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CARQUEST Tour At Scotia Speedworld Saturday


Halifax, NS (July 5, 2006) – The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour makes its second appearance of the 2006 season at Scotia Speedworld on Saturday, July 8, 2006.

After three events of the 11 race series, only one point separates points leader Gordie Ryan (Wellington) and John Flemming (Halifax), while Wayne Smith (Timberlea) sits in third pace, five points out of second. Rounding out the top five are Brad Mann (Glen Livet, NB) in fourth and last Saturday’s race winner at Raceway Park, Greg Proude (North Wiltshire, PE) is fifth (578 & 562, respectively). It will be a battle among these top drivers as they fight for finishing positions and those valuable championship year-end points. Ryan won this race in 2005.

Russell Smith (Lakeside) holds a 10-point lead over Paul Gahan (Lower St. Mary’s, NB) in the EIT Race Radios Rookie of the Year contest going into this event.

Supporting the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour will be the Hobby Stock division and the Legend Tour. Grandstands open at 3 PM, time trials are at 5:10 PM and racing is at 6 PM.

Grandstand admission is only $22 and $5 for youth aged 8 – 15. Children seven and under are admitted free. Pit access is $25 and is restricted to those 16 and older. Advance tickets are available from Amber Contracting, Burnside: CARQUEST, Dartmouth & Halifax; Forbes Chev Olds, Dartmouth; Olands Cold Beer Store, Halifax, Parts For Trucks, Burnside; Rocky Lake Quarry, Bedford and RV Contacts, Mount Uniacke.

With nearly 4,000 locations in North America, CARQUEST Auto Parts supplies the professional automotive service repair industry as well as do-it-yourselfers with replacement parts, tools and equipment.

The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour is operated by Maritime Pro Stock Tour Limited and features an 11-race series at five different tracks in the three Maritime Provinces. Top drivers from all three provinces compete. For more information on the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour please visit or call our admin office Monday to Friday at (902) 481-2531.