Hicken Wins Second Straight Tour Race, Takes Irving 150 at Petty
Series Release/Photo by Mccarthy Photographic
(Moncton, NB, July 13, 2019) – Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) picked up his second win in as many weeks at the Irving Oil 150 at Petty International Raceway. Hicken took home the victory last week at Oyster Bed Speedway, his home track, and backed it up tonight in front of a full house. Current point leader, Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) continues his podium streak finishing second. Part-time driver and previous Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Rookie of the Year, Stephen Halpin (Saint John, NB) finished in the third position. Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) and Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) rounded out the top five.
Three Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races determined the starting order for the Irving Oil 150. Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) Terry Dougay (Albany, PE) and Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) were first under the checkers in their respective qualifiers.
Russell Smith Jr. (Lakeside, NS) picked up the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race. Hicken won the Kenny U-Pull Hard Charger Award. Gosbee led the field for 83 laps earning him the Most Laps Led award.
Prior to the Irving Oil 150 the Leisure Days RV Bandoleros, Mister Transmission Mini Stocks and Maritime League of Legends put on some racing for the fans. Colton Noble (Upper Nine Mile River, NS) won the Bandolero feature. JR Lawson (Shubenacadie, NS) was on top of the podium in the Mini Stock race while Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS) took the victory for the Maritime League of Legends.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour returns to Riverside International Speedway next Saturday, July 20th for the much anticipated IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis. Weekend passes and single day event tickets are now on sale, visit www.riversidespeedway.ca for detailed prices and event information.
Unofficial Race Results
Irving Oil 150
Petty Int’l Raceway
|1||5||Jonathan Hicken||150||H1:1||Chapman Bros Construction||Brudenell, PE|
|2||67||Dylan Blenkhorn||150||H3:3||Blenkhorn’s Auto Recyclers||Truro, NS|
|3||03||Steve Halpin||150||H2:4||AJ Mallette & Son||Saint John, NB|
|4||08||Nicholas Naugle||150||H1:5||Brycon Construction||Dartmouth, NS|
|5||18||Darren MacKinnon||150||H3:2||Shaw’s Towing Service||Charlottetown, PE|
|6||44||Russell Smith Jr||150||H3:4||Kynock Resources||Lakeside, NS|
|7||0||Shawn Turple||150||H2:2||Dexter Construction||Enfield, NS|
|8||54||Jarrett Butcher||150||H3:5||Superior Foundations||Porter’s Lake, NS|
|9||32||Sarah McKay||150||H1:7||AE McKay Builders||Quispamsis, NB|
|10||99||Craig Slaunwhite||150||H1:4||Archibald Drilling & Blasting||Terence Bay, NS|
|11||82||Chris Hughes||150||H1:2||Subaru of Moncton||Brackley Beach, PE|
|12||91||Dylan Gosbee||150||H3:1||Greenfield Enterprises||Cornwall, PE|
|13||29||Greg Proude||150||H1:3||Atlantic Dodge Dealers||Springvale, PE|
|14||14||Terry Dougay||150||H2:1||Right on Board Locksmith||Albany, PE|
|15||48||Waylon Farrell||147||H3:6||Farrell’s Excavating||Conception Bay South, NF|
|16||21||Shawn Pierce||147||H2:5||Ntyce Motorsports||Blockhouse, NS|
|17||02||Craig Ward||146||H2:6||Ron Arsenault Racing||Riverview, NB|
|18||2||Ashton Tucker||83||H2:3||White Lightning Auto Center||Miramichi, NB|
Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 0.767 seconds
Number of Cautions: 3
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Win: #5 Jonathan Hicken, #14 Terry Dougay, #91 Dylan Gosbee
Exide Batteries Rookie Of The Race: #44 Russell Smith Jr
Most Laps Led: #91 Dylan Gosbee
Kenny UPull Winner: #5 Jonathan Hicken
About Irving Oil:
Irving Oil is an international refining and marketing company with a history of long-term partnerships and relationships. Founded in 1924, Irving Oil operates Canada’s largest refinery in Saint John along with more than 900 fuelling locations and a network of distribution terminals spanning Eastern Canada and New England. It also operates Ireland’s only refinery, located in the village of Whitegate.
Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for three consecutive years, Irving Oil has a strong customer and community focus and is committed to future growth. Every day since 1924, Irving Oil been proud to deliver quality products and good energy to our customers and our communities.
About the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour:
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