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Trois-Rivieres Qualifying report

ARCHER, GALATI ON POLE FOR TROIS-RIVIERES WORLD CHALLENGE TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada (July 30)-- Bobby Archer, of Ft. Worth Texas, captured the pole for Saturday's 50-minute Speedvision World Challenge GT Championship Round Six race.

ARCHER, GALATI ON POLE FOR TROIS-RIVIERES WORLD CHALLENGE

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada (July 30)-- Bobby Archer, of Ft. Worth Texas, captured the pole for Saturday's 50-minute Speedvision World Challenge GT Championship Round Six race. Michael Galati, of Olmstead Township, Ohio, captured the pole for Saturday's Speedvision World Challenge Touring Car Championship Round Five race. Both races are part of Le Grand Prix Player's de Trois-Rivieres. Archer, driving the No. 32 Viper Speed Dodge Viper turned a fastest lap of 1:12.462 (74.819 mph) to take his first pole of the season. "After so many near misses this year it's really great to score Viper's first pole position of the season," said Archer. "I've got alot of laps here and I love street races." Peter Kitchak, of Excelsior, Minn., drove the No. 3 Keewaydin/Toad Hall Racing Porsche 911 RSR to second in the session, with a time of 1:12.894 (74.376 mph). George Biskup, of Naperville, Ill., completed the top-three. Galati, who has dominated the series this year by winning every race, won his second pole of the season in the No. 19 Duplicolor/Red Line.DC Sport Acura Integra R with a time of 1:16.472 (70.896 mph). "I had a spongy brake so I would push for a few laps then had to back off for a couple laps," said Galati. "The dream season just keeps getting better. Trois-Rivieres is one of my favorite places to visit and race." Pierre Kleinubing, of Erexim, Brazil, challenged Galati the entire session, and posted the second-fastest time in the No. 42 RealTime Acura Integra R with a time of 1:16.604 (70.774 mph). Third fastest in the session was Alfred Dupont, of Wilmington, Del., in his European Racing Technologies BMW 328is with a time of 1:16.683 (70.701 mph). The top-three Speedvision Touring Car times were below the old qualifying lap record of 1:17.013 (70.398 mph), set by Alain Chebeir in 1997.

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec -- Final grid for Saturday's 50-minute Speedvision World Challenge GT Round Six Race, part of Le Grand Prix Player's de Trois-Rivieres at the Trois-Rivieres Street Circuit with practice position, car number in parenthesis, driver, hometown, car, time and speed in miles-per-hour. 1. (32), Bobby Archer, Ft. Worth, Texas, Dodge Viper, 1:12.462, 74.819. 2. (3), Peter Kitchak, Excelsior, Minn., Porsche 911 RSR, 1:12.894, 74.376. 3. (22), George Biskup, Naperville, Ill., Porsche 911 RSR, 1:14.155, 73.111. 4. (03), Tommy Safar II, Point Pleasant, N.J., Chevrolet Corvette C-4, 1:14.286, 72.982. 5. (27), Rick Dilorio, Acton, Mass., Saleen Mustang, 1:14.318, 72.951. 6. (62), Pete Halsmer, Bloomfield, Mich., Acura NSX, 1:14.422, 72.849. 7. (04), Terry Lackey, Hitchcock, Texas, Chevrolet Corvette LT-4, 1:14.498, 72.775. 8. (02), Kelly Bradley, Hitchcock, Texas, Chevrolet Corvette LT-4, 1:14.747, 72.532. 9. (94), David Schardt, Dayton, Ohio, Toyota Supra T, 1:14.828, 72.454. 10. (96), Paul Brown, Omaha, Neb., Saleen Mustang, 1:15.106, 72.185. 11. (78), Fernand Leblanc, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Porsche 911 RSR, 1:15.679, 71.639. 12. (67), Peter Polli, Mendon, Vt., Chevrolet Corvette, 1:18.203, 69.327. 13. (12), Peirre Bareil, Cap de la Madeline, QB, Ford Mustang LX, 1:19.475, 68.217. 14. (36), Jim Oppenhumer, Chicago, Ill., Porsche 911 RSR, 1:22.539, 65.685. 15. (17), Tony DeMonte, Dix Hills, N.Y., Chevrolet Corvette, no time. 16. (28), Lou Giglioti, Garland, Texas, Chevrolet Corvette, no time. 17. (29), Walter Swick, Concord, Ohio, BMW M3, no time. 18. (35), David Farmer, Albemarle, Minn., Chevrolet Camaro, no time. 19. (48), Michael Giglio, Watertown, Conn., Ford Mustang Cobra, no time. 20. (71), Gary Smith, Bradford, Pa., Ford Mustang Cobra, no time. 21. (75), Bill Cooper, Manhattan, Mt., Chevrolet Corvette C-4, no time. 22. (79), Eric Galmut, Chilliwack, British Columbia, PontiacFirebird, no time. 23. (97), Scotty B. White, Puyallup, Wash., Chevrolet Corvette C5, no time. 24. (06), Eric Boisvere, Montreal, Canada, Porsche 911 RSR, no time.

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec -- Final grid for Saturday's 50-minute Speedvision World Challenge Touring Car Round Five Race, part of Le Grand Prix Player's de Trois-Rivieres at the Trois-Rivieres Street Circuit with practice position, car number in parenthesis, driver, hometown, car, time and speed in miles-per-hour. 1. (19), Michael Galati, Olmstead Township, Ohio, Acura Integra R, 1:16.472, 70.896. 2. (42), Pierre Kleinubing, Erexim, Brazil, Acura Integra R, 1:16.604, 70.774. 3. (51), Alfred DuPont, Wilmington, Del., BMW 328is, 1:16.683, 70.701. 4. (43), Hugh Plumb, Chadds Ford, Pa., Acura Integra R, 1:16.685, 70.699. 5. (92), Will Turner, Newbury Port, Mass., BMW 328is, 1:17.105, 70.314. 6. (64), Charlie Downes, Hawthorne, Calif., BMW 328is, 1:17.570, 69.893. 7. (18), David Rosenblum, Langhorne, Pa., BMW 328is, 1:17.796, 69.689. 8. (85), Jason Potter, Oxford, Ohio, Honda Accord, 1:18.147, 69.376. 9. (44), Kevin Schrantz, Boulder, Colo., Acura Integra R, 1:18.304, 69.237. 10. (90), Brian Wade, Newfields, N.H., BMW 328is, 1:18.787, 68.813. 11. (68), Rick Ellinger, Rockville, Md., Mercedes-Benz, 1:19.482, 68.211. 12. (65), Walter Markes, Bronx, N.Y., BMW 328is, 1:19.538, 68.163. 13. (93), Jeff Tarr, New York, N.Y., BMW 328is, 1:19.550, 68.153. 14. (15), Hugh Stewart, Massapequa, N.Y., BMW M3 328is, 1:20.027, 67.747. 15. (14), Stephane Trahan, Leval, QB, VW Golf, 1:20.839, 67.066. 16. (41), Grant Lockwood, Cumming, Ga., Honda Prelude, 1:21.462, 66.553. 17. (45), Fred Meyer, Dallas, Texas, Acura Integra R, 1:22.636, 65.608. 18. (13), Carl Wener, Montreal, Quebec, VW Jetta, 1:22.676, 65.576. 19. (91), David Rodziewicz, Atlanta, Ga., BMW 328i, 1:26.507, 62.672. 20. (8), Taz Harvey, Danville, Calif., Acura Integra R, no time. 21. (23), Sean Keenan, Uxbridge, Ontario, BMW 328is, no time. 22. (52), Gary Davis, Grosse Isle, Mich., BMW 328si, no time. 23. (59), Joel Solly, Colden, N.Y., Honda Accord, no time. 24. (60), Fred Pignataro, East Northport, N.Y., Ford ContourSVT, no time. 25. (74), Stephan Baztrzycki, Barkhamsted, Conn., Honda Prelude, no time. 26. (88), Kristian Skavnes, Sparta, N.J., Acura Integra R, no time.

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Drivers Pete Halsmer , Kristian Skavnes , Kevin Schrantz , Pierre Kleinubing , Michael Galati , Hugh Stewart , David Farmer , Alain Chebeir , Will Turner , Taz Harvey , Fred Pignataro , Fred Meyer , Bobby Archer , Hugh Plumb , Gary Smith , Rick Ellinger , Peter Kitchak , David Rosenblum , Jason Potter , Grant Lockwood , Scotty B. White , Paul Brown , George Biskup