Fergus, Holton, Schwartz Win at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in TC, TCA and TCB Round 5
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A full-course yellow on Lap 6 occurred when Andrei Kisel, of North Vancouver, B.C. rolled his No. 57 Racing.ca/LaptopScreen.com MINI Cooper on its roof in turn 5 after launching the car off the curb through the turn. Kisel was not injured.

At the yellow, Francis, led Fergus, Poland, Taylor and the Ellsworth in TC. In TCA, Goulart led Wolfe, Holton, Timothy Mincey Sr., of Port St Lucie, Fla., in the No. 4 Godspeed Project Suspension Mincey Racing Honda Civic Si and Emilee Tominovich, of Clarksville, MD in the No. 72 Children's Tumor Foundation/HPD/Racing4Research.org Compass360 Racing Honda Civic Si. In TCB, Schwartz led Nixon, Smith, Wei Lu, of Richmond, B.C., in the No. 59 Racing.ca/Nixon Prosports/LaptopScreen.com/Miniusa.com MINI Cooper and Washay.

The race resumed on lap 11 and Fergus was able to get a run on Francis Jr. into turn 1 on the inside. Fergus was able to carry momentum alongside Francis Jr. and was able to move into first through turn 3. During lap 12 in TCA, Goulart's No. 23 was forced to retire and Wolfe moved into the lead with Holton in pursuit. In TCB, Schwartz remained in the lead over Nixon and Smith.

Through Lap 13 Fergus led Francis Jr., Poland, Taylor, and Ellsworth with Poland setting fast lap with a 1:30.350. Fergus answered the next time around with a fast lap of 1:30.336. Fergus's quick lap increased his lead by .7 seconds over Francis Jr. as Poland closed up in third. On lap 16, Holton passed Wolfe to take the lead in TCA with Patrick Seguin, of Ottawa, ON in third in the No. 49 helpkevinproject.com/buynutrimind.com Branden Peterson/Team Ost Racing Honda Civic Si.

On the same lap the TC leaders encountered lap traffic for the first time and Fergus' lead evaporated with Francis Jr. and Poland hot on his heels. At the end of the Mario Andretti Straight, Poland used lap traffic to pull a deft move to get around both Fergus and Francis and move into first. Poland's move was awarded the Invisible Glass Clean Pass of the Race. Once the TC leaders cleared the traffic, Fergus and Francis were able to close up the gap and put pressure on Poland.

On lap 17, Fergus pressured Poland through turns 9 and 10 retaking the lead over Poland with Francis still in the fight in third. Fergus' move to retake the lead was awarded the Cadillac ATS-V R Move of the Race.
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