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PARTS FOR TRUCKS PRO STOCK TOUR HEADS TO OYSTER BED SPEEDWAY

(Halifax, NS. June 21, 2011) – The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour rolls onto scenic Prince Edward Island this weekend for the fourth event of the season. Oyster Bed Speedway, located just outside of Charlottetown, will host the Parts for Trucks 100 on Saturday, June 25th. The event will mark the 20th race for the touring series at Oyster Bed Speedway. The Tour has made two stops at the 1/3 mile oval each season since 2001, with the exception of 2009 which saw only one event. Racing action for the Parts for Trucks 100 gets underway at 6:00 pm, with Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials set to begin at 5:10 pm.

Last season hometown favourite Jonathan Hicken of Brudenell took home his first Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour victory at this event, the first of three wins for the #5 Chapman Brother Construction / Castle Building Centers Chevy last season. Out of the last six spring races run at Oyster Bed Speedway, five of the winners have been Island boys, with Greg Proude of Springvale winning two events. Brad Mann (Glen Levit, NB) and Kent Livingston (Charlottetown, PE) who are expected to be in the field on Saturday, have picked up their only career victories during a Spring race at the 1/3 mile oval.

Last weeks Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 100 at Riverside International shook up the top five in the championship point standings. Wayne Smith of Timberlea, NS, now sits in top spot thirteen points ahead of Donald Chisholm of Antigonish, NS. Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB, slips to third after leading the point standings through the first two events of the season. Kent Vincent of Crapaud, PE, climbs to fourth from fifth and 2009 champion Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS, enters the top five for the first time this season.

Opening the Parts for Trucks 100 are Modifieds who will run a 30 lap feature and 4-cylinder Hondas will kick off the evenings racing schedule with a 20 lap feature.

Tickets for Parts for Trucks 100 at Oyster Bed Speedway are on sale now at Ticket Atlantic and participating Atlantic Superstores, phone 1.877.451.1221 or visit www.ticketatlantic.com. Tickets will also be available at the gate on race day. Complete event information can be found at www.MaritimeProStockTour.com

Expected Entry List for the Parts for Trucks 100:

# 0 - Shawn Turple - Enfield, NS
#01 – Robbie MacLean – Winsloe, PE
#1 - Dave Heino - Barrington, NS
#2 – Joel Hickox – New Haven, PE
#02 -Mike Mackenzie - Dartmouth, NS
#5 -Jonathan Hicken - Brudenell, PE
#07 – Randy Millar – Charlottetown, PE
#8 - Kent Vincent - Westmoreland, PE
#9 - Brad Brown – Halifax, NS
#11 – Marty Prevost – Fall River, NS
#14 – Terry Dougay – Albany, PE
#16 – Kent Livingston – Charlottetown, PE
#18 - Darren Mackinnon - Milton, PE
#21 - Shawn Pierce - Bridgewater, NS
#26 - Mike Stevens - Riverview, NB
#29 - Greg Proude - Springvale, PE
#32 - Chris Hughes - Brackley Beach, PE
#35 – Brad Mann – Glen Levit, NB
#42 – Steven Ross – Waverly, NS
#44 - Wayne Smith - Timberlea, NS
#45 - Leonard Boutilier – Dutch Settlement, NS
#52 - Shawn Tucker - Fredericton, NB
#66 - Daryl Mahar - Hubley, NS
#71 - Dan Mackay – Halifax, NS
#81 – Wade MacKinnon – Charlottetown, PE
#88 – George Koszkulics – New Glasgow, NS
#89 – Donald Chisholm – Antigonish NS
#97 - John Flemming - Halifax, NS
#98 - Jerome Kehoe – Sydney, NS
#99 - Craig Slaunwhite - Terence Bay, NS

Entry list subject to change without notice

RACE DAY FORMAT

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Gates Open
Pro Stock Tech Opens
Pro Stock Practice
Modified Practice 
Honda Practice 
Pro Stock Practice 
Modified Practice
Honda Practice
Pro Stock Practice 
Track Closes  

Pro Stock Drivers Meeting

12:30 p.m.      
12:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m.
3:10 p.m.
3:20 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
4:10 p.m.
4:20 p.m.
4:35 p.m.

4:40 p.m. (Tour Trailer)

Atlantic Tiltload Time Trial lineups immediately follow drivers meeting

Atlantic Tiltload Pro Stock Time Trials

5:10 p.m.

Pro Stock Dash Draw

Racing

6:00 p.m.

Fast Eddie Racewear Pro Stock Dash – 10 laps

Modified Heats - 12 laps

Honda Heats - 12 laps

Dartmouth Dodge Pro Stock Heats – 10 laps

Modified Feature - 30 laps

Dartmouth Dodge Pro Stock “B” Feature (if required) – 10 or 25 laps

Honda Feature - 20 laps

Intermission - Parts For Trucks Feature Lineup

Pro Stock Driver Introductions (cars on front straight) – weather permitting

Anthem & Parade Laps

Pro Stock PARTS FOR TRUCKS 100 Feature



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

About Oyster Bed Speedway:
Oyster bed Speedway is Prince Edward Island's premier auto racing facility and features fun and excitement with weekly stock car racing special events throughout the season. The 1/3 mile paved oval is located in Oyster Bed Bridge at the intersection of routes 6 and 7, halfway between Cavendish and Charlottetown on beautiful Prince Edward Island. Phone: (902) 892-6684. Website: www.oysterbedspeedwaypei.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.


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