Nicholas Naugle (Dartmouth, NS) started on the pole and never looked back picking up his first win of the season at the Parts for Trucks 150. Craig Slaunwhite (Terence Bay, NS) was the bridesmaid again coming home second in two consecutive races. Cole Butcher (Hantsport, NS)   raced his way to a third place finish, just ahead of Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) and younger brother Jarrett Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) who rounded out the top five. The race marked round two of nine for the East Coast International Pro Stock Tour.

Cole Butcher, Naugle and Donald Chisholm (Antigonish, NS) won the three Atlantic Tiltload heat races respectively which set the field for the main event. Jarrett Butcher took home the Kenny U Pull Hard Charger award, picking up nine positions on the field in the feature. The race was slowed by only five cautions and took one hour to complete.

Russell Smith, Jr. won the NAPA Sportsman Series feature (Ken MacIsaac photo)

The Napa Sportsman Series opened their 2021 season at Riverside on Saturday in the Henry’s Auto Pro 75. Russell Smith Jr. (Lakeside, NS) took home the first checkered flag of the summer. Pete Miller (Kennetcook, NS) finished second, followed by Devin Smith (Lakeside, NS) in third. Complete results follow…

  1. Russell Smith, Jr.
  2. Pete Miller
  3. Devin Smith
  4. Dale Richardson
  5. Darren Price
  6. Corey Breen
  7. Shawn Waterfield
  8. Kevin Morse
  9. Jeffrey Breen
  10. Ryan VanOirschot
  11. Brady Creamer
  12. Ronnie MacKay

Pete Miller and Devin Smith won the NAPA Sportsman Series heat races.

Stacey Clements won the Hot Rod Classics feature (Ken MacIsaac photo)

The Hot Rod Classics Vintage Race Car Series made their first appearance in Nova Scotia this season as part of the event undercard. Stacey Clements won the 20-lap feature with Tylor Hawes and Chris Dingle in second and third place respectively. Full results follow:

  1. Stacey Clements
  2. Tylor Hawes
  3. Chris Dingle
  4. Pat Lawrence
  5. Jim Rankin
  6. Laurie Hutt
  7. Brian Northrup
  8. Jeff Ainslie
  9. Chevy Ray MacDonald

Lawrence and Clements won the Hot Rod Classics heat races.

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