Halifax, NS, (July 18, 2017) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is headed to Petty International Raceway, located just outside of Moncton, NB for this Saturday’s Irving Blending & Packaging 150. The 150-lap feature marks round seven of 12 for the popular regional touring series. Approximately 20 teams from across the Maritimes are expected for Saturday’s event. Qualifying for the Irving Blending & Packaging 150 will take place at 6:00 PM with Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races. Tickets for the Irving Blending & Packaging 150 will be available at the gate on race day.
The championship points chase is starting to heat up as we round the halfway mark of the 2017 season. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) maintains his position on top of the standings following his victory at an unforgettable IWK 250 at Riverside International last Saturday. Two-time Series champion Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) sits very close behind with just 21 markers between them. Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) is having his career best season to date and sits third heading into the Irving Blending & Packaging 150. Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) and Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) sit fourth and fifth respectively, still well within the hunt.
Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) leads the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year standings at the halfway point in the season. Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) sits 44 points behind with six races left in the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour season. Stevie Lively (Shubenacadie, NS) and Robbie MacEwen (Sherwood, PE) remain in the hunt as the series passes the halfway mark in the quest for top freshman glory.
The Leisure Days RV Bandolero and Maritime League of Legends will race on the undercard prior to the Irving Blending & Packaging 150. Admission for Petty International Raceway on Saturday is $30.00 for adults, $10.00 for youth (8-18 years old); pit admission is $35.00. Children 7 and under are admitted for free.
Show your Official Membership Card at the Pro Stock Tour Merchandise table at Petty International Saturday and you will receive a ballot for a draw to win a checkered flag signed by all drivers in the race and the chance to come on track to take part in Driver Introductions! If you haven’t signed up for the Fan Club you can do so today at www.maritimeprostocktour.com
EXPECTED ENTRY LIST – Irving Blending & Packaging 150
#02 – Craig Ward – Riverview, NB
#08 – Nicholas Naugle – Dartmouth, NS
#0- Shawn Turple – Enfield, NS
#5 – Jonathan Hicken – Brudenell, PE
#8 – Kent Vincent – Westmoreland, PE
#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
#41 – Mike Rogders – Moncton, NB
#49 – Harry Ross White – Kennetcook, NS
#52 – Chris Hughes – Brackley Beach, PE
#53 – Cole Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#54 – Jarrett Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, NS
#72 – Michael Kyle – Sussex, NB
#91 – Dylan Gosbee – Cornwall, PE
#94 – D.J. Casey – Prospect, NS
#99 – Craig Slaunwhite – Terence Bay, NS
*Entry list subject to change without notice
Visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com for complete event details and coverage.
About Irving Blending & Packaging:
Irving Blending & Packaging is the largest and only full-service blending and packaging provider in North America. Irving BP’s core product portfolio includes over 1,400 traditional lubricant, water, solvent, alcohol based chemical specialty fluids, greases and low viscosity petroleum based products that exceed quality standards, durability, multi-functionality and performance. Our dedication to customer satisfaction, safety and forward thinking is second to none. Irving Blending & Packaging is in the business of making ideas a reality. For more media information on this or any Irving Blending & Packaging initiatives please contact Chris Taylor at 506-202-3889.
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