Petty Ready For Grand Re-Opening



RIVER GLADE, NB (June 4, 2011) - Petty International Raceway is ready for its grand-reopening later today - the first racing at the facility in more than a decade.

Friday's practice session was planned for the racers but a good trial run for track management as well. There were 11 pro stock teams on hand to make laps on the hig-banked 1/4-mile oval with PEI's Jonathan Hicken recording fast time at 13.393 seconds. Wayne Smith was second quick, followed by John Flemming, Dan MacKay, Mike Stevens, Marty prevost, Shawn Turple, Greg Proude, Jerome Kehoe, and Daryl Mahar.

The teams were testing in preparation for today's headline act, the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Lucas Oil 100. The race card will also feature the Atlantic Open Wheel Tour and 4-cylinder racing.

Grandstand tickets are available at the track box office starting at 3 p.m.; the pit area opens at 12:30 p.m.

Weather permitting; fans will also be treated to an on track autograph session featuring the stars of the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour.

Admission for the Lucas Oil 100 is $25.00 for adults; $10.00 for youth aged 8-15; children 7 and under are admitted free. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Pit admission is $30.00 and restricted to those 16 and older. Tickets are available at the gate on race day (cash only) or in advance at Ticket Atlantic outlets (Atlantic Superstores), by phone 1.877.451.1221 or www.ticketatlantic.com. Advance tickets are available for grandstand adult and youth admission; advance ticket holders will have a special entrance to expedite entry.

Expected Entry List – LUCAS OIL 100
Subject to change without notice

# 0 - Shawn Turple - Enfield, NS
#01 – Robbie MacLean – Winsloe, PEI
# 1 - Dave Heino - Barrington, NS
# 02 -Mike Mackenzie - Dartmouth, NS
# 5 -Jonathan Hicken - Brudenell, PEI
# 8 - Kent Vincent - Westmoreland, PEI
# 9 - Brad Brown – Halifax, NS
#11 – Marty Prevost – Fall River, NS
#13 – Rollie MacDonald – Pictou, NS
#14 – Terry Dougay – Albany, PEI
#18 - Darren Mackinnon - Milton, PEI
#21 - Shawn Pierce - Bridgewater, NS
#26 - Mike Stevens - Riverview, NB
#29 - Greg Proude - Springvale, PEI
#32 - Chris Hughes - Brackley Beach, PEI
#35 – Brad Mann – Glen Levit, NB
#39 – Sandy Livingston – Springhill, NS
#42 – Steven Ross – Waverly, NS
#44 - Wayne Smith - Timberlea, NS
#45 - Leonard Boutilier – Dutch Settlement, NS
#52 - Shawn Tucker - Fredericton, NB
#66 - Daryl Mahar - Hubley, NS
#71 - Dan MacKay – Halifax, NS
#80 - Roger Miller - Kennetcook, NS
#88 – George Koszkulics – New Glasgow, NS
#89 – Donald Chisholm – Antigonish NS
#97 - John Flemming - Halifax, NS
#98 - Jerome Kehoe – Sydney, NS
#99 - Craig Slaunwhite - Terence Bay, NS

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About the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour

The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PFTPST) 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 902.481.2531 or click www.maritimeprostocktour.com.

About Petty International Raceway

Petty International Raceway is located on Highway 106, just 40 km west of Moncton, New Brunswick. To learn more about Petty International Raceway, its location, admission, policies, history, and more, please visit www.pettyraceway.com. To get current updates delivered to you directly please follow us on Twitter (@pettyraceway_nb).

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