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2007 NDC Champ Headlines ARDC

Published: January 4, 2011 6:02 pm ET

Last Comment: January 5, 2011 12:06 pm ET | 3 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

The field for the 2011 Atlantic Regional Driving Championship has been confirmed. The first regional event leading up to this year’s National Driving Championship is scheduled for Saturday, January 22 at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and features the top drivers from the region.

Headlining the field is the 2007 National Driving Champion and a competitor in the 2009 National Driving Championship, New Brunswick native, Gilles Barrieau. He’ll be joined by Todd Trites who is also representing New Brunswick.

Darren Crowe, Robert Laffin and Danny Romo will be representing Nova Scotia.

Kenny Arsenault, Marc Campbell, a competitor in the 2009 National Driving Championship, and Gary Chappell will be representing Prince Edward Island.

Newfoundland’s rep to the Atlantic Regional is Shane Forward.

The top two drivers from the eight-race competition will advance to the 2011 National Driving Championship scheduled for Saturday, May 7 at Red Shores. The winner of the NDC will represent Canada in the 2011 World Driving Championship hosted by the United States from July 31 to August 5.

“The Atlantic Regional promises to be a very competitive event,” commented Red Shores managing director Tom Mullally, “we are really looking forward to hosting this event and we’re especially looking forward to welcoming all of the participants for the National Driving Championship in May.”

The draw for the Atlantic Regional Driving Championship will take place on Tuesday, January 18.

January 5, 2011 - 12:06 pmSuper Fast, Great job

Gary Poulton SAID...

Super Fast,
Great job Tom,Lee,and Brett for adding the Charlottetown Driving Park to the Logo so quickly.

Thanks

January 5, 2011 - 9:37 amI agree Gary - it was

Todd Spencer SAID...

I agree Gary - it was obvious though that even though they agreed to keep the "Driving Park" in their name, that they'd slowly phase it out on their own.

Looking forward to the event, though.

January 4, 2011 - 11:30 pmIt is sad not to see the

Gary Poulton SAID...

It is sad not to see the Famous and Historic Charlottetown Driving Park name not shown anywhere on the Red Shores National Driving Championship logo.It would have been nice to see while hosting a National Event.
The actual name of the place is Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at Charlottetown Driving Park and it is too bad even the letters CDP could not be somewhere on the logo.
It is a shame to see history disappear.


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