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Cassius Clark Wins Prestigious
Atlantic Cat 250

 

(Halifax, NS, August 8, 2015) Cassius Clark (Farmington, ME) captured his record tying third career Atlantic Cat 250 title Saturday at Scotia Speedworld. Clark won a rain shortened event after weather moved in for good at Lap 160. Clark dominated the event, leading 146 of the completed 160 laps. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) came across the stripe in second with Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) coming home in third. Daryl Mahar (Hubley, NS) led early in the event from the outside pole and would finish fourth, ahead of new point leader and 2014 Atlantic Cat 250 titlist Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS).

Clark won Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials with a lap 14.218 seconds. Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) won the King Freight Dash for Cash. Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) and Cale Gale (Mobile, AL) won their respective Dartmouth Dodge heat races. Clark also took home the $1000 cash award for leading halfway.DJ Casey (Prospect, NS) was the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race with a 20th place finish. Gale accepted the Atlantic Tiltload Pole Challenge but could only muster a 17th place finish after starting last in the 23 car field.

Prior to the Atlantic Cat 250 the Hydraulics Plus Bandits and Outlaws raced 20 lap features; Austin MacDonald (Pictou, NS) took home the Bandit win, Wyatt McCulloch (Stewiacke, NS) won the Outlaw feature. Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) took top spot in The Atlantic Tiltload Maritime League of Legends Scotia Tire 50.

The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is off next weekend but returns to Petty International Raceway on August 22nd for a 150-lap main event in the final stop for the series in 2015 in the province of New Brunswick.   

 

Photo Credit: McCarthy Photographic


Race Results

Atlantic Cat 250
Scotia Speedworld

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Pos No. Name Laps Sponsor Hometown

1

13

Cassius Clark

160

King Racing Competition Parts & Fabrication

Farmington, ME

2

99

Craig Slaunwhite

160

Halifax Glass and Mirror / Archibald Drilling & Blasting

Terence Bay, NS

3

89

Donald Chisholm

160

Keltic Ford / Nova Construction

Antigonish, NS

4

66

Daryl Mahar

160

K Hubley Woodworking and Contracting  / Inglis Jewelers

Hubley, NS

5

67

Dylan Blenkhorn

160

Blenkhorn's Auto Recyclers / The Cat Shack

Truro, NS

6

91

Dylan Gosbee

160

Greenfield Enterprises

Cornwall, PE

7

29

Greg Proude

160

Atlantic Dodge Dealers

Springvale, PE

8

53

Cole Butcher

160

Atlantic Tiltload Ltd / Top Construction

Porter's Lake, NS

9

5

Jonathan Hicken

160

Castle Building Centres

Brudenell, PE

10

8

Kent Vincent

160

Vector Aerospace

Crapaud,PE

11

32

Sarah McKay

160

AE McKay Builders / Pub's Drive Thru Bottle Exchange

Quispamsis, NB

12

18

Darren MacKinnon

160

Shaw's Towing Service / True North Automotive

Milton Station, PE

13

97

John Flemming

160

Happy Harry's Affordable Building Centres

Halifax, NS

14

11

Marty Prevost

160

Mega Enterprises / BTP Construction

Fall River, NS

15

02

Brad Eddy

160

 

Lower Sackville, NS

16

21

Shawn Pierce

159

South Shore Speed and Sound / Micro Computer Atlantic

Blockhouse, NS

17

10

Cale Gale

157

Dexter Construction

Mobile, AL

18

0

Shawn Turple

157

Dexter Construction / Municipal Group

Enfield, NS

19

10C

Brady Creamer

156

Patterson Sales & Service

Miramichi, NB

20

94

DJ Casey

156

 

Prospect, NS

21

14

Terry Dougay

155

Right on Board Locksmith / Wayne's Auto Mart

Albany, PE

22

51

Vance Hanes

155

 

Kennetcook, NS

23

24

Steve Ross

155

Alpine Auto Glass - Bedford / Twenty Degrees

Waverley, NS

 

Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 2.792 seconds
Number of Cautions: 6
King Freight Dash Winner: #67 Dylan Blenkhorn
Dartmouth Dodge Heat Winners: #0 Shawn Turple, #10 Cale Gale
Exide Batteries Rookie Of The Race: #94 DJ Casey
Atlantic Tiltload Fast Time: #13 Cassius Clark (14.218 seconds)

 


About Atlantic CAT:
Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Ltd. (Atlantic CAT) is a full-line Caterpillar Equipment and Engine Dealership serving the provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. The dealership meets the business needs of its customers by providing superior products backed by excellent parts and service capabilities. Atlantic Cat operates from eight locations. The company is engaged in the sale, lease, rental and service of the full-line of Caterpillar Earthmoving and Engine Products. These include machines for use in a variety of industries - Mining, Forestry, Agriculture, Road Building, Road Maintenance, General Construction and Light Construction operations. The company sells and services the full-line of Caterpillar diesel Engines and Power Generation products for use in applications requiring Stand-by or Prime Power diesel generating products, Marine Power for commercial vessels, Truck Power for the on-highway trucking industry and time-saving Harvesters for the agricultural industry.

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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