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Kevin Lacroix was quickest in practice for Le 50 Tours CanAm at Circuit Trois-Rivieres (Matthew Manor/NASCAR)

PRACTICE: Kevin Lacroix Sets the Pace at GP3R

TROIS-RIVIERES, Que — Kevin Lacroix is no stranger to running well at GP3R. He continued his fast pace by setting the quickest time in practice Saturday for Le 50 Tours CanAm at Circuit de Trois-Rivieres.

Lacroix’s No.74 Bumper to Bumper/ Total/ Gates Dodge set a time of 1 minute 07.359 seconds (81.773 mph) to claim the top spot at the end of the 70-minute session.

The 29-year-old racer from Saint-Eustache, Quebec scored two previous victories at the historic 1.530 mile street course in 2015 and 2016. He will look to add a third GP3R win to his resume.

Marc-Antoine Camirand logged a solid lap of 1:.07.644 (81.426) to come home second.

Points leader and Edmonton race LP Dumoulin set a time of 1:07.843 (81.189) to claim the third spot at the end of practice.


JF Dumoulin and defending GP3R winner Alex Tagliani rounded out the top five.

2013 winner D.J Kennington and four-time GP3R winner Andrew Ranger were sixth and seventh, respectively.

NASCAR Whelen Euro Series driver Frederic Gabillon, Jostens Rookie of the Year candidate James Vance and Simon Dion-Viens completed the top 10.

Qualifying for Le 50 Tours CanAm will commence at 5:15 p.m, while the green flag is set to drop at 2:18 p.m. on Sunday.