@ProStockTour • DARTMOUTH, NS – The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour’s 14th season will come to a close on Saturday, November 22 at the Park Place Hotel and Conference Centre Ramada Plaza in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia with the annual year end awards gala.
John Flemming of Halifax, Nova Scotia will receive his fifth series trophy after winning the 2014 Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour point championship, and the $10,000 payout that goes with it. While Flemming will receive the lion’s share of the $50,000 Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour point fund, all full-time teams that competed on the series in 2014 will be honoured Saturday night.
Over 200 drivers, crews, officials and sponsors are expected to pack the ballroom Saturday to celebrate their accomplishments from the 2014 season. In addition to point fund awards, contingency awards from the season will be presented and vendor draws will be made. Back for 2014, Irving Oil Blending & Packaging will present the Fan Favourite Award, which fans have been voting on during the month of November.
The prestigious Cathy Ledwidge Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the Most Sportsmanlike Driver in the series, as voted on by their fellow competitors.
Vendor draws from Five Star Bodies/R&D Performancenter, ARBodies/MK Auto Products and the Linde Group will also be made.
Awards to be presented Saturday evening include; the Linde Group Most Laps Led Award, Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials Award, Urquhardt MacDonald Most Improved Driver Award and the EIT Race Radios Consistency Award.
Sarah McKay (Quispamsis, NB) will be honored as the first female Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year in series history. McKay will take home $500 and the coveted “battery trophy” for being the top-finishing newcomer to the series in 2014.
Reception and seating at the Park Place Hotel and Conference Centre Ramada Plaza on Saturday begins at 6pm, with dinner taking place at 7pm, followed by the awards ceremony. A dance with DJ Chad White will follow the awards.
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
From Tara Foster / MPST