MacEwen Wins First Career Tour Race on Home Soil, Takes Lucas Oil 150
Oyster Bed Bridge, PE, Aug 3, 2019) – Robbie MacEwen (Sherwood, PE) put forth a dominating performance en route to his first Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour victory in the Lucas Oil 150 at home at Oyster Bed Speedway. MacEwen led 116 laps, most of those with Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) on his back bumper. Gosbee came home in second place with multi-time Series champion Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) in third. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) drove to a fourth place finish with Canada Day 150 winner Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) completing the top five in the 22-car field.
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races kicked off racing action for the Lucas Oil 150. Gosbee, MacEwen, and Hicken each picked up qualifying race victories. Blenkhorn made up the most positions during the feature earning him the Kenny U-Pull Hard Charger award. Jamie Stewart (Charlottetown, PE) won the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race Award. MacEwen picked up the Most Laps Led award.
Prior to the Lucas Oil 150 the Maritime League of Legends raced in the Tim’s Corner Motorsports 50. Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS) took the checkered flag followed by Sam Rogers (Lower Onslow, NS) and Shelby Baker (Fall River, NS) who came in second and third.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour returns to action next Saturday at 5:00pm for the 20th edition of the prestigious Toromont Cat 250. Don’t miss a minute of this high-horsepower experience as teams battle for their piece of the $60,000 purse and contingency funds and the opportunity to engrave their name on the Scott Fraser Memorial Cup. Tickets for the Cat 250 are $35.00 for adults, youth (8-15yrs) $10.00, children 7 and under are free! Pit admission for those 18+ is $40.00. Weekend passes for the Sportsman 100 and the Toromont Cat 250 are $50.00 for pit admission (adults only), $45.00 grandstands.
And not to be forgotten is the Food Truck Rally and Antique and Super Cars Show & Shine on Thursday from 4-8PM at Scotia Speedworld. The event will feature a Meet & Greet with some of the cars and stars of the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour so be to come out and get up close and personal with some of your favourite drivers!
Unofficial Race Results
Lucas Oil 150
Oyster Bed Speedway
|1||40||Robbie MacEwen||150||H2:1||Island Auto Supply||Charlottetown, PE|
|2||91||Dylan Gosbee||150||H1:1||Greenfield Enterprises||Cornwall, PE|
|3||0||Shawn Turple||150||H3:2||Dexter Construction||Enfield, NS|
|4||67||Dylan Blenkhorn||150||H2:5||Blenkhorn’s Auto Recyclers||Truro, NS|
|5||5||Jonathan Hicken||150||H3:1||Chapman Bros Construction||Brudenell, PE|
|6||99||Craig Slaunwhite||150||H2:4||Archibald Drilling & Blasting||Terence Bay, NS|
|7||48||Waylon Farrell||150||H1:2||Farrell’s Excavating||Conception Bay South, NF|
|8||54||Jarrett Butcher||150||H2:3||Superior Foundations||Porter’s Lake, NS|
|9||29||Greg Proude||150||H2:2||Atlantic Dodge Dealers||Springvale, PE|
|10||07||Allison McKinnon||150||H2:7||Outriders Cookhouse||Oyster Bed Bridge, PE|
|11||81||Nevin Scott||150||H1:5||Gravelock Soil Stabilization||Clyde River, PE|
|12||80||Jamie Stewart||150||H3:5||Tim Myers Excavation||Charlottetown, PE|
|13||01||Troy Burke||150||H3:4||Kris Fournier ReMax||Harrington, PE|
|15||08||Nicholas Naugle||147||H3:7||Brycon Construction||Dartmouth, NS|
|16||47||Andrew Rodgers||146||H1:7||RA Lawrence Engineering Ltd||Smithtown, NB|
|17||18||Darren MacKinnon||144||H1:4||Shaw’s Towing Service||Charlottetown, PE|
|18||82||Chris Hughes||108||H1:3||Subaru of Moncton||Brackley Beach, PE|
|19||21||Shawn Pierce||106||H1:6||Ntyce Motorsports||Blockhouse, NS|
|20||14||Terry Dougay||43||H3:3||Right on Board Locksmith||Albany, PE|
|21||11||Phil Fowler||32||H1:8||Orangestores||Forteau, NL|
|22||02||Craig Ward||4||H3:6||Ron Arsenault Racing||Riverview, NB|
|23||53||Cole Butcher||DNS||DNS||Atlantic Tiltload||Porter’s Lake, NS|
Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 0.566 seconds
Number of Cautions: 9
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Win: #91 Dylan Gosbee, #40 Robbie MacEwen, #5 Jonathan Hicken
Exide Batteries Rookie Of The Race: #80 Jamie Stewart
Most Laps Led: #40 Robbie MacEwen
Kenny UPull Winner: #67 Dylan Blenkhorn
About Lucas Oil:
Lucas Oil is one of the fastest growing lubricant lines in the consumer automotive industry, carrying a premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives as well as a heavy duty line of products for the trucking, industrial and agricultural markets, not to mention a complete line of motorcycle and marine lubricants. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the North American racing industry through multiple vehicle sponsorships and racing event promotions, at all levels. Seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, the Lucas people went to work again with the end result being a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry. Lucas racing products have proven themselves on NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA, PPL and USHRA tracks across the country.
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