Smith Dominants Lucas Oil 100
Halifax, NS (July 7, 2007) - Wayne Smith of Timberlea, NS, with a dominant performance, won the Lucas Oil 100 at Scotia Speedworld on Saturday night. Smith led 60 laps in total of the 100 lap feature, taking the lead for the final 48 laps.
Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS finished second followed closely by Kent Vincent of Crapaud, PE in third. Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB was fourth and Donald Chisholm of Antigonish, NS rounded out the top five.
Thirty of the Maritimes best drivers attempted to qualify for the Lucas Oil 100. Turple was the fastest car in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials with a time of 14.611. Darren Vanderaa of Winsloe, PE won the first qualifying heat race, with Daryl Mahar of Hubley, NS taking the second heat race and John Flemming of Halifax, NS grabbing the third. Frank Fraser of Shunbenacadie was a popular winner, capturing the Urquhart MacDonald Associates B feature.
Vincent was the halfway leader, while Smith led the most laps.
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour returns to action on July 28th for the CARQUEST Auto Parts 100 at New Brunswick International Speedway in the Geary woods.
Lucas Oil Products is one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry. A premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives has firmly established Lucas as a prominent figure in this marketplace. Lucas also produces a heavy-duty line of products for the industrial and agricultural markets.
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour visits four different race tracks in the three Maritime Provinces on the east coast of Canada: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Facilities are required to meet specific criteria for the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour events; ensuring quality shows for the audience and the competitors.
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 a 10-race series at four different tracks in the three Maritime Provinces. Top drivers from all three provinces compete including 2006 champion John Flemming and former champions Rollie MacDonald, Shawn Tucker and Wayne Smith. For more information on the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour please call our admin office Monday to Friday at (902) 481-2531.
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