Cole Butcher wins Jim Hallahan 250 at Scotia Speedworld
HALIFAX, NS – Cole Butcher raced his way to his third 250-lap feature victory at Scotia Speedworld by winning the Jim Hallahan 250 presented by Nova Truck Centres and Lucas Oil on Saturday. Butcher, who took the Nova Truck Centres Pole Challenge and started 15th on the field, worked his way up to the front after the halfway point, taking the lead from Nicholas Naugle for the final time on Lap 168. Ashton Tucker, in his first trip to Scotia Speedworld in a Pro Stock, finished in second with Naugle in a strong third. Jonathan Hicken fought hard but wound up in fourth with Jarrett Butcher, driving a tribute Hugger scheme for Jim Hallahan, finished in fifth.
(find full race results listed below)
Naugle took home the Verhagen Demolition Halfway Award and the Dartmouth Metals Most Laps Led Award. Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races were won by Donald Chisholm and Tucker. For his win, Cole Butcher took home $16,250. The Jim Hallahan 250 featured 13 cautions and took two hours to complete.
Jamie Dillman took home the Toursec Lightning feature as the appetizer round for the Jim Hallahan 250. Marshall Bezanson and Mike Jollimore completed the top three in the 17-car field.
The next event for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is at Riverside International Speedway on Saturday, September 26th. Start time, feature length and ticketing information will be announced this coming week.
Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour – Jim Hallahan 250
Feature Results – Scotia Speedworld
Failed to Qualify: 0
Margin of Victory: 1.86 seconds
Number of Cautions: 13
Atlantic Tiltload Heat Win: #89 Donald Chisholm, #2 Ashton Tucker
Dartmouth Metals Most Laps Led: #08 Nicholas Naugle
Verhagen Enterprises Halfway Award: #08 Nicholas Naugle
About the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour-
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour (PST) is considered 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 four 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. 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 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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