Six straight

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

The Char­lot­te­town Gaudets Auto Body Is­lan­ders swept the Saint John Alpines on Satur­day for their fifth and six straight vic­to­ries.

Cra­paud’s Kent Vin­cent won the IWK 250 in front of a ca­pac­ity crowd Satur­day at River­side In­ter­na­tional Speed­way.

Vin­cent took the lead on Lap 230 from rookie D.J. Casey, who had his best ca­reer fin­ish of sec­ond in the big­gest show of the Mar­itime Pro Stock Tour sea­son.

Sher­wood’s Rob­bie MacEwen also took home his best ca­reer fin­ish of third while Jeff Fultz and Ge­orge Koszkulics com­pleted the top-five.

Fultz and Koszkulics won Dart­mouth Dodge Heat races while Casey cap­tured the Ex­ide Bat­ter­ies rookie of the race.

Don­ald Chisholm took home At­lantic Tilt­load time tri­als.

Spring­vale’s Greg Proude sat on the pole for the main event af­ter win­ning the King Fright dash for cash, but a me­chan­i­cal is­sue took them out of con­tention on the fifth lap.

The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is off next week­end, but re­turns to ac­tion on Satur­day, Aug. 1, when they travel to Oys­ter Bed Speed­way for the Lu­cas Oil 100.

With the win, Vin­cent sits sev­enth in the tour stand­ings with 1,281 points. Chisholm leads the cir­cuit with 1,370 points fol­lowed by Dy­lan Blenkhorn with 1,366 and Cole Butcher with 1,362. Milton Sta­tion’s Dar­ren MacKin­non is fourth at 1,349 while Proude is sixth with 1,283.

Visit www.mar­itime­pro­s­tock­ for com­plete event de­tails and cov­er­age.


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