Oyster Bed Bridge, PE, (Aug 5, 2017) – Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) took the lead on the opening lap of the Lucas Oil 150 for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour at Oyster Bed Speedway and remained there most of the night for his first win of the 2017 season. Proude led 122 of the 150 laps in the race to take home the Linde Most Laps Led Award, finishing ahead of Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS), Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) and Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) in a close finish at the checkered flag. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) rounded out the top five, edging Kent Vincent (Crapaud, PE) for the top five finish.
Gosbee, Proude, and Blenkhorn won Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races to set the field for the Lucas Oil 150. Robbie MacEwen (Sherwood, PE) was seventh in the Lucas Oil 150 to take home the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race and King Freight Future Winners Awards in front of a capacity crowd.
Nick Chiasson (Milton, PE) won the Central Engine Services Street Stock 50 while Shelby Baker (Fall River, NS) was in victory lane for the in the Maritime League of Legends Tour.
Race fans have lots of great events to look forward as part of the upcoming Atlantic Cat 250 celebrations. On Wednesday, August 9th from 6-8PM fans can get up close and personal with the stars of the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour and The CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series. The FREE event is being hosted at Atlantic Cat located at 175 Akerley Blvd, in the Burnside Industrial Park. This is a FREE event and is open to the public – EVERYONE is welcome!
Thursday, August 10th from 4-10PM Scotia Speedworld is hosting their First Annual Food Truck Rally and Show & Shine. The inaugural event will feature nine popular food trucks, antique car show & shine, beer garden, live DJ, and FanZone! Tickets for the First Annual Food Truck Rally and Show & Shine are $5.00, CAT 250 weekend pass holders will get in for free!
Saturday, August 12th at 5:00pm the cars and starts of the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour return to Halifax for the 18th edition of the prestigious Atlantic Cat 250. Don’t miss a minute of this high-horsepower experience as teams battle for their piece of the $60,000 purse and contingency funds and the opportunity to engrave their name on the Scott Fraser Memorial Cup. Tickets for the Atlantic Cat 250 are $35.00 for adults, youth (8-15yrs) $10.00, children 7 and under are free! Pit admission for those 18+ is $40.00.
Weekend passes for the Affordable Fuels Sportsman 150 and the 18th Annual Atlantic Cat 250 are $40.00 for grandstand, pit passes are $45.00.
Don’t miss any of the action at the Atlantic CAT 250 next weekend at Scotia Speedworld. Tickets available at the gate on race day! Visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com for complete event details and coverage.
About Lucas Oil:
Lucas Oil is one of the fastest growing lubricant lines in the consumer automotive industry, carrying a premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives as well as a heavy duty line of products for the trucking, industrial and agricultural markets, not to mention a complete line of motorcycle and marine lubricants. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the North American racing industry through multiple vehicle sponsorships and racing event promotions, at all levels. Seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, the Lucas people went to work again with the end result being a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry. Lucas racing products have proven themselves on NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA, PPL and USHRA tracks across the country.
About Oyster Bed Speedway:
Oyster bed Speedway is Prince Edward Island’s premier auto racing facility and features fun and excitement with weekly stock car racing special events throughout the season. The 1/3 mile paved oval is located in Oyster Bed Bridge at the intersection of routes 6 and 7, halfway between Cavendish and Charlottetown on beautiful Prince Edward Island. Phone: (902) 892-6684. Website: www.oysterbedspeedwaypei.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