NOVA TRUCK CENTRES 150 HEADLINES DOUBLE HEADER WEEKEND AT SCOTIA SPEEDWORLD
Series Release/Photo by McCarthy Photographic
(Halifax, NS – June 19, 2019) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is headed back to Scotia Speedworld for the Nova Truck Centres Make-A-Wish 150 this Saturday, June 22nd. The Nova Truck Centres 150 will mark round four of 12 for the elite stock car racing series and the second of only four visits to the oval located just outside of Halifax, NS. Grandstand gates for the Nova Truck Centres Make-A-Wish 150 open at 1:00pm with Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races slated for 4:00pm.
Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) leads the championship point standings heading into the Nova Truck Centres Make-A-Wish 150, a race he won last season. Blenkhorn has a 30 point lead over Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) and 34 points over reigning champion Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) who sit second and third. Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) sits just one point behind big brother in fourth. Chris Hughes (Brackley Beach, PE) is having a great season and enters the weekend in fifth spot on the leader board.
The Passione Flooring and Interiors East Coast Mini Stock Tour will compete in the A-Pak Drywall & Acoustical 50 lap feature prior to the Nova Truck Centres Make-A-Wish 150.
Also joining the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour on Saturday is the Atlantic Provinces Make-A- Wish Foundation and two of their Wish Kids and families. 12 year old Zac and 14 year old Alex are pumped to take part in all of the race day festivities. Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces will also be raffling off tickets for 5,000 air miles on Saturday so be sure to visit their booth and support a fantastic cause!
Race Time Radio will also be in the house on Saturday, race broadcast will be available for listeners absolutely free, no subscription necessary, via www.racetimeradio.com by clicking the “Listen Live” link.
Admission for Saturday’s Nova Truck Centres Make-A-Wish 150 is $25.00 for adults; $8.00 for youth; pit admission is $30.00. Children 7 and under are admitted for free (Cash Only).
Friday the CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series will warm up the track with Hydraulics Plus Night. Hydraulics Plus has been a long time sponsor of Scotia’s Bandolero division, who will take centre stage on Friday night. Also on the racing card are the Toursec Thunder cars, Sportsman and Strictly Hydraulics Legends. Racing action gets underway at 7:00pm Friday evening.
Admission for Friday’s CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series is $15.00 for adults, youth (8-15) $5.00, pits $20.00. Value priced Adult weekend passes are available for $35.00, weekend pit passes $40.00.
EXPECTED ENTRY LIST – Nova Truck Centres 150 (as of June 19)
#02 – Craig Ward – Riverview, NB
#08 – Nicholas Naugle – Dartmouth, NS
#0- Shawn Turple – Enfield, NS
#1- Ryan Messer – Harvey, NB
#5 – Jonathan Hicken – Brudenell, PE
#8 – Kent Vincent – Westmoreland, PE
#11 – Marty Prevost – Fall River, NS
#14 – Terry Dougay – Albany, PE
#18 – Darren MacKinnon – Charlottetown, PE
#21 – Shawn Pierce – Bridgewater, NS
#29 – Greg Proude – Springvale, PE
#32 – Sarah McKay – Quispamsis, NB
#42– Kyle Reid – Fort McMurray, AB
#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
#91 – Dylan Gosbee – Cornwall, PE
#99 – Craig Slaunwhite – Terence Bay, NS
*Entry list subject to change without notice
Format for June 21st
|Pit Gate opens||4:30 p.m.|
|Tech Inspection starts||4:30 p.m.|
|Practice starts – 5 min sessions (BN, LG, SP, TH)||5:00 p.m.|
|Practice ends||6:25 p.m.|
|Drivers Meeting @ line-up board||6:30 p.m.|
Grandstands Open 5:00 p.m.
Racing 7:00 p.m.
Hydraulics Plus Beginner Bandolero Cars – 8 laps
Hydraulics Plus Bandit Bandolero Cars – 8 laps
Hydraulics Plus Outlaw Bandolero Cars – 8 laps
Strictly Hydraulics Legend Cars – 10 laps
Sportsman Cars – 10 laps
TOURSEC Thunder Cars– 10 laps
Hydraulics Plus Beginner Bandolero Cars – 15 laps
Hydraulics Plus Bandit Bandolero Cars – 15 laps
Hydraulics Plus Outlaw Bandolero Cars – 15 laps
Strictly Hydraulics Legend Cars – 25 laps
Sportsman Cars – 38 laps
TOURSEC Thunder Cars– 25 laps
*format 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
ECMST Drivers Meeting
3:25 p.m. (tech shed)
|Atlantic Tiltload Heat Race lineups immediately follow drivers meeting|
|East Coast Mini Stock Heats – 10 laps
Atlantic Tiltload Pro Stock Heats – 10 laps
|East Coast Mini Stock Feature – 50 laps
Nova Truck Centers Truck Parade
|Pro Stock Driver Introductions (cars on front straight) – weather & time permitting|
|Nova Truck Centres Make-A-Wish 150|
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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
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