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Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet 100 Set to Hit the High Banks of Riverside

 

(Halifax, NS, June 3, 2009) Riverside International Speedway will open its 40th season of racing when it hosts the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour on Saturday, June 6th. The Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet 100 is the second race of 12 for the regional touring series. Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials for the Pro Stocks will begin at 5:10pm, with the green flag set to drop at approximately 6:00pm.

Over 30 drivers will attempt to qualify at the 1/3 mile, high banked oval, located in James River, NS. Only 26 of those teams will have the opportunity to vie for the checkered flag in the 100 lap feature. Expected entries include; 2008 Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet 100 winner Shawn Tucker of Fredericton NB, 2008 CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour Champion Wayne Smith and Prince Edward Island's Kent Vincent, who set a new track record at Riverside last season during time trials with a blistering speed of over 100 miles per hour.

The June 6th event will also feature the Highland Building Supplies Sportsman Series, who will race a 50 lap feature prior to the Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet 100.

Advance tickets for the Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet 100 are now available through Riverside's in-house box office ticket system. Reserved seats are $30.00 for adults, $12 for youth 16 and under; general admission seating is $25 for adults, $8 for youth. Admission for children 6 and under is free. Seating layout and ticket ordering information is available at www.riversidespeedway.ca.

Expected Entry List Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet 100

Robbie MacLean, Winslow, PEI
David Heino, Barrington, NS
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 Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet

Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet, located on Andrews Street in Antigonish Nova Scotia, is the #1 choice for all your automotive needs. This four-time Triple Crown Award winner has been serving Eastern Nova Scotia since 1986. Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet, "A name you can count on, a team you can trust." To learn more about Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet please call 902.863.2803 or click www.ronmacgillivraychev.com.

About Riverside Speedway

Riverside Speedway, 1/3-mile high banked asphalt oval, is located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, at exit 30 off Trans Canada Highway 104. Opened in 1969, the facility was totally rebuilt in 2006 to become a premiere motorsports site, comparable to the best short tracks in Canada and the U.S. For more information about Riverside Speedway, please visit www.riversidespeedway.ca or call 902.863.2410

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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