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Thursday, February 29, 2024

Racers Win Big at Western Canadian Summer Classic

Eight drivers claim wins at the Western Canadian Summer Classic at the Medicine Hat Drag Racing Association.

MEDICINE HAT, AB CANADA- T&T Motorsports held its 2nd Annual Western Canadian Summer Classic July 23-25, 2021 at Medicine Hat Drag Racing Association. The event presented by RAD Torque Systems, GMack Oilfield Services, and Total Dairy Solutions offered numerous classes and shootouts for racers to take part in.

On Friday, there was a $5K Warmup race and a Junior Dragster Gamblers race. Saturday featured one of the $10K main events, a 48 Car $20K Box Shootout, 32 car $10K No Box Shootout, and $1K Juniors race. Finally, Sunday held the second $10K main event and the last Junior $1K of the weekend.

The last two No Box cars each earned $1,000 during the Warmup Race and both main events. Those final two No Box cars then joined the Box cars during the quarter-final round, where the pairs were then laddered based on reaction time.

Over $100,000 was awarded throughout three days of intense Top Bulb, Bottom Bulb, and Junior Dragster competition. About $20,000 of additional funds were also dispersed through Racer Appreciation awards and round prizes!

See full event results below.

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Friday’s $5K Warmup

John Schmidt claimed Friday’s $5,000-to-win Warmup race win over Eric Goulden.

The lone semi-finalist was Bob Heroux.

Braydon Heroux and Chance Edelmann were the last standing No Box cars.

John Schmidt, Friday $5K Warmup Winner
Eric Goulden, Friday $5K Warmup Runner-up

Junior Gamblers Race

Jacob Mills over younger sister, Kloey Mills.

Jacob Mills (right), Junior Gamblers Race Winner
Kloey Mills (right), Junior Gamblers Race Runner-up

Saturday Results

Saturday $10K

Dalton Gareau picked up the Saturday $10K win over Dave Burden.

The semi-finalists were Casey Plaizier and Adam de Jonge.

The last standing No Box cars were Kalim Menzel and Dan Coss.

Dalton Gareau, Saturday $10K Winner
Dave Burden, Saturday $10K Runner-up
Kalim Menzel and Dan Coss, Last Standing No Box Cars

Juniors $1K

Morgan Caron got the Juniors $1,000 win over over Kloey Mills.

Morgan Caron, Juniors $1K Winner

No Box 32 Car Shootout $10K

Craig Johnson picked up the No Box 32 Car Shootout $10,000 win over John Tabak.

Craig Johnson, No Box 32 Car Shootout $10K Winner
John Tabak, No Box 32 Car Shootout $10K Runner-up

Box 48 Car Shootout $20K

Chevy Reeves was victorious in the Box 48 Car Shootout $20,000-to-win final over John de Jonge.

Chevy Reeves, Box 48 Car Shootout $20K Winner
John de Jonge, Box 48 Car Shootout $20K Runner-up

Sunday Results

Sunday $10K

Dave Senio claimed Sunday’s $10K win over Amy Schwab.

Dave Burdan was the semi-finalist.

Last standing No Box cars were Braydon Heroux and Kim Bodnard.

Dave Senio, Sunday $10K Winner
Amy Schwab, Sunday $10K Runner-up

Juniors $1K

Faith Perrin claimed the $1,000 Juniors win over Tristin Duchene.

Faith Perrin, Sunday $1K Junior Winner
Tristin Duchene, Sunday $1K Junior Runner-up

MVP Award

John Schmidt received the MVP Award for his Friday win and quarter-final finish on Sunday.

John Schmidt, MVP Award Winner

$3,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters

Congratulations to all winners and finalists from the 2nd Annual Western Canadian Summer Classic.

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