SMITH WINS THE CARQUEST 100
AT RACEWAY PARK
Wayne Smith won the CARQUEST 100 at Raceway Park, PE, located in Oyster
Bed Bridge, near Charlottetown, PE on Saturday night. Smith took the
lead on a lap 90 restart and held off a late charge from Chris Hughes of
Brackley Beach, PE to take his second Halcraft Print Checkered Flag of
the season. Hughes battled Lonnie Sommerville of Saint John for second
place. Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS and Craig Slaunwhite of Halifax, NS
rounded out the top five.
Hughes won the Coast Tire Most Laps Led Award. Over 3000 fans saw five lead changes during the course of the event. Only six cautions slowed the race, which took fourty eight minutes to complete.
None of the top five cars opted to take the Hipertech Pole Challenge.
Kent Vincent of Crapaud, PE, Robbie MacLean of Winsloe, PE and Donald Chisholm of Antigonish, NS won heat races. Hughes won the Dash for the Pole, featuring the top nine finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials. He also had the fastest time on the 1/4 mile oval, with an average speed of nearly 67 miles per hour.
Twenty eight of the Maritimes top drivers attempted to qualify for the Main Feature.
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour returns to action in two weeks time, when it heads to Centre for Speed near Shediac, NB to finish the Lucas Oil 150 on Saturday, September 6. The twenty nine cars who made the first attempt to qualify for the Lucas Oil 150 will all qualify for the event on the big oval.
|1||44||Wayne Smith||100||ICI Paints||Timberlea NS|
|2||32||Chris Hughes||100||Pauley Equipement||Brackley Beach PE|
|3||23||Lonnie Sommerville||100||AE MacKay Builders||Saint John NB|
|4||0||Shawn Turple||100||Dexter Construction||Enfield NS|
|5||23s||Craig Slaunwhite||100||Atlantic CAT||Terence Bay NS|
|6||8||Kent Vincent||100||Atlantic Turbines||Crapaud PE|
|7||89||Donald Chisholm||100||Nova Construction||Antigonish NS|
|8||37||Kris Fournier||100||Totally Tile||Charlottetown PE|
|9||5||Jonathan Hicken||100||Reynolds Well Drilling||Montague PE|
|10||18||Darren MacKinnon||100||Shaws Towing||Winsloe PE|
|11||19v||Darren Vanderaa||100||Chappell Construction||Milton PE|
|12||11||Marty Prevost||100||Mega Enterprises||Fall River NS|
|13||48||Dave O'Blenis||100||Burger King||Boundary Creek NB|
|14||39||Sandy Livingston, Jr.||98||Key Base Financial||Springhill NS|
|15||6||Lowell Affleck||97||Barter Centre Used Cars||Summerside PE|
|16||52||Shawn Tucker||95||Rockico Truck & Trailer||Fredericton NB|
|17||29||Greg Proude||95||Challenger Farm Equip.||Charlottetown PE|
|18||21||Shawn Pierce||84||Steve's Iron Works||Bridgewater NS|
|19||66||Daryl Mahar||61||Inglis Jewelers||Five Island Lake NS|
|20||80||Roger Miller||59||Stan's Auto||Kennetcook NS|
|21||4||Dale Holmes||50||Castle Building Centres||West Covehead PE|
|22||26||Mike Stevens||43||R. Stevens Mechanical||Salisbury NB|
|23||35||Brad Mann||31||Subway Restaurants||Glen Livet NB|
|24||01||Robbie MacLean||30||Robbies Truck and Trailer||Charlottetown PE|
|25||76||Roger Crane||29||Montague Tire||Montague PE|
|26||92||Pete Miller||24||ACL Construction||Kennetcook NS|
About CARQUEST Auto Parts
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.
About the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour is owned and operated by Maritime Pro Stock Tour Limited and features an annual series at five venues in the three Maritime Provinces of Canada. Former champions include John Flemming (2002, 2003, 2006), Shawn Tucker (2004, 2007), Wayne Smith (2001, 2008) and Rollie MacDonald (2005). For more information, call 902.481.2531 or click www.maritimeprostocktour.com.
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