The 6-Day Racers List

The following is an incomplete list of the Canadian six-day racers who participated in the 59 six-day events that took place in Canada between 1912 and 1980.

  1. William "Torchy" Peden: Participated in 126 six-day races (completed 118, DNF's 8) of which he won 38 races, came in second place 26 times and third place 12 times. Montreal 1929, 1930(2), 1931(2), 1932(2), 1933(2), 1934(2), 1935(2), 1936(2), 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1942, Toronto 1932, 1933(2), 1934(2), 1935
  2. Jules Audy: Participated in 108 six-day races (completed 93, DNF's 15) of which he won 14, came in second 18 times and third 14 times. Montreal 1931, 1932(2), 1933(2), 1934(2), 1935(2), 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, Toronto 1933(2), 1934(2), 1935
  3. Henri LePage: Participated in 61 six-day events (completed 54, DNF's 10) of which he won 7 events, came in second 10 times and third 8 times. Nicknamed the "Beau Brummel of cycling". Montreal 1929, 1930, 1931(2), 1932, 1933(2), 1934, 1935(2), 1936, Toronto 1932, 1933(2), 1934(2),
  4. Reggie Fielding: Participated in 52 six-day races (completed 42, DNF's 10) of which he won 6, came in second 4 times and third 7 times. Montreal 1929, 1930(2), 1931(2), 1932(2), 1933, 1934, 1936, Toronto 1932, 1933(2), 1934(2), 1935, 1937 Vancouver 1931
  5. Laurent Gadou: Participated in 39 six-day races (completed 27, DNF's 12) of which he won 1, came in second 2 times and third 6 times. Montreal 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933(2), 1934(2), 1936, 1942, Toronto 1933(2), 1934, 1937
  6. James Douglas Peden: Participated in 38 six-day races (completed 37, DNF's 1) of which he won 7, came in second 12 times and third 5 times. Montreal 1936, 1937, 1938, 1941 Toronto 1937
  7. Lew Rush: Participated in 23 six-day races (completed 15, DNF's 8) of which he won 2, came in second 2 times and third 2 times. Montreal 1933, Toronto 1933(2), 1934, 1935
  8. Lew Elder: Participated in 23 six-day races (completed 12, DNF's 11) of which he won 2, came in second 1 time and third 1 time. Montreal 1930, 1930, Vancouver 1931, Toronto 1933, 1934
  9. Willie Spencer: Participated in 15 six-day races (completed 2, DNF's 13) of which he won 2. He was a racer in the 1920s and turned to promoting six-day races in the 1930s
  10. Albert Heaton: Participated in 14 six-day races (completed 11, DNF's 3) of which he won 1. Montreal 1936, Ottawa 1936
  11. Raymond "Ti-Coq" Bedard: Participated in 13 six-day races (completed 10, DNF's 3) of which he won 1. Montreal 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940 Ottawa 1936,
  12. Rene Cyr: Participated in 12 six-day races (completed 12, DNF's 0) of which he won 2, came in second 3 times and third 2 times. Montreal 1940, 1941, 1942
  13. Max Hurley: Participated in 10 six-day races (completed 8, DNF's 2) of which came in second once. Montreal 1936, Toronto 1933(2), 1935 Ottawa 1936
  14. Charles Pannatiere: Participated in 10 six-day races (completed 4, DNF's 6).
  15. Pierre Gachon: Participated in 10 six-day races. Montreal 1930, 1931(2), 1933, 1936
  16. Roy MacDonald: Participated in 9 six-day races (completed 7, DNF's 2) of which he won 1, a trio six-day event with Albert Heaton (Can) and Bobby Walthour Jr. (USA), and came in second once. Montreal 1933, 1934, 1936 Toronto 1934, 1935 Ottawa
  17. Bradeur: Participated in 8 six-day races (completed 2, DNF's 6).
  18. Zenon St. Laurent: Participated in 7 six-day races (completed 4, DNF's 3). Toronto 1933, 1934
  19. Heinz Reinhold: Participated in 7 six-day races (completed 4, DNF's 3).
  20. Rene Paquin: Participated in 5 six-day races (completed 1, DNF's 4)
  21. Claude Peden: Participated in 5 six-day races (completed 1, DNF's 4)
  22. Jack Eyamie: Participated in 4 six-day races (completed 0, DNF's 4)
  23. Joe Laporte: Participated in 2 six-day races (completed 2, DNF's 0) and won 1. Montreal 1930, 1931,
  24. Georges Trepanier: Participated in 2 six-day races (completed 2, DNF's 0) and won 1.
  25. Pete Willeskey: Participated in 1 six-day race. Montreal 1936
  26. Tony Fitz: Montreal 1930
  27. Frank Elliott: Toronto 1933,
  28. Bert Smith: Toronto 1933
  29. Fernand Pelletier: Montreal 1936
  30. Russ Hunt: Montreal 1936
  31. Louis Gachon: Montreal 1936
  32. Charest: Montreal 1936
  33. Pat Murphy: Montreal 1963
  34. Edwin Pesek: Montreal 1963
  35. Guy Morin: Montreal 1964
  36. Rolland Willot: Montreal 1965, Quebec 1964
  37. Jean Garou: Montreal 1966
  38. Claude Garon: Quebec 1966
  39. Gordon Singleton: Montreal 1979