(Halifax, NS, June 22, 2013) Halifax, NS’s John Flemming raced his #97 Action Car & Truck Accessories Dodge Charger to victory lane Saturday evening during the Lockhart Truck Center 150. Flemming dueled with defending series champion Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) for a majority of the second half of the race, with the final lead change taking place with 17 laps to go.
Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) brought his car home in third at his home track, with George Koszkulics (New Glasgow,NS) and sophomore Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) finishing out the top five.
Flemming started the day off with a qualifying sweep by taking the top spot in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials with a quick circuit of 14.301 seconds and following a shake-up of the top eight drivers and a 10 lap race, the King Freight Lines Dash for Cash. Dartmouth Dodge Heat Races were won by Turple and George Koszkulics. Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) took home the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race Award after he came home with a 6th place finish. Dylan Gosbee (Cornwell, PE) gained 10 spots to receive the Absolute Traffic Services Hard Charger Award. Flemming led 128 laps to pocket the Linde Most Laps Led Award.
Two of Scotia Speedworld’s Weekly Racing Series divisions opened the racing card with exciting features. Lakeside, NS’ Russell Smith Jr won the 50 lap Dartmouth Dodge Sportsman Series race and Eastern Passage’s Jason Fenton won the Coors Light Truck feature.
The next event for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is the Lucas Oil 150 on Saturday, June 29th at Petty International Raceway at 6:00 PM. Tickets will be available at the gate on race day. Stay tuned to www.maritimeprostocktour.com for complete event information.
About Lockhart Truck Center:
Lockhart Truck Center is Nova Scotia’s premier heavy truck dealer, servicing the Maritimes since 1985. Lockhart offers the complete Western Star line up of premium line haul and heavy-duty vocational applications and a new level of customer service that makes Lockhart Truck Center your number one choice for sales and service. Their knowledgeable factory trained staff are ready to serve you with customized solutions tailored to your business. Visit www.lockharttruckcenter.ca for more information.
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
About Scotia Speedworld:
Scotia Speedworld (SSW) is a 3/10-mile asphalt oval racing facility. SSW is the only track in Nova Scotia to host a weekly racing series, which runs May through September and features six different classes of racecars. SSW also hosts special events, including Monster Jam and the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. SSW is located at Exit 6 on Highway 102, across from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. For more information please click on www.ScotiaSpeedworld.ca or call our Event Hotline at (902) 873-2277 or our office at (902) 481-2514. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sswracing and follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/sswracing
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