Bond Auto ACT Invitational Starting Lineup

Starting Lineup for Bond Auto ACT Invitational Announced

American Canadian Tour officials have announced the starting lineup for the 4th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, set to roll off at 4:30pm on Saturday, September 22.  42 ACT competitors drew numbers for their positions in the starting lineup.

Drawing the pole for the event was Ontario driver Ryan Kimball, who is currently second in overall points at Kawartha Downs Speedway near Peterborough, ON.  Dueling with Kimball on the front row will be former K&N Pro Series Champion, and Barre, VT Thunder Road competitor Jamie Aube.  Maine star T.J. Brackett of Buckfield, ME will start third, with multi-time Oxford Plains Speedway Champion and fellow Mainer Ricky Rolfe starting fourth.  Rookie Ben Lynch of Huntersville, NC will start fifth.

Starting sixth and seventh will be two drivers experiencing their first invitational: Rookie Jimmy Hebert, who posted the second fastest time of the morning practice, and fellow Vermonter and Thunder Road standout Brooks Clark.  Former Twin State Champion Aaron Fellows of Croydon, NH starts eighth, Quebecois Andre Beaudoin will start from ninth, and Jay, ME’s Dave Farrington, Jr. will complete the top ten in the starting field.

2011 Invitational winner Eddie Macdonald will have to come from the 26th starting position.  Eight-time American Canadian Tour Champion Brian Hoar and ACT point leader Wayne Helliwell, Jr. –both looking for their first Invitational victories - will start 27th and 28th respectively, along with favorites Nick Sweet (29th), Serie Castrol Champion Patrick Laperle (31), and former Invitational winner Joey Polewarczyk, Jr. (33). 

Invitations were given to ACT competitors based on performances on either the American Canadian Tour or Serie Castrol, or winners of qualifying races all across the Northeast and Eastern Canada.  42 cars will start the 50-mile race.

The 4th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational will roll off at 4:30pm today (Saturday, September 22) at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH.

4th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational Starting Grid

New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Loudon, NH

Saturday, September 22, 2012

1.     16ON Ryan Kimball, Norwood, ON, Trails End Chevrolet

2.     41VT Jamie Aube, N. Ferrisburgh, VT, Yandow Sales and Service Chevrolet

3.     61ME TJ Brackett, Buckfield, ME, Brackett Motorsports Toyota

4.     51ME Ricky Rolfe, Albany Township, ME, RB Performance Ford

5.     7NC #Ben Lynch, Huntersville, NC, Chevrolet

6.     58VT #Jimmy Hebert, Williamstown, VT, Hebert Excavation Chevrolet

7.     68VT  Brooks Clark, Fayston, VT, Casella Waste Management Chevrolet

8.     29NH Aaron Fellows, Croydon, NH, New England Outdoor Furnace Ford

9.     48QC Andre Beaudoin, St. Augustin, QC, Larue Snow Blowers Ford

10. 23ME Dave Farrington, Jr., Jay, ME, Hilltop Collision Center Ford

11. 78NH Quinny Welch, Whitefield, NH, Local 104 Lineman Chevrolet

12. 18VT Jamie Fisher, Shelburne, VT, S.D. Ireland Concrete Chevrolet

13. 07MA Tom Carey, Jr., New Salem, MA, Summit Ice Ford

14. 81ON Bryan Mercer, Port Hope, ON, Sine’s Flooring Chevrolet

15. 32VT Jean-Paul Cyr, Milton, VT, Harrison Redi-Mix Chevrolet

16. 19QC Dany Trepanier, St-Edouard, QC, Circuit Riverside Speedway Ford

17. 80QC Donald Theetge, Boischatel, QC, Auto Frank et Michel Chevrolet

18. 85ME Travis Stearns, Auburn, ME, Doe’s Inc. Chevrolet

19. 02NH Randy Potter, Groveton, NH, Lancaster Auto Sales Chevrolet

20. 17RI Ray Parent, Tiverton, RI, Amtrol Ford

21. 8NH Guy Caron, Lempster, NH, Bond Auto Parts Chevrolet

22. 7ME Glen Luce, Turner, ME, Steven’s Electric and Pump Service Ford

23. 15ME Ben Ashline, Pittston, ME, DS Norton Construction Chevrolet

24. 71ON Dan McHattie, Cavan, ON, McHattie Motorsports Dodge

25. 88ME Jeff Taylor, Farmington, ME, Taylor Motorsports Ford

26. 17MA Eddie Macdonald, Rowley, MA, Hancock Electric Pontiac

27. 37VT Brian Hoar, Williston, VT, Goss Dodge Chrysler Dodge

28. 27NH Wayne Helliwell, Jr., Dover, NH, E-Keys 4 Cars Ford

29. 88VT Nick Sweet, Barre, VT, St. J Auto Buick

30. 94ME Shawn Martin, Turner, ME, BRP Recreational Products Chevrolet

31. 91QC Patrick Laperle, St-Denis, QC, Gestion MN Ford

32. 21QC Jean-Francois Dery, Quebec, QC, Construction C.R.D. Toyota

33. 97NH Joey Polewarczyk, Jr., Hudson, NH, Pole’s Automotive Ford

34. 15VT Joey Laquerre, East Montpelier, VT, Laquerre’s Marine Ford

35. 16NY Brent Dragon, Milton, VT, Richard Green Trucking Chevrolet

36. 57ME Austin Theriault, Fort Kent, ME, Pelletier Ford Ford

37. 9ME Emily Packard, East Montpelier, VT, Northstar Fireworks Chevrolet

38. 56VT Bruce Jaycox, Hartland, VT, Jaycox Firewood Chevrolet

39. 77MA Jimmy Linardy, Somerville, MA, Kayem Hot Dogs Chevrolet

40. 28ME Rowland Robinson, Jr., Steuben, ME, Rowland’s Recycling Chevrolet

41. 3VT Ricky Roberts, Washington, VT, R+R Lube’s Chevrolet

42. 21MA Pete Yetman, Peru, MA, Yetman Motorsports Chevrolet