Last week’s marquee annual NHRA New England Nationals in New Hampshire drew a slew of Eastern Canadian racers….
Here is a photo extra highlighting just some of the event’s Sportsman participants based from Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime provinces.
Quebec’s Louis Gill qualified the high flying LaFontaine-Gill-Perigny ’92 Cavalier #6 in Super Stock at (-.978).
Charlie Kenopic (from Renfrew ON) raced his familiar 23T in the event’s S/G class. Charlie had a strong 4th round finish…
Nova Scotia’s Allyn Armstrong had a surprising early exit in Comp – with a round #1 red-light.
As he almost always does – Kingston’s Jason Kenny had a strong event – going to the semi final round in Super Comp.
Francois Periard entered his always fan appealing B/SA ’68 Roadrunner in Stock eliminator.
Cedric Beaulieu qualified his awesome turbocharged LeBaron #2 in TS at 6.492 secs.
Mark Proulx’s Osgoode ON-based ’65 Comet continues to stand the test of time in S/ST racing.
Sylvain Nadon’s Laval PQ based Mustang qualified #5 in Top Sportsman.
Moncton New Brunswick is home base for Terry Knapper’s I/S ’78 Camaro
Alain Berard’s Quebec City-based S/ST Nova lost out in round #2.
Wendall Howes parked his SS/AH car for this event and instead raced his cool SS/IA Barracuda in Super Stock. He qualified #15 and lost in round #2.
For sure one of the coolest Mopar cars at Epping was this Dodge Daytona driven by Michel Bastien. It ran a 6.983 secs during qualifying.
Bruce Riley (from Nova Scotia) entered his tried and true Chevelle SS/EA car.
Ontario’s Tina Duncanson – who won this event the last two years – lost in round #2 for the Pro Stock Snowmobile event exhibition.
Frederick Angers (from Laval PQ) lost in round #1 for Top Sportsman.
Veteran Canadian racer Fred Thibeault qualified #2 for Stock eliminator – taking his B/SA Camaro to a 1.045 under the index run!
All photos by: Dave DeAngelis