IRVING OIL BLENDING & PACKAGING 100 HEADLINES SATURDAY CARD AT PETTY RACEWAY
(River Glade, NB - May 27th, 2015) - Petty International Raceway roars to life for the second time in 2015 this Saturday, May 30th when the track plays host to the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. Touted as one of the top regional, Late Model type touring series in Canada, Petty International Raceway will host the series three times in 2015, the first of which is the Irving Oil Blending & Packaging 100. Atlantic Tiltload Time Trial qualifying for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will take place at 5:10pm on Saturday, with racing slated for a 6pm start.
Three New Brunswick drivers will look to successfully defend their home turf on Saturday evening. Tim Rodgers (Upper Coverdale) and Ken MacKenzie Sr. (Salisbury) call Petty International Raceway home throughout the season and will be in the 100-lap feature on Saturday. They will be joined by Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour driver Sarah McKay (Quispamsis) to make at least three home province drivers that have signaled intentions that they will be in the field Saturday.
The Irving Oil Blending & Packaging 100 is the second of 12 races on the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour for 2015. Last week, Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) edged out Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) and Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS) to take the first race of the season at Scotia Speedworld outside of Halifax, NS. All three are former winners at Petty International Raceway and will be looking to reclaim former glory on Saturday night. For complete series information, visit MaritimeProStockTour.com.
Playing support to the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Saturday evening is three of Petty International Raceway’s track divisions - the Leisure Days/CRC RV Bandoleros, Mister Transmission Mini Stocks and NAPA CMax Street Stocks. All three divisions raced during the LaFarge Aggregates and Concrete Season Opener on Saturday, May 16th with Braden Langille (Shubenacadie, NS), Mike Edwards (Penobsquis) and Gary Tingley (Salisbury) taking their first Petty International Raceway feature wins of the season. All three, along with dozens of others, will be making the trek to the track on Saturday in an effort to hold the checkered flag. Combined with the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour, all four classes provide unique brands of short track racing and each is eager to perform for the Moncton area fans on Saturday evening.
The Petty International Raceway Sportsman division will have the evening off but will return for the Saturday, July 11th card as a part of Moncton’s Atlantic Nationals weekend.
Tickets for the Irving Oil Blending & Packaging 100 can be purchased at the Petty International Raceway gate on race day. Admission to the grandstands for adults is $25, youth from ages eight to 18 is $10 and pit admission is $30. Grandstand gates open for spectators at 3pm, pit gates open for competitors at 12:30pm with the racing action getting under way at 6pm. Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour will set the stage for the evening at 5:10pm.
A complete race day format, along with other venue information, can be found at PettyRaceway.com.
About Petty International Raceway:
Petty International Raceway is located on Highway 106, just 40 km west of Moncton, New Brunswick. To learn more about Petty International Raceway, its location, admission, policies, history, and more, please visit www.pettyraceway.com
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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
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Photo Cutline: Ken Mackenzie Jr (85) races Tim Rodgers (19) during the LaFarge Aggregates and Concrete Season Opener at Petty Raceway on May 16th. Both will be looking to in the field Saturday as the top talents in the Maritimes roll into the River Glade oval. (TANYA EVERETT PHOTO)
Petty International Raceway contact:
Craig McFetridge, Co-Owner of Petty International Raceway
Ph: (902) 209-6024
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