Turple Wins the Parts for Trucks 100
(Halifax, NS, August 22, 2009) Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS won the Parts for Trucks 100 at Riverside International Speedway, located near Antigonish, NS on Saturday evening. Turple took the lead from Wayne Smith (Timberlea, NS) on lap 50 and held it all the way through lap 100. Craig Slaunwhite of Terence Bay, NS finished second, ahead of Donald Chisholm from Antigonish, NS. Smith and Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB rounded out the top five.
Turple won the Coast Tire Most Laps Led Award after leading 51 laps of the race. Over 3500 fans saw just one lead change and 4 cautions.
Lonnie Sommerville of Saint John, NB, Greg Proude of Springvale, PE and Mike Stevens of Riverview, NB each won a LiteCo heat race. No B Feature was run as all twenty seven cars that attempted to qualify ran in the Main Feature.
Craig Slaunwhite won the Dartmouth Dodge Dash for Cash, featuring the top ten finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials. Shawn Turple had the fastest time on the 1/3 mile d-oval, with a time of 14.292 seconds (83.123 mph)
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour returns to action in two weeks time with the Peterbilt 250 at Speedway 660 in Geary, NB on September 6th. For more information please visit www.speedway660.com.
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