Halifax, NS – (July 17, 2021) Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) raced his way to the checkered flag in the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour Season Opener at Scotia Speedworld.
Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) battled hard for second in the waning laps of the race with Cole’s younger brother Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS). Slaunwhite ended up second with the younger Butcher rounding out the podium. Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS), who led laps in the first half of the race finished in fourth position. Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) rounded out the top five.
Jarrett Butcher won the first Atlantic Tiltload heat race putting him on the pole for the first feature of the season. Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) won the second heat race. Cole Butcher took home the Kenny U Pull Hard Charger award, picking up the most positions on the field in the feature. The race was slowed by only four cautions and saw 10 lead changes.
Sam Rogers (Lower Onslow, NS) won the Maritime League of Legends C.A.R.S. Automotive 50 season opener which kicked off the day’s racing action. Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS) came home second followed by Colton Noble (Nine Mile River, NS) in third.
The next event for the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour is the Parts for Trucks 150 at Riverside International Speedway next Saturday, July 24th. Tickets are on sale now, visit www.riversidespeedway.ca for complete details.
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About the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour:
The East Coast International 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 four tracks throughout the Maritimes during its May through September season. The East Coast International 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
From: Tara Foster