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Jamie Laboucane records fastest time at Yorkton Classic Friday

Races continue Saturday and Sunday

YORKTON - The dust flew on the Yorkton Exhibition Track Friday evening with the first day of action of the Yorkton Classic.

The Classic, presented by the Yorkton Tribal Council, is the first event of the 2022 CPCA Pro Tour, and featured 10 heats.

The best time of the night, coming in the 10th and final heat of the night was Jamie Laboucane of St. Walburg, Sask. with his Davco Industrial Construction Services wagon. He recorded a time of 1.03.77.

Todd Baptiste of Cando, Sask. in his #2 Oly’s Trading Post and Laboucane in his Paradise Hill Ranch & Western Wear & Wild Rows Pump & Compression – tarped unit tied for second with identical times of 1.04.28.

Logan Gorst of Meadow Lake, Sask. in his Baker Tilly & Rocky Mountain Equipment wagon sat fourth at 1.04.38.

Todd Baptiste was back to round out the night’s top-five, this time turning the track in 1.04.69 with his SORE Oilfield unit.

The races continue tonight (Saturday) directly after the RCMP Musical Ride which is set to start at 6 p.m., and then the final session will be Sunday at 2p.m.