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Maritime stock car racers land in Oyster Bed for Pro Stock Tour event

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Regional racing circuit hits Island oval tonight for first visit this season

OYSTER BED BRIDGE, P.E.I. – The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour lands at Oyster Bed Speedway tonight for the Parts for Trucks 150.

It is the fifth in the 12-race series and the first of two appearances on the Island this season.

Qualifying begins at 6 p.m. in Oyster Bed Bridge.

Greg Proude of Springvale won the only tour race hosted at Oyster Bed Speedway last season and leads a strong contingent of Island drivers in this weekend’s field, which sees Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown), Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall) and Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell) in the top 10 of the championship points race.

Less than 20 points separate the top three drivers with Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, N.S.) sitting atop the leader board. Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, N.S.) is now in second after his second win of the season last weekend at Scotia Speedworld. Reigning series champ Shawn Turple (Enfield, N.S.) also did well at the Nova Truck Centres 150 and currently sits third. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, N.S.) and MacKinnon are keeping pace with the leaders and round out the top five, respectively.

The Oyster Bed Speedway Outlaws and the Maritime League of Legends Tour will each run a 50-lap feature before the main event.

Tickets are available at the gates on race day. Adult admission is $25, youth eight to 15 years old are $10, while children under seven are free. Pit admission is $35.


Stock Car Racing

Expected entry list for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Parts for Trucks 150 Saturday in Oyster Bed Bridge. List subject to change without notice.

Car Number

01 - Troy Burke, Harrington
07 - Allison MacKinnon, Oyster Bed Bridge
08 - Nicholas Naugle, Dartmouth, N.S.
0 - Shawn Turple, Enfield, N.S.
5 - Jonathan Hicken, Brudenell
8 - Kent Vincent, Westmoreland
14 - Terry Dougay, Albany
18 - Darren MacKinnon, Charlottetown
21 - Shawn Pierce, Bridgewater, N.S.
29 - Greg Proude, Springvale
30 - Stephen Lively, Shubenacadie, N.S.

32 - Sarah McKay, Quispamsis, N.B.
40 - Robbie MacEwen, Charlottetown

42 - Matt Rodgers, Smithtown, N.B.

48 - Waylon Farrell, Conception Bay, N.L.
53 - Cole Butcher, Porter’s Lake, N.S.
54 - Jarrett Butcher, Porter’s Lake, N.S.
67 - Dylan Blenkhorn, Truro, N.S.

81 - Nevin Scott, Marshfield

91 - Dylan Gosbee, Cornwall

94 - D.J. Casey, Prospect, N.S.
99 - Craig Slaunwhite, Terence Bay, N.S.


Stock Car Racing

Parts For Trucks Pro Stock Tour championship points list top 10 after four races.

                                                                Points

1. Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, N.S.)       848

2. Shawn Turple (Enfield, N.S.)                833

3. Dylan Blenkforn (Truro, N.S.)               830

4. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, N.S.)  818

5. Darren MacKinnon (Charlottetown)      794

6. Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall)                     781

7. Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell)                773

8.  Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, N.S.)   767

9. Shawn Pierce (Blockhouse, N.S.)        743

10. Nicolas Naugle (Dartmouth, N.S.)      732

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