Pro Stock Tour kicks off 2017 this weekend

Published on May 16, 2017

HALIFAX – The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour is greased up and ready for the Lucas Oil 150 this Saturday at Scotia Speedworld.

Pictou County is tentatively scheduled to have two entries in the field: George Koszkulics of Little Harbour and Pictou’s King Freight racing team.

The Lucas Oil 150 will open the 17th season of the elite stock car racing series. The season opener will launch the 12-race schedule that will take the Tour to five Maritime markets throughout the summer. Qualifying gets underway at 4 p.m. with grandstand gates opening at 1 p.m.

More than 30 teams from across the Maritimes and beyond have registered for the 2017 season thus far and 27 of those teams are expected to be in the field on Saturday.

The Maritime League of Legends will kick off their 2017 campaign with a 50-lap feature prior to the Pro Stock season opener.

Sunday will launch the 2017 season for Scotia Speedworld’s CARSTAR Weekly Racing Series; racing starts at 2 p.m. with all six divisions slated for competition.

Admission for Saturday’s season opener is $25 for adults; $8 for youth; pit admission is $30, while children seven and under are admitted free. Weekend passes are also available for $35, and $40 for pits.

Tickets will be available at the gates on race day (cash only).