Grant Profit Makes Richard Cosgrave Memorial Badlands Dinosaur Derby Second Win of 2010
2010 Richard Cosgrave Memorial Badlands Dinosaur Derby Champions: Ja-Co Welding & Consulting Ltd. Outfit. (L-R): Outrider Chad Cosgrave, Driver Grant Profit, Outrider Chanse Vigen. Photo By Eddie Melville
It was overcast Sunday afternoon in Drumheller for the final day of the Richard Cosgrave Memorial Badlands Dinosaur Derby.
When the times were all calculated, Grant Profit, driving the Ja-Co Welding & Consulting Ltd. Outfit, established a new track record and captured the 2010 Richard Cosgrave Memorial Badlands Dinosaur Derby along with outriders Chad Cosgrave and Chanse Vigen after posting the best 3-day aggregate time of 3:23.08.
It’s the second win of the year for Grant Profit and Ja-Co Welding & Consulting Ltd. 2010 WPCA Dodge Pro Tour Champion Mark Sutherland finished 2nd overall, 3.06 seconds behind the champion Grant Profit, with Obrey Motowylo, Rae Croteau Jr. and Colt Cosgrave filling out the top five overall.
As far as the day results are concerned, Profit’s Ja-Co Welding & Consulting Ltd. outfit, posted a 1:06.21 and beat the existing track record set by Neal Walgenbach in 2007 by 9 one-hundreds of a second.
Coming off barrel number 3 in heat 9 Grant Profit won the day by 1.7 seconds over Evan Salmond who placed second, followed by Buddy Bensmiller, Tim Haroldson and Colt Cosgrave.
The final stop on the WPCA Dodge Pro Tour will be in Edmonton for the Dodge World Chuckwagon Championship and Edmonton’s Chuckwagon Derby starting on Wednesday, September 1 until Sunday, September 5, 2010. Racing will start every night at 7:00pm.
Coverage of the Dodge World Chuckwagon Championship and Edmonton’s Chuckwagon Derby can be heard live each night starting at 6:45pm on Classic Country AM1060 out of Calgary, 890AM CJDC out of Dawson Creek and 99.7 FM The Wolf out of Bonnyville.