Slaunwhite Snaps Five Year Winless Draught, Wins Nova Truck Centres 150
(Halifax, NS – August 15, 2021) After three second and one third place finishes this season Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) finally picked up his first win of 2021 at the Nova Truck Centres 150 this afternoon at a blistering Scotia Speedworld. Slaunwhite had to contend with Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) who was hot on his heels the entire race. Butcher did earn his first podium finish of the year with his second-place finish. Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton, NB) improved on his fourth-place finish yesterday and found himself on the final spot on the podium. Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) continued his great season coming home fourth, followed by Ryan Messer (Harvey, NB) in fifth. The race marked round five of nine for the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour.
Waylon Farrell (Conception Bay South, NL), Cole Butcher and Slaunwhite won their Atlantic Tiltload heat races which set the field for the Nova Truck Centres 150. Ashton Tucker took home the Kenny U Pull Hard Charger award. The race was slowed by four cautions and saw five lead changes.
The Toursec Thunder & Lightning cars were first on the track in a 25-lap feature. Jamie Dillman took the checkered flag first in the Lightning class, followed by Chad Sinton and Marshall Bezanson. Dave Matthews finished first in the Thunder class with Cody Byrne and Nic Baker second and third respectively.
Craig MacDonald (Waverly, NS) won the Maritime League of Legends Fleet Brake 50 which preceded the main event. Sam Rogers (Lower Onslow, NS) came home second followed by Colton Noble (Nine Mile River, NS) in third.
Next up for the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour is the Wilson Equipment Twin 75’s next Saturday at Riverside International at 4:00pm. Tickets are on sale now at www.tickettailor.com
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Unofficial Race Results
Nova Truck Centres Make A Wish 150
|1||99||Craig Slaunwhite||150||H3:1||Archibald Drilling / Presidential Ventilation||Terence Bay, NS|
|2||54||Jarrett Butcher||150||H1:2||Superior Foundations||Porter’s Lake, NS|
|3||2||Ashton Tucker||150||H1:6||White Lightning Auto Center||Miramichi, NB|
|4||53||Cole Butcher||150||H2:1||Atlantic Tiltload||Hantsport, NS|
|5||1||Ryan Messer||150||H3:3||CSN Collision Centres||Harvey, NB|
|6||40||Robbie MacEwen||149||H2:3||Island Auto Supply||Charlottetown, PE|
|7||08||Nicholas Naugle||149||H2:2||Brycon Construction||Dartmouth, NS|
|9||29||Greg Proude||149||H3:2||Atlantic Dodge Dealers||Springvale, PE|
|10||48||Waylon Farrell||149||H1:1||Farrell’s Excavating||Conception Bay South, NL|
|11||89||Donald Chisholm||148||H3:4||Keltic Ford||Antigonish, NS|
|12||36||Gary Elliott||148||H2:5||Quaker State||Murray Siding, NS|
|13||01||Kris Fournier||147||H1:3||Kris Fournier ReMax||Harrington, PE|
|14||80||Ryan VanOirschot||145||H2:4||Ace In The Hole Septic||Antigonish, NS|
|15||14||Terry Dougay||98||H2:6||Right on Board Locksmith||Albany, PE|
|16||0||Matt Vaughan||66||H3:5||East Coast International||Halifax, NS|
|17||33||Dustin Tucker||66||H1:4||AE McKay Builders||Quispamsis, NB|
Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 3.028 seconds
Number of Cautions: 4
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Win: #48 Waylon Farrell, #53 Cole Butcher, #99 Craig Slaunwhite
Rookie Of The Race: #2 Ashton Tucker
Most Laps Led: #99 Craig Slaunwhite
Kenny UPull Elmsdale Hard Charger Winner: #2 Ashton Tucker
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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.