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Clark Captures Second Atlantic Cat 250 Victory At Scotia Speedworld

Sunday August 12, 2012

 

Cassius Clark scores the win at Scotia Speedworld in the Atlantic CAT 250.
Photo courtesy of Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour

Cassius Clark (Farmington, ME) was the big winner at Halifax’s biggest stock car weekend of the season as he captured his second career Atlantic CAT 250 win at Scotia Speedworld. Clark, driving Rollie MacDonald’s #13 King Freight Lines Chevrolet Impala, had to hold off Turner, Maine’s Mike Rowe, who battled his weekend teammate Shawn Turple (Enfield) for the runner up spot. Fourth place belonged to Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay) who dominated the first half of the race, leading 147 laps before pitting in the second half of the event, while Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) wound up in the fifth spot after 250-laps.

Kicking off the festivities on the afternoon were the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials, which were paced by Slaunwhite with a time of 14.480 seconds around the 1/3-mile oval. Turple took home the Fast Eddie Racewear Dash for Cash, while Hicken and Frankie Fraser (Shubenacadie) pocketed Dartmouth Dodge Heat Races. Slaunwhite took away the Linde Most Laps Led Award and the King Freight Lines Halfway Award, Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) gained the most positions in the feature to win the Absolute Traffic Services Hard Charger Award with Lower Sackville’s Brad Eddy ending up as the top freshman as the Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race. A total of 14 cautions slowed the event, which took two and a half hours to complete.

Due to a heavy fog rolling in causing a very slick race track, the Scotia Speedworld support classes the Hydraulics Plus Bandoleros and Strictly Hydraulics Legends were unable to run their feature events.

Next up for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is the Lucas Oil 100 at Riverside International Speedway. Tickets are available at RiversideSpeedway.ca for the August 18th event. This will be the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour final visit to the high banked oval in 2012.

Parts For Trucks Pro Stock Tour Race Number 9
Unofficial Results for the Atlantic Cat 250
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Scotia Speedworld – Halifax, NS

Pos No. Name Laps Sponsor Hometown

1 13 Cassius Clark 250 King Racing Competition Parts & Fabrication Farmington, ME
2 10 Mike Rowe 250 Dexter Construction / Municipal Group Turner, ME
3 0 Shawn Turple 250 Dexter Construction / Municipal Group Enfield, NS
4 99 Craig Slaunwhite 250 Halifax Glass and Mirror / Archibald Drilling & Blasting Halifax, NS
5 5 Jonathan Hicken 250 Castle Building Centres / Kings County Chrysler Dodge Montague, PE
6 8 Kent Vincent 250 Vector Aerospace / H&P Glover Crapaud,PE
7 66 Daryl Mahar 250 K Hubley Woodworking and Contracting / Inglis Jewelers Hubley, NS
8 97 John Flemming 250 Halifax, NS
9 72 Brad Eddy 249 Samuel Metals / Dana’s Collision Centre CSN Sackville, NS
10 91 Dylan Gosbee 249 Wendell Taylor’s Garage / Auto Camping Cornwall, PE
11 02 Mike MacKenzie 249 Bruce Sutherland Assoc Montague Gold Mines, NS
12 98 Jerome Kehoe 245 Zutphen Contracting / Ideal Concrete Sydney, NS
13 03 Stephen Halpin 239 AJ Mallette And Sons / Thomas Construction Saint John, NB
14 11 Marty Prevost 238 MEGA Enterprises Fall River, NS
15 35 Brad Mann 230 Canadian Tire Auto Center / Castrol Motor Oil Glen Levit, NB
16 21 Shawn Pierce 214 Hercules SLR / Petro Canada Bridgewater Blockhouse, NS
17 52 Shawn Tucker 166 Rockico Equipment / Wild Mountain Blueberries Fredericton, NB
18 45 Leonard Boutilier 110 NGH Industrial Services Dutch Settlement, NS
19 89 Donald Chisholm 106 Keltic Ford / Nova Construction Antigonish, NS
20 15 Frankie Fraser 106 R & R Kinsmans Stewiacke, NS
21 4 Mike Stevens 106 R Stevens Mechanical / G Bourque Arctic Cat Riverview, NB
22 92 Pete Miller 106 Kennetcook, NS
23 14 Terry Dougay 80 Right on Board Locksmith Albany, PE
24 29 Greg Proude 45 Atlantic Dodge Dealers / Loyalist Marble and Tile North Wiltshire, PE
25 80 Roger Miller 39 Kennetcook, NS
26 24 Steve Ross 1 Twenty Degrees Ltd / Duggan Electrical Waverley, NS

Margin of Victory: 2.001
Number of Cautions: 14
Fast Eddie Racewear Dash Winner: 0 Shawn Turple
Dartmouth Dodge Heat Winners: 5 Jonathan Hicken
15 Frankie Fraser
Linde Most Laps Led: 99 Craig Slaunwhite
King Freight Halfway Award: 99 Craig Slaunwhite
Atlantic Tiltload Fast Time: 99 Craig Slaunwhite 14.48
Absolute Traffic Hard Charger Award: 91 Dylan Gosbee
Exide Batteries Rookie of the Race: 72 Brad Eddy
Next Event: Lucas Oil 100 at Riverside International Speedway in Antigonish, NS at 6pm

About Atlantic CAT:

Atlantic Tractors & Equipment Ltd. (Atlantic CAT) is a full-line Caterpillar Equipment and Engine Dealership serving the provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. The dealership meets the business needs of its customers by providing superior products backed by excellent parts and service capabilities. Atlantic Cat operates from eight locations. The company is engaged in the sale, lease, rental and service of the full-line of Caterpillar Earthmoving and Engine Products. These include machines for use in a variety of industries – Mining, Forestry, Agriculture, Road Building, Road Maintenance, General Construction and Light Construction operations. The company sells and services the full-line of Caterpillar diesel Engines and Power Generation products for use in applications requiring Stand-by or Prime Power diesel generating products, Marine Power for commercial vessels, Truck Power for the on-highway trucking industry and time-saving Harvesters for the agricultural industry.

About the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour:

The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PST) is 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 . You can also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/prostocktour and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/prostocktour

About Scotia Speedworld:

Scotia Speedworld (SSW) is a 3/10-mile asphalt oval racing facility. 2012 marks the 25th season of weekly racing at the venue. SSW is the only track in Nova Scotia to host a weekly racing series, which runs May through September and features six different classes of racecars. SSW also hosts special events, including Monster Jam and the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. SSW is located at Exit 6 on Highway 102, across from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. For more information please click on www.ScotiaSpeedworld.ca or call our Event Hotline at (902) 873-2277 or our office at (902) 481-2514. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sswracing and follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/sswracing

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