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Lucas Oil 100 Set For Saturday

 

Halifax, NS (May 23, 2007) – The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour presents the Lucas Oil 100 on Saturday, May 26th at Scotia Speedworld in Halifax, NS.

This is the inaugural event for the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour for 2007, a 10 race Pro Stock summer series held in the Maritimes. Over thirty drivers have placed tire orders, including 2006 Champion John Flemming of Halifax, NS. Past Champions Rollie MacDonald, Pictou NS, Shawn Tucker, Fredericton, NB and Wayne Smith, Timberlea, NS will be on hand trying to secure the 2007 championship.

Also making the trip to Scotia Speedworld are Kent Vincent, Crapaud PE, Stacey Clements, Five Island Lake NS, Shawn Turple, Enfield NS, Greg Proud, North Wiltshire PE and Chris Hughes, Winsloe PE.

Frank Fraser will make his CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour debut at the Lucas Oil 100. Fraser is a Maritime stock car legend, who is returning to the driver’s seat. He plans to run three or four races and then evaluate his performance before making a decision on the year. Fraser has high standards for the car and himself, and wants to ensure that he meets those standards.

Rookies Lonnie Sommerville, Saint John NB, Jonathan Hicken, Brudenell PE and Gary Bursey, Moncton NB will be in attendance striving to grab the lead in the EIT Race Radios Rookie of the Year award.

Racing action begins at 6 p.m. with the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials running at 5:10 p.m. Grandstands open at 3 p.m.

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 visit MaritimeProStockTour.com or call our admin office Monday to Friday at (902) 481-2531.

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