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CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour Heads to Scenic PEI for Lucas Oil 100

 

(Halifax, NS, June 16, 2009) The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour is getting set for the Lucas Oil 100, race 3 of twelve this Saturday, June 20th at Raceway Park in beautiful Prince Edward Island. This is one of only two visits to the Island for the Tour this season. The Tour has a strong roster of full-time drivers who reside on the Island and all of them will be looking to take the checkers at their home track.

Approximately 30 drivers will attempt to qualify for the Lucas Oil 100 at the mile oval, located in Oyster Bed Bridge. Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials will begin at 5:10pm, with the green flag set to fall at 6:00pm. Saturday's event will also feature; Street Stocks, Modifieds and Hobby Stocks. Gates open at 3:00pm and tickets will be available at the venue on race day.

Two weeks ago Shawn Tucker of Fredericton NB dominated at Riverside International Speedway, with 13 Island racers expected to qualify for Saturday's feature fans can expect the PEI teams to go hard after the win in front of their hometown fans. Kent Vincent of Westmoreland and Greg Proude of Springvale will be two drivers to watch, however they will have to beat Lonnie Sommerville of Saint John NB and Shawn Turple of Enfield NS, who are currently tied for the points lead in the chase for the '09 championship.

Expected Entry List Lucas Oil 100

Robbie MacLean, Winslow, PEI
Mike MacKenzie, Dartmouth, NS
Allison MacKinnon, Oyster Bed Bridge, PEI *
Shawn Turple, Enfield, NS
Jonathan Hicken, Brudenell, PEI
Lowell Affleck, Summerside, PEI
Kent Vincent, Westmoreland, PEI
Dan Eddy, Lower Sackville, NS
Marty Prevost, Fall River, NS
Rollie MacDonald, Pictou, NS
Darren MacKinnon, Milton, PEI
Darren Vanderaa, Milton, PEI
Shawn Pierce, Bridgewater, NS
Lonnie Sommerville, Saint John, NB
Scott Livingston, Charlottetown, PEI
Mike Stevens, Riverview, NB
Greg Proude, Springvale, PEI
Chris Hughes, Brackley Beach, PEI
Brad Mann, Glen Levit, NB
Kris Fournier, Charlottetown, PEI
Sandy Livingston Jr, Springhill, NS
Wayne Smith, Halifax, NS
Dave O'Blenis, Boundary Creek, NB
Shawn Tucker, Fredericton, NB
Jason Carnahan, Stilesville, NB *
Daryl Mahar, Hubley, NS
Roger Crane, Montague, PEI
Roger Miller, Kennetcook, NS
George Koszkulics, New Glasgow, NS
Donald Chisholm, Antigonish, NS
Pete Miller, Kennetcook, NS
John Flemming, Halifax, NS
Craig Slaunwhite, Terence Bay, NS

*Indicates EIT Race Radios Rookie of the Year Contender
Entry list subject to change without notice

About Lucas Oil
Lucas Oil is one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry, carrying a premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives as well as a heavy duty line of products for the industrial and agricultural markets. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the racing industry, and seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, Lucas Oil developed a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry. Lucas racing products, including high performance engine oils and gear oils have proven themselves on NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA, USHRA and ATPA tracks across the country.

About Raceway Park

Raceway Park is located in Oyster Bed Bridge at the intersection of Routes 6 and 7, halfway between Cavendish and Charlottetown, in scenic Prince Edward Island. Raceway Park is Atlantic Canada's only dual auto racing facility, hosting weekly stock car racing and street racing on the adjacent drag strip every Tuesday evening May through September. Special events are also hosted at both tracks throughout the season. Phone 902.621.2000 for more information.

About CARQUEST Auto Parts

With nearly 4000 locations in North America, CARQUEST Auto Parts supplies the professional automotive service repair industry as well as do-it-yourselfers with replacement parts, tools and equipment.

About the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour

The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour (CPST) is 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. CPST visits five tracks throughout the Maritimes during its May through September season. The CARQUEST 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

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