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FLEMMING TAKES FIRST CHECKERED FLAG OF THE SEASON IN LUCAS OIL 150 AT SCOTIA

 

(Halifax, NS, May 19, 2013) Halifax, NSís John Flemming raced his Action Car & Truck Accessories Dodge Charger from the back in just 25 laps to win the 2013 Season Opener Lucas Oil 150 at Scotia Speedworld on Sunday night. Flemming started on the outside with three laps to go and rode the outside groove to the victory around defending series champion Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS. Greg Proude of Springvale, PE rebounded from a late spin in Turn One to finish third with Daryl Mahar (Hubley, NS) and sophomore Steve Ross (Waverley, NS) completing the top five.

John Flemming Wins Lucas Oil 150

Flemming started the day off taking the top spot in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials with a quick circuit of 14.285 seconds. Following a shake-up of the top nine drivers and a 10 lap race, Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB took home the King Freight Dash for Cash giving him the pole position to start the Lucas Oil 150. Dartmouth Dodge Heat Races were won by

Proude, New Glasgow, NSís George Koszkulics, and Antigonish, NSís Donald Chisholm. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro) backed up his sixth place starting spot in the Lucas Oil 150 by finishing sixth and taking the first Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race Award of the season. Terry Dougay (Albany, PE) gained 21 spots to receive the Absolute Traffic Services Hard Charger Award. Turple led 66 laps to pocket the Linde Most Laps Led Award. Five leaders swapped the lead ten times throughout the 150-lap affair.

Justin McNeil (Bedford, NS) won a 50 lap Maritime League of Legends Tour race to start the day off. Joining McNeil on the podium was Matt Moore (Falmouth, NS) and Emily Meehan (Rawdon, NS).

The next event for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is the Fast Eddie Racewear 100 on Saturday, June 1st at Petty International Raceway at 6:00 pm. Tickets will also be available at the gate on race day. Visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com for all event information.

Race Results

Lucas Oil 150
Scotia Speedworld

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Pos No. Name Laps Sponsor Hometown

1

97

John Flemming

150

Action Car & Truck Accessories / Dartmouth Dodge

Halifax, NS

2

0

Shawn Turple

150

Dexter Construction / Municipal Group

Enfield, NS

3

29

Greg Proude

150

Atlantic Dodge Dealers

Springvale, PE

4

66

Daryl Mahar

150

K Hubley Woodworking and Contracting  / Inglis Jewelers

Hubley, NS

5

24

Steve Ross

150

Alpine Auto Glass - Bedford / Twenty Degrees

Waverley, NS

6

67

Dylan Blenkhorn

150

Blenkhorn's Auto Recyclers

Truro, NS

7

14

Terry Dougay

150

Right on Board Locksmith / Wayne's Auto Parts

Albany, PE

8

13

Denver Foran

150

MMD Mineral Sizing Inc

Edmonton, AB

9

21

Shawn Pierce

150

Hercules SLR / South Shore Speed and Sound

Blockhouse, NS

10

72

Brad Eddy

150

Samuel Metals

Lower Sackville, NS

11

98

Jerome Kehoe

150

Zutphen Contracting

Sydney, NS

12

53

Cole Butcher

150

Atlantic Tiltload Ltd / TOP Construction

Porter's Lake, NS

13

77

Colby Smith

149

SFR

Cape Sable Island, NS

14

18

Darren MacKinnon

149

Shaw's Towing Service

Milton Station, PE

15

4

Mike Stevens

149

R Stevens Mechanical

Moncton, NB

16

89

Donald Chisholm

148

Keltic Ford

Antigonish, NS

17

5

Jonathan Hicken

127

Castle Building Centres

Brudenell, PE

18

11

Marty Prevost

125

Mega Enterprises / BTP Construction

Fall River, NS

19

52

Shawn Tucker

124

Rockico Equipment / Tucker Racing Products

Fredericton, NB

20

35

Brad Mann

123

Coor's Light / Restigouche Drive Thru

Glen Levit, NB

21

88

George Koszkulics

112

Pioneer Coal

New Glasgow, NS

22

91

Dylan Gosbee

92

Wendell Taylor's Garage

Cornwall, PE

23

99

Craig Slaunwhite

79

Halifax Glass and Mirror

Terence Bay, NS

24

8

Kent Vincent

79

Vector Aerospace

Crapaud,PE

25

55

Jason Carnahan

66

Speedway Miramichi

Moncton, NB

26

02

Mike MacKenzie

44

Bruce Sutherland Associates

Dartmouth, NS

27

37

Cy Harvey

29

 

Enfield, NS

28

45

Leonard Boutilier

22

NGH Industrial Services

Dutch Settlement, NS

 

Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 0.405 seconds
Number of Cautions: 17
King Freight Dash Winner: 52 Shawn Tucker
Dartmouth Dodge Heat Winners: 29 Greg Proude, 88 George Koszkulics, 89 Donald Chisholm
Linde Most Laps Led: 0 Shawn Turple (66 laps)
Atlantic Tiltload Fast Time: 97 John Flemming (14.285sec)
Absolute Traffic Hard Charger Award: 14 Terry Dougay
Exide Batteries Rookie Of The Race: 67 Dylan Blenkhorn

 

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 the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour:
The Parts for Trucks 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 five tracks throughout the Maritimes during its May through September season. The Parts for Trucks 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 Scotia Speedworld:
Scotia Speedworld (SSW) is a 3/10-mile asphalt oval racing facility. SSW is the only track in Nova Scotia to host a weekly racing series, which runs May through September and features six different classes of racecars. SSW also hosts special events, including Monster Jam and the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. SSW is located at Exit 6 on Highway 102, across from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. For more information please click on www.ScotiaSpeedworld.ca or call our Event Hotline at (902) 873-2277 or our office at (902) 481-2514. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sswracing and follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/sswracing


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