Donald Chisholm Wins Lucas Oil 150, Extends PST Point Lead
(Antigonish, NS, September 12, 2015) – Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) won the rain shortened Lucas Oil 150 tonight at Riverside International Speedway in dominating fashion, leading a race high 138 of the completed 144 laps. Chisholm took home his first win of the season over Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) and Cassius Clark (Farmington, ME). Butcher, who led a lap for five bonus points, now sits second in the standings, 20 points behind Chisholm. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) finished fourth in the Lucas Oil 150 and will also enter the season finale 20 points behind leader Chisholm. The fourth of the championship contenders, Darren MacKinnon (Milton Station, PE), completed the top five in the race.
Chisholm kicked off the day in style pacing Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials with a fast lap of 14.462 seconds and winning the King Freight Lines Dash for Cash which earned him pole position for the Lucas Oil 150. Daryl Mahar (Hubely, NS) and Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) won their respective Dartmouth Dodge Heat Races. Only four drivers finished on the lead lap of the Lucas Oil 150, which featured only two caution periods within the first 50 laps.
DJ Casey (Prospect, NS) officially sealed the prestigious Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year Award for 2015 after his 19th place finish in the Lucas Oil 150. Casey will receive the unique Exide Batteries Rookie of the Year trophy at the annual awards banquet taking place on November 14th in Dartmouth, NS. Casey’s rookie competitor Joel Hickox (Brudenell, PE) took home the Rookie of the Race Award with his 16th place finish.
The Napa Sportsman Series kicked off the show with the Highland Home Building Centers 75 prior to the Lucas Oil 150. Kyle Reid (Sydney, NS) came home first, Dale Richardson (Stellerton, NS) and Dave Timmons (Inverness, NS) rounded out the podium.
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will close out the season next Saturday at Scotia Speedworld. The Dartmouth Dodge 200 will decide who takes home the prestigious championship and the $10,000 cheque! Don’t miss the Dartmouth Dodge 200 next Saturday, September 19 at 4:00 PM. Tickets available at the gate on race day (cash only). For complete event information and ticket prices please visit www.scotiaspeedworld.ca or www.maritimeprostocktour.com
Lucas Oil 150
Riverside International Speedway
|1||89||Donald Chisholm||144||Keltic Ford / Nova Construction||Antigonish, NS|
|2||53||Cole Butcher||144||Atlantic Tiltload Ltd / Top Construction||Porter’s Lake, NS|
|3||13||Cassius Clark||144||King Racing Competition Parts & Fabrication||Farmington, ME|
|4||67||Dylan Blenkhorn||144||Blenkhorn’s Auto Recyclers, / The Cat Shack||Truro, NS|
|5||18||Darren MacKinnon||143||Shaw’s Towing Service / True North Automotive||Milton Station, PE|
|6||40||Robbie MacEwen||143||Charlottetown, PE|
|7||91||Dylan Gosbee||143||Greenfield Enterprises||Cornwall, PE|
|8||29||Greg Proude||143||Atlantic Dodge Dealers||Springvale, PE|
|9||66||Daryl Mahar||143||K Hubley Woodworking and Contracting / Inglis Jewelers||Hubley, NS|
|10||8||Kent Vincent||143||Vector Aerospace||Crapaud,PE|
|11||99||Craig Slaunwhite||143||Halifax Glass and Mirror / Archibald Drilling & Blasting||Terence Bay, NS|
|12||5||Jonathan Hicken||143||Castle Building Centres||Brudenell, PE|
|13||0||Shawn Turple||142||Dexter Construction / Municipal Group||Enfield, NS|
|14||32||Sarah McKay||142||AE McKay Builders / Pub’s Drive Thru Bottle Exchange||Quispamsis, NB|
|15||24||Steve Ross||142||Alpine Auto Glass – Bedford / Twenty Degrees||Waverley, NS|
|16||22||Joel Hickox||140||Hickox Service Centre||Cornwall, PE|
|17||14||Terry Dougay||140||Right on Board Locksmith / Wayne’s Auto Mart||Albany, PE|
|18||97||John Flemming||85||Happy Harry’s Affordable Building Centres||Halifax, NS|
|19||94||DJ Casey||70||Prospect, NS|
|20||21||Shawn Pierce||8||South Shore Speed and Sound / Micro Computer Atlantic||Blockhouse, NS|
|21||51||Vance Hanes||DNS||Kennetcook, NS|
Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 0.908 seconds
Number of Cautions: 2
King Freight Dash Winner: #89 Donald Chisholm
Dartmouth Dodge Heat Winners: #66 Daryl Mahar, #99 Craig Slaunwhite
Exide Batteries Rookie Of The Race: #22 Joel Hickox
Atlantic Tiltload Fast Time: #89 Donald Chisholm (14.462 seconds)
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