Slaunwhite Sneaks Away With Second Pro Stock Tour Win of Season
(Moncton, NB – June 04, 2022) Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) picked up his second win of the season in front of a huge crowd at Petty International Raceway this evening. Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton, NB) and Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) led most of the race until lap 120 when mechanical issues struck both Tucker and Butcher, which knocked both drivers out of contention. Slaunwhite was able to capitalize and take top spot on the podium, as did Russell Smith Jr (Lakeside, NS) who came home second. Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) had a solid race and took the final spot in Victory Lane. Robbie MacEwen and Darren MacKinnon represented Charlottetown well coming home fourth and fifth respectively.
Tucker, MacEwen and Cole Butcher won their respective Atlantic Tiltload heat races which set the field for the Cummins 150. Tucker also won the R&D Performancentre Most Laps Led award (82). Naugle was the Kenny U-Pull Hard Charger, while Matt Vaughan (Bedford, NS) took home the Fleet Brake Atlantic Lucky Dog award.
The Maritime League of Legends ran a 50 -lap feature prior to the main event. Danny Chisholm (Canning, NS) was first under the checkers, followed by Josh Langille (Coldbrook, NS) and Colton Noble (Nine Mile River, NS) who rounded out the podium.
Next up for the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour is the RJ Poirier Heavy Equipment Repair 150 at Riverside International Speedway on June 11th at 4:00pm. Ticket are on sale now at www.RiversideSpeedway.ca and will be available at the gates on race day.
Unofficial Race Results
|1||99||Craig Slaunwhite||150||H1:2||Presidential Ventilation||Terence Bay, NS|
|2||88||Russell Smith Jr||150||H1:3||Nova Construction||Lakeside, NS|
|3||08||Nicholas Naugle||150||H1:6||Brycon Construction||Dartmouth, NS|
|4||40||Robbie MacEwen||150||H2:1||Ryson Construction||Charlottetown, PE|
|5||18||Darren MacKinnon||150||H3:4||Shaw’s Towing Service||Charlottetown, PE|
|6||41||Mike Rodgers||150||H2:2||Lawns Unlimited||Moncton, NB|
|7||0||Matt Vaughan||150||H3:3||East Coast International||Lantz, NS|
|8||29||Greg Proude||150||H2:3||Atlantic Dodge Dealers||Springvale, PE|
|9||36||Gary Elliott||149||H2:5||Quaker State||Murray Siding, NS|
|10||32||Chris Hughes||148||H2:4||Tops to Floors/Arsenault Bros Cons||Brackley Beach, PE|
|11||30||Stephen Lively||147||H1:4||East Coast Financing||Shubenacadie, NS|
|12||25||Ryan VanOirschot||146||H1:5||Bio Liquid Envirnmental||Antigonish, NS|
|13||51||Mark LeClair||146||H3:5||M&K Construction||Brackley Beach, PE|
|14||53||Cole Butcher||120||H3:1||Atlantic Tiltload||Hantsport, NS|
|15||2||Ashton Tucker||120||H1:1||White Lightning Auto Centre||Miramichi, NB|
|16||54||Jarrett Butcher||58||H3:2||Superior Foundations||Porter’s Lake, NS|
Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 1.966 seconds
Number of Cautions: 2
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Win: #2 Ashton Tucker, #40 Robbie MacEwen, #53 Cole Butcher
R&D Performance Most Laps Led: #2 Ashton Tucker
Kenny UPull Elmsdale Hard Charger Winner: #08 Nicholas Naugle
Fleet Brake Atlantic Lucky Dog: #0 Matt Vaughan
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
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