Ponoka Chucks Results

Kelly Sutherland - Best Of Night 4 In Ponoka. Photo By Paul Easton

With just one more run to qualify for Sunday’s $50,000.00 Tommy Dorchester Sudden Death Championship final heat, things were starting to tighten up on day 4 the Ponoka Stampede. Weather and track conditions were once again excellent and a near capacity crowd was treated saw six time Ponoka Stampede Champion Kelly Sutherland post the fast of the night with a 1:16.17.

Coming off barrel number 2 in the heat 9, Sutherland – driving the Red Deer Motors outfit – placed first on the night by just 4 one-hundreds of a second over Grant Profit who ended up in second place for the second consecutive night. Kirk Sutherland, hugh Sinclair and Luke Tournier filled out the top five for the night.

1999 Ponoka Stampede champion Grant Profit took over the lead in the overall aggregate standings with a 4 day combined time of 5:08.78. Defending champion Obrey Motowylo slips into second place overall, 66 one-hundreds of a second out of first, followed by Kelly Sutherland and Jason Johnstone. With just one more run to see who will be in the final four, rookie driver John Walters sits just outside the top four in fifth place overall 41 one-hundreds of a second outside the fourth and final place for Sunday’s final. Codey McCurrach, who had been in the top four every night over the first 3 days, ran into penalty problems and dropped out of contention.

The wagons will redraw for heat and barrel positions for Saturday’s run The top four wagons in the aggregate standings after Saturday’s run will compete in the $50,000.00 Tommy Dorchester Sudden Death Championship final heat where the winner will take home the 2010 Ponoka Stampede Championship.

Live coverage of the Ponoka Stampede can be heard live starting each night at 7:30pm on Classic Country AM1060 out of Calgary, 890AM CJDC out of Dawson Creek and 99.7 FM The Wolf out of Bonnyville.

~ Billy Melville

DAY 4 RESULTS
Rank Driver Sponsor Total Time
1 Kelly Sutherland Red Deer Motors 1:16.41
2 Grant Profit Ja-Co Welding & Consulting 1:16.45
3 Kirk Sutherland EMCO Corporation 1:16.63
4 Hugh Sinclair Brydon Construction 1:16.66
5 Luke Tournier Double W Ranches 1:16.80
6 Mark Sutherland Kledo Construction 1:16.91
7 Troy Dorchester Lafarge Canada Inc. 1:16.95
8 Rae Croteau Jr. TOMCO Group of Companies 1:17.00
9 Jason Glass Cinch Jeans & Shirts 1:17.04
10 Buddy Bensmiller World Financial Group 1:17.22
11 Lincoln Douglas Fedmet Tubulars 1:17.26
12 John Walters Goodman Roofing 1:17.39
13 Doug Irvine B & R Eckel’s Transport Ltd. 1:17.57
14 Mike Vigen Nelson Brothers Oilfield Services 1:17.58
15 Jerry Bremner TrailBlazer RV Centre 1:17.66
16 Jason Johnstone Calnash Trucking 1:17.76
17 Cliff Cunningham Basnett Truck Service 1:17.81
18 Rick Fraser Hellfires Suppression Services 1:17.82
19 Chad Harden encana 1:17.84
20 Reg Johnstone Pidherney’s From Start To Finish 1:17.95
21 Kurt Bensmiller AIC Construction Ltd. 1:18.14
22 Obrey Motowylo H & E Oilfield Services Ltd. 1:18.15
23 Layne MacGilIivray Deerfoot Inn & Casino & Service Plus Inns & Suites 1:18.44
24 Troy Flad Ironwood Building Systems 1:18.67
25 Darcy Flad Juice Junkeez 1:18.85
26 Tim Haroldson Busted Ladies Lingerie 1:19.06
27 Chance Bensmiller Xtreme Oilfield Technologies 1:19.20
28 Jordie Fike Dwight Green Oilfield Consulting 1:19.26
29 Sean DeBolt Uncle Ben’s RV & Auto 1:19.33
30 Evan Salmond Phoenix Rentals Ltd. 1:19.49
31 Colt Cosgrave High River Autoplex & RV 1:20.02
32 Brian Mayan FL Bar Ranches 1:21.20
33 Barry Hodgson Irvine Tack And Trailers 1:23.16
34 Shane Cartier Lakeside Oilfield Services 1:23.99
35 Codey McCurrach Alberta Pressure Testing 1:26.45
36 Cody Ridsdale Triple K Oilfield Services 1:36.34
4 DAY AGGREGATE
Rank Driver Sponsor 4 Day Total
1 Grant Profit Ja-Co Welding & Consulting 5:08.78
2 Obrey Motowylo H & E Oilfield Services Ltd. 5:09.44
3 Kelly Sutherland Red Deer Motors 5:10.64
4 Jason Johnstone Calnash Trucking 5:10.72
5 John Walters Goodman Roofing 5:11.13
6 Jerry Bremner TrailBlazer RV Centre 5:11.29
7 Lincoln Douglas Fedmet Tubulars 5:11.52
8 Chad Harden Image Dist./encana/ConocoPhillips/Spartan Cont. 5:12.59
9 Troy Dorchester Lafarge Canada Inc. 5:12.94
10 Rae Croteau Jr. TOMCO Group of Companies/Croteau Racing 5:13.04
11 Mark Sutherland Kledo Construction/Knelson Rock/Sutherland Racing 5:13.35
12 Kirk Sutherland EMCO Corporation 5:13.44
13 Kurt Bensmiller AIC Construction Ltd. 5:13.98
14 Mike Vigen Nelson Brothers Oilfield Services 5:14.56
15 Rick Fraser Hellfires Suppression Services 5:14.66
16 Jason Glass John Scott/Birchcliff Eng./Cinch Jeans 5:14.86
17 Jordie Fike Dwight Green Oilfield Consulting 5:15.07
18 Luke Tournier Double W Ranches 5:15.21
19 Darcy Flad Juice Junkeez 5:15.73
20 Doug Irvine B & R Eckel’s Transport Ltd. 5:15.97
21 Barry Hodgson Irvine Tack And Trailers 5:16.30
22 Hugh Sinclair Spec. Tech/Brydon Con./N.Cariboo Air/FirePower/Sexsmith UFP/Sinclair Racing 5:16.44
23 Layne MacGilIivray Deerfoot Inn & Casino & Service Plus Inns & Suites 5:16.82
24 Reg Johnstone Pidherney’s From Start To Finish 5:17.04
25 Buddy Bensmiller World Financial Group 5:17.55
26 Codey McCurrach Alberta Pressure Testing/CE Franklin 5:17.92
27 Tim Haroldson Busted Ladies Lingerie 5:18.49
28 Troy Flad Ironwood Building Systems 5:23.76
29 Evan Salmond Phoenix Rentals Ltd. 5:25.76
30 Cliff Cunningham Basnett Truck Service 5:26.64
31 Colt Cosgrave High River Autoplex & RV 5:27.69
32 Sean DeBolt Uncle Ben’s RV & Auto 5:27.90
33 Shane Cartier Lakeside Oilfield Services 5:31.08
34 Brian Mayan FL Bar Ranches 5:33.29
35 Cody Ridsdale Triple K Oilfield Services 5:42.36
36 Chance Bensmiller Xtreme Oilfield Technologies N.T

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