Tucker wins Forbes Chevrolet 100 at Scotia
Holds Off Fleming to Win on Carquest Tour
Maritime Pro Stock Tour PR Report
Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB in his Rockico Truck & Trailer Chevrolet Impala SS won the Forbes Chevrolet 100 at Scotia Speedworld, located near Halifax, NS on Sunday afternoon. Tucker won with a 0.018 second margin of victory over John Flemming of Halifax, NS. Wayne Smith from Timberlea, NS finished third. Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS and Dave O’Blenis of Boundary Creek, NB rounded out the top five.
Greg Proude of Springvale, PE won the Coast Tire Most Laps Led Award after leading 79 laps of the race. Only 5 cautions interrupted the race which included a 76 lap green flag run and took just under an hour to complete.
Dave O’Blenis, Wayne Smith, and Mike McKenzie from Dartmouth, NS each won a LiteCo heat race, while Roger Crane of Montague, PE won the B Feature which was his last chance to take one of the 26 positions in the race. Thirty one of the Maritime’s top drivers attempted to qualify for the 100 lap event.
Donald Chisholm of Antigonish, NS won the Dartmouth Dodge Dash for Cash, featuring the top ten finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials which put him on the pole for the start of the 100 lap Main Feature. Chisholm also had the fastest time, with a time of 14.518 seconds (74.390 mph)
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour returns to action in two weeks, when the first leg of the Triple Crown of Maritime Racing will take place in Antigonish, NS for the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis Auto Body. The complete schedule of the day can be found at www.riversidespeedway.ca.
Tucker's winning #52 at Scotia. (Carquest Tour Photo)