Blenkhorn Scores Third Pro Stock Tour Win Of Season at Petty
Series Release/Photo by McCarthy Photographic
(Moncton, NB, July 22, 2017) – Dylan Blenkhorn of Truro, NS won his third race of season at the Irving Oil Blending & Packaging 150 at Petty International Raceway. Blenkhorn, the current point leader battled reigning Series champion Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) from the green flag all the way to the checkers in an intense battle for the victory. Butcher came home in second, followed by Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) in his first podium finish of the season. Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) and Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year leader Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) edged out Shawn Pierce (Bridgewater, NS) for the fifth place at the line.
Three Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races determined the starting order for the Irving Oil Blending & Packaging 150. Blenkhorn, Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) and Cole Butcher secured the top spot in their respective qualifiers. Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) took home both the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race and King Freight Future Winners Award. His older brother Cole led 79 laps en route to the Linde Most Laps Led Award.
Prior to the Irving Blending & Packaging 150 the Leisure Days RV Bandoleros and Maritime League of Legends put on some great racing for the capacity crowd at Petty International Raceway. Josh Langille (Coldbrook, NS) won the 25 lap Bandolero feature followed by Nathan Blackburn (Timberlea, NS) and Sam Rogers (Lower Onslow, NS). Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS) won the Cummins 50 presented by Petitcodiac Super Variety Legend feature, Cory Hall (Jolicure, NB) and Waylon Farrell (Conception Bay South, NL) completed the podium.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour takes next weekend off but will make its one and only stop to picturesque Prince Edward Island Saturday, August 5th for the Lucas Oil 150 at Oyster Bed Bridge Speedway. Tickets will be available to purchase at the gate on race day. Visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com for all event information.
Irving Blending & Packaging 150
Petty International Raceway
|1||67||Dylan Blenkhorn||150||H1:1||Blenkhorn’s Auto Recyclers||Truro, NS|
|2||53||Cole Butcher||150||H3:1||Atlantic Tiltload||Porter’s Lake, NS|
|3||5||Jonathan Hicken||150||H2:3||Castle Building Centres||Brudenell, PE|
|4||0||Shawn Turple||150||H1:4||Dexter Construction||Enfield, NS|
|5||54||Jarrett Butcher||150||H1:3||Top Construction||Porter’s Lake, NS|
|6||21||Shawn Pierce||150||H3:5||C&P Tack and Apparel||Blockhouse, NS|
|7||18||Darren MacKinnon||150||H2:4||Shaw’s Towing Service||Charlottetown, PE|
|8||29||Greg Proude||150||H2:2||Atlantic Dodge Dealers||Springvale, PE|
|9||99||Craig Slaunwhite||150||H1:2||Archibald Drilling & Blasting||Terence Bay, NS|
|10||8||Kent Vincent||149||H3:3||Vector Aerospace||Crapaud,PE|
|11||56||Josh Collins||148||H2:6||Edward Collins Contracting||Placentia, NL|
|12||14||Terry Dougay||148||H3:4||Right on Board Locksmith||Albany, PE|
|13||52||Chris Hughes||147||H1:6||Subaru of Moncton||Brackley Beach, PE|
|14||72||Mike Kyle||145||H3:6||Sussex, NB|
|15||30||Stephen Lively||144||H2:5||Casey Racing||Shubenacadie, NS|
|16||41||Mike Rodgers||102||H1:7||Moncton, NB|
|17||91||Dylan Gosbee||84||H2:1||Greenfield Enterprises||Cornwall, PE|
|18||94||DJ Casey||53||H3:2||Casey Racing||Prospect, NS|
|19||08||Nicholas Naugle||45||H1:5||Brycon Construction||Dartmouth, NS|
|20||02||Craig Ward||27||H2:7||Riverview, NB|
Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 1.343 seconds
Number of Cautions: 3
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Winners: #67 Dylan Blenkhorn, #91 Dylan Gosbee, #53 Cole Butcher
Exide Batteries Rookie Of The Race: #54 Jarrett Butcher
Linde Most Laps Led: #53 Cole Butcher
King Freight Future Winner: #54 Jarrett Butcher
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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 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 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