Drivers

Evan Salmond
Name Birth Date: July 9, 1981
Year Started Driving: 2008
Hometown: Hudson Bay, SK
WPCA Championship Final Heat Qualifications: 7
WINS: 1

World Professional Standings

2018 - 4th
2017 - 11th
2016 - 19th   
2015 - 5th
2014 - 14th
2013 - 25th
2012 - 3rd
2011 - 31st
2010 - 29th
2009 - WCA MEMBER
2008 - WCA MEMBER – Rookie Season


Major Awards And Victories

  • 2012: Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede, Herman Flad Memorial Award (Most Improved Driver), WPCA Equine Outfit of Excellence - "D.J" - Champion Right Wheeler
  • 2015: WPCA Equine Outfit of Excellence - "COMET" - Champion Left Leader
  • 2017: WPCA Equine Outfit of Excellence - "ZIP" - Champion Outriding Horse
  • 2018: Grande Prairie Stompede, WPCA Equine Outfit of Excellence - "COWBOY" - Champion Right Wheeler


Personal Information
One of chuckwagon racing’s top drivers and most likable individuals, 2017 saw Evan have a horse named to the WPCA Equine Outfit of Excellence for third time in his career. 2017 saw Evan post 15 top ten runs, including 8 runs that cracked the top 5. After a fourth place overall finish at the Medicine Hat Stampede, Evan qualified for the championship final heat at the Ponoka Stampede and followed it up by qualifying for the Calgary Stampede’s “Semi Final Saturday.” Among Evan’s career highlights are a victory at the 2012 Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede and receiving the Herman Flad Memorial Award for the WPCA's Most Improved Driver in 2012 as well. Evan started his career in 2008 on the Western Chuckwagon Association (WCA) circuit where he won the WCA’s Rycroft show in 2009, was runner-up for the WCA championship, and was named the WCA’s Most Improved Driver. Prior to driving big chuckwagons, Evan started racing pony chariots when he was 14 and pony chuckwagons at 16. Evan raced pony wagons from British Columbia to Manitoba and even into Nebraska where he won roughly a half dozen shows. Evan is a 2nd generation driver whose uncle is former driver Ray Salmond and cousin is current driver Rod Salmond. In the off season, Evan is a harness maker and works in the forestry industry, and enjoys hockey and ski-dooing in the off season. Evan and his wife Adriane have two children – Rose and Cash – and make their home in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan.

GMC 2017