Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) won his second consecutive River Glade International trophy in the Cummins 150 Saturday night at Petty International Raceway in front of a capacity crowd. Slaunwhite led 85 laps during the highlight event of the 52nd running of the prestigious River Glade International, earning him the Linde Most Laps Led Award. Championship contender Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) and Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) both made pit stops in the first half of the race and drove back to finish second and third, respectively. Point leader Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) came home fourth with Robbie MacEwen (Sherwood, PE) coming home fifth in the 17 car field.
Starting positions for the Cummins 150 were determined by Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) picked up P1 after finishing first in heat one. Darren Mackinnon (Charlottetown, PE) and Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) also picked up victories in their respective heats.
Nevin Scott (Marshfield, PE) receives the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race with a ninth place finish. The King Freight Lines Future Winner Award, which goes to any driver in the field who has never won a Series race, was awarded to Robbie MacEwen (Sherwood, PE) who had a fifth place finish.
The Upper Clements Park Maritime League of Legends and Leisure Days RV Bandoleros kicked off the day’s festivities. Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) Paul Goulden (Shelburne, NS) and Justin MacNeill (Bedford, NS), were on the podium in the 50 lap Legends feature. Michael Cormier (Moncton, NB) won the 25 lap Bandolero contest.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is off for the weekend but returns September 10th with the penultimate Lucas Oil 150 at Riverside International located just outside of Antigonish, NS. The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Season Finale takes place September 17th with the Dartmouth Dodge 200 at Scotia Speedworld.
-Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Press Release
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