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Slaunwhite Wins Cummins 150 at 52nd River glade International

UPDATE: Dlyan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) suffered a parts infraction following the Cummins 150 at Petty International Raceway resulted in the team losing 124 points.

(Moncton, NB - August 27, 2016) – Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) won his second consecutive River Glade International trophy in the Cummins 150 Saturday night at Petty International Raceway in front of a capacity crowd. Slaunwhite led 85 laps during the highlight event of the 52nd running of the prestigious River Glade International, earning him the Linde Most Laps Led Award. Championship contender Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) and Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) both made pit stops in the first half of the race and drove back to finish second and third, respectively. Point leader Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) came home fourth with Robbie MacEwen (Sherwood, PE) coming home fifth in the 17 car field.  

Starting positions for the Cummins 150 were determined by Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) picked up P1 after finishing first in heat one. Darren Mackinnon (Charlottetown, PE) and Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) also picked up victories in their respective heats.

Nevin Scott (Marshfield, PE) receives the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race with a ninth place finish. The King Freight Lines Future Winner Award, which goes to any driver in the field who has never won a Series race, was awarded to Robbie MacEwen (Sherwood, PE) who had a fifth place finish.

The Upper Clements Park Maritime League of Legends and Leisure Days RV Bandoleros kicked off the day’s festivities. Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) Paul Goulden (Shelburne, NS) and Justin MacNeill (Bedford, NS), were on the podium in the 50 lap Legends feature. Michael Cormier (Moncton, NB) won the 25 lap Bandolero contest.

The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is off for the weekend but returns September 10th with the penultimate Lucas Oil 150 at Riverside International located just outside of Antigonish, NS. The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Season Finale takes place September 17th with the Dartmouth Dodge 200 at Scotia Speedworld.


Photo Credit: McCarthy Photographic


Race Results

Cummins 150
Petty International Raceway

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Pos No. Name Laps Sponsor Hometown

1

99

Craig Slaunwhite

150

Archibald Drilling & Blasting

Terence Bay, NS

2

18

Darren MacKinnon

150

Shaw's Towing Service

Milton Station, PE

3

53

Cole Butcher

150

Atlantic Tiltload

Porter's Lake, NS

4

40

Robbie MacEwen

150

Atlantic Steel Roofing & Siding

Charlottetown, PE

5

0

Shawn Turple

150

Dexter Construction

Enfield, NS

6

89

Donald Chisholm

150

Keltic Ford

Antigonish, NS

7

91

Dylan Gosbee

149

Greenfield Enterprises

Cornwall, PE

8

81

Nevin Scott

149

Arcadia Construction Solutions

Marshfield, PE

9

49

Harry Ross White

149

Archibald Drilling & Blasting

Kennetcook, NS

10

14

Terry Dougay

149

Right on Board Locksmith

Albany, PE

11

8

Kent Vincent

148

Vector Aerospace

Crapaud,PE

12

21

Shawn Pierce

146

C&P Tack and Apparel

Blockhouse, NS

13

07

Allison McKinnon

139

Charlottetown Dairy Queen

Oyster Bed Bridge, PE

14

29

Greg Proude

73

Atlantic Dodge Dealers

Springvale, PE

15

97

Mike MacKenzie

29

Happy Harry's Affordable Building Centres

Prospect, NS

16

7

Byron Bartlett

7

BartlettGranite.com

Rothesay, NB

17

67

Dylan Blenkhorn

DQ

Blenkhorn AUto Recyclers

Truro, NS

 

Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 4.436 seconds
Number of Cautions: 7
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Winners: #99 Craig Slaunwhite, #18 Darren MacKinnon, #53 Cole Butcher
Exide Batteries Rookie Of The Race: #81 Nevin Scott
Linde Most Laps Led: #99 Craig Slaunwhite
King Freight Future Winner: #40 Robbie MacEwen

 

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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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