COLE BUTCHER WINS CEILIDH HONDA TRIPLE 50’s AT RIVERSIDE INTERNATIONAL
(Antigonish, NS – June 08, 2019) – Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS) picked up his first career Riverside victory tonight at the Ceilidh Honda Triple 50’s. The unique triple 50 format provided a thrilling race for drivers and fans alike. Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) paced the field for the first 50 laps prior to the Riverside roulette wheel being spun which resulted in an inversion of the top five cars, placing Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) on the pole for the second 50 laps. Naugle proceeded to lead laps 51 – 100 when the Riverside roulette wheel inverted the top 10 cars placing Cole Butcher in front of the field for the final 50 laps and he never looked back. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) finished second with Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) completing the podium. Proude and Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) rounded out the top five.
JAMES RIVER, NS (June 5, 2019) – Riverside International Speedway is ready to roar into action for 2019 this Saturday with the Triple 50s presented by Ceilidh Honda, a championship points event for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. The event will kick off at-track celebrations for Riverside’s 50th anniversary which will include special track decor, giveaways, and an extra-special pre-race ceremony.
Vallée-Jct., QC – Plainfield, NH’s Rich Dubeau finally broke into American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Victory Lane Saturday, June 1 by taking the Claude Leclerc 150 at Vallée-Jct., QC’s Autodrome Chaudiere. Dubeau took the lead for the first time on lap 82 and dominated the second half of a rough-and-tumble event to capture the Summer Kickoff Series opener and the $5,000 top prize.
(Halifax, NS – June 1 2019) – Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) picked up his first victory of the season at the Cummins 150 this evening. Blenkhorn had to hold off Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) and Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) who crossed the line in a photo finish. Hicken had to settle for third with Butcher crossing the line just 0.003 seconds ahead, picking up his first career Series podium finish. Kent Vincent (Crapaud, PE) and Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) rounded out the top five. The race was slowed by seven caution periods and took 70 minutes to complete.
Best of Quebec Set to Defend Their Turf in ACT Doubleheader
Waterbury, VT – The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) arrives in Quebec on Saturday, June 1 for the first round of a Canadian twin bill. But while plenty of U.S. stars are making the trip, the best ACT racers in Quebec will be trying to keep the big trophies and big checks at home.
A huge field of Quebec-based Late Model drivers have already committed to the Claude Leclerc 150 at Vallée-Jct., QC’s Autodrome Chaudiere on Saturday, June 1 and the Jean-Paul Cabana 125 at Ste-Croix, QC’s Circuit Riverside Speedway on Sunday, June 2. Champions such as Patrick Laperle, Jonathan Bouvrette, and Samuel Charland join a mix of popular veterans and rising stars who are eager to claim the $5,000 USD winner’s check at Chaudiere and/or the $5,000 CAD top prize at Circuit Ste-Croix.
Waterbury, VT – The best of the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) is ready to head north this weekend. The Claude Leclerc 150 at Vallée-Jct., QC’s Autodrome Chaudiere on Saturday, June 1 and the Jean-Paul Cabana 125 at Circuit Riverside Speedway Ste-Croix on Sunday, June 2 are shaping up as a triumphant return to la belle province for the region’s premier Late Model touring series.