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
|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|
|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|
|17||18||Darren MacKinnon||Shaws Towing Ltd.||Winsloe||PE||99|
|18||80||Roger Miller||Harvey Racing||Kennetcook||NS||99|
|20||39||Sandy Livingstone, Jr.||Springhill||NS||98|
|21||92||Pete Miller||ACL Construction||Kennetcook||NS||98|
|23||76||Roger Crane||Montague Tire||Montague||PE||96|
|24||32||Chris Hughes||CG Loaders & Boto Tires||Brackley Beach||PE||95|
|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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