Cole Butcher Races to East Coast International 150 Win
Series Release/Photo by Wingnut Productions
(Halifax, NS – July 17, 2021) Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) raced his way to the checkered flag in the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour Season Opener at Scotia Speedworld. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) battled hard for second in the waning laps of the race with Cole’s younger brother Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS). Slaunwhite ended up second with the younger Butcher rounding out the podium. Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS), who led laps in the first half of the race finished in fourth position. Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) rounded out the top five.
Jarrett Butcher won the first Atlantic Tiltload heat race putting him on the pole for the first feature of the season. Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) won the second heat race. Cole Butcher took home the Kenny U Pull Hard Charger award, picking up the most positions on the field in the feature. The race was slowed by only 4 cautions and saw 10 lead changes.
Unofficial Race Results
East Coast International 150
|1||53||Cole Butcher||150||H1:3||Atlantic Tiltload||Hantsport, NS|
|2||99||Craig Slaunwhite||150||H1:2||Presidential Ventilation Systems||Terence Bay, NS|
|3||54||Jarrett Butcher||150||H1:1||Superior Foundations||Porter’s Lake, NS|
|4||08||Nicholas Naugle||150||H2:1||Brycon Construction||Dartmouth, NS|
|5||89||Donald Chisholm||150||H2:2||Keltic Ford||Antigonish, NS|
|6||0||Matt Vaughan||149||H1:4||East Coast International||Enfield, NS|
|7||36||Gary Elliott||149||H2:4||Quaker State||Dundas, ON|
|8||11||Tony Leonard||22||H2:3||BTP Construction||Fall River, NS|
Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 2.127 seconds
Number of Cautions: 4
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Win: #54 Jarrett Butcher, #08 Nicholas Naugle
Rookie Of The Race: #0 Matt Vaughan
Most Laps Led: #53 Cole Butcher
Kenny UPull Elmsdale Hard Charger Winner: #53 Cole Butcher
Sam Rogers (Lower Onslow, NS) won the Maritime League of Legends C.A.R.S. Automotive 50 season opener which kicked off the day’s racing action. Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS) came home second followed by Colton Noble (Nine Mile River, NS) in third.
The next event for the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour is the Parts for Trucks 150 at Riverside International Speedway next Saturday, July 24th. Tickets are on sale now, visit www.riversidespeedway.ca for complete details.
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About the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour:
The East Coast International 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 East Coast International 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 East Coast International:
East Coast International Trucks is an authorized International® dealership with locations in Moncton, Dartmouth, Millbrook, and Charlottetown. They carry a large selection of new and used trucks and trailers and offer one of the largest inventories of truck parts in Atlantic Canada. All of their locations are Cummins certified and service all-make trucks and trailers. Their Idealease division provides truck leasing and rental solutions, and all of their locations offer in-house financing and insurance. For more information on East Coast International, visit www.eastcoastint.com