Provisional Qualifying - Trois-Rivieres

WILDEN TAKES PROVISIONAL POLE FOR PLAYER'S CHALLENGE RACE AT TROIS-RIVIERES TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. - Kenny Wilden, of Burlington, Ont., took the provisional pole on Friday for Sunday's Player's Challenge for the KOOL/Toyota Atlantic ...

WILDEN TAKES PROVISIONAL POLE FOR PLAYER'S CHALLENGE RACE AT TROIS-RIVIERES

TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. - Kenny Wilden, of Burlington, Ont., took the provisional pole on Friday for Sunday's Player's Challenge for the KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship race at the Player's Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres.

Wilden, in the Mike Shank Racing/TrizecHahn/Newcourt Swift 008.a, posted a time of 1:02.176 around the 1.5207-mile temporary street circuit, an average speed of 87.197 miles per hour. Anthony Lazzaro, of Acworth, Ga., was second fastest at 1:02.404 in the PPI-MCI Swift 008.a, an average speed of 86.879 miles per hour. Memo Gidley, of Novato, Calif., was third quickest at 1:02.685, an average of 86.489 miles per hour in his Lynx Racing Swift 008.a.

Final qualifying is set for 1:45 p.m. on Saturday. Round eight of the 13-race KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship is scheduled for a 2:05 p.m. start on Sunday.

TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. -- Starters for Sunday's 45-lap, 68.43-mile Player's Challenge for the KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship race at the Grand Prix Players de Trois-Rivieres, with starting position, driver, hometown, car, time and speed in miles-per-hour.

1. Kenny Wilden, Burlington, Ont., Swift 008.a, 1:02.176, 87.197. 2. Anthony Lazzaro, Acworth, Ga., Swift 008.a, 1:02.404, 86.879. 3. Memo Gidley, San Rafael, Calif., Swift 008.a, 1:02.685, 86.489. 4. Buddy Rice, Phoenix, Ariz., Swift 008.a, 1:02.716, 86.446. 5. Lee Bentham, Richmond Hill, Ont., Swift 008.a, 1:02.744, 86.408. 6. Alexandre Tagliani, Lachenaie, Que., Swift 008.a, 1:02.745, 86.406. 7. Jeff Shafer, Overton, Nev., Swift 008.a, 1:02.843, 86.272. 8. Case Montgomery, Salinas, Calif., Swift 008.a, 1:03.180, 85.811. 9. Andrew Bordin, Woodbridge, Ont., Ralt RT-41, 1:03.338, 85.597. 10. Cam Binder, Calgary, Alberta, Swift 008.a, 1:03.571, 85.284. 11. Luc Lesage, Trois-Rivieres, Que., Ralt RT-41, 1:03.907, 84.835. 12. Michael David, Corona, Calif., Ralt RT-41, 1:03.947, 84.782. 13. Rob MacDonald, Keswick, Ont., Swift 008.a, 1:03.995, 84.719. 14. Matt Sielsky, Northbrook, Ill., Swift 008.a, 1:04.171, 84.486. 15. Jean-Francois Dumoulin, Trois-Rivieres, Que., Ralt RT-41, 1:04.190, 84.461. 16. David Pook, Long Beach, Calif., Swift 008.a, 1:04.209, 84.436. 17. Derek Hill, Costa Mesa, Calif., Swift 008.a, 1:04.298, 84.319. 18. Bob Thomas, Clarskton, Mich., Ralt RT-41, 1:04.303, 84.313. 19. Eric Lang, New York, N.Y., Ralt RT-41, 1:04.384, 84.207. 20. John Brooks, Tucson, Ariz., Ralt RT-40, 1:04.468, 84.097. 21. Rino Mastronardi, Pistoia, Italy, Swift 008.a, 1:04.704, 83.790. 22. Jacques Villeneuve, St. Cuthbert, Que., Ralt RT-41, 1:04.960, 83.460. 23. David Rutledge, West Vancouver, B.C., Swift 008.a, 1:05.542, 82.719. 24. Robert Sollenskog, Antioch, Ill., Swift 008.a, 1:05.923, 82.241. 25. John Rutherford, Ft Worth, Texas, Swift 008.a, 1:05.981, 82.169. 26. Stephane Roy, Saint-Sauveur, Que., Ralt RT-40, 1:06.731, 81.245. 27. Michael Conte, Seattle, Wash., Swift 008.a, 1:06.742, 81.232. 28. Bob Siska, San Francisco, Calif., Ralt RT-40, 1:07.500, 80.32. 29. George Frazier, Prospect, Ky., Ralt RT-41, 1:09.876, 77.588. 30. Jimmy Pugliese, Lynbrook, N.Y., Ralt -RT-41, 1:10.398, 77.013. 31. Kevin Cogan, Plattsburgh, N.Y., Raven RVN 93, 1:11.644, 75.674. 32. Eric Andrew Jensen, Toronto, Ont., Reynard 93H, 1:15.014, 72.274.

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Series Atlantic
Drivers Jacques Villeneuve , Derek Hill , Memo Gidley , David Rutledge , Anthony Lazzaro , John Rutherford , Buddy Rice , Bob Siska , Andrew Bordin , Jean-Francois Dumoulin , Jimmy Pugliese , Kevin Cogan , Eric Lang , Lee Bentham , Jeff Shafer , Luc Lesage , Rino Mastronardi