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BLENKHORN CAPTURES FIRST TOUR VICTORY
AT LOCKHART TRUCK CENTER 150

(Halifax, NS, June 21, 2014)Dylan Blenkhorn of Truro, NS captured his first career victory on the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour after taking the lead on lap 98 of the Lockhart Truck Center 150 at Scotia Speedworld on Saturday night. Blenkhorn started on the pole after winning his third straight Atlantic Tiltload Time Trial Award in as many races as well as taking the King Freight Dash for Cash. Blenkhorn held off Fredericton, NB’s Shawn Tucker in the late stages of the race to seal the victory. Springvale, PE’s Greg Proude gained ten spots to finish third and, in turn, won the Exide Batteries Hard Charger Award. Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown, PE) and Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) rounded out the top five in the Lockhart Truck Center 150.

Halifax’s John Flemming was the early favourite in the Lockhart Truck Center 150 and took home the Linde Most Laps Led Award after leading a majority of the first half of the race. Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) and Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) took checkered flags in the Dartmouth Dodge Heat Races.

Fans were treated to three of Scotia Speedworld’s Weekly Racing Series divisions prior to the Lockhart Truck Center 150. Steve Matthews (Halifax, NS) won the Lightning division, Jim MacMillan (Halifax, NS) won the Coors Light Truck division, and Drew MacEachern (Dartmouth, NS) won the Thunder division.

The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour returns to New Brunswick next Saturday, June 28 for the Lucas Oil 100 at Petty International Raceway. Tickets are available at the gate on raceday. Visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com for complete event details and coverage.

Photo Credit: McCarthy Photographic


Race Results

Lockhart Truck Center 150
Scotia Speedworld

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Pos No. Name Laps Sponsor Hometown

1

67

Dylan Blenkhorn

150

Blenkhorn's Auto Recyclers, / The Cat Shack

Truro, NS

2

52

Shawn Tucker

150

Tucker Racing Products

Fredericton, NB

3

29

Greg Proude

150

Atlantic Dodge Dealers

Springvale, PE

4

18

Darren MacKinnon

150

Shaw's Towing Service / MacKinnon Bros Service

Milton Station, PE

5

0

Shawn Turple

150

Dexter Construction / Municipal Group

Enfield, NS

6

97

John Flemming

150

Dartmouth Dodge / Alpine Auto Glass

Halifax, NS

7

53

Cole Butcher

150

Atlantic Tiltload Ltd / Irving Blending & Packaging

Porter's Lake, NS

8

89

Donald Chisholm

150

Keltic Ford / Nova Construction / Wearwell Garments

Antigonish, NS

9

66

Daryl Mahar

150

K Hubley Woodworking and Contracting  / Inglis Jewelers

Hubley, NS

10

5

Jonathan Hicken

150

Castle Building Centres

Brudenell, PE

11

99

Craig Slaunwhite

150

Halifax Glass and Mirror / Archibald Drilling & Blasting

Terence Bay, NS

12

91

Dylan Gosbee

150

Eastern Mechanics Inc./ Wendell Taylor's Garage

Cornwall, PE

13

32

Sarah McKay

150

AE McKay Builders Ltd

Quispamsis, NB

14

8

Kent Vincent

149

Vector Aerospace

Crapaud,PE

15

14

Terry Dougay

149

Right on Board Locksmith / Wayne's Auto Parts

Albany, PE

16

80

Roger Miller

149

 

Kennetcook, NS

17

31

Colby Smith

148

King Racing

Cape Sable Island, NS

18

51

Vance Hanes

143

 

Kennetcook, NS

19

56

Josh Collins

138

 

Placentia, NL

20

24

Steve Ross

100

Alpine Auto Glass - Bedford / Twenty Degrees

Waverley, NS

21

21

Shawn Pierce

79

Hercules SLR / South Shore Speed and Sound

Blockhouse, NS

 

Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 0.270 seconds
Number of Cautions: 7
King Freight Dash Winner: #67 Dylan Blenkhorn
Dartmouth Dodge Heat Winners: #89 Donald Chisholm, #91 Dylan Gosbee
Linde Most Laps Led: #97 John Flemming
Atlantic Tiltload Fast Time: #67 Dylan Blenkhorn (14.349 seconds)
Exide Batteries Hard Charger Award: #29 Greg Proude

 

About Lockhart Truck Center:
Lockhart Truck Center is Nova Scotia’s premier heavy truck dealer, servicing the Maritimes since 1985. Lockhart offers the complete Western Star line up of premium line haul and heavy-duty vocational applications and a new level of customer service that makes Lockhart Truck Center your number one choice for sales and service. Their knowledgeable factory trained staff are ready to serve you with customized solutions tailored to your business. Visit www.lockharttruckcenter.ca for more information.

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

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

 

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