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CHISHOLM WINS LUCAS OIL 150 - EXTENDS CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD

 

(Antigonish, NS, September 12, 2015) Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) won the rain shortened Lucas Oil 150 tonight at Riverside International Speedway in dominating fashion, leading a race high 138 of the completed 144 laps. Chisholm took home his first win of the season over Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) and Cassius Clark (Farmington, ME). Butcher, who led a lap for five bonus points, now sits second in the standings, 20 points behind Chisholm. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) finished fourth in the Lucas Oil 150 and will also enter the season finale 20 points behind leader Chisholm. The fourth of the championship contenders, Darren MacKinnon (Milton Station, PE), completed the top five in the race.

Chisholm kicked off the day in style pacing Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials with a fast lap of 14.462 seconds and winning the King Freight Lines Dash for Cash which earned him pole position for the Lucas Oil 150. Daryl Mahar (Hubely, NS) and Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) won their respective Dartmouth Dodge Heat Races. Only four drivers finished on the lead lap of the Lucas Oil 150, which featured only two caution periods within the first 50 laps.

DJ Casey (Prospect, NS) officially sealed the prestigious Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year Award for 2015 after his 19th place finish in the Lucas Oil 150. Casey will receive the unique Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year trophy at the annual awards banquet taking place on November 14th in Dartmouth, NS. Casey’s rookie competitor Joel Hickox (Brudenell, PE) took home the Rookie of the Race Award with his 16th place finish.

The Napa Sportsman Series kicked off the show with the Highland Home Building Centers 75 prior to the Lucas Oil 150. Kyle Reid (Sydney, NS) came home first, Dale Richardson (Stellerton, NS) and Dave Timmons (Inverness, NS) rounded out the podium.

The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will close out the season next Saturday at Scotia Speedworld. The Dartmouth Dodge 200 will decide who takes home the prestigious championship and the $10,000 cheque! Don’t miss the Dartmouth Dodge 200 next Saturday, September 19 at 4:00 PM. Tickets available at the gate on race day (cash only). For complete event information and ticket prices please visit www.scotiaspeedworld.ca or www.maritimeprostocktour.com

  

 

Photo Credit: McCarthy Photographic


Race Results

Lucas Oil 150
Riverside International Speedway

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Pos No. Name Laps Sponsor Hometown

1

89

Donald Chisholm

144

Keltic Ford / Nova Construction

Antigonish, NS

2

53

Cole Butcher

144

Atlantic Tiltload Ltd / Top Construction

Porter's Lake, NS

3

13

Cassius CLark

144

King Racing Competition Parts & Fabrication

Farmington, ME

4

67

Dylan Blenkhorn

144

Blenkhorn's Auto Recyclers, / The Cat Shack

Truro, NS

5

18

Darren MacKinnon

143

Shaw's Towing Service / True North Automotive

Milton Station, PE

6

40

Robbie MacEwen

143

 

Charlottetown, PE

7

91

Dylan Gosbee

143

Greenfield Enterprises

Cornwall, PE

8

29

Greg Proude

143

Atlantic Dodge Dealers

Springvale, PE

9

66

Daryl Mahar

143

K Hubley Woodworking and Contracting  / Inglis Jewelers

Hubley, NS

10

8

Kent Vincent

143

Vector Aerospace

Crapaud,PE

11

99

Craig Slaunwhite

143

Halifax Glass and Mirror / Archibald Drilling & Blasting

Terence Bay, NS

12

5

Jonathan Hicken

143

Castle Building Centres

Brudenell, PE

13

0

Shawn Turple

142

Dexter Construction / Municipal Group

Enfield, NS

14

32

Sarah McKay

142

AE McKay Builders / Pub's Drive Thru Bottle Exchange

Quispamsis, NB

15

24

Steve Ross

142

Alpine Auto Glass - Bedford / Twenty Degrees

Waverley, NS

16

22

Joel Hickox

140

Hickox Service Centre

Cornwall, PE

17

14

Terry Dougay

140

Right on Board Locksmith / Wayne's Auto Mart

Albany, PE

18

97

John Flemming

85

Happy Harry's Affordable Building Centres

Halifax, NS

19

94

DJ Casey

70

 

Prospect, NS

20

21

Shawn Pierce

8

South Shore Speed and Sound / Micro Computer Atlantic

Blockhouse, NS

21

51

Vance Hanes

DNS

 

Kennetcook, NS

 

Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 0.908 seconds
Number of Cautions: 2
King Freight Dash Winner: #89 Donald Chisholm
Dartmouth Dodge Heat Winners: #66 Daryl Mahar, #99 Craig Slaunwhite
Exide Batteries Rookie Of The Race: #22 Joel Hickox
Atlantic Tiltload Fast Time: #89 Donald Chisholm (14.462 seconds)

 


About Riverside International Speedway: Riverside International Speedway is recognized as a premiere stock racing facility in Canada. The 1/3-mile high banked asphalt oval roars to action several times a year for special events. It is the home for eastern Canada's only NASCAR event, and of the IWK 250 - widely known as the best stock car race in Canada. Located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, the facility is easily accessible at exit 30 on Trans Canada Highway 104. For more information call 902.863.2410 or click www.riversidespeedway.ca

About Lucas Oil:
Lucas Oil is one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry, carrying a premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives as well as a heavy duty line of products for the industrial and agricultural markets. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the racing industry, and seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, Lucas Oil developed a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry. Lucas racing products, including high performance engine oils and gear oils have proven themselves on NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA, USHRA and ATPA tracks across the country.

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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