Long Sault – Dominic Demers, in the 2.5-liter class, rookie Max Acierno (Formula 2500) and Kent Henderson (Hydro 350) were the winners of the Sunday finals at the Long Sault Regatta (Ontario) on the outskirts of Cornwall.
Valleyfield driver Dominic Demers led the final form beginning to end
aboard the 2.5-liter “Wave Dancer” S-44, eclipsing Richard Wilhelm (S-404) by more than 6 seconds at the finish line. Ryan Slate (S-49), Simon Fortin (S-199) and Maxime Lemieux (S-912) held the subsequent positions as mechanical problems prevented Alex Tremblay (S-29) from completing the race.
On the firstl start, two of the favorites collided in the second turn. Yves Villeneuve (S-6) hooked and Jean-François Latour (S-8) could not avoid running into him. Both drivers came out of the accident without serious injury.