The 9th annual of the Super Tour Spring Bracket Break took place from May 24 to 26 at Napierville Dragway. The event, presented by Castrol in collaboration with Frank Mastro l’electricien, Duraquip, and Brossard Performance, attracted nearly 150 competitors.

Activities began late Friday afternoon when Jean-Pierre Levesque from Rimouski got the win over Jean-Guy Bédard from Chambly in the Footbrake Gambler’s Race and Mike Chenier from Gatineau claimed win against Robbie Martell from Vermont in the Super Pro Gambler’s Race.

The 2024 Super Tour National Championship was officially launched on Saturday. In the late rounds, Max Gauthier had the best over his stepmother Becky Gauthier, Defending Dragster champion Phil Harvey eliminated Dominic Cianciarelli, and his dad Jean Harvey had the bye-run.

Father and son Harvey faced off in the semifinals, with Phil getting the round win against dad.

Phil Harvey from Saint-Calixte went on to win the final round against Max Gauthier leaving on a .004 light giving no room for Gauthier at the finish line breaking out by 3 thousand of a second. A fifth Super Tour win for Harvey.

In the Footbrake category, the final was contested between Heavy Hitters Martin Brideau from Quebec City and Alain Cauchon from Drummondville. Cauchon had the best of Robert Patry in the semifinal, while Brideau had the bye.

Martin Brideau parked it in the Winner’s Circle with a great lap of .017 taking .009 at the finish line.

Two High Roller Races were held in the evening. Serge Marineau from Saint-Eustache claimed victory over Kyle Jessup from Renfrew, Ontario in Super Pro, and Mario Labelle from Sainte-Julie won the Footbrake portion.

On Sunday, Super Pro semifinalists were Darren Frasso taking out Terry Miron, while Ashley Ogilvie had the solo.

Ashley Ogilvie from Jasper, Ontario went on to win the race over Belleville’s Darren Frasso leaving the starting line with a .005 light and taking the finish line by 7 thousand. Frasso was .016 off the hit.

In the Footbrake class, defending champion Mike Reynolds had the advantage over Larry Lepine Jr. in the semifinals, while Yvan Grenier had the bye.

Yvan Grenier from Malartic then won the final with a reaction time of .023 and running right on the number with a one.

The weekend winners in the Junior Dragsters were Mavrick Angers from Laval on Saturday and Parker Seguin from North Bay on Sunday.

The next two races of the Super Tour National Championship will take place on June 29 and 30 at Luskville Dragway as part of the Summer Bracket Nationals presented by Ogilvie Auto & Fleet Service in collaboration with J&S Collision and Clarmo Auto Repair. For more information on the Super Tour, visit www.BracketSuperTour.ca or follow the Super Tour on Facebook!