CUMMINS POWERS TWO PRO STOCK TOUR RACES IN 2018
(Halifax, NS – March 15, 2018) – The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is pleased to announce a continued partnership with Cummins that will see the recognizable brand present two races on the 2018 Pro Stock Tour season. Cummins will present round two of the 2018 season at Scotia Speedworld on Saturday, May 26th at 4:00pm and the final of three races at Petty International Raceway on August, 25th at 6:00pm.
NASCAR Star Kenny Wallace Announces Entry in IWK 250
JAMES RIVER, NS – One of NASCAR’s most popular personalities, Kenny Wallace, will be at Riverside International Speedway this July for the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis. Wallace, whose infectious personality and trademark laugh have made him a long-time fan favourite, announced his entry into the event this afternoon on his Twitter account.
“Hello Canada,” said Wallace in the tweet. “I am excited to come see the beautiful area of Nova Scotia and race on asphalt Saturday, July 14 at Riverside (International) Speedway. I will see you this summer.”
PARTS FOR TRUCKS RETURS AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR 2018 SEASON
(Halifax, NS – February 23, 2018) The Maritime Pro Stock Tour is proud to announce Parts for Trucks will return to present the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour in 2018. Parts for Trucks is the largest distributor of heavy duty truck and trailer parts in Atlantic Canada and has outlets in each of the four Maritime markets the Pro Stock Tour visits. This is the eighth consecutive season Parts for Trucks will serve as title sponsor of Canada’s best short track touring series.
“We are pleased to have Parts for Trucks returning as the title sponsor for another season.” said Pro Stock Tour General Manager, Ken Cunning. “Parts for Trucks has been involved in stock car racing for many years and with the Tour since our inception. We are very proud of our long-standing partnership with such a great Atlantic Canadian company.”
Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Releases Action Packed 2018 Schedule
(Halifax, NS – January 22, 2018) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PST) is excited to announce their 2018 schedule of events. The schedule features 12 stock car racing events at four unique venues throughout the three Maritime Provinces from May to September. This year marks the 18th season for the popular Late Model touring series.
A number of small changes highlight the 2018 schedule. Petty International Raceway in River Glade, New Brunswick, will open the season on the Victoria Day weekend with a Saturday, May 19th event. The series will then head to Scotia Speedworld in Enfield, Nova Scotia for Round Two on the Series and the first of four events at the 3/10-mile oval. (more…)
2018 Dates Announced for IWK 250 & NASCAR Race at Riverside
JAMES RIVER, NS (December 5, 2017) – Management for Riverside International Speedway is pleased to announce two significant event dates for the 2018 season. The IWK 250 Super Race Weekend presented by Steve Lewis is set for July 12 to 14 and the NASCAR Pinty’s Series Weekend featuring the Bumper to Bumper 300 will be August 17 and 18. Both events are major stock car races on the Canadian racing calendar and those that fans from throughout the Maritimes and beyond plan their holidays around.
“It is important we get these dates out as early as we can,” said Paul McLean, general manager of Riverside International Speedway. “We’ve been getting requests for next year’s dates basically since the day after this year’s IWK 250. We’re pleased to be able to satisfy those requests so early this year.”
Langille Excited for Full-Time Pro Stock Ride in 2018
SHUBENACADIE, NS (December 11, 2017) – Braden Langille, an up-and-coming driver in Maritime stock car racing circles, will make a run for the 2018 Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Rookie of the Year title in 2018. Langille will wheel a car bearing his familiar No. 51 and fielded out of the Nova Racing shop in Antigonish.
At just 16-years-old the grade eleven high school student from Shubenacadie already has an impressive racing resume and it was that which led to his affiliation with Nova Racing, which in just a few short months has included being a helper around the shop, a test driver for the team, and driver of Nova Racing’s No. 88 in four races during the last half of the season.