TUCKER TRIUMPHANT AT
PARTS FOR TRUCKS 100
(Fredericton, NB. July, 9 2011) – Fredericton’s Shawn Tucker recorded a home track victory Saturday night as he guided his #52 AL Gullison Disaster Kleenup Chevrolet Impala to the win in the Parts For Trucks 100 at Speedway 660. Tucker started 9th in the 22 car field and made the winning move on former Speedway 660 Pro Stock champion Greg Fahey (St. Stephen) on lap 85. Fahey held on for second place while Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) edged out Dave O’Blenis (Boundary Creek) for the third spot. Completing the top five was Wayne Smith (Timberlea, NS).
Fahey picked up the King Freight Lines Halfway and the Linde Most Laps Led Awards. Tucker picked up 8 spots to pocket the Vortex Brake Pads Hard Charger Award. The Parts for Trucks 100 featured five cautions and took 56 minutes to complete. Fahey started the day by winning the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials by lapping Speedway 660’s 1/3-mile configuration in 13.745 seconds and continued his winning ways in the Fast Eddie Racewear Dash for Cash. Dartmouth Dodge Heat Races were won by Marty Prevost (Fall River, NS) and Mike Stevens of Salisbury. The Parts for Trucks 100 victory was the second on the season for Tucker, becoming the only driver on the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour this season to win multiple features to this point.
The next event for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis Auto Body on Saturday, July 23rd , at Riverside International Speedway. NASCAR superstar Marcos Ambrose hailing from Tasmania, AU is scheduled to join the field. Tickets are on sale now at Ticket Atlantic and participating Atlantic Superstores, phone 1.877.451.1221 or visit www.ticketatlantic.com. Reserved and general admission seating is also available at the Riverside Box Office, phone 1.902.863.2410 or visit www.riversidespeedway.ca. Tickets will also be available at the gate on race day. Complete event information can be found at www.MaritimeProStockTour.com
About Speedway 660:
Speedway 660 is WicKID Family Fun. The 1/3 of a mile high-banked paved oval features three classes of racing on a weekly basis: Coastal Blending & Packaging Pro Stocks, Martin's Home Heating Sportsman, and Leisure Family RV Centers Street Stocks. Speedway 660 is located off Highway 7 on Route 660 in Geary, NB, and is within minutes of Saint John and Fredericton. To learn more about Speedway 660 please visit www.speedway660.com
About Parts for Trucks:
Parts for Trucks is the largest distributor of heavy duty truck and trailer parts in Atlantic Canada. They offer a wide variety of truck and trailer parts and accessories for vehicles ranging from 4x4’s to Class 8’s as well as buses and motor homes. Parts for Trucks has locations in all four Atlantic Provinces and are proud to state that since their beginning they have always been Atlantic Canadian owned and operated. In 2011 they celebrate 92 years in business. Visit www.partsfortrucks.com to find a location near you.
About the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour:
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PFTPST) 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. PFTPST visits five tracks throughout the Maritimes during its May through September season. The Parts for Trucks 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
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