Luke Gignac Posts Fourth Place Finish at Rick Woolner Memorial

2U2A4826This past weekend, Luke Gignac continued to get more comfortable with his modified, posting a fourth place finish in the Rick Woolner Memorial.

Gignac started off the weekend with OSCAAR competition on Friday night at Sauble Speedway. The rookie was solid, posting a fourth and a second in his pair of heats.

The feature was cancelled as fellow competitor Rick Schurr suffered a heart attack. Fortunately, he is on the road to recovery, as he’s currently resting and recovering at the University Hospital in London.

Gignac returned to Sauble on Sunday, looking for another solid performance. He as quick in time trialing, posting the second quickest lap. He ran in the top-three throughout the 50-lap feature, though contact on a mi-race restart ultimately resulted in a fourth place finish.

“The car got loose on us after the Lap 33 caution,” team owner Allen Adams commented. “Contact on the restart put us up the wall, but no significant damage. Another solid run; car driver and team are getting better every week.”

The Rick Woolner Memorial is a unique race with a bunch of awards given out virtue of prize money donated by sponsors. Thanks to Sheila Eccles representing Craig McDonald, Reddon Insurance of Durham for sponsoring the Highest Finishing Rookie Award.

“Thanks to Sauble Speedway for hosting the Rick Woolner Memorial and to all the sponsors that made it happen, and to Julia Woolner Stewart, Ken Berfelz & Tanya MacDougall for your hard work and dedication,” Adams added. “It was a great day. I’m sure Rick would be proud.”

ADAMS Motorsports now turns their attention to this weekend, July 9, at Flamboro Speedway for the next race of the OSCAAR Modified season. In his previous two starts on the Hamilton, Ontario based track, Gignac has posted a pair of top-five finishes.

ADAMS Motorsports is proud to be supported by PBS Motors & Pumps, Wolseley Canada, Dave Wiggins Custom Exhaust, OTD Building Supplies, Fox’s Bakery and Deli, TSS Top Shops, Wix Filters, Heritage Heating Contractors, Duckworths Fish and Chips Orillia, Saniflo, and Dwinnel’s Family Movers would also be back on board on sponsor for 2016.

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By: Ashley McCubbin/AM Marketing –

Photo Credit: T.W. Roberts Photos –

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