VOTE: Which Of The Top 4 WPCA Drivers Will Win Their Heat At Strathmore?

The top four drivers in the World Professional Chuckwagon Association will face off on night no. 1 of the Strathmore Stampede in the final heat of competition before being shuffled and redrawn for the weekend. Who do you think will win heat No. 9 and potentially take the win for the first evening of competition?

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See stats on the top four drivers in the world below, and cast your vote to tell us who you think will win night one at the Strathmore Stampede!


No. 1: Vern Nolin


Night One Barrel No.: 3

World Standings Points: 720.5

Hometown: Dewberry, Alberta

Year Joined The WPCA: 2016

Career Highlights: 2018 WPCA Reserve World Champion, 2018 Ponoka Stampede Champion, 2018 WPCA Clean Drive Award Winner, 2018 Herman Flad Memorial Award Winner (Most Improved Driver), 2017 Calgary Stampede Equine of Excellence Champion Left Leader “Hawk”, 2016Ashley Richards Memorial Award Winner


No. 2: Kurt Bensmiller

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Night One Barrel No.: 1

World Standings Points: 652

Hometown: Dewberry, Alberta

Year Joined The WPCA: 2000

Career Highlights: Three-time WPCA World Champion (2015, 2017, 2018), Four-time Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby winner, plus event wins at virtually all WPCA season stops making him the leading driver in the WPCA today. 


No. 3: Logan Gorst


Night One Barrel No.: 2

World Standings Points: 642.5

Hometown: Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan

Year Joined The WPCA: 2012

Career Highlights: 2019 Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Driver and Richard Cosgrave Memorial Award (Aggregate Champion), 2018 WPCA Chuckwagon Person of the Year

No. 4: Kirk Sutherland

Night One Barrel No.: 4

World Standings Points: 632

Hometown: Grande Prairie, Alberta

Year Joined The WPCA: 1976

Career Highlights: The longest-tenured chuckwagon driver of the WPCA has countless achievements over the years including the 2014 World Champion, Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion, Ponoka Stampede Champion, Battle of The North Champion, Battle Of The Rockies Champion, and more. 

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