Mario Clair drove his Lafrance Performance-powered Big Block Modified to a third place result on Wednesday night at Volusia County Speedway Mario Clair drove his Lafrance Performance-powered Big Block Modified to a third place result on Wednesday night at Volusia County Speedway Photo: Craig Revelle

Mario Clair Scores DIRTcar Big Block Podium Finish at Volusia

Written by  on Thursday, 21 February 2013 11:23

BARBERVILLE, FL - The 2013 racing season has started off well for Lafrance Performance client Mario Clair, as he drove a solid race and scored a third place finish during the opening round of the Big Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series in the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Motorsports Park in Florida.


Clair is a former DIRTcar 358 Modified champion, He started racing go-karts at a very young age. In 1994 he began his first of five years in the Sportsman division before moving up to the Modified ranks in 1999 and has been there ever since, competing in both Big Block and Small Block.

Clair is not the only Lafrance Performance client in action in Florida this month. Daniel Nadeau and Michel Chicoine are also in competing at Volusia in a Big Block Modified, and Etienne Girard is competing this week at East Bay Raceway in the 360 Sprint Car.

Lafrance Performance is the place to call for all your performance engine building needs. His racing engines have made it to victory lane over 400 times through the Northeastern United States and Canada. Yves Lafrance can build a racing engine for Kart racing to Tractor Pulling and anything in between. He specializes in V8 engines. In addition to having more than 25 years of engine building experience (including three years in NASCAR), Yves also has 10 years of knowledge working with an engine dynometre and conveniently has one at his Summerstown, Ontario shop.

For more information on Lafrance Performance and Yves Lafrance, please visit our website, www.lafranceperformance.com.

From Craig Revelle / Finish Line Web Design

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