Contributed by: ACT Staff
The Série ACT Castrol stock car series travels north to Autodrome St-Félicien in St-Félicien, QC for the AUTOPRO 150 on Saturday, July 5 at 6:00pm. The race marks the first time the Castrol cars have visited the scenic Saguenay/Lac St-Jean region in two years.
Hometown driver Karl Allard owns a pair of Série ACT Castrol victories at the Autodrome St-Félicien half-mile tri-oval, including the most recent event in July 2006. Allard leads the 2008 Série ACT Castrol point standings after two events with a best finish of third in the Coors Light 100 at Autodrome Chaudière last month.
Alexandre Gingras of Val-Bélair, QC, currently fifth in Série ACT Castrol standings, is also a former winner at Autodrome St-Félicien and is expected to be a factor in the AUTOPRO 150. He will be joined by Jean-François Déry, Dany Ouellet, Jacques Poulin, Martin Lacombe, veterans Yvon Bédard and Claude Leclerc, and rookies Patrick Hamel and Spencer MacPherson, along with many others. Racing action begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, July 5.
The previously rained-out Montmagny 100 at Autodrome Montmagny Speedway in Montmagny, QC has been rescheduled for Sunday, August 3 at 1:00pm. The Montmagny 100 has been postponed twice by inclement weather, on May 31 and again on June 29. For more information, call (802) 244-6963 or visit www.laserieactcastrol.com or www.acttour.com.