Patrick Laperle of St-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Quebec makes is two Serie ACT Castrol wins in a row with his win in the Luminare Napert 150 at Autodrome Chaudiere. Laperle started from the 15th position and took the lead on lap number 44. He led the rest of the way and was not contested. Sylvain Lacombe came home second, followed closely by Donald Theetge, Karl Allard and Jean-François Déry rounding out the top five. Jonathan Desbiens, Alexandre Gingras, Patrick Cliche and Patrick Hamel finished 6th through 9th.
The 150 lap event was slowed by 14 cautions and 1 red flag period. The red flag came on lap 115 when Justin Holtom was struck by Dany Ouellet after stopping on the back stretch. Twenty-four cars started the race and fifteen were on the track for the checkered flag.
Laperle has now won three races in the 2009 Serie ACT Castrol and is already qualified for the ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, September 19.
The next Serie ACT Castrol event is Saturday, August 22 at Riverside Speedway in St-Croix Quebec. It will be a 150 lap event and the final event before the Showdown at Chaudiere All-Star race featuring the top 11 Serie ACT Castrol drivers versus the top 11 ACT Tour drivers on Saturday, August 29 at Autodrome Chaudiere.
Follow along to see who become qualifiers for the ACT Invitational at http://www.nhms.com/schedule/nascar/the_act_invitational/#specials.
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