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NASCAR Canadian Tire: Photo gallery of exciting Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres

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D.J. Kennington of St. Thomas, Ontario passed race leader, former Formula 1 champion, Jacques Villeneuve in the closing laps of the Juliawine.com 100 to win the NASCAR Canadian Tire race held at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres.

In front of a crowd in excess of 30,000, Kennington passed Villeneuve on lap 38 before the fifth caution flag of the day flew on lap 40 to set up the exciting finish.

Photo: Paolo Pedicelli

On the final restart, Ranger, who had gotten around Villeneuve just after Kennington made his pass, tried in every turn of the 11-turn, 1.53-mile street circuit to rattle Kennington, but was forced to settle for the runner-up position.

Jason Hathaway finished fourth followed by IndyCar Series regular Alex Tagliani in fifth.

Martin Roy, Alex Labbe, Scott Steckly, Jeff Lapcevich and Trevor Seibert completed the top ten.