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Butcher Wins Atlantic Oliver Tire 200; Blenkhorn Takes First PST Championship

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(Halifax, NS, September 28, 2019) – Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) won his fourth race of the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour season in the Atlantic Oliver Tire 200 tonight at Scotia Speedworld. In a wild scramble on a final restart with four laps to go, Russell Smith Jr. (Lakeside, NS) and Chris Hughes (Brackley Beach, PE) picked up their first podium finishes of the season taking second and third, respectively.

Dylan Blenkhorn finished 11th in the season finale but it was enough to clinch his first Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Series Championship. Blenkhorn entered the Atlantic Oliver Tire 200 23 points ahead of Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) who finished directly behind the No. 67 in the finale. Blenkhorn’s margin of victory in the championship is 26 points. Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS), who led the most laps in the Atlantic Oliver Tire 200, finished third in the championship standings, ahead of Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) and Craig Slaunwhite (Cornwall, PE).

Starting positions for the Atlantic Oliver Tire 200 were set by Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races which were won by John Flemming (Halifax, NS) Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) and Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS). Cole Butcher picked up the Kenny U-Pull Hard Charger award while Smith picked up the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race. Craig Ward (Riverview, NB) takes home the 2019 Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year title completing the season 13th in points. Ward will receive the iconic Exide Battery Rookie trophy at the annual awards banquet in November.

The Maritime League of Legends kicked off the day’s festivities with a 50 lap feature. Craig MacDonald (Waverley, NS) came home first followed by Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS) and Tylor Hawes (Porter’s Lake, NS). Langille also takes home the 2019 Maritime League of Legends Championship.

Blenkhorn will officially receive his championship spoils including the impressive championship ring commissioned by Inglis Jewelers at the 2019 Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Year End Awards Banquet on November 9th at the Westin Nova Scotia in Halifax.


Unofficial Race Results

Atlantic Oliver Tire 200
Scotia Speedworld

Pos No. Name Laps Heat Finish Sponsor Hometown
1 53 Cole Butcher 200 H1:6 Atlantic Tiltload Hantsport, NS
2 44 Russell Smith Jr 200 H3:3 Kynock Resources Lakeside, NS
3 82 Chris Hughes 200 H3:4 Subaru of Moncton Brackley Beach, PE
4 18 Darren MacKinnon 200 H2:4 Shaw’s Towing Service Charlottetown, PE
5 0 Shawn Turple 200 H2:5 Dexter Construction Enfield, NS
6 8 Kent Vincent 200 H1:5 TireTireCanada.Ca Crapaud,PE
7 08 Nicholas Naugle 200 H3:1 Brycon Construction Dartmouth, NS
8 54 Jarrett Butcher 200 H1:4 Superior Foundations Porter’s Lake, NS
9 91 Dylan Gosbee 200 H3:2 Greenfield Enterprises Cornwall, PE
10 99 Craig Slaunwhite 200 H3:5 Archibald Drilling & Blasting Terence Bay, NS
11 67 Dylan Blenkhorn 200 H2:2 Blenkhorn’s Auto Recyclers Truro, NS
12 5 Jonathan Hicken 199 H2:3 Chapman Bros Construction Brudenell, PE
13 21 Shawn Pierce 197 H1:2 Ntyce Motorsports Blockhouse, NS
14 14 Terry Dougay 197 H2:8 Right on Board Locksmith Albany, PE
15 02 Craig Ward 196 H1:8 Ron Arsenault Racing Riverview, NB
16 40 Robbie MacEwen 195 H3:6 Island Auto Supply Charlottetown, PE
17 89 Donald Chisholm 195 H2:1 Keltic Ford Antigonish, NS
18 29 Greg Proude 194 H1:3 Atlantic Dodge Dealers Springvale, PE
19 97 John Flemming 194 H1:1 Happy Harry’s Halifax, NS
20 80v Ryan VanOirschot 192 H2:7 Ace In The Hole Septic Antigonish, NS
21 07 Allison McKinnon 189 H3:8 Outriders Cookhouse Oyster Bed Bridge, PE
22 11 Marty Prevost 187 H3:7 BTP Construction Fall River, NS
23 81 Nevin Scott 114 H1:7 Gravelock Soil Stabilization Clyde River, PE
24 48 Waylon Farrell 61 H2:6 Farrell’s Excavating Conception Bay South, NF


Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 1.404 seconds
Number of Cautions: 11
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Win: #97 John Flemming, #88 Donald Chisholm, #08 Nicholas Naugle
Exide Batteries Rookie Of The Race: #44 Russell Smith Jr
Most Laps Led: #54 Jarrett Butcher
Kenny UPull Hard Charger Winner: #53 Cole Butcher


About Atlantic Oliver Tire:
Atlantic Oliver Tire is Maritime based family owned business that has been in operation since 1990. Atlantic Oliver Tire strives to provide quality service and products for all customers with a personalized approach to tire and service needs. They offer a state-of-the-art retread plant that provides professional retreads and new tire sales, and are pleased to serve all three Maritime Provinces. For more information please visit:

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

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 six 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 or call our Event Hotline at (902) 873-2277 or our office at (902) 481-2514. Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter


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