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Tucker Edges Slaunwhite in Photo Finish to Irving Oil 150 at Petty Raceway

Series Release/Photos by Tanya Everett Photography

(Moncton, NB – July 09, 2022) Ashton Tucker (Lyttleton, NB) won his first race of the 2022 season after beating Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) to the line in a photo-finish. Tucker battled door-to-door with the reigning champ and current point leader for the final four circuits after a re-start on lap 145. Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) returned to victory lane with a third-place finish. Each Maritime province was represented on the podium this evening at the Irving Oil 150. John Rankin (St. Martin’s, NB) made his first start of the season and come home with a fourth-place finish. Russell Smith Jr (Lakeside, NS) drove his No. 88 to a fifth-place finish. Please note all results are currently unofficial.

Matt Vaughan (Bedford, NS), Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) and Tucker won their respective Atlantic Tiltload heat races which set the field for the Irving Oil 150. Tucker also won the R&D Performancentre Most Laps Led award. Rankin was the Kenny U Pull Hard Charger, while Ryan VanOirschot (Antigonish, NS) took home the Fleet Brake Atlantic Lucky Dog award.

The Irving Oil 150 marked the half-way point of the 2022 East Coast International season. The race saw seven lead changes and was slowed by eight cautions.

The East Coast International Pro Stock Tour is off next weekend but returns to Riverside International Speedway on July 23 for the much-anticipated IWK 250. Ticket are on sale now at and will be available at gates on race day.

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Unofficial Race Results

Irving Oil 150
Petty International Raceway

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Heat Finish



1 2 Ashton Tucker 150 H3:1 White Lightning Auto Centre Miramichi, NB
2 99 Craig Slaunwhite 150 H2:4 Presidential Ventilation Terence Bay, NS
3 18 Darren MacKinnon 150 H3:2 Shaw’s Towing Service Charlottetown, PE
4 9 John Rankin 150 H2:6 AJW Mechanical St Martin’s, NB
5 88 Russell Smith Jr 150 H1:2 Nova Construction Lakeside, NS
6 0 Matt Vaughan 150 H1:1 East Coast International Lantz, NS
7 32 Chris Hughes 150 H1:3 Tops to Floors/Arsenault Bros Construction Brackley Beach, PE
8 25 Ryan VanOirschot 150 H3:4 Bio Liquid Environmental Antigonish, NS
9 08 Nicholas Naugle 150 H2:1 Brycon Construction Dartmouth, NS
10 41 Mike Rodgers 150 H2:2 Lawns Unlimited Moncton, NB
11 44 Michael Cormier 149 H3:5 Oval Outlaw Racing Grand Barachois, NB
12 29 Greg Proude 145 H2:5 Atlantic Dodge Dealers Springvale, PE
13 30 Stephen Lively 142 H1:6 East Coast Financing Shubenacadie, NS
14 36 Gary Elliott 141 H1:4 Quaker State Murray Siding, NS
15 54 Jarrett Butcher 134 H2:3 Superior Foundations Porter’s Lake, NS
16 51 Tyler Smith 70 H1:5 M&K Construction Brackley Beach, PE
17 40 Robbie MacEwen 31 H3:3 Island Auto Supply Charlottetown, PE


Failed to Qualify: 0
Number of Cautions: 8
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Win: #0 Matt Vaughan, #08 Nicholas Naugle, #2 Ashton Tucker
R&D Performance Most Laps Led: #2 Ashton Tucker
Kenny UPull Elmsdale Hard Charger Winner: #9 John Rankin
Fleet Brake Atlantic Lucky Dog: #25 Ryan VanOirschot

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

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

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