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Cormier Captures Jones Auto Body Sportsman Twin 75s, International Crown

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RIVER GLADE, NB (August 23, 2013) –  The Cormier name will once again be inscribed on the River Glade International Cup – albeit a different Cormier. Laurie Cormier won Friday’s Jones Auto Body Twin 75’s for the GT Sportsman division at Petty International Raceway. Cormier, the son of legendary Adelard Cormier – a two-time winner (1967, 1973) of the International, was greeted in Victory Lane by the first two winners of the event John Shirtliff (1965) and Jim Hallahan (1966).

Other feature winners of the night included Brodie MacQuarrie in the C Max Paint and Body Shop Supplies Street Stock and Cole Tanner in the Leisure Days RV Bandolero Cars.

Complete unofficial results follow…


1.      Laurie Cormier

2.      Phil Barkhouse Jr.

3.      Chris Reid

4.      Kyle Reid

5.      Russell Smith Jr.

6.      Herbert Cormier

7.      Byron Bartlett

8.      Sarah MacKay

9.      Dan Bourque

10.   Colby Smith

11.   Luc Bourgeois

12.   Wade Slaunwhite

13.   Shawn Conners

14.   Dana Duncan

15.   Darren Price

16.   Shawn McLean

17.   Frank Fraser Sr.

18.   Jordan Veinotte

19.   Craig Ward

20.   Brady Creamer

21.   Hughie Richard

22.   Dary Tingley

23.   Matt Maillet


Heat race winners: Shawn Conners, Chris Reid


The Jones Auto Body Twin 75s was the third and final event for the inaugural Maritime Sportsman Challenge, contested by top sportsman racers at three different tracks in the Maritimes. Unofficially, Colby Smith is the series champion; the remaining positions are yet to be announced.



1.      Brodie MacQuarrie

2.      Marshall Barry

3.      Goeff Tugwell

4.      Nathan Dean

5.      Darcy O’Neill

6.      Ron Layton

7.      Alexandra O’Blenis

8.      Gary Wade

9.      Andre Chamberlain

10.   James Matchett

11.   Mike Brun

12.   Kevin Carroll

13.   Tyler Rossiter

14.   Martin Landry

15.   Brad MacLean


Heat race winner: Tyler Rossiter, Brad MacLean



1.      Cole Tanner

2.      Craig MacDonald

3.      Braden Langille

4.      Adam Meehan

5.      Cory Hall

6.      Ryan Messer

7.      Dawson McIntee

8.      Michael Cormier

9.      Courtney O’Blenis

10.   Nicholas Naugle

11.   Kyle Orr

12.   Joshua Langille

13.   Nathan Blackburn


Heat Race Winners: Craig MacDonald, Braden Langille


The second leg of the 2013 edition of the River Glade International weekend goes Saturday at Petty International Raceway. The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will make their final appearance for 2013 in New Brunswick for the Parts for Trucks 150, along with the Maritime League of Legends, the AOW Tour, and the Mister Transmission Mini Stock division.

Racing starts at 6 p.m. Saturday (pro stock time trials are at 5:10 p.m.).

About Petty International Raceway:
Petty International Raceway is located on Highway 106, just 40 km west of Moncton, New Brunswick. To learn more about Petty International Raceway, its location, admission, policies, history, and more, please visit To get current updates delivered to you directly please follow us on Twitter.

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