Sommerville Wins Parts For Trucks 100 at Speedway 660
GEARY, NB (July 26, 2008) - Lonnie Sommerville of Saint John, NB won the PARTS FOR TRUCKS 100 at
Speedway 660, near Fredericton, NB on Saturday night. Sommerville led
wire to wire to win his first career win on the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour.
Sommerville won the Coast Tire Most Laps Led Award. Eight cautions slowed the event, which took 1 hour and sixteen minutes to complete.
None of the top five cars opted to take the Hipertech Pole Challenge.
Brent Wiggins of Fredericton, NB; Robbie MacLean of Winsloe, PE; and Wayne Smith of Timberlea, NS won heat races.
Sommerville won the Dash for the Pole, featuring the top nine finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials. He started off the evening by having the fastest time on the 1/4 mile oval, with an average speed of nearly 67 miles per hour.
Daryl Mahar of Five Island Lake, NS won the "B" Feature, ahead of Kris Fournier of Charlottetown, PE and Sandy Livingstone, Jr of Springhill, NS.
Thirty one of the top drivers from the Maritimes attempted to qualify for the Main Feature.
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour returns to action next Sunday, August 3rd when the tour makes its return to Centre for Speed, near the beautiful beaches of Shediac, NB. The race has a special start time of 3:00 p.m.
OFFICIAL RESULTS - THE PARTS FOR TRUCKS 100 - July 25, 2008 at Speedway 660
|1||23||Lonnie Sommerville||100||AE MacKay Builders||Saint John NB|
|2||48||Dave O'Blenis||100||Burger King||Boundary Creek NB|
|3||0||Shawn Turple||100||Dexter Construction||Enfield NS|
|4||20||Greg Fahey||100||Rexall||St. Stephen NB|
|5||29||Greg Proude||100||Challenger Farm Equip.||Charlottetown PE|
|6||44||Wayne Smith||100||ICI Paints||Timberlea NS|
|7||80||Roger Miller||100||Stan's Auto||Kennetcook NS|
|8||52||Shawn Tucker||100||Rockico Truck & Trailer||Fredericton NB|
|9||23s||Craig Slaunwhite||100||Atlantic CAT||Terence Bay NS|
|10||66||Daryl Mahar||100||Inglis Jewelers||Five Island Lake NS|
|11||17||Brent Wiggins||100||Sign Factory||Fredericton NB|
|12||8||Kent Vincent||100||Atlantic Turbines||Crapaud PE|
|13||87||Matt Harris||99||Harris Estates||Fredericton Jct. NB|
|14||5||Jonathan Hicken||99||Reynolds Well Drilling||Montague PE|
|15||89||Donald Chisholm||99||Nova Construction||Antigonish NS|
|16||19v||Darren Vanderaa||99||Chappell Construction||Milton PE|
|17||35||Brad Mann||99||Subway Restaurants||Glen Livet NB|
|18||26||Mike Stevens||99||R. Stevens Mechanical||Salisbury NB|
|19||32||Chris Hughes||99||Pauley Equipement||Brackley Beach PE|
|20||01||Robbie MacLean||97||Robbies Truck and Trailer||Charlottetown PE|
|21||18||Darren MacKinnon||96||Shaws Towing||Winsloe PE|
|22||37||Kris Fournier||88||Totally Tile||Charlottetown PE|
|23||76||Roger Crane||84||Montague Tire||Montague Pe|
|24||88m||Kevin Moore||60||Santucci Tiles||Fredericton NB|
|25||39||Sandy Livingston, Jr.||39||Key Base Financial||Springhill NS|
|26||13||Rollie MacDonald||DQ||King Freight Lines||Pictou NS|
Lead Changes: none
Lap Leaders: Lonnie Sommerville (1-100)
Heat Winners: Brent Wiggins, Robbie MacLean, Wayne Smith
Dash Winner: Lonnie Sommerville
Fastest Qualifier: Lonnie Sommerville (13.588 seconds, 66.381 mph)
?B? Feature Top Three: 1. Daryl Mahar; 2. Kris Fournier; 3. Sandy Livingston
Did Not Start: Lowell Affleck, Shawn Pierce, Pete Miller, Dana Duncan, Jim Sommerville
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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