Fredericton, NB, — Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) returned to Victory Lane for the first time since 2010 after taking the lead on lap 20 of the Cummins 100 at Speedway 660 on Sunday afternoon. Proude took the lead from pole sitter and defending series champion Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) and held off Cassius Clark (Farmington, ME) over the last 20 laps for his first win at Speedway 660. Clark finished second ahead of Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS), who started last in the 20-car field and charged to the front of the running order. Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) and Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) completed the top five.
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races determined the starting grid for the Cummins 100 which saw Chisholm, DJ Casey (Prospect, NS) and Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) victorious. Eventual winner, Proude, led a total of 86 laps to take home the Linde Most Laps Led Award and an extra ten Championship Points. The King Freight Lines Future Winner and Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race Award were taken home by Harry Ross White (Noel Road, NS) after finishing in 10th place.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is off next weekend as the drivers and teams prepare for the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis Auto Body happening the following Saturday, July 16 at Riverside International Speedway. Tickets are still available, to purchase visit www.riversidespeedway.ca.
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–Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Press Release
-Photo Credit: Jim Vaughan