Halifax, NS, (June 6, 2017) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is headed to Petty International Raceway, located just outside of Moncton, NB this Saturday for the Tour’s first visit to the province this season. The 150-lap feature marks round two of 12 for the popular regional touring series. Approximately 25 teams from across the Maritimes are expected for Saturday’s event. Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races will set the field and are slated to get underway at 6:00 PM.
Two-time Series Champion Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) has the early point lead after taking home a victory at the Season Opener Lucas Oil 150 at Scotia Speedworld on Victoria Day weekend. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) who won this event last season currently sits second in the championship point standings. Reigning Series Champion Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) enters round two in third spot. Younger brother and Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year contender Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) sits fourth followed by Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) who rounds out the top five.
The Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year competition also enters round two on Saturday. Jarrett Butcher currently sits atop of the standings followed by Robbie MacEwen (Charlottetown, PE) and Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) who both had great runs in the season opener finishing eighth and 11th respectively. Stephen Lively (Shubenacadie, NS), who made his Pro Stock debut at the Lucas Oil 150 and finished just outside the top 15, is still well within the hunt for the prestigious title.
Also joining the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour this Saturday at Petty International Raceway are Street Stocks, Mini Stocks and a Limited Late Model 50.
Admission (cash only) for 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.
Visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com for complete event details and coverage.
EXPECTED ENTRY LIST
#08 – Nicholas Naugle – Dartmouth, NS
#0- Shawn Turple – Enfield, NS
#5 – Jonathan Hicken – Brudenell, PE
#8 – Kent Vincent – Westmoreland, PE
#10 – Devin Snell – Saint John, NB
#13 – King Racing – Farmington, ME
#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
#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
#56 – Josh Collins – Placentia, NL
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, NS
#81 – Nevin Scott – Marshfield, PE
#88 – George Koszkulics – New Glasgow, NS
#89 – Donald Chisholm – Antigonish, NS
#91 – Dylan Gosbee – Cornwall, PE
#94 – D.J. Casey – Prospect, NS
#99 – Craig Slaunwhite – Terence Bay, NS
*Entry list subject to change without notice
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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