John Walters Is Number 1 On Night 1 At The Battle of The Rockies

John Walters - First Place On Night 1 In Rocky Mountain House
Photo By Paul Easton

It was a perfect evening at the final stop of the 2018 WPCA Pro Tour at the Battle of the Rockies in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Dustin Gorst came into this year’s event as the defending champion and Kurt Bensmiller, in search of his third career World Chuckwagon Championship came into the final show of the year with a 74.5 point lead over Vern Nolin. The World Champion Chuckwagon Driver will be declared on Sunday afternoon.

On the day it was John Walters, driving the Pidherney’s outfit, posted the fast time of the night with a 1:15.78. Coming off barrel 4 in the third heat of the evening, Walters had the fast time of the night by just 1 one-hundreth of a second over rookie driver Chance Flad. Chanse Vigen, Bob Van Eaton and Dayton Sutherland rounded out the top five wagons on the day. The driver posting the best 4-day aggregate time after Sunday’s run will take home the 2018 Battle of the Rockies Championship.

Day 2 of the final stop of the 2018 WPCA Pro Tour at the Battle of the Rockies from Rocky Mountain House can be heard live on Friday night, August 17, 2018 on Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM, Country 99 at 99.7 FM out of Bonnyville, and 96.5 CKFM out of Olds, Alberta, starting at 9:00pm Eastern, 8:00pm Central and 7:00pm Mountain Time.

Billy Melville


GMC 2017