(Halifax, NS – September 26, 2020) Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) picked up his first career Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Series victory by winning the Toromont Cat 150 at Riverside International on Saturday. The race was slowed by just one caution on lap 136. Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) led every lap leading up to the singular caution but was unable to regain the lead from Naugle after the restart and finished second. Hometown hero Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) gave the locals something to cheer about with a third place finish. Brothers Chris and Kyle Reid (Sydney, NS) rounded out the top five. The race took just 44 minutes to complete.
Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials set the starting grid for the Toromont Cat 150 feature. Naugle started on the pole after winning heat race number one. Proude and Chris Reid also won their respective heat races.
RIVERSIDE READY FOR TOROMONT CAT 150 THIS SATURDAY
JAMES RIVER, NS (September 24, 2020) – Riverside International Speedway is ready to roar this Saturday with the Toromont Cat 150 for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. The event is the first of the year for the facility which has been idle for all of its typical season due to COVID-19.
When the facility was shortlisted by Nova Scotia’s Public Health authorities as one of four sports stadiums in the province being considered for larger gatherings, it was all hands on deck to have a Guest Management Plan approved and prepare the facility accordingly.
“It’s hard to believe it’s been over a year since our last event,” said Donald Chisholm, owner of Riverside. “It will be amazing to see it come to life again this Saturday with cars on the track and fans in the stands. It’s good for the sport and awesome to be able to bring some sense of normalcy to our fans and racers.”
TOROMONT CAT 150 TO HEADLINE SEPTEMBER 26 SHOW AT RIVERSIDE
JAMES RIVER, NS (September 15, 2020) – The high banks of Riverside International Speedway will roar into action September 26 with the Toromont Cat 150 for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour. The facility has been approved by Nova Scotia’s Public Health authorities to host as many as 1,250 fans at the event with appropriate COVID-19 restrictions in place.
“We’re thrilled to make this announcement,” said Donald Chisholm, owner of Riverside International Speedway. “While things will be different, we hope this brings some sense of normalcy to our fans in what has been an anything but normal year. I want to thank everyone for their continued loyal support of Riverside and especially the sponsors, like Toromont Cat, who are participating in this event.”
Waterbury, VT & Vallée-Jct., QC – American-Canadian Tour (ACT) and Autodrome Chaudiere officials have mutually agreed to cancel the Claude Leclerc 150 that was scheduled for Saturday, May 30. The event, which debuted in 2019, is expected to return to the ACT Late Model Tour schedule for the 2021 season.
The decision, as with many other racing postponements and cancellations in 2020, was made due to health and safety restrictions in place related to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. To comply with Quebec mandates and guidelines, Autodrome Chaudiere had previously suspended all racing events through the month of August. Furthermore, the United States–Canada border remains closed to non-essential travel through at least June 21, which would preclude U.S. teams from traveling to the track even if it was in operation.
(Halifax, NS – May 2, 2020) The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour has cancelled the first two races of the 2020 season due to the ongoing global pandemic. The Lucas Oil 200 scheduled for May 16th at Petty International Raceway and the Cummins 150 scheduled for May 30th at Scotia Speedworld will not be rescheduled.
As for the remainder of the 2020 schedule, the Tour remains optimistic that we will get some races in this season. Management will continue to monitor the situation and resulting government directives closely. We will make further decisions when we can and share them with you as quickly as possible.
We encourage everyone to follow all directives so we can flatten the curve and get back to the race track this summer!
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the front line workers who are courageously keeping us informed, fed and cared for – you are the true champions!
RIVERSIDE TO HOST GRASSROOTS MOTORSPORTS SHOW ON AUG 15
JAMES RIVER, NS (March 18, 2020) – Management for Riverside International Speedway is excited to announce the Rev it Up Grassroots Motorsports Extravaganza for August 15. A jam-packed schedule will see the day kick off with the second-annual Rev it Up at Riverside Show & Shine in the afternoon followed by an evening of stock car racing in four of the Maritimes top grassroots racing series.
The Napa Summer Heat Showdown for the Napa Sportsman Series will see qualifying and a 150-lap feature presented by Henry’s Auto Parts. The feature will be split into three 50-lap segments and with an increased payout and extra contingency bonuses, it is expected to attract racers from outside the series. More details are expected soon from the Series.