PRO STOCK TOUR HEADS TO RIVERSIDE FOR THE RON MacGILLIVRAY CHEV BUICK GMC 150
(Halifax, NS, June 11, 2014)The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is heading to the high banks of Riverside International Speedway this Saturday, June 14th for the Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150. This will be the first event of the season for the track located just outside of Antigonish in James River, NS and round three of 12 for the popular stock car racing series. Grandstand gates for the Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150 open at 2:00 PM; Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials will get underway at 5:10 PM with racing slated for 6:00 PM.
Hometown favourites Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) and George Koszkulics (New Glasgow, NS) will both be drivers to watch on Saturday. Chisholm won the Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150 last season and in 2011. Chisholm and has four wins to his name at his home track. Koszkulics knows how to get around the 1/3 mile high banked oval and snapped a long winless streak at Riverside at the end of the 2011 season. Shawn Tucker (Fredericton, NB) picked up a pair of wins last season at Riverside Speedway and will certainly be a threat on Saturday evening when the green flag flies. These three will have to battle 25 or so other talented teams from across the Maritimes if they wish to return to victory lane this Saturday.
The championship points picture got a shake-up following the Irving Oil Blending & Packaging 100 held at Petty Raceway on May 31st. Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) took home his first victory of the season which vaulted him from eighth in points to second, just 10 points behind current series champion John Flemming (Halifax, NS). Rounding out the top five in points are Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) who won the season opener, Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake) who scored his first Pro Stock Tour podium with a third place finish at Petty two weeks ago and Shawn Tucker who will be looking to make it three consecutive wins at Riverside International Speedway this Saturday night.
Opening the Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150 is the Napa Sportsman Series who will be kicking off their season with the Highland Home Building Centre 50 lap feature.
Race Time Radio will also be joining us on Saturday for the Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150. Race broadcasts will be available for listeners absolutely free, no subscription necessary, via www.racetimeradio.com by clicking the “Listen Live” links in the upper right of the page, or by downloading their smart phone App, for iPad, iPhone, & Android. Over 79,000 fans streamed the 2014 season opener at Scotia Speedworld live via www.racetimeradio.com!
Tickets for Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150 at Riverside International Speedway are on sale now. Advance reserved and general admission seating is 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.
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EXPECTED ENTRY LIST
#0 - Shawn Turple - Enfield, NS
#5 – Jonathan Hicken – Brudenell, PE
#8 - Kent Vincent - Westmoreland, PE
#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
#31 – Colby Smith – Cape Sable Island, NS
#32 – Sarah McKay – Quispamsis, NB
#51 – Vance Hanes – Kennetcook, NS
#52 - Shawn Tucker - Fredericton, NB
#53 – Cole Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#56 – Josh Collins – Placentia, NL
#66 – Daryl Mahar – Hubley, NS
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, 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
Pit 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
Sportsman Heats – 10 laps
Dartmouth Dodge Pro Stock Heats – 10 laps
Intermission - 15 Minutes - MADD Presentation
Sportsman Feature – Highland Building Centres 50
Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150 Feature Race
About Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC:
Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC, located on Andrews Street in Antigonish Nova Scotia, is the #1 choice for all your automotive needs. This four-time Triple Crown Award winner has been serving Eastern Nova Scotia since 1986. Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet, “A name you can count on, a team you can trust.” To learn more about Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet please call 902.863.2803 or click www.ronmacgillivraychev.com
About Riverside International Speedway:
Riverside International Speedway, a 1/3-mile high banked asphalt oval, is located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, at exit 30 off Trans Canada Highway 104. Opened in 1969, the facility was totally rebuilt in 2006 to become a premiere motorsports site, comparable to the best short tracks in Canada and the U.S. To learn more about Riverside Int'l Speedway, please visit www.riversidespeedway.ca or call 902.863.2410.
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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