Halifax, NS – (June 20, 2017) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour heads to the tight, 3/10-mile Scotia Speedworld oval, located just outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia for the Nova Truck Centres Make A Wish 150 this Saturday, June 24th. The Nova Truck Centres 150 marks the second of four stops at Scotia Speedworld on the 2017 schedule and race four of 12 for the popular stock car racing series. Grandstand gates for the Nova Truck Centres Make A Wish 150 open at 3:00 PM; Atlantic Tiltload qualifying is slated for 6:00 PM.
Nova Truck Centres recently brought their two Dartmouth locations under one roof in a new facility located at 670 Wilkinson Avenue in Burnside. The location boasts ample parking for your tractors and trailers, 24 service bays, 2000 sq ft Parts Show Room, 7000 sq ft Parts Warehouse and a Drivers Lounge that includes: laundry, showers, quiet room, TV & WiFi. Both Western Star and Frieightliner truck sales, service and parts will also be available at this new location which is open now! Visit www.novatruckcentres.ca to learn more.
Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) continues to sit atop The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour championship point standings. Turple, a two-time Series champion, has had an amazing start to his season winning the first two events and coming home in second last weekend at Riverside International. Although Turple has been on a hot streak he only has four points on Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) who currently sits second in the standings. Reigning Series champion Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) is third after three events. Prince Edward Island drivers Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall) and Greg Proude (Springvale) round out the top five respectively.
Also on the Saturday racing card with the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour are two of Scotia Speedworld’s CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series divisions. Joining the Tour are the four-cylinder Toursec Lightning cars and the Pulse Heavy Duty Trucks who will run 25 lap features prior to the Nova Truck Centres Make A Wish 150.
Joining the festivities on Saturday will be the Atlantic Canada Make A Wish foundation and three of their “Wish Kids”. Brooks, age 6 from Fisherman’s Harbour, NS; Sadie, age 6 from Antigonish, NS and Cassidy, age 13 from Upper Sackville, NS. The Make A Wish Foundation will also be selling tickets on Saturday for two airline tickets anywhere WestJet flies.
Race Time Radio will also be joining us on Saturday for the Nova Truck Centres Make A Wish 150. Race broadcast will be available for listeners absolutely free, no subscription necessary, via www.racetimeradio.com by clicking the “Listen Live” link.
Admission for Saturday’s Nova Truck Centres Make A Wish 150 is $25.00 for adults; $8.00 for youth; pit admission is $30.00. Children 7 and under are admitted for free (Cash Only). If you’re in town Friday night don’t miss the 23rd annual Shriners Classic featuring 50 laps of Affordable Fuels Sportsman racing. Weekend passes are available for $35.00, weekend pit passes $40.00.
Visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com for complete event details and coverage.
EXPECTED ENTRY LIST
#08 – Nicholas Naugle – Dartmouth, NS
#0 – Shawn Turple – Enfield, NS
#8 – Kent Vincent – Westmoreland, PE
#11 – Marty Prevost – Fall River, NS
#13 – King Racing – Pictou, NS
#14 – Terry Dougay – Albany, PE
#18 – Darren MacKinnon – Charlottetown, PE
#21 – Shawn Pierce – Bridgewater, NS
#29 – Greg Proude – Springvale, PE
#30 – Stephen Lively – Shubenacadie, NS
#40 – Robbie MacEwen – Charlottetown, PE
#42 – Chris reid – Fort MacMurray, AB
#49 – Harry Ross White – Kennetcook, NS
#53 – Cole Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#54 – Jarrett Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#56 – Josh Collins – Placentia, NL
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, NS
#89 – Donald Chisholm – Antigonish, NS
#91 – Dylan Gosbee – Cornwall, PE
#94 – D.J. Casey – Prospect, NS
#97 – John Flemming – Halifax, NS
#99 – Craig Slaunwhite – Terence Bay, NS
*Entry list subject to change without notice
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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
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