Sets Blazing Lap in Pinty’s Qualifying
September 23, 2017 – 3:54pm
HAGERSVILLE,Ont — D.J Kennington has been consistently fast all season long, in the hunt for his first win since 2013. Kennington continued his fast pace by winning the E3 Spark Plug Pole Award for the Pinty’s Fall Brawl at Jukasa Motor Speedway.
The St.Thomas, Ontario, driver set a lap time of 18.578 seconds (121.111mph) to take his second pole of the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season.
Kennington’s time was fast enough to set the inagural track record at the newly reconfigured .625 mile Jukasa Motor Speedway.
Kennington’s No.17 Castrol Edge Dodge was quickest in practice earlier in the day, and is showing the same fast pace he has brought to all the oval tracks this season.
Series points leader Alex Labbe set the second quickest time with a 18.642 (120.695), while Donald Theetge will start third (18.675/120.482).
Defending series champion Cayden Lapcevich and Alex Tagliani round out the top five.
Donald Chisholm and Andre Ranger will start sixth and seventh respectively, while Anthony Simone, Kevin Lacroix and Trevor Monaghan complete the top ten.
LP Dumoulin was not able to get his car out for qualfying and will start at the rear of the field.
The green flag for the Pinty’s Fall Brawl is scheduled to drop at 7:30 p.m.