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SMITH WINS THE CARQUEST 100 AT RACEWAY PARK

 

Oyster Bed Bridge, PE (August 25, 2007) -Wayne Smith of Timberlea, NS won the CARQUEST 100 for the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour at Raceway Park in Oyster Bed Bridge, PE on Saturday night. Smith took the lead on lap 28 and set a blistering pace enroute to his fifth victory of the season. Kent Vincent of Crapaud, PE led early and held on for second, ahead of Kris Fournier of Charlottetown, PE. Shawun Tucker of Fredericton, NB and Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS. Fournier’s third place finish was his best career finish.

Smith won the Most Laps Led Award. Over 2000 fans saw only 5 cautions slow the event, down considerably from the last tour event at the newly paved facility. It took only thirty nine minutes to complete the CARQUEST 100

Roger Crane of Motague, PE and Lonnie Sommerville of Fredericton, NB won heat races. Chris Hughes of Brackley, PE won the Dash for the Pole, featuring the top eight finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials. Smith also had the fastest time on the 1/4 mile oval, at an average speed of nearly 67 miles per hour. None of the five eligible participants opted to take the Pole Challenge.

Twenty six of the Maritimes top drivers attempted to qualify for the Main Feature.

After a week’s hiatus, the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour will return to action for the final time of the 2007 season on September 8th at 6:00 p.m. at Scotia Speedworld, near Halifax, NS. The Parts for Trucks 200 will determine both the 2007 Champion and the Parts for Trucks Challenge Champion.

With nearly 4000 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 the Maritime Pro Stock Tour Limited and features a ten race series at five different venues throughout the Maritime Provinces. Top drivers from all three provinces compete, including previous champions Rollie MacDonald, Shawn Tucker, John Flemming and Wayne Smith. For more information, visit maritimeprostocktour.com or call our administration office Monday to Friday at (902) 481-2531.481-2531.

RESULTS FOR THE CARQUEST PRO STOCK TOUR
CARQUEST 100 – August 25/07
RACEWAY PARK, OYSTER BED BRIDGE, PE

1st

44

Wayne Smith

2nd

8

Kent Vincent

3rd

37

Kris Fournier

4th

52

Shawn Tucker

5th

0

Shawn Turple

6th

32

Chris Hughes

7th

23f

Frank Fraser

8th

89

Donald Chisholm

9th

29

Greg Proude

10th

5

Jonathan Hicken

11th

66

Daryl Mahar

12th

23

Lonnie Sommerville

13th

76

Roger Crane

14th

26

Mike Stevens

15th

35

Brad Mann

16th

4

Dale Holmes

17th

81

Bob White

18th

19v

Darren Vanderaa

19th

72

Stacey Clements

20th

81m

Darren MacKinnon

21st

19

Tim Rodgers

22nd

24

Scott Livingstone

23rd

01

Robbie MacLean

24th

65

Gary Bursey

25th

21

Shawn Pierce

26th

39

Sandy Livingstone

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