Halifax, NS – (June 20, 2018) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is headed to Scotia Speedworld for the Nova Truck Centres Make-A-Wish 150 this Saturday, June 23rd. The Nova Truck Centres 150 will mark round four of 12 for the elite stock car racing series and the second of only four visits to the oval located just outside of Halifax, NS. Grandstand gates for the Nova Truck Centres Make-A-Wish 150 open at 3:00pm; Atlantic Tiltload qualifying is slated for 6:00pm.
Cole Butcher currently leads the championship standings by 24 points over Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) who jumps to second following his first win of the season last weekend at Riverside Speedway. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) falls to third after leading the points last week. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) and Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) continues to hold strong in the fourth and fifth positions respectively and well within striking distance of the top three.
Making their Scotia Speedworld debut is the MJS and Prime Lift East Coast Mini Stock Tour who will run a 50 lap feature prior to the Nova Truck Centres Make-A-Wish 150.
Also joining the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour on Saturday is the Atlantic Provinces Make-A- Wish Foundation and two of their Wish Kids and families. Deven, 18 years old and David seven years both hail from Nova Scotia and are pumped to take part in all of the race day festivities.
“Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces values partners like Nova Truck Centres, who understand that a single wish can transform the lives of children, their families, volunteers, supporters, medical professionals and entire communities. We hope everyone will join us on June 23 for the Nova Truck Centres Make-A-Wish 150!” Said Tracy Durkee-Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces.
Race Time Radio will also be in the house on Saturday, 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).
Friday night the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series will warm up the track with four divisions seeing action. The Affordable Fuels Sportsman return with Kirk Ryan (Upper Nine Mile River) leading a tight pack in the standings. Emily Meehan (Rawdon Gold Mines) will have her Brother Adam sliding into the seat of her point leading No. 75 car in Strictly Hydraulics Legend action. Steve Matthews (Bedford) leads the thrilling Toursec Lightning division after three races. Josh Langille (Outlaw, Coldbrook), Owen Mahar (Hubley, Bandit) and Gage Gilby (Enfield, Beginner Bandolero) show the way in the Hydraulics Plus Bandolero divisions after a pair of events.
Admission for Friday’s CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series is $15.00 for adults, youth (8-15) $5.00, pits $18.00. Value priced weekend passes are available for $35.00, weekend pit passes $40.00.
EXPECTED ENTRY LIST – Nova Truck Centres 150 (as of June 16)
#07 – ALLISON MACKINNON – OYSTER BED BRIDGE, PE
#08 – NICHOLAS NAUGLE – DARTMOUTH, NS
#0 – SHAWN TURPLE – ENFIELD, NS
#5 – JONATHAN HICKEN – BRUDENELL, PE
#8 – KENT VINCENT – WESTMORELAND, PE
#11 – MARTY PREVOST – WAVERLY, 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
#32 – SARAH MCKAY – QUISPAMSIS, NB
#48 – WAYLON FARRELL – CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, NL
#51 – BRADEN LANGILLE – SHUBENACADIE, NS
#53 – COLE BUTCHER – PORTER’S LAKE, NS
#54 – JARRETT BUTCHER – PORTER’S LAKE, NS
#67 – DYLAN BLENKHORN – TRURO, NS
#89 – DONALD CHISHOLM – ANTIGONISH, NS
#91 – DYLAN GOSBEE – CORNWALL, PE
#94 – DJ 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 four 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