ANTIGONISH, NS – Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) captured his first win of the 2017 Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour season by winning the Lucas Oil 150 at Riverside International Speedway tonight.
Chisholm led 102 laps en route to the victory, also pocketing him the Linde Most Laps Led award. Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) battled hard throughout the race earning him the second spot on the podium followed by defending series Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS). Current point leader Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) came to life in the second half of the race to finish fourth. Two-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion Matt Crafton ended his fourth appearance at Riverside in fifth.
Atlantic Tiltload Qualifying set the grid for the Lucas Oil 150. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) earned the pole position after winning heat race one. Chisholm and Proude also won their heat races respectively. Robbie MacEwen (Charlottetown, PE) took home the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race and King Freight Future Winner award with his sixth place run at the Lucas Oil 150.
The Napa Sportsman Series kicked off the show with their Season Finale Highland Home Building Centers 75 prior to the Lucas Oil 150. Kyle Reid (Fort McMurray, AB) came home first followed by Colby Smith (Cape Sable Island, NS) and Aaron Boutilier (Porter’s Lake, NS) who rounded out the podium. Smith wins the 2017 NAPA Sportsman Series Championship.
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 16 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
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