CHANSE VIGEN OPENS UP THE BATTLE OF THE ROCKIES WITH A DAY MONEY RUN

It was a perfect evening at the final stop of the 2015 WPCA Pro Tour at the Battle of the Rockies in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Kirk Sutherland, in search of his second consecutive World Chuckwagon Championship came into the event of the year with a slim 20.5 point lead over Kurt Bensmiller. The World Champion Chuckwagon Driver will be declared on Saturday night.

On the day, Chanse Vigen, driving the Terra Firma Resources outfit, posted the fast time of the night with a 1:14.55. Coming off barrel 1 in heat 2, Vigen had the fast time of the night by 11 one-hundredths of a second over 2010 Battle of the Rockies Champion Rick Fraser. Kelly Sutherland, Jason Glass and Dustin Gorst rounded out the top five wagons on the day. The top 4 drivers in the aggregate after Saturday’s run will go into the winner-take-all championship final heat where the winner will take home the 2015 Battle of the Rockies Championship.

Day 2 of the final stop of the 2015 WPCA Pro Tour at the Battle of the Rockies from Rocky Mountain House can be heard live on Thursday night, August 13, 2015 on Rural Radio on SiriusXM Channel 147, and Country 99 at 99.7 FM out of Bonnyville starting at 9:00pm Eastern, 8:00pm Central and 7:00pm Mountain Time.

Billy Melville