Braden, Nathan Langille Capture Bandolero Features At Orlando Speedworld
It was another big day for Nova Scotian Bandolero drivers in Orlando, Florida during Day Two of INEX Winter Nationals.
Nathan Langille of Coldbrook held off Owen Mahar of Hubley to take home the 20-lap Beginner Bandit feature. The win is Langille’s first win in a Bandolero car and follows up a second place run on Day One. Langille, younger brother of Scotia Speedworld veteran Josh Langille, also sat on the pole on Day One as fast qualifier in the class. Both Langille and Mahar run out of Scotia Speedworld in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Braden Langille of Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, the 2014 Hydraulics Plus Bandolero champion at Scotia Speedworld, captured his second consecutive pole and race win in the Bandolero Outlaw division at Orlando Speedworld. Luke Ettinger of Kennetcook, Nova Scotia finished seventh in the 20-lap feature.
Danny Chisholm of Canning, Nova Scotia was the top finishing Bandolero Bandits driver from Canada, finishing 10th in the feature. Austin MacDonald had a left front suspension failure on the #27 car five laps into the race, which swept up Josh Langille in the aftermath. Langille and MacDonald were scored in 14th and 15th, respectively.
It was also a good day for Legend cars out of Atlantic Canada. Nicholas Naugle rebounded from a Lap One, Turn One wreck on Day One to finish on the podium in the Semi Pro Legends division. Behind Naugle in fourth place was Cory Hall, who finished in the top five in his fourth consecutive Legend car race dating back to the Winter Heat Series in Charlotte. Ontario’s Nick Ledson, the 2014 Winter Nationals Semi Pro champion, came home in sixth place in the division. Jarrett Butcher drove a backup car out of Farbo Motorsports to a tenth place finish on Day Two following a crash that destroyed his primary Butcher Racing ride on Day One. Dylan Rumbolt finished 21st while Will Farrell came home in 25th place in the 27 car field.
Braden Langille continued his debut in the Young Lion Legend division by capturing fourth in the 30-lap main event. Waylon Farrell took home 12th place in the Young Lions class.
Gary Bursey led the way in the Masters divisions for the Canadian contingent as he finished eighth place to score his second top ten finish in as many days. Calgary’s Ira Laughy started on the pole in the Masters feature, but wound up 18th at the end of the day.
Cole Butcher brought home his Pro entry fielded by Farbo Motorsports in 14th place.
The INEX Winter Nationals continues tomorrow at Orlando Speedworld and runs through Friday.