Pro Stock Tour Makes Final Stop in NB of 2013 at Petty Saturday
RIVER GLADE, NB (August 21, 2013) - The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is headed to Petty International Raceway this Saturday for the Parts for Trucks 150. This is the third and final trip of the season to the 1/4-mile oval located just outside of Moncton. The 150-lap stock car event marks round 10 of 12 for the popular regional touring series. The Parts for Trucks 150 is the highlight event of the 49th running of the River Glade International taking place this weekend. Grandstands for Saturday's main event open at 3:00 PM, qualifying for the Parts for Trucks 150 will take place at 5:10 PM with Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials. Feature racing is slated for 6:00 PM.
With just three races to go John Flemming (Halifax, NS) has a commanding point lead over Shawn Tucker (Fredericton) and Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) who sit second and third respectively. All three drivers are former series champions but only Turple has won the River Glade International. Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) and Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) round out the top five in the chase for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour championship.
Atlantic Cat 250 winner Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) will not be behind the wheel of the No. 99 this weekend as he has a family wedding to attend. Taking over the pilot seat is Maine short track star Travis Benjamin.
The Maritime League of Legends, Mister Transmission Mini Stocks, and the Atlantic Open Wheel Tour will join the pro stocks at Petty International this Saturday.
Tickets for the Parts for Trucks 150 will be available at the gate on race day (cash only). Admission is $30.00 for adults, $10.00 for youth (8-18 yrs.); children 7 and under are free. Pit admission is $35.00.
EXPECTED ENTRY LIST – Parts for Trucks 150 (subject to change without notice)
#0 - Shawn Turple - Enfield, NS
#5 – Jonathan Hicken – Brudenell, PE
#8 - Kent Vincent - Westmoreland, PE
#13- Denver Foran – Edmonton, AB
#14 – Terry Dougay – Albany, PE
#18 – Darren MacKinnon – Charlottetown, PE
#21 - Shawn Pierce - Bridgewater, NS
#24 – Steve Ross – Waverly, NS
#29 - Greg Proude - Springvale, PE
#35 – Brad Mann – Glen Livet, NB
#52 - Shawn Tucker - Fredericton, NB
#53 – Cole Butcher – Porter's Lake, NS
#55 – Josh Jalliet – MacDougall Settlement, NB
#63 – Brodie MacQuarrie – Winsloe, PE
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, NS
#91 – Dylan Gosbee – Cornwall, PE
#97 - John Flemming - Halifax, NS
#97D – Chris Duncan – Hampton, NB
#99 – Travis Benjamin - Belfast, ME
*Entry list subject to change without notice
Parts for Trucks is the largest distributor of heavy duty truck and trailer parts in Atlantic Canada. They offer a wide variety of truck and trailer parts and accessories for vehicles ranging from 4x4's to Class 8's as well as buses and motor homes. Parts for Trucks has locations in all four Atlantic Provinces and are proud to state that since their beginning they have always been Atlantic Canadian owned and operated. In 2013 they celebrate 94 years in business. Visit www.partsfortrucks.com to find a location near you.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (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 902.481.2531 or click www.maritimeprostocktour.com.
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.