Cummins 150 Headlines Double Header Weekend at Scotia Speedworld
Series Release/Photo by McCarthy Photographic
(Halifax, NS, May 29, 2019) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will make its first visit of the season to Scotia Speedworld this Saturday for the Cummins 150. The Cummins 150 will mark round two of 12 for the elite stock car racing series that will visit four Maritime markets throughout the season. Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races for the Cummins 150 get underway at 4:00 PM with grandstands gates opening at 1:00 PM.
Reigning Parts for Trucks Champion Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) took the first victory of the 2019 season last weekend at Petty International Raceway and heads into his home track with the early point lead. Ashton Tucker (Miramichi, NB) made his mark in his first feature debut on Series finishing second. The podium finish places the Rookie just behind Butcher in points. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) also had a solid run at the Season Opener and sits third. Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) and Chris Hughes (Brackley Beach, PE) round out the top five entering the Cummins 150.
2009 Toromont Cat 250 winner Lonnie Sommerville (Barnesville, NB) will join the field on Saturday for the first time since the IWK 250 in 2017. Allison MacKinnon (Oyster Bed Bridge, PE), Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS), and John Flemming (Halifax, NS) will also be making their 2019 debuts at the Cummins 150 on Saturday.
Joe Chisholm and the gang from Race Time Radio will back on the road with the Tour for nine events, beginning with Saturday’s Cummins 150. Race broadcasts will be available for listeners absolutely free, no subscription necessary, via www.racetimeradio.com by clicking the “Listen Live” link.
The Maritime League of Legends will kick off their 2019 campaign with a 50 lap feature prior to the Pro Stock feature.
The CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series will take centre stage Friday evening with AMP Energy Night. Four divisions will be in action – Toursec Lightning cars, Strictly Hydraulics Legends, Sportsman and the Hydraulics Plus Bandoleros. $20 Carload night was rained out last Friday but the special admission price will be held over this Friday only. Dave Matthews driver of the #99 Toursec Thunder car will join Tim Terry as Co-Host.
Admission for Saturday’s Cummins 150 is $25.00 for adults; $8.00 for youth (8-15yrs); pit admission is $30.00. Weekend passes are available, adults weekend passes are $35.00 for grandstands, $40.00 for pits. Children 7 and under are admitted for free all season at Scotia Speedworld. Tickets will be available at the gates on race day (Cash Only).
Visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com for complete event details and coverage.
EXPECTED ENTRY LIST
#02 – Craig Ward – Riverview, NB
#07 – Allison MacKinnon – Oyster Bed Bridge, PE
#08 – Nicholas Naugle – Dartmouth, NS
#0- Shawn Turple – Enfield, NS
#1- Ryan Messer – Harvey, NB
#5 – Jonathan Hicken – Brudenell, PE
#8 – Kent Vincent – Crapaud, PE
#11 – Marty Prevost – Fall River, NS
#14 – Terry Dougay – Albany, PE
#18 – Darren MacKinnon – Charlottetown, PE
#21 – Shawn Pierce – Bridgewater, NS
#23 – Lonnie Sommerville – Barnesville, NB
#29 – Greg Proude – Springvale, PE
#32 – Sarah McKay – Quispamsis, NB
#40 – Robbie MacEwen – Charlottetown, PE
#44– Russell Smith Jr – Lakeside, NS
#48 – Waylon Farrell – Conception Bay South, NL
#49 – Harry Ross White – Kennetcook, NS
#53 – Cole Butcher – Hantsport, NS
#54 – Jarrett Butcher – Porter’s Lake, NS
#67 – Dylan Blenkhorn – Truro, NS
#82 – Chris Hughes – Brackley Beach, PE
#89 – Donald Chisholm – Antigonish, NS
#91 – Dylan Gosbee – Cornwall, PE
#97 – John Flemming – Halifax, NS
#99 – Craig Slaunwhite – Terence Bay, NS
#TBC – Cory Hall – Jolicure, NB
*Entry list subject to change without notice
Saturday Race Day Format
|Pit Gates Open Pro Stock
Pro Stock Tech Opens
Pro Stock Practice
Pro Stock Practice
Pro Stock Practice
Pro Stock Drivers Meeting
| 10:30 a.m.
3:20 p.m. (tech shed)
|Atlantic Tiltload Heat Race lineups immediately follow drivers meeting|
|Maritime League of Legends Heats – 10 laps
Atlantic Tiltload Pro Stock Heats – 10 laps
|Maritime League of Legends Semi (if required) – 25 laps
Pro Stock B Feature (if required) – 15 or 25 laps
Maritime League of Legends Feature – 50 laps
|Pro Stock Driver Introductions (cars on front straight) – weather & time permitting|
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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 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
About Scotia Speedworld:
Scotia Speedworld (SSW) is a 3/10-mile asphalt oval racing facility. SSW is the only track in Nova Scotia to host a weekly racing series, which runs May through September and features five different classes of racecars. SSW also hosts special events, including the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. SSW is located at Exit 6 on Highway 102, across from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. For more information please click on www.ScotiaSpeedworld.ca or call our Event Hotline at (902) 873-2277 or our office at (902) 481-2514. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sswracing and follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/sswracing