(Moncton, NB – May 25, 2019) – Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) recorded his first Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour victory of 2019 by winning the Lucas Oil 150 on Saturday evening at Petty International Raceway. Ashton Tucker (Miramichi, NB) showed the field he can compete finishing second in his Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour feature debut. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) had a mishap early in the race but rallied back to finish third. Cory Hall (Jolicure, NB) and Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) completed the top five.
Three Atlantic Tiltload heat races kicked-off an action packed night of racing in front of a capacity crowd. Kent Vincent (Crapaud, PE), Chris Hughes (Brackley Beach, PE) and Tucker all picked up wins in the 10 lap qualifying heats. Tucker also receives the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race. Hall takes home the Kenny U-Pull Hard Charger award. The race was slowed by 12 caution periods and took one hour and 40 minutes to complete.
Prior to the Lucas Oil 150 three opening classes took to the track. Dave Matthews (Nine Mile River, NS) won the Passione Flooring & Interiors East Coast Mini Stock Tour 60 lap feature. Mike Duskey (Albany, PE) won the Street Stock 50 lap event, while Marcel LeBlanc (Bouctouche, NB) picked up his first ever Sportsman win in the 60 lap A.E. McKay Builders Sportsman race.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour heads to Scotia Speedworld next Saturday, June 1st for the Cummins 150! Grandstands open at 1:00pm with Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races getting underway at 4:00pm. Adult tickets for the Cummins 150 are $25.00 for adults, $8.00 for youth (8-15 yrs.), seven and under are admitted for free. Pit admission is $30.00.
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 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 four 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
-Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Press Release
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