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Aug 3 2009

Greg Proude of Springvale, PE in his Loyalist Marble & Tile Dodge Charger won the Parts For Trucks/Lucas Oil 200 at Oyster Bed Speedway, located near Charlottetown, PEI on Saturday evening. Proude held off Craig Slaunwhite of Terence Bay, NS and Wayne Smith of Timberlea, NS who finished second and third respectively. Roger Crane from Montague, PE and Darren MacKinnon of Sleepy Hollow, PE rounded out the top five. Wayne Smith, won the Coast Tire Most Laps Led Award. Over 2000 fans saw a caution filled race that took almost four hours to complete, which included a mandatory 30 minute break.

John Flemming of Halifax, NS, Mike Stevens of Riverview, NB, and Darren MacKinnon each won a LiteCo heat race from which all 27 starting positions were determined.

Greg Proude won the Dartmouth Dodge Dash for Cash, featuring the top ten finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials which put him on the pole for the start of the 100 lap Main Feature. Kent Vincent had the fastest time in the, with a time of 13.484 seconds (66.746 mph).

The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour returns to action next weekend for the Atlantic CAT 250 at Scotia Speedworld. Fans will enjoy 250 laps of Triple Crown action! For more information, please visit www.maritimeprostocktour.com.

About Lucas Oil
Lucas Oil is one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry, carrying a premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives as well as a heavy duty line of products for the industrial and agricultural markets. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the racing industry, and seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, Lucas Oil developed a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry. Lucas racing products, including high performance engine oils and gear oils have proven themselves on NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA, USHRA and ATPA tracks across the country.

About Parts for Trucks
Parts for Trucks is the largest distributor of heavy duty truck and trailer parts in Atlantic Canada. They offer a wide variety of truck and trailer parts and accessories for vehicles ranging from 4x4's to Class 8's as well as buses and motor homes. Parts for Trucks have locations in all four Atlantic Provinces and are proud to state that since their beginning they have always been Atlantic Canadian owned and operated. In 2009 they celebrate 90 years in business.

About Raceway Park
Raceway Park is located in Oyster Bed Bridge at the intersection of Routes 6 and 7, halfway between Cavendish and Charlottetown, in scenic Prince Edward Island. Raceway Park is Atlantic Canada's only dual auto racing facility, hosting weekly stock car racing and street racing on the adjacent drag strip every Tuesday evening May through September. Special events are also hosted at both tracks throughout the season. Phone 902.621.2000 for more information.

About CARQUEST Auto Parts
With nearly 4000 locations in North America, CARQUEST Auto Parts supplies the professional automotive service repair industry as well as do-it-yourselfers with replacement parts, tools and equipment.

About the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour
The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour (CPST) is 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. CPST visits five tracks throughout the Maritimes during its May through September season. The CARQUEST 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

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