Checkered Flag Waves for Chapleau's 1st Gold Rush Nationals Drag Race

The checkered flag has been waved for Chapleau's first ever Gold Rush Nationals Drag Race.

Chair Richard Bignucolo - vice president of the CRDC, which organized the event - says the event went well with "beautiful" weather and "a couple hundred" cars participating.

Bignucolo says organizers are hoping to continue the drag races in future years, adding they've been "writing notes and taking comments" to help improve the event.