2015 ACT Season: By The Numbers
2 –Number of drivers to claim their first ACT victory in 2015. Brad Babb won the Merchants Bank 150 at Thunder Road on May 3 (ACT U.S.), while Martin Goulet Jr. led wire-to-wire to win the St-Eustache 100 on July 4 (Série ACT).
3 – Dover, NH’s Wayne Helliwell, Jr. won his third ACT U.S. Tour Championship in the past four seasons. Only Brian Hoar (8) and Jean-Paul Cyr (7) have more titles.
3.1 – The average finish for Alex Labbé in 2015. Labbé was forced to miss two Série ACT events due to scheduling conflicts, but finished in the top-five in 9 of the 10 events he competed in.
3.2 – The average finish for ACT U.S. Champion Helliwell in 2015. Helliwell finished no worse than seventh in each of the 13 ACT U.S. events.
4 – Number of wins for both Wayne Helliwell Jr. and Alex Labbé in 2015. Helliwell’s total matched the total from his first championship season of 2012. Labbé’s was a career high and tied him for second-most in a Série ACT season.
5 – Joey Polewarcyk Jr. became only the second different driver in ACT Late Model Tour history to win five races in a season. Brian Hoar previously accomplished the feat in 1999 and 2011. “Joey Pole” is now tied with Patrick Laperle for third on the all-time ACT U.S. wins list.
5.4 – The average finish for Série ACT Champion Dany Trepanier. He posted 11 top-10 finishes in 12 events to win his first title.
10 – Brian Hoar won the final two races of the 2015 ACT U.S. season at Airborne and Thompson. It was the 10th time in Hoar’s illustrious career that he won back-to-back ACT events.
14 – Number of different tracks that hosted at least one point-counting ACT U.S. and/or Série ACT event in 2015.
20 – Number of different drivers who led at least one lap in an ACT U.S. event in 2015.
21 – Donald Theetge extended his Série ACT record with his 21st career win in the St-Eustache 200 on September 20. It was Theetge’s first victory at St-Eustache in 19 tries.
21 – Number of drivers who led at least one lap in a Série ACT event in 2015.
35 – Number of drivers who posted at least one top-10 finish in a Série ACT event in 2015.
42 – Career ACT U.S. wins that Brian Hoar concludes his career with. Jean-Paul Cyr is second with 19.
44 – Number of drivers who posted at least one top-10 finish in an ACT U.S. event in 2015.
67 – Number of different drivers who attempted to qualify for at least one Série ACT event in 2015.
110 – Number of laps led by Série ACT Champion Trepanier in 2015. The total was less than 30% of the amount he led in 2014 (381) when he finished second in points. Jean-Francois Déry led the most laps of Série ACT competition in 2015 with 312.
127 – Number of different drivers who attempted to qualify for at least one ACT U.S. event in 2015.
450 – Number of laps led by Joey Polewarczyk Jr. in 2015. The total is the third most for a single season in ACT U.S. history. Pole holds the record with 516 laps lead in 2010. He also moved into second on the all-time list with 2.272 laps led, trailing only (once again) Brian Hoar (2,677).
1,764 – Number of laps completed by Jean-Francois Déry, the most of any Série ACT driver in 2015. Champion Trepanier was second with 1,763.
1,856 – Number of laps completed by Wayne Helliwell Jr. in 2015. He was the only driver to complete every lap on either the ACT U.S. or Serié ACT schedule.