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Turple Wins Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet Buick GMC 150 – By 0.002 Second Margin!

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(Halifax, NS, June 16, 2018) –After swapping the lead three times in the final 107 laps of the race, Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) held off Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) by just 0.002 seconds to win the Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet Buick GMC 150 at Riverside International Speedway on Saturday night. Craig Slaunwhite (Terrence Bay, NS) got up on the wheel late in the race to overtake John Flemming (Halifax, NS) for his third consecutive third place finish on the season. Cornwall, PE’s Dylan Gosbee rounded out the top five with solid run.

Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races began the racing action for the Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet Buick GMC 150. Turple, Cole Butcher, Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS), and Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) each picked up qualifying race victories. Turple led the most laps (66) in a long race which saw 6 cautions that included 3 red flags.

Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) takes home the King Freight Future Winner Award with his first career Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour top five finish. Waylon Farrell (Conception Bay South, NL) picks up the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race Award after finishing sixteenth in the main feature.

The NAPA Sportsman Series entertained fans for an exciting 75 lap feature prior to the Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150 with Russell Smith Jr (Lakeside, NS) crossing the line for the checkered flag ahead of Matt Vaughan (Bedford, NS) and Frankie Fraser (Shubenacadie, NS).

The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour returns to Scotia Speedworld next weekend for the Nova Truck Centres Make A Wish 150 on Saturday, June 23rd at 6:00pm. Admission for Saturday’s Nova Truck Centres 150 is $25.00 for adults; $8.00 for youth; pit admission is $30.00. Children 7 and under are admitted for free. If you are looking for a racing packed weekend don’t miss the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series on Friday night at 7:00pm at Scotia Speedworld. Adult weekend passes are available for $35.00 for grandstands, $40.00 for pit access. Tickets will be available at the gates on race day (Cash Only). Visit for all event information.


Race Results

Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC 150
Riverside International Speedway

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Pos No. Name Laps Heat Finish Sponsor Hometown
1 0 Shawn Turple 150 H1:1 Dexter Construction Enfield, NS
2 53 Cole Butcher 150 H2:1 Atlantic Tiltload Porter’s Lake, NS
3 99 Craig Slaunwhite 150 H1:4 Cobequid Mountain Sports Terence Bay, NS
4 97 John Flemming 150 H2:2 Happy Harry’s Affordable Building Centres Halifax, NS
5 91 Dylan Gosbee 150 H1:3 Greenfield Enterprises Cornwall, PE
6 18 Darren MacKinnon 150 H1:2 Shaw’s Towing Service Charlottetown, PE
7 5 Jonathan Hicken 150 H4:1 Castle Building Centres Brudenell, PE
8 08 Nicholas Naugle 150 H1:7 Brycon Construction Dartmouth, NS
9 40 Robbie MacEwen 150 H3:2 Maritime Steel Roofing and Siding Charlottetown, PE
10 42C Chris Reid 149 H4:6 Robby’s Towing Fort McMurray, AB
11 14 Terry Dougay 149 H4:5 Right on Board Locksmith Albany, PE
12 21 Shawn Pierce 148 H4:4 Ntyce Motorsports Blockhouse, NS
13 32 Sarah McKay 146 H1:6 AE McKay Builders Quispamsis, NB
14 54 Jarrett Butcher 145 H4:3 Superior Foundations Porter’s Lake, NS
15 29 Greg Proude 139 H3:3 Atlantic Dodge Dealers Springvale, PE
16 48 Waylon Farrell 134 H4:2 Farrell’s Excavating Ltd Conception Bay South, NFLD
17 8 Kent Vincent 53 H1:5 Standard Aero Crapaud,PE
18 03 Steve Halpin 53 H3:5 AJ Mallette & Sons Saint John, NB
19 67 Dylan Blenkhorn 42 H3:1 Blenkhorn’s Auto Recyclers Truro, NS
20 89 Donald Chisholm 23 H2:4 Nova Construction Antigonish, NS
21 42 Kyle Reid 17 H2:3 Robby’s Towing Fort McMurray, AB
22 51 Braden Langille 17 H3:7 Velocity Machining and Welding Shubenacadie, NS
23 3 Jason Hathaway 0 H3:4 CHOKO Authentics Uxbridge, On
24 88 George Koszkulics 0 H2:5 Nova Construction New Glasgow, NS
25 07 Allison McKinnon 0 H2:6 Outriders Cookhouse Oyster Bed Bridge, PE
26 30 Stephen Lively 0 H3:6 Eastern Drainage Shubenacadie, NS
27 94 DJ Casey 0 H2:7 Casey Racing Prospect, NS


Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 0.002 seconds
Number of Cautions: 6 (3 red flags)
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Win: #0 Shawn Turple, #53 Cole Butcher, #67 Dylan Blenkhorn, #5 Jonathan Hicken
Exide Batteries Rookie Of The Race: #48 Waylon Farrell
Most Laps Led: #0 Shawn Turple
King Freight Future Winner: #08 Nicholas Naugle


Ron MacGillivray Chev Buick GMC is located on Andrews Street in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. This four-time Triple Crown Award winner has been serving Eastern Nova Scotia since 1986. Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet, “A name you can count on, a team you can trust.” To learn more about Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet please call 902.863.2803 or visit

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 . You can also follow us on Twitter at and like us on Facebook at

Riverside International Speedway is recognized throughout North America as a top stock car racing venue. Founded in 1969, the family-friendly facility boasts a 1/3-mile high banked asphalt oval which roars to action several times a year for thrilling door-handle-to-door-handle special events including the IWK 250, widely known as the most anticipated stock car race in Canada – and the Bumper to Bumper 300, eastern Canada’s only NASCAR Pinty’s Series event. Located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, the facility is easily accessible at exit 30 on Trans Canada Highway 104. For more information please visit or call 902-863-2410.

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