PARTS FOR TRUCKS PRO STOCK TOUR HIGHLIGHTS RIVER GLADE
(Halifax, NS, August 19, 2015) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is headed to Petty International Raceway this Saturday. This is the third and final trip of the season to the ¼ mile oval located just outside of Moncton in River Glade, NB. The 150-lap stock car event marks round ten of 12 for the popular regional touring series. The Parts for Trucks 150 is the highlight event of the 51st running of the River Glade International taking place this weekend at Petty Raceway. Grandstands for Saturday’s main event open at 3:00 PM, qualifying will take place at 5:10 PM with Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials. Feature racing is slated for 6:00 PM.
With just three races to go the championship chase is heating up, mathematically many teams are still in it, but have massive ground to make up on the top four. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) has a very slim two point lead over Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS). Darren Mackinnon (Charlottetown, PE), won the Linde 100 in June at Petty International, is third and sits just 14 points behind the leader. Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake) has two wins this season and sits just 21 points out of the lead in fourth.
Kicking off Saturday’s racing card are the Atlantic Tiltload Maritime League of Legends and the Atlantic Modified Tour.
Tickets for the Parts for Trucks 150 will be available at the gate on race day (cash only). Admission is $30.00 for adults, $10.00 for youth (8-18 yrs.); children 7 and under are free. Pit admission is $35.00. Adult weekend passes are also available for $45.00.
EXPECTED ENTRY LIST
#07 – Allison MacKinnon – Charlottetown, PE
#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
#22 – Joel Hickox – Cornwall, PE
#29 - Greg Proude - Springvale, PE
#32 – Sarah McKay – Quispamsis, NB
#40 – Robbie McEwen – Sherwood, PE
#53 – Cole Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, NS
#89 – Donald Chisholm– Antigonish, NS
#91 – Dylan Gosbee – Cornwall, PE
#94 – DJ Casey – Prospect, NS
#97 - John Flemming - Halifax, 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
Atlantic Modified Tour Heats – 10 laps
Dartmouth Dodge Pro Stock Heats – 10 laps
Atlantic Modified Tour Feature – 35 laps
Parts for Trucks 150
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 2013 they celebrate 94 years in business. Visit www.partsfortrucks.com to find a location near you.
About Petty International Raceway:
Petty International Raceway is located on Highway 106, just 40 km west of Moncton, New Brunswick. To learn more about Petty International Raceway, its location, admission, policies, history, and more, please visit www.pettyraceway.com. To get current updates delivered to you directly please follow us on Twitter.
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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