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Jonathan Hicken second at Cummins 200

The Cummins 200 took place Saturday at Petty International Raceway in River Glade, N.B. From left are Dylan Blenkhorn, Jonathan Hicken and Nicholas Naugle. Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour/Special to The Guardian.
The Cummins 200 took place Saturday at Petty International Raceway in River Glade, N.B. From left are Dylan Blenkhorn, Jonathan Hicken and Nicholas Naugle. Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour/Special to The Guardian. - Contributed

Brudenell driver 21 points back of series leader Dylan Blenkhorn with two races to go

RIVER GLADE, N.B. —

Dylan Blenkhorn of Truro, N.S., increased his lead in the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Series standings over Brudenell’s Jonathan Hicken Saturday in River Glade, N.B.
Blenkhorn won the Cummins 200 at Petty International Raceway to record his third victory of the season. Hicken was second in the 17-car field.
Blenkhorn grew his points lead from 14 to 21 over Hicken with two races remaining in the 12-race season.
Nicholas Naugle of Dartmouth, N.S., picked up his first podium finish on the series Saturday by placing third.
Former series champion Shawn Turple of Enfield, N.S., and Charlottetown’s Robbie MacEwen rounded out the top five, respectively. The Cummins 200, which had three cautions, took an hour and 20 minutes to complete.
Craig Slaunwhite of Terence Bay, N.S., Blenkhorn and Brackley Beach’s Chris Hughes won heat races.
The tour returns to action on Sept. 7 with the penultimate Lucas Oil 150 at Riverside International located near Antigonish, N.S. The season finale takes place Sept. 14 with the Dartmouth Dodge 200 at Scotia Speedworld near Halifax.


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Results from Saturday’s Cummins 200 at Petty International Raceway in River Glade, N.B. It was Race 10 of the 12-race Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour season.
Driver                      Laps    Hometown
1. Dylan Blenkhorn    200    Truro, N.S.
2. Jonathan Hicken    200    Brudenell.
3. Nicholas Naugle    200    Dartmouth, N.S.
4. Shawn Turple        200    Enfield, N.S.
5. Robbie MacEwen  200    Charlottetown.
6. Russell Smith Jr.   200    Lakeside, N.S.
7. Dylan Gosbee       200    Cornwall.
8. Waylon Farrell       200    Conception Bay South, N.L.
9. Darren MacKinnon 199    Charlottetown.
10. Craig Slaunwhite 199    Terence Bay, N.S.
11. Jarrett Butcher     199    Porter's Lake, N.S.
12. Chris Hughes      199    Brackley Beach.
13. Kent Vincent       198    Crapaud.
14. Shawn Pierce     197    Blockhouse, N.S.
15. Terry Dougay      196    Albany.
16. Craig Ward         195    Riverview, N.B.
17. Greg Proude        65    Springvale.
Margin of victory – 0.784
Number of cautions – 3
Lead changes – 2
Atlantic Tiltload heat winners – Craig Slaunwhite, Dylan Blenkhorn and Chris Hughes.
Most laps led – Dylan Blenkhorn.
Kenny U-Pull Elmsdale hard charger – Dylan Blenkhorn.
Exide Batteries rookie of the race – Russell Smith Jr.
Next event – Lucas Oil 150 at Riverside International Speedway near Antigonish, N.S., on Sept. 7 at 4 p.m.

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