Austin MacDonald set for racing at Riverside

PICTOU — Austin MacDonald is preparing for his first Pro Stock Tour race this Saturday in James River. MacDonald turned 16 last Wednesday, so he is now old enough for the tour and will contest the Lucas 150 honours at Riverside International Speedway. He will sport the familiar No. 13 usually reserved for his grandfather...

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Clark captures IWK 250 stock car feature

JAMES RIVER — Cassius Clark from Farmington, Me. drove Rollie MacDonald’s No. 13 entry to victory by capturing the IWK 250 stock car racing feature on Saturday at Riverside International Speedway. Jonathan Hicken from Brudenell, P.E.I. finished second. Craig Slaunwhite of Terence Bay, N.S. battled Hicken for the final laps and finished third. Donald Chisholm...

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Drama at IWK 250 stock car race

JAMES RIVER — This year’s IWK 250 Race Weekend will be remembered for the off track drama as much as anything else. As one of the pre-eminent Pro Stock races in North America, the IWK 250 weekend attracts national attention from fans, media and some of the sport’s top drivers. Since 2007, the Riverside International...

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Clark’s IWK 250 win nixed

Editor’s note: Results of the post-race inspection were released after the July 18 edition of the Advocate that contained the article indicating that Cassius Clark won the 2018 IWK 250 stock car race had gone to press.   JAMES RIVER – Three cars, including the Pictou-based King Racing entry driven by Cassius Clark of Farmington,...

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Koszkulics to join Motorsports Hall of Fame

LITTLE HARBOUR — George Koszkulics says he is pleased to be entering the Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame. The veteran Maritime stock car racer is among 10 inductees who will comprise the Class of 2018. Each is being recognized for significant accomplishments and contributions in Maritime motorsports. He is one of six inductees from Nova...

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Kennington third at Riverside

STELLARTON — A Canadian stock car racer spent time in Stellarton last week before taking part last Saturday in the NASCAR Pinty”s Series (NPS) Bumper to Bumper 300 race at Riverside International Speedway. The race was part of a three-day package at Riverside. D.J. Kennington, who is from St. Thomas, Ont., spent the week at...

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Blenkhorn wins IWK 250

JAMES RIVER – Dylan Blenkhorn of Truro has won the John W. Chisholm Memorial Cup at the IWK 250 at Riverside International Speedway. Cole Butcher of Porter’s Lake battled Blenkhorn all the way to the checkered flag was close behind him in second place during the main feature on Saturday. Craig Slaunwhite of Terence Bay,...

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Clark leads Pro Stock points race

PICTOU – Cassius Clark continues to hold the lead driving the No. 13 entry owned by Rollie MacDonald of Pictou in the Parts for Trucks Maritime Pro Stock driver standings. Clark, who is from Farmington, Me., has amassed 1,010 points and will be looking for his third win this season when the circuit resumes on...

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