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Line-Up Set for Saturday's Prestigious CAT 250 at Scotia Speedworld


(Halifax, NS, August 7, 2009) Twenty-five of the best stock car drivers are set to take the green flag at 7pm on Saturday, August 8th in Scotia Speedworld's most prestigious event - the Atlantic CAT 250. Friday night both the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour and the C&R Auto Supply Sportsman Division took to the track to qualify for the Main Features to be held on Saturday.

Saturday kicks off with an on track autograph session with the qualified drivers for the CAT 250. The autograph session will take place from approximately 3:50 - 4:30pm. Following the autograph session the C&R Auto Supply Sportsman take to the track for their 100 lap event. Immediately following the C&R Auto Supply Sportsman race is the main event . . . the Atlantic CAT 250, featuring 25 of the best stock car drivers. Gates open at 2:00pm on Saturday afternoon. Racing is slated to get underway at 5:00pm with the Atlantic CAT 250 to start at 7pm.

The starting line-up for the Atlantic CAT 250 will be as follows:

Pos No. Name
1 0 Shawn Turple
2 29 Greg Proude
3 32 Chris Hughes
4 23 Lonnie Sommerville
5 26 Mike Stevens
6 89 Donald Chisholm
7 48 Dave O'Blenis
8 97 John Flemming
9 52 Shawn Tucker
10 8 Kent Vincent
11 44 Wayne Smith
12 99 Craig Slaunwhite
13 02 Mike MacKenzie
14 18 Darren MacKinnon
15 6 Lowell Affleck
16 5 Jonathan Hicken
17 13 Rollie MacDonald
18 51 Josh Jaillet*
19 76 Roger Crane
20 66 Daryl Mahar
21 01 Robbie MacLean
22 80 Roger Miller
23 55 Jason Carnahan*
24 1 David Heino
25 21 Shawn Pierce

Admission for Saturday's Atlantic CAT 250 is $35.00 for adults; $5.00 for youth; pit admission is $40.00. Children 7 and under are admitted for free. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Pits are restricted to those 16 and older. Tickets are available in advance at all Ticket Atlantic outlets (Atlantic Superstores), by phone 902.451.1221 or Tickets will also be available at the gate on race day.

Visit for all event information or call our event hotline at 902.873.CARS

Atlantic CAT 250 Weekend Schedule

Saturday, August 8

Pit Gates Open 11:30pm
Tech Opens 11:30pm
Sportsman Practice 1:30-2:00pm
Main Gates Open 2:00pm
Pro Stock Practice 2:00-2:30pm
Sportsman Practice 2:30-3:00pm
Pro Stock Practice 3:00-3:30pm
Track Closes 3:30pm
Drivers Meetings 3:35pm
Pro Stock Autograph Session 3:50-4:30pm
Opening Ceremonies 4:45pm
Sportsman 100
Driver Introductions & Anthem

Schedule subject to change without notice

About Atlantic CAT
Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Ltd. (Atlantic CAT) is a full-line Caterpillar Equipment and Engine Dealership serving the provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. The dealership meets the business needs of its customers by providing superior products backed by excellent parts and service capabilities. Atlantic Cat operates from eight locations. The company is engaged in the sale, lease, rental and service of the full-line of Caterpillar Earthmoving and Engine Products. These include machines for use in a variety of industries - Mining, Forestry, Agriculture, Road Building, Road Maintenance, General Construction and Light Construction operations. The company sells and services the full-line of Caterpillar diesel Engines and Power Generation products for use in applications requiring Stand-by or Prime Power diesel generating products, Marine Power for commercial vessels, Truck Power for the on-highway trucking industry and time-saving Harvesters for the agricultural industry.

About C&R Auto Supply
Do it yourself and save with C&R Auto Supply. They carry new and remanufactured goods, as well as both import and domestic. C&R Auto Supply specializes in Brake Parts, Rotors, Clutches, CV Shaft Assemblies, Chassis Parts and Shocks. C&R Auto Supply is located at 2513 Agricola Street in Halifax; call them at 423.7127.

About Scotia Speedworld
Scotia Speedworld (SSW) is a 3/10-mile asphalt oval racing facility. SSW is the only venue in Nova Scotia to host a weekly racing series, which runs May through September and features six different classes of racecars. SSW also hosts special events, including Monster Jam and the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour. SSW is located at Exit 6 on Highway 102, across from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. For more information please click on or call our Event Hotline at (902) 873-2277 or our office at (902) 481-2514.

About the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour (CPST) is the highest level of stock car racing in Canada. The Tour is recognized in the industry as one of the healthiest stock car racing series in North America. CPST visits five tracks throughout the Maritimes during its May through September season. The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour is owned and operated by Maritime Pro Stock Tour Limited. For more information, call our administration office at 902.481.2531 or click