Hicken finishes third in race
MONCTON – Jonathan Hicken of Brudenell finished third in the Irving Oil Blending and Packaging 150 at Petty International Raceway on Saturday night.
Dylan Blenkhorn of Truro, N.S., won his third race of the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour season. Cole Butcher of Porter’s Lake, N.S., was second while Shawn Turple of Enfield, N.S., and Jarrett Butcher, also of Porter’s Lake, N.S., rounded out the top-five finishers.
Darren MacKinnon of Charlottetown finished seventh in the 20-car field; Greg Proude of Springvale was eighth; Kent Vincent of Crapaud had a 10th-place showing; Terry Dougay of Albany was 12th; Chris Hughes of Brackley Beach finished 13th, and Dylan Gosbee of Cornwall rounded out the P.E.I. drives in 17th place.
Three Atlantic Tiltload heat races determined the starting order. Blenkhorn, Gosbee and Cole Butcher secured the top spot in their respective qualifiers. Jarrett Butcher took home awards for both the Exide Batteries rookie of the race and King Freight future winners.
Cole Butcher led for 79 laps en route to claiming the Linde most laps led award.
After taking this weekend off, the tour will make its one and only stop on Prince Edward Island on Saturday, Aug. 5. The Lucas Oil 150 is scheduled for Oyster Bed Bridge Speedway.