Allard Returns to Série ACT Victory Lane at Autodrome Montmagny
Montmagny, QC – Karl Allard took the lead with 16 laps to go and went on to score his first Série ACT victory in three years at Autodrome Montmagny on Saturday, June 27.
The St-Felicien, QC driver got past Jonathan Bouvrette on lap 85 of the 100-lap event. It was Allard's 11th career Série ACT victory, but first since May 2012, also at Montmagny.
Bouvrette settled for second, following by point leader Dany Trepanier in third. Former Champions Donald Theetge and Alex Labbe rounded out the top-five. Patrick Cliche led the first 65 laps before fading to sixth. Etienne Cliche, Jean-François Déry, Steven Boissonneault, and Patrick Hamel completed the top-10.
Trepanier unofficially holds an 11-point lead over Bouvrette after the fourth of 12 races on the Série ACT schedule. Cliches sits third in the standings, followed by Martin Goulet Jr. and Déry.
Série ACT will be back in action on Saturday, July 4 with their second visit of the season to Autodrome St-Eustache in St-Eustache, QC for a 100-lap event.
Pos. (Start) Driver (Car #) Hometown Laps Completed
1. (8) Karl Allard (7ON), St-Felicien, QC, 100 Laps
2. (5) Jonathan Bouvrette (41QC), Blainville, QC, 100 Laps
3. (7) Dany Trepanier (19QC), St-Edouard, QC, 100 Laps
4. (17) Donald Theetge (80QC), Boishcatel, QC, 100 Laps
5. (9) Alex Labbe (48QC), St-Albert, QC, 100 Laps
6. (2) Patrick Cliche (5QC), Levis, QC, 100 Laps
7. (11) Etienne Cliche (98QC), Vallee-Jonction, QC, 100 Laps
8. (3) Jean-François Déry (21QC), Quebec, QC, 100 Laps
9. (23) Steven Boissonneault (31QC), Lyster, QC, 100 Laps
10. (10) Patrick Hamel (51QC), Ste-Croix, QC, 100 Laps
11. (12) Claude Leclerc (11QC), Lanoarie, QC, 100 Laps
12. (1) Simon Roussin (6QC), Quebec, QC, 100 Laps
13. (16) Charles Harvey (77QC), Terrebonne, QC, 100 Laps
14. (13) Gaetan Longtin (66QC), Chateauguay, QC, 100 Laps
15. (14) Marco Bilodeau (75QC), Quebec, QC, 100 Laps
16. (20) Dave Trevors (94QC), Quebec, QC, 98 Laps
17. (15) Jacques Poulin (97QC), Quebec, QC, 98 Laps
18. (21) Carl Poulin (57QC), Quebec, QC, 94 Laps
19. (18) Jean Bilodeau (55QC), Levis, QC, 90 Laps
20. (19) Gaetan Gaudreault (38QC), Quebec, QC, 80 Laps
21. (4) Martin Goulet Jr. (83QC), Mascouche, QC, 73 Laps
22. (6) Patrick Boyer (13QC), Quebec, QC, 42 Laps
23. (22) Daniel Bergeron (7QC), Mirabel, QC, 12 Laps
Leaders: Simon Roussin, 0; Patrick Cliche, 1-65; Jonathan Bouvrette, 66-84; Karl Allard, 85-100. (3 lead changes among 3 drivers)
Time of Race: 1:35:00
Margin of Victory: 0.396 seconds
Heat Race Winners: Jean-François Déry, Jonathan Bouvrette, Alex Labbe