Riverside Speedway, Antigonish, NS Russell Smith Jr. Wins Napa Sportsman Highland Home Building Centres 50

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    JAMES RIVER, NS (August 18, 2012) ”“ The Napa Sportsman Series ran round three fo four en route to the 2012 championship, the Highland Home Building Centres 50, at Riverside International Speedway and it was Russell Smith Jr coming out on top at the checkers. Smith beat Dave Timmons to the finish line, followed by Jerry Hayes in third, Brad DeCoste in fourth, and Kevin MacGrath in fifth.
    The race saw two different leaders, Ross Lewis led the first 28 circuits before being overtaken by Smith. There were 24 cars and it took just a little more than 36 minutes to run the 50-lap feature, which saw four caution periods.
    1. Russell Smith Jr.
    2. Dave Timmons
    3. Jerry Hayes
    4. Brad DeCoste
    5. Kevin MacGrath
    6. Kyle Butler
    7. Fred Broussard
    8. Dale Richardson
    9. Scott Allen
    10. Corey Breen
    11. Shawn Thibodeau
    12. John Biron
    13. Bronson Shannesey
    14. Hughie Richards
    15. Vance MacDonald
    16. Adrian Verhagen
    17. Ross Lewis
    18. Craig Chisholm
    19. Darren Wallage
    20. Shawn Waterfield
    21. Kenny Magloaria
    22. Darren Price
    23. Brian MacLeod
    24. JJ Cusack
    Qualifying heat races were won by DeCoste, Lewis, and Smith.
    Riverside International Speedway finishes its 2012 season September 15 with the Wilson Equipment 300 for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series; the Napa Sportsman Series championship race will open the weekend on September 14. Advance tickets for the Wilson 300 weekend will be available August 22.
    About Riverside International Speedway:
    Riverside International Speedway, a 1/3-mile high banked asphalt oval, is located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, at exit 30 off Trans Canada Highway 104. Opened in 1969, the facility was totally rebuilt in 2006 to become a premiere motorsports site, comparable to the best short tracks in Canada and the U.S. To learn more about Riverside Int'l Speedway, please visit www.riversidespeedway.ca or call 902.863.2410.

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