.

Trepanier becomes the 10th American Canadian Tour competitor to punch his ticket to the ACT Bond Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sept. 21. Others with a starting spot at the “Magic Mile” are Jimmy Hebert, Brian Hoar, Wayne Helliwell Jr., Joey Polewarczyk Jr., Déry, Theetge, Derrick O’Donnell, Cody Blake and Bobby Therrien.

The finish:

Dany Trepanier, Donald Theetge, Jean-Francois Dery, Patrick Cliche, Steven Boissonneault, Etienne Cliche, Claude Leclerc, Alex Labbe, Patrick Hamel, Martin Goulet Jr., Patrick Boyer, Marco Savoie, Rejean Bissonnette, Jacques Poulin, Eric Lehoux, Christopher Bedard, Jonathan Bouvrette, Stephane Descoste, Marco Bilodeau, Gaetan Gaudreault.