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Kurt Bensmiller (with outriders Shawn Calf Robe and Rory Gervais) won his second Ponoka Stampede title on Monday, claiming the $50,000 Tommy Dorchester Dash for Cash.
Kurt Bensmiller (with outriders Shawn Calf Robe and Rory Gervais) won his second Ponoka Stampede title on Monday, claiming the $50,000 Tommy Dorchester Dash for Cash. WPCA

Bensmiller wins Ponoka Stampede for second time

By Troy Gillard
July 4, 2017 - 6:57am Updated: July 4, 2017 - 7:43am

Kurt Bensmiller really likes the Ponoka Stampede.

The Dewberry native raced to victory Monday night, claiming the $50,000 Tommy Dorchester Dash for Cash for the second time in three years, beating Gary Gorst, Layne MacGillivray and Evan Salmond in the final.

Parker Thompson this past weekend at Wisconsin's Road America.
Parker Thompson this past weekend at Wisconsin's Road America. Parker Thompson / ParkerThompsonRacing.com

Thompson returns to USF2000, comes up just short

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
June 26, 2017 - 10:31am

Red Deer's favourite race car driver returned to the USF2000 track this past weekend after five straight wins over two weeks in the F1600 Super Series.

Parker Thompson posted two fifth place finishes Saturday and Sunday at Road America in Wisconsin.

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