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Tucker wins Forbes Chevrolet 100

 

(Halifax, NS, July 5, 2009) Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB in his Rockico Truck & Trailer Chevrolet Impala SS won the Forbes Chevrolet 100 at Scotia Speedworld, located near Halifax, NS on Sunday afternoon. Tucker won with a 0.018 second margin of victory over John Flemming of Halifax, NS. Wayne Smith from Timberlea, NS finished third. Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS and Dave O'Blenis of Boundary Creek, NB rounded out the top five.

Greg Proude of Springvale, PE won the Coast Tire Most Laps Led Award after leading 79 laps of the race. Only 5 cautions interrupted the race which included a 76 lap green flag run and took just under an hour to complete.

Dave O'Blenis, Wayne Smith, and Mike McKenzie from Dartmouth, NS each won a LiteCo heat race, while Roger Crane of Montague, PE won the B Feature which was his last chance to take one of the 26 positions in the race. Thirty one of the Maritime's top drivers attempted to qualify for the 100 lap event.

Donald Chisholm of Antigonish, NS won the Dartmouth Dodge Dash for Cash, featuring the top ten finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials which put him on the pole for the start of the 100 lap Main Feature. Chisholm also had the fastest time, with a time of 14.518 seconds (74.390 mph)

The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour returns to action in two weeks, when the first leg of the Triple Crown of Maritime Racing will take place in Antigonish, NS for the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis Auto Body. The complete schedule of the day can be found at www.riversidespeedway.ca.

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 www.ScotiaSpeedworld.ca or call our Event Hotline at (902) 873-2277 or our office at (902) 481-2514.

About Forbes Chevrolet

Forbes is the Largest Chevrolet Oldsmobile Dealership in Atlantic Canada. As a large volume dealer Forbes can provide the product and service you expect from the day you purchase your first vehicle to the day you trade in for your next one. The entire dealership is focused on making your driving experience as worry-free as possible. Take advantage of Forbes free shuttle service or the fast and friendly parts delivery service. Drop by for a test drive with their friendly professional sales staff. Forbes Chev Olds take pride in the complete customer satisfaction!

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 (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 www.maritimeprostocktour.com


RESULTS FOR THE CARQUEST PRO STOCK TOUR
FORBES CHEVROLET 100
July 5, 2009
SCOTIA SPEEDWORLD, Halifax, NS

Pos No. Name Sponsor Hometown Prov Laps
1 52 Shawn Tucker Rockico Truck & Trailer Fredericton NB 100
2 97 John Flemming The Roofing Connection Halifax NS 100
3 44 Wayne Smith Jetco Contracting Timberlea NS 100
4 0 Shawn Turple Dexter Construction Enfield NS 100
5 48 Dave O'Blenis Burger King, Peterbuilt, Tims Boundary Creek NB 100
6 5 Jonathan Hicken Reynolds Well Drilling Montague PE 100
7 88 George Koszculics Nova Construction New Glasgow NS 100
8 66 Daryl Mahar Inglis Jewelers, K Huley Wood Five Island Lake NS 100
9 99 Craig Slaunwhite Halifax Glass & Mirror Terence Bay NS 100
10 23 Lonnie Sommerville AE MacKay Builders Saint John NB 100
11 26 Mike Stevens Roadway Systems, TNT Insul Salisbury NB 100
12 O2 Mike MacKenzie Dartmouth NS 100
13 8 Kent Vincent Vector Atlantic Crapaud PE 99
14 37 Kris Fournier Taylors Garage, Totally Tile Charlottetown PE 99
15 O1 Robbie MacLean Charlottetown Bottle & Metal Charlottetown PE 99
16 21 Shawn Pierce Bridgewater NS 99
17 18 Darren MacKinnon Shaws Towing Ltd. Winsloe PE 99
18 80 Roger Miller Harvey Racing Kennetcook NS 99
19 51 Josh Jaillet Moncton NB 98
20 39 Sandy Livingstone, Jr. Springhill NS 98
21 92 Pete Miller ACL Construction Kennetcook NS 98
22 96 Joel Hickox 97
23 76 Roger Crane Montague Tire Montague PE 96
24 32 Chris Hughes CG Loaders & Boto Tires Brackley Beach PE 95
25 29 Greg Proude Charlottetown PE 94
26 89 Donald Chisholm Nova Construction Antigonish NS 15

Lead Changes: 4 (Car #89, Laps 1-8), (Car #29, Laps 9-87), (Car #97, Laps 88-96), (Car #97-100)
Heat Winners: #48, #44, #02
B Feature: #76
Dash Winner: #89
Time Trials Winner (Fast Time): #89 (14.518 seconds, 74.390 mph)

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