TOUR HAULS TO SCOTIA SPEEDWORLD FOR LOCKHART TRUCK CENTER 150
(Halifax, NS, June 19, 2013) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour heads to the tight, 3/10-mile Scotia Speedworld oval, located just outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia for the Lockhart Truck Center 150 this Saturday, June 22nd. The Lockhart Truck Center 150 marks the second of four stops at Scotia Speedworld on the 2013 schedule and round three of 12 for the popular stock car racing series. Grandstand gates for the Lockhart Truck Center 150 open at 3:00 PM; Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials will get underway at 5:10 PM with racing slated for 6:00 PM.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour comes off the Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet Buick GMC 150 at Riverside International Speedway last weekend which saw Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) and John Flemming (Halifax, NS) showcase an impressive display of side-by-side racing. When the checkers flew it was Chisholm scoring his seventh career win in an event that saw an incredible 15 lead changes and an 88-lap green flag run. Former Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour feature winner Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) came home in the third place.
Flemming was in victory lane just over a month ago for the season opening Lucas Oil 150 at Scotia Speedworld. The win was the eighth for Flemming at the Speedworld and the 18th in his career. Defending series champion Shawn Turple (Enfield) sits second in the standings after two races off the strength of a runner-up finish to Flemming at Scotia Speedworld on May 19th. Chisholm, Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) and MacKinnon complete the top five in the point standings. While Chisholm and MacKinnon are multiple time winners on the series, they have never won a feature at Scotia Speedworld, something they will look to change this Saturday night in the Lockhart Truck Center 150.
Also on the Saturday card with the Lockhart Truck Center 150 are two of the Scotia Speedworld Weekly Racing Series divisions; the Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman and Coors Light Trucks. For the Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman, it is their first extended feature of the season (50 laps) with the Coors Light Trucks running a 20 lap feature as the undercard to the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. The balance of the Scotia Speedworld Weekly Racing Series divisions will run on Friday night at 7:00 PM as a part of AMP Energy Night.
Admission for Saturday’s Lockhart Truck Center 150 is $25.00 for adults; $5.00 for youth; pit admission is $30.00. Children 7 and under are admitted for free. Advance tickets are on sale now at all Ticket Atlantic outlets (Atlantic Superstores), by phone 902.451.1221 or www.ticketatlantic.com. Tickets will also be available at the gates on race day (Cash Only).
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Expected Entry List
#02 – Mike MacKenzie – Dartmouth, NS
#08 - Jeff Dillman - Middle Musquodoboit, NS
#0 - Shawn Turple - Enfield, NS
#4 - Mike Stevens - Riverview, NB
#5 – Jonathan Hicken – Brudenell, PE
#8 - Kent Vincent - Westmoreland, PE
#11 - Marty Prevost – Fall River, NS
#13- Denver Foran – Edmonton, AB
#14 – Terry Dougay – Albany, PE
#18 – Darren MacKinnon – Charlottetown, PE
#21 - Shawn Pierce - Bridgewater, NS
#24 – Steve Ross – Waverly, NS
#29 - Greg Proude - Springvale, PE
#35 – Brad Mann – Glen Livet, NB
#45 - Leonard Boutilier – Dutch Settlement, NS
#51 – Vance Hanes – Kennetcook, NS
#52 - Shawn Tucker - Fredericton, NB
#53 – Cole Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#66 – Daryl Mahar – Hubley, NS
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, NS
#72 – Brad Eddy – Lower Sackville, NS
#77 – Colby Smith –Cape Sable Island, NS
#88 - George Koszkulics – New Glasgow, NS
#89 – Donald Chisholm – Antigonish, NS
#91 – Dylan Gosbee – Cornwall, PE
#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
Back Gates Open
Atlantic Tiltload Time Trial lineups immediately follow drivers meeting
Atlantic Tiltload Pro Stock Time Trials
Pro Stock Dash Draw
King Freight Lines Pro Stock Dash – 10 laps
Truck Heats - 10 laps
Dartmouth Dodge Pro Stock Heats – 10 laps
Truck Feature - 20 laps
Dartmouth Dodge Pro Stock “B” Feature (if required) – 10 or 25 laps
Sportsman Feature – 50 laps
Pro Stock Lockhart Truck Center 150 Feature
About Lockhart Truck Center:
Lockhart Truck Center is Nova Scotia’s premier heavy truck dealer, servicing the Maritimes since 1985. Lockhart offers the complete Western Star line up of premium line haul and heavy-duty vocational applications and a new level of customer service that makes Lockhart Truck Center your number one choice for sales and service. Their knowledgeable factory trained staff are ready to serve you with customized solutions tailored to your business. Visit www.lockharttruckcenter.ca for more information.
About Scotia Speedworld:
Scotia Speedworld (SSW) is a 3/10-mile asphalt oval racing facility. SSW is the only track 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 Parts for Trucks 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. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sswracing and follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/sswracing
About the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour:
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PST) is considered 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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