@ProStockTour • pettyraceway_nb • @The_Linde_Group • (Halifax, NS, June 24, 2015) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is headed to Petty International Raceway this Saturday for the Linde 100. The 100-lap stock car event marks round five of 12 for the popular regional series.
Approximately 20 teams from across the Maritimes are expected for Saturday’s event. Qualifying for the Linde 100 will take place at 5:10 PM with Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials, feature racing is slated for 6:00 PM. Tickets for the Linde 100 will be available at the gate on race day.
Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) took over the championship point lead following last weekend’s Nova Truck Centres 150 at Scotia Speedworld. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro) slips to second, seven points behind Chisholm. Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) continues to have strong finishes and climbs to third. Last week’s first-time winner Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake) sits fourth with Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) completing the top five in standings.
New Brunswick drivers expected to compete in the Linde 100 include reigning Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year Sarah McKay (Quispamsis, NB) and 2012 rookie champ Steve Halpin (Saint John, NB). Ken MacKenzie Sr. (Salisbury), Tim Rodgers (Upper Coverdale) and Michael Kyle (Sussex) are also slated to be in the field.
CMax Street Stocks, Mister Transmission Mini Stocks and the Leisure Days RV Bandoleros will all race on the undercard prior to the Linde 100.
Admission for the Linde 100 is $25.00 for adults, $10.00 for youth (8-18 years old); pit admission is $30.00. Children 7 and under are admitted for free.
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EXPECTED ENTRY LIST
#03 –Steve Halpin – Saint John, NB
#0 – Shawn Turple – Enfield, NS
#5 – Jonathan Hicken – Brudenell, PE
#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
#19 – Tim Rodgers – Lower Coverdale, NB
#21 – Shawn Pierce – Bridgewater, NS
#22 – Joel Hickox – Cornwall, PE
#29 – Greg Proude – Springvale, PE
#32 – Sarah McKay – Quispamsis, NB
#53 – Cole Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, NS
#72 – Michael Kyle – Sussex, NB
#85 –Ken MacKenzie – Salisbury, NB
#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
About Linde: Linde Canada is an affiliate of The Linde Group, a world leading gases and engineering company. The Linde Group is a world-leading gases and engineering company with around 62,000 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2012 financial year, Linde generated revenue of EUR 15.280 bn (USD 19.9 bn). The strategy of the Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development. For more information, see The Linde Group online at www.linde.com
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
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