ADVANCE RENTALS TO PRESENT
AUGUST ISLAND 150
(Halifax, NS – May 10, 2012) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PST) is proud to announce a partnership with Advance Rentals of Prince Edward Island who will present the Advance Rentals 150 at Oyster Bed Speedway on Saturday, August 4th. The race is round eight of 12 on the 2012 schedule and the second of two stops on Prince Edward Island for the popular Maritime stock car touring series.
Advance Rentals is a division of Curran and Briggs Limited and has two locations on Prince Edward Island (Summerside and Bloomfield). Advance Rentals have the largest inventory of hydraulic and hose fittings on the Island and also offer a full range of rental tools, welding and safety equipment. Their mission is to deliver their customers a superior rental experience, so stop into Advance for all of your rental needs!
"We are pleased to welcome Advance Rentals to the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour" said Ken Cunning General Manager of the Tour. "It's great to have an Island company presenting an extended race at Oyster Bed Speedway. We are looking forward to August 4th."
John Flemming (Halifax, NS) won this race in 2011, breaking a six year winless streak. Flemming will look to defend his title at the Advance Rentals 100 in 2012. Flemmings’ victory last season gives him two wins in this event (2002, 2011). Wayne Smith (Timberlea, NS) has won this event four times (2001, 2007, 2008, 2010). Other drivers who have taken the checkers in this event include: Gordie Ryan (Wellington, NS) in 2003, Kent Vincent (Crapaud, PE) in 2004, Dale Holmes (West Covehead, PE) in 2005, Brad Mann (Glen Levit, NB) in 2006 and Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) crossed the finish line first to take the win at his home track in 2009. The Advance Rentals 150 will play a pivotal role in crowning a 2012 Champion on the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. Thrice has the eventual Series Champion won this event (2001, 2002 and 2008)
For the complete 2012 Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour schedule and ticket information please visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com. The Season Opener CARQUEST 100 will take place at Scotia Speedworld, located just outside of Halifax, on Sunday May 20th at 4:00pm.
Advance Rentals mission is to deliver a superior rental experience to their customers. Advance Rentals is a division of Curran & Briggs Limited, with two locations on PEI (Summerside and Bloomfield). Advance Rentals offers a full range of rental tools, welding equipment and safety gear. Advance Rentals also specialize in hydraulic & industrial hose fittings and repairs. A 24 hour emergency service is available to reduce customer downtime. For your rental needs please visit Advance Rentals online at www.advancerentals.com
About the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour:
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PST) 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. PST 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 . You can also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/prostocktour and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/prostocktour
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