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Formula Tour 1600: Michel Bonnet dominates Trois-Rivieres

Veteran racer Michel Bonnet won both races of the Formula Tour 1600 series held this weekend at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres.

Bonnet, driving the No. 2 Vector, started both races from pole position and ahead of Thomas McGregor in the No. 93 Spectrum.

Friday’s qualifying session for race 1 was red flagged to allow the safety crew to extract Steve McCamus from his car after a big shunt against the wall. Accoring to the latest report, McCamus would be suffering from a broken leg.

In race 1, Bonnet ran away from McGregor and the pair finished in that order. Tristan DeGrand crossed the line in third place ahead of veteran Didier Schraenen and Pascal Bellemare.

In race 2 held Saturday, Bonnet repeated his winning performance, finishing the 22-lap race in first place, 2.8 seconds in front of DeGrand and Chase Pelletier. Pascal Bellemare and Marcel Lafontaine completed the top 5.

Schraenen was en route to third place with half a lap to go when his CMV suddenly stopped in the middle of the race track.

The final race of the season will be held at Circuit Mont-Tremblant, September 21st and 22nd.