RAIN HALTS THE LUCAS OIL 150
AT CENTRE FOR SPEED
Rain halted the Lucas Oil 150 at Centre for Speed, near Shediac, NB on Sunday afternoon. A cloudy afternoon resulted in fast times on the 1/3 mile oval during practice.
Before the rain came, Shaun Turple of Enfield, NS won the Dash for the Pole, featuring the top nine finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials. Dave O’Blenis of Boundary Creek, NB had the fastest time on the 1/3 mile oval, with an average speed of nearly 84 miles per hour.
The two completed heats were won by Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB and Jonathan Hicken of Montague, PE.
Thirty one of the top drivers from the Maritimes attempted to qualify for the Main Feature. Two cars failed to make the time trials, as both Roger Crane of Montague, PE and Gerry Curtis of Fredericton, NB both had motor issues during practice.
The event will still be on the 2008 schedule; however, the make up date for the event has not yet been announced.
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour returns in two weeks, on Saturday, August 16^th at Riverside Speedway near Antigonish, NS for the Scott Kelly Memorial 100, presented by Parts for Trucks. Kelly was a former Pro Stock Competitor and had a long association with Parts for Trucks.
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 an eleven race series at five different venues throughout the Maritime Provinces. Top drivers from all three provinces compete, including previous champions Shawn Tucker, Rollie MacDonald, John Flemming and Wayne Smith. For more information, visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com
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