COLE BUTCHER WINS DARTMOUTH DODGE 200; TURPLE EDGES OUT THIRD CHAMPIONSHIP
(Halifax, NS, September 16, 2017) – Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) drove his No. 53 Atlantic Tiltload Chevrolet to victory lane in the season finale Dartmouth Dodge 200 for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. Butcher took home his second victory of the year in style as he paced the field for all but five of the 200 laps, in turn earning him the Linde Most Laps Led Award. (more…)
PRO STOCK TOUR ROLLS TO RIVERSIDE FOR PENULTIMATE LUCAS OIL 150
(Halifax, NS – September 5, 2017) With just two races to go, the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will make its third and final visit of the season to Riverside International Speedway this Saturday for the Lucas Oil 150. The high banked oval will host race 11 of 12 with over 20 teams expected including two-time NASCAR Truck champion Matt Crafton. Fans can expect intense action on the track as championship points will be top of mind for all teams on Saturday. Please note racing will begin one hour earlier with Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races slated for 5:00pm. Box Office and grandstands open at 2:00pm. (more…)
NASCAR Truck Champion Matt Crafton Entering Lucas Oil 150 at Riverside
JAMES RIVER, NS (August 22, 2017) – Two-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Matt Crafton will make a special appearance at Riverside International Speedway on September 9 when he enters the Lucas Oil 150 for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour.
This will be Crafton’s fourth appearance at Riverside and he’s coming back for one reason.
“I want to win,” said Crafton. “I want to take the trophy home with me. We’ve been close at Riverside but haven’t got it done. I’ve won the pole and led a bunch of laps but I want to go to Victory Lane.”
LABBE USES BUMPER TO WIN BUMPER TO BUMPER 300
It was fitting, perhaps, that the Bumper To Bumper 300 was determined by a bumper Sunday.
Alex Labbe culminated a late charge to the finish with a bump-and-run pass on Kevin Lacroix, on the final corner of the final lap at Riverside International Speedway. This win is the fourth of the season for the Victoriaville, Quebec driver, and his first win on the high-banked third-mile oval.
ACTION PACKED WEEK LINED UP FOR ATLANTIC CAT 250
(Halifax, NS –August 7, 2017) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour and Scotia Speedworld have four exciting events lined up as part of Atlantic Cat 250 week celebrations! Fans have lots to look forward to this week as they will have an opportunity to mingle with their favourite drivers, take in a car show and some delectable eats, catch 150 laps of high octane Sportsman racing and of course it all culminates with the 18th running of the Atlantic Cat 250 on Saturday. (more…)
Proude Defends Home Turf at Lucas Oil 150 Saturday Night at Oyster Bed Speedway
(Oyster Bed Bridge, PE, Aug 5, 2017) – Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) took the lead on the opening lap of the Lucas Oil 150 for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour at Oyster Bed Speedway and remained there most of the night for his first win of the 2017 season. Proude led 122 of the 150 laps in the race to take home the Linde Most Laps Led Award, finishing ahead of Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS), Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) and Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) in a close finish at the checkered flag. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) rounded out the top five, edging Kent Vincent (Crapaud, PE) for the top five finish.