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Troy Dorchester

 

Troy Dorchester Birth Date: December 6, 1972
Year Started Driving: 1993
Hometown: Westerose, AB
WPCA Championship Final Heat Qualifications: 16
WINS: 4

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World Professional Standings

2013 - 9th
2012 - 6th
2011 - 2nd
2010 - 7th
2009 - 6th
2008 - 7th
2007 - 7th
2006 - 23rd
2005 - 9th
2004 - 8th
2003 - 15th
2002 - 15th
2001 - 12th
2000 - 10th
1999 - 5th
1998 - 9th
1997 - 18th
1996 - 20th
1995 - 29th
1994 - 17th
1993 - 19th - Rookie Season
                       

             

Major Awards And Victories

  • 1993: WPCA Top Rookie Driver Award
  • 1998: Orville Strandquist Award (Calgary Stampede Top Rookie Driver)
  • 1999: Grande Prairie Stompede, Strathmore Heritage Days, WPCA GMC Tour Championship
  • 2011: WPCA Clean Drive Award
  • 2012: Ponoka Stampede, Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Driver, Richard Cosgrave Memorial Award (Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion), Calgary Stampede Safety Award (Least Penalized Driver)

     

Personal Information
One of chuckwagon racing's most popular stars, Troy is the only chuckwagon driver in history to win chuckwagon racing’s “Triple Crown” consisting of the Ponoka Stampede, Calgary Stampede Aggregate and the GMC Rangeland Derby in a single year. A feat he accomplished in 2012. In 2013 Troy posted 15 top ten runs including 7 runs that placed inside the top five. He placed inside the top ten overall at five show championships in 2013 as well. Troy won the Calgary Stampede Safety Award in 2012, the WPCA Clean Drive Award and was runner-up to the World Chuckwagon Championship in 2011. He was the WPCA's Top Rookie Driver in 1993, won the Calgary Stampede's Orville Strandquist Award for Top Rookie Driver in 1998 and has qualified for the Calgary Stampede GMC Rangeland Derby's winner–take–all championship final heat four times. He has placed inside the top ten in the World Standings nine times in the past ten years including the past seven years consecutively. Troy is a third generation champion chuckwagon driver whose grandfather was chuckwagon legend Tom Dorchester - a 4-time World and 2-time Calgary Stampede champion, his father Garry is a former World and Calgary Stampede Champion, and Uncle Dallas was a former World and 2-time Calgary Stampede Champion as well. Troy enjoys golf and hockey in his spare time. Troy and his wife Jennifer have two children - Haley and Connor, and make their home in Westerose, Alberta.

 

 


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