NASCAR Star Kenny Wallace Announces Entry in IWK 250
JAMES RIVER, NS – One of NASCAR’s most popular personalities, Kenny Wallace, will be at Riverside International Speedway this July for the IWK 250 presented by Steve Lewis. Wallace, whose infectious personality and trademark laugh have made him a long-time fan favourite, announced his entry into the event this afternoon on his Twitter account.
“Hello Canada,” said Wallace in the tweet. “I am excited to come see the beautiful area of Nova Scotia and race on asphalt Saturday, July 14 at Riverside (International) Speedway. I will see you this summer.”
PARTS FOR TRUCKS RETURS AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR 2018 SEASON
(Halifax, NS – February 23, 2018) The Maritime Pro Stock Tour is proud to announce Parts for Trucks will return to present the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour in 2018. Parts for Trucks is the largest distributor of heavy duty truck and trailer parts in Atlantic Canada and has outlets in each of the four Maritime markets the Pro Stock Tour visits. This is the eighth consecutive season Parts for Trucks will serve as title sponsor of Canada’s best short track touring series.
“We are pleased to have Parts for Trucks returning as the title sponsor for another season.” said Pro Stock Tour General Manager, Ken Cunning. “Parts for Trucks has been involved in stock car racing for many years and with the Tour since our inception. We are very proud of our long-standing partnership with such a great Atlantic Canadian company.”
Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Releases Action Packed 2018 Schedule
(Halifax, NS – January 22, 2018) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PST) is excited to announce their 2018 schedule of events. The schedule features 12 stock car racing events at four unique venues throughout the three Maritime Provinces from May to September. This year marks the 18th season for the popular Late Model touring series.
A number of small changes highlight the 2018 schedule. Petty International Raceway in River Glade, New Brunswick, will open the season on the Victoria Day weekend with a Saturday, May 19th event. The series will then head to Scotia Speedworld in Enfield, Nova Scotia for Round Two on the Series and the first of four events at the 3/10-mile oval. (more…)
AMÉRICAN-CANADIAN TOUR ANNOUNCES 2017 QUEBEC SCHEDULE
American Canadian Tour
Montréal, QC – 2017-02-13 – The American Canadian Tour is pleased to announce the 2017 Serie ACT schedule, which will feature six (6) events in the Province of Quebec, under the direction of a new management team.
Marc Patrick Roy will serve as the Managing Director for the Serie ACT in Quebec. “M.P. Roy is a familiar presence at short tracks in Quebec and the northeastern U.S., and brings a wealth of knowledge and renewed enthusiasm to his new position”, said ACT President Tom Curley. “We are delighted to have him join our team. He brings with him a strong team of officials who have been involved in ACT racing for many years, in a variety of capacities. We look forward to the 2017 Serie ACT events”, concluded Curley.
Theetge Extends Série ACT Record with Win at St-Eustache
St-Eustache, QC – Donald Theetge extended his Série ACT record with his 21st career victory in the St-Eustache 200 at Quebec’s Autodrome St-Eustache Sunday, September 20.
Boischatel, QC’s Theetge took the top spot for the first time on lap 89 and led 111 of the final 112 laps, surrendering the lead for only a single circuit to defending Série ACT Champion Alex Labbé following the race’s final restart. The win snapped a long drought for Theetge, whose last Série ACT victory was in July 2013. Theetge had finished second in the previous two Série ACT events.
Helliwell Slips Through in Traffic to Win Chaudiere 200
Vallée-Jct., QC – Wayne Helliwell Jr. took advantage of lapped traffic to slip by Donald Theetge with 11 laps remaining and take his fourth win American-Canadian Tour (ACT) win of the season at Vallée-Jct., QC’s Autodrome Chaudiere on Saturday, September 12.
Dover, NH’s Helliwell had stalked Theetge through traffic after the two got around then-leader Jean-François Déry on lap 169 of the 200-lap event. As the pair approached the lapped car of Etienne Cliche, Theetge looked to pass him on the outside groove. But Cliche drifted high entering turn 3 and Helliwell dove to the bottom, grabbing the lead and driving away for the win in front of the second-largest crowd in track history.