Halifax, NS — Dylan Blenkhorn of Truro, NS captured his first career victory on the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour after taking the lead on lap 98 of the Lockhart Truck Center 150 at Scotia Speedworld on Saturday night. Blenkhorn started on the pole after winning his third straight Atlantic Tiltload Time Trial Award in as many races as well as taking the King Freight Dash for Cash. Blenkhorn held off Fredericton, NB’s Shawn Tucker in the late stages of the race to seal the victory. Springvale, PE’s Greg Proude gained ten spots to finish third and, in turn, won the Exide Batteries Hard Charger Award. Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) and Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) rounded out the top five in the Lockhart Truck Center 150.
Halifax’s John Flemming was the early favourite in the Lockhart Truck Center 150 and took home the Linde Most Laps Led Award after leading a majority of the first half of the race. Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) and Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) took checkered flags in the Dartmouth Dodge Heat Races.
Fans were treated to three of Scotia Speedworld’s Weekly Racing Series divisions prior to the Lockhart Truck Center 150. Steve Matthews (Halifax, NS) won the Lightning division, Jim MacMillan (Halifax, NS) won the Coors Light Truck division, and Drew MacEachern (Dartmouth, NS) won the Thunder division.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour returns to New Brunswick next Saturday, June 28 for the Lucas Oil 100 at Petty International Raceway. Tickets are available at the gate on raceday. Visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com for complete event details and coverage.
Lockhart Truck Center 150 Race Results
|1||67||Dylan Blenkhorn||150||Blenkhorn’s Auto Recyclers, / The Cat Shack||Truro, NS|
|2||52||Shawn Tucker||150||Tucker Racing Products||Fredericton, NB|
|3||29||Greg Proude||150||Atlantic Dodge Dealers||Springvale, PE|
|4||18||Darren MacKinnon||150||Shaw’s Towing Service / MacKinnon Bros Service||Milton Station, PE|
|5||0||Shawn Turple||150||Dexter Construction / Municipal Group||Enfield, NS|
|6||97||John Flemming||150||Dartmouth Dodge / Alpine Auto Glass||Halifax, NS|
|7||53||Cole Butcher||150||Atlantic Tiltload Ltd / Irving Blending & Packaging||Porter’s Lake, NS|
|8||89||Donald Chisholm||150||Keltic Ford / Nova Construction / Wearwell Garments||Antigonish, NS|
|9||66||Daryl Mahar||150||K Hubley Woodworking and Contracting / Inglis Jewelers||Hubley, NS|
|10||5||Jonathan Hicken||150||Castle Building Centres||Brudenell, PE|
|11||99||Craig Slaunwhite||150||Halifax Glass and Mirror / Archibald Drilling & Blasting||Terence Bay, NS|
|12||91||Dylan Gosbee||150||Eastern Mechanics Inc./ Wendell Taylor’s Garage||Cornwall, PE|
|13||32||Sarah McKay||150||AE McKay Builders Ltd||Quispamsis, NB|
|14||8||Kent Vincent||149||Vector Aerospace||Crapaud,PE|
|15||14||Terry Dougay||149||Right on Board Locksmith / Wayne’s Auto Parts||Albany, PE|
|16||80||Roger Miller||149||Kennetcook, NS|
|17||31||Colby Smith||148||King Racing||Cape Sable Island, NS|
|18||51||Vance Hanes||143||Kennetcook, NS|
|19||56||Josh Collins||138||Placentia, NL|
|20||24||Steve Ross||100||Alpine Auto Glass – Bedford / Twenty Degrees||Waverley, NS|
|21||21||Shawn Pierce||79||Hercules SLR / South Shore Speed and Sound||Blockhouse, NS|
-Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Press Release. Photo Credit: McCarthy Photographic