Jake Collison (Collison Racing/Birel) had a real challenge to defend his Masters Bears at Shannonville this weekend as Quebec’s Ron Henrie (Arrow) gave him a real run for his money on Sunday. With Saturday third place finisher Glenn Butler (REM/Birel) not contesting in Sunday’s Masters final, Jake Collison and Ron Henrie made it a classic duel to the finish in Sunday’s main. Collison was able to get the early lead in the final with Henrie slotting in right in second. Collison would lead the most laps as Henrie played follow the leader up until there was two laps to go heading into corner one. Collison was able to counter on Henrie’s taking the lead going in to the sweepers and defending all the way to the checkers.
Rich Mizener (Birel) and John Vasilokos (CMP) had a great battle for the final spot on the podium with Mizener taking the final podium spot by only three hundredths of a second over Vasilankos. Tim Blatt (Birel) was able to hold on to fifth making it his first top five finish at Shannonville.