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auto CARS • TRUCKS • JOBBERS C-STORES • INSTALLERS • RECYCLERS CARWASHES • SERVICE STATIONS DEALERS • GARAGES • BODY SHOPS & trucking THE FUTURE OF STOCK CAR ROAD SHOWS IN ATLANTIC CANADA! (STORY ON PAGE 40) MARCH 2017 $4.95 GONNA NEED A BIGGER BUCKET (SEE PAGE 16) DO YOU MEASURE UP? (SEE PAGE 21) THE BIG SPLASH! TRUCKING INDUSTRY AWARD RECIPIENTS IN NB (SEE PAGE 36) WIN PRIZES!!! A RUST CHECK SWAG BAG OF GOODIES OR A STANLEY 123-PIECE SOCKET SET FROM NAPA! ATLANTIC CARWASH INDUSTRY CROSSWORD GUESS & WIN DETAILS ON PAGES 45 AND 46! ALIVE & WELL OWNED AND PUBLISHED BY ALFERS ADVERTISING & PUBLISHING INC. Publications Mail Sales Agreement Number: 40062985

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scan & visit our online hub! Call us toll-free: 1-866-423-3939 Fax us: 1-902-423-3354 E-mail us: rob@autoatlantic.com Mail us: 51 Bethany Way Halifax, NS B3S 1H6 ADVERTISING DIRECTORY: PAGE 44 PUBLISHER / OWNER Robert Alfers rob@autoatlantic.com EDITOR Carter Hammett carter@autoatlantic.com NATIONAL SALES MANAGER Meg Devries meg@autoatlantic.com OFFICE MANAGER James Somers james@autoatlantic.com Auto & Trucking Atlantic magazine is owned and published bi-monthly by Robert Alfers of Alfers Advertising & Publishing Inc. For advertising rates or information regarding Auto & Trucking Atlantic magazine, please call or write to us at: 51 Bethany Way, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1H6. Tel 902.423.6788 • Fax 902.423.3354. Opinions expressed in Auto & Trucking Atlantic do not necessarily reflect official policy of Alfers Advertising & Publishing Inc. Printed and produced in Canada. Publications Mail Agreement No. 40062985 Return Undeliverable Canadian Addresses to: Alfers Advertising & Publishing Inc. 51 Bethany Way, Halifax, NS B3S 1H6. For Neville! auto a&ttlraucnktiincg VOLUME SIXTEEN • ISSUE 2 • MARCH • 2017 Page 4 Page 6 Page 14 Page 16 Page 21 Page 23 Page 28 Page 34 Page 36 Page 40 THE DONALD’S BIGLY PLANS FOR US AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY – In which your humble editor attempts to predict how the new US president’s borderline jingoism will affect the automotive industry. THE BIG SPLASH: Canada’s Carwash Industry is Alive and Well – We take an indepth look at the future technology of Canada’s spic and span cars and learn that it’s not just tunnel vision OH CANADA! Parts For Trucks Pro Stock Tour 2017 schedule GONNA NEED A BIGGER BUCKET – Kenneth E. Seaton sets his sights on the history of the car wash industry and comes up clean DO YOU MEASURE UP TO A SHOP OWNER IN TROUBLE? Bob Greenwood adds up the letters in A-T-T-I-T-U-D-E and discovers it amounts to 100 per cent NEWS OF THE WEIRD- Excuse me sir, but there’s a dead guy in your car…and other gosh-darn “alternative facts” ATLANTIC ROAD REPORT – Interprovincial agreement removes barriers for truckers…More! WINTER TIRE USE SURGING IN CANADA: REPORT – More and more Canucks are finally taking it to the streets…except this time it’s a lot more safely ATLANTIC TRUCKING INDUSTRY HONOURS AWARD RECIPIENTS AT ANNUAL MONCTON NB BANQUET: The best of the best are recognized at a dinner fit for an 18 wheeler dealer “ON TOUR” – THE FUTURE OF STOCK ROAD CAR ROAD SHOWS IN THE ATLANTIC – Atlantic racing fans are a lot like gardeners during the winter…they dream only about the next season. Tim Terry sheds light on what’s coming around the corner… Page 45 Page 46 WIN BIG! Rust Check Jacket, hat, touque and winter package, or a Stanley 123-Piece socket set from NAPA in our contests!! march 2017 n autoatlantic.com 3

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Letter from the Editor THE DONALD’S BIGLY PLANS FOR THE US AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY By Carter Hammett IS IT ONLY ME OR DOES IT STRIKE YOU AS MERE COINCIDENCE THAT DONALD TRUMP’S FIRST WEEK ON THE JOB JUST HAPPENS TO COINCIDE WITH BELL’S LET’S TALK MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE? On his second day as president, Trump met with chief executives from the Big Three U.S. automakers to talk about producing more vehicles in the country, emphasizing job creation even while discouraging Mexican investment. The proposed deal implies more auto plants in the U.S., in exchange for cuts in both taxes and regulations, thereby stimulating opportunities to operate in the States. Automakers are being pressured to “buy American, hire American.” On the agenda were trade policy, autonomous vehicles and fuel efficiency standards, which the Trump administration has been asked to rethink. Automakers are still grumbling about Obama’s goal of doubling fuel efficiency standards by 4 autoatlantic.com n march 2017 2025. Trump has referred to these figures as “out of control.” Automotive pundits contend that these standards increase the cost of making cars, which either have to be passed on to consumers or recouped through layoffs and job cuts. The regulations were established after the Obama regime bailed Chrysler and GM out during the economic downturn back in 2009. The Environmental Protection Agency upheld the regulations recently, and insists that the fuel economy standards actually save buyers money at the gas pump while reducing the country’s reliance on oil. But the standards are just one element to consider for the automotive industry. U.S. vehicle sales have been stalling in recent years, making automakers hesitant about building new auto plants. GM and Ford last built their assembly plants in 2004. Building a new plant costs bigly, about $1 billion dollars, and takes up to three years to complete, just enough time for rumblings about elections to start. Meanwhile, automakers have responded to growing demands for trucks and SUVs by increasing current operations at U.S. plants. Several national and foreign automakers have announced new job creation recently. But the reality is that small cars are sinking like the proverbial stone in terms of popularity. It becomes a necessity for manufacturers and automakers to want to save on labour costs, so they shift location in response while enabling small, less profitable vehicles to continue rolling out. So here’s the rub: The U.S. market is going to eventually max out its demand growth. There will be an inevitable downturn; maybe not in the short term, but that time will come and forward-thinking executives entertaining their next business cycles will most likely continue to grow their business in China, not the U.S. With 20 million in annual sales, the Chinese auto market currently surpasses their U.S. counterpart, and investment and joint ventures with Chinese companies have already started. For some automakers, there’s no question about lining up at the trough. For others like Tesla, joint ventures seem a no-brainer. There’s a chance, slim, but a chance, that the short-term could bode well. But the downturn will happen. The question becomes, what will then happen with Trump’s America-first borderline jingoism? As of this writing, Toyota has stated it will boost an SUV product by 10 percent while Trump has already bowed out of Obama’s baby, the TransPacific Partnership trade pact, which was widely perceived by the U.S. as a trade barrier. There’s also the possibility of some strange irony as new immigration policies, including that notorious wall promise along the Mexican border, are introduced. Apparently that one’s going to be a huge deal. So right now, the only certainty is uncertainty. Fasten your seatbelts; the roads run the risk of getting a lot more slippery, folks.

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THE BIG S A CANADIAN CAR WASH INDUSTRY A 6 autoatlantic.com n march 2017

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SPLASH! ALIVE AND WELL ONCE QUAINT MOM-AND-POP OPERATIONS, THE HUMBLE CAR WASH HAS EVOLVED INTO A SOPHISTICATED OPERATION USING CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY AND HIGH TECH PAYMENT SYSTEMS THAT REFLECT A WHOLE NEW SET OF VALUES AND RULES AS MILLENNIALS BEGIN STAKING THEIR CLAIM AND MAKING INROADS IN AN INDUSTRY THAT’S ALIVE AND WELL. By Carter Hammett WITH ONE OF THE ROUGHER WINTERS IN RECENT MEMORY IN FULL SWING, MANY OF US ARE DREAMING OF HOPPING ON A PLANE AND HEADING DOWN SOUTH FOR A LITTLE BEACH THERAPY WHILE OTHERS ARE SIMPLY DREAMING OF A RETURN TO SUNNIER SKIES. But there’s a small group of people who worship this time of year. Yup, I’m referring to those crazy carwash people. They look forward to winter the way a kid looks forward to his allowance. If you’re a carwash owner you’re probably experiencing prime time right now; the first three months of the year easily trounce the other nine in terms of revenue and business. “This business is always weather-related,” says Gord Ryan, president of Maritime Carwash (www.maritimecarwash.ca) a leading supplier of carwash equipment in the Atlantic region for over 30 years. “You can go from $50 a day and have one centimeter of snow and instantly stop a carwash in its tracks,” he says, noting that business typically drops off in April before regaining momentum during the summer months. And between road salt and brine - that weird blend of rock salt and magnesium chloride—vehicles of all shapes and sizes have to deal with the onslaught of winter splattering. Regardless of the problem, car washes are equipped with an array of dazzling classic and emerging technology that stands poised to tackle just about any dirt problem you can throw at it. Once thought of as merely humble Mom-and-Pop operations, car washes have evolved over the decades mirroring the economy, enhancing services with environmentallyconscious services complete with computerized pay systems and loyalty programs while branching out to include convenience stores and gas sta- march 2017 n autoatlantic.com 7

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At The Car Wash tions as part of a value-added system. All of this adds up to a fairly healthy business thank you very much. A snapshot of the Canadian car wash industry from Ibisworld.ca reveals a fairly healthy industry with consolidated annual revenues of about $442 million generated by 2,867 businesses which provide employment to 8,443 people. Between 2011 and 2016, the industry has rebounded from recession-like conditions. Rising per capita income, both disposable and discretionary, has enabled carwashes to thrive while meeting a growing demand, including a 2.2 percent increase in 2016. In addition to more disposable income, financing is currently offering record low interest rates, making it easier for new and used vehicles to be purchased. Therefore, more vehicles are on the road and with that, a corresponding demand for maintenance and aftermarket services has also increased. That’s all a fancy way of saying carwashes are hot property and it’s an excellent time to consider going into business say pundits. South of the border in “the country below Canada,” the state of the industry reflects a similar healthy position says Perry Powell of industry watchdog Washideas.com. “The current overall picture is good” reports Powell, via email. “Small business may well feel a huge relief as Obamacare and other small business-strangling regulations are promised to get the axe. Good Bye! Whew!   “This is all good news for an industry where 90 percent are small owner shops. “According to statistics, the industry currently enjoys washing approximately 8 million cars daily or 2.3 billion annually and revenues of in excess of $5.8 billion annually.” Closer to home in 2014, Industry Canada reported that “the breakdown of employer establishments in the car washes national industry was as follows: 57.0% of them were considered micro, employing less than five employees. Small establishments accounted for 42.8% and mediumsized establishments accounted for an additional 0.1% of the total number of establishments. Large employers, those with more than five hundred persons on payroll, accounted for 0.0% of the total establishments in the Car Washes national industry.” Collectively, there were 3,096 active car washes in 2014. Combined, the Atlantic provinces account for about 4 percent of the carwash industry. Furthermore, breakdown of individual establishments indicate that Ontario represents about one third of all car wash business in Canada taking the lion’s share at 34.9 percent, followed by Quebec at 25.9 percent and Alberta trailing with 16.7 percent. In terms of raw numbers, the Maritime provinces reported small but active numbers with New Brunswick in the lead with 76 outlets or 2.5 percent, Nova Scotia representing 2.0 percent or 62 outlets and PEI and Newfoundland vying for third place with 15 outlets each and representing about 0.5 percent each. These numbers are three years old but Gordon Ryan states that these numbers reflect slow but steady growth. “The industry is under-served but growing,” he says. “A lot of it comes down to real estate costs and having access to that land. A one-acre lot in Halifax costs about $1 million, so land is such a premium.” There are also two variables that make these numbers interesting. First, Industry Canada breaks the statistics down into employers and non-employers. So, although Nova Scotia had 62 operating car washes in 2014, only 21 of these establishments were considered “employers.” That’s largely because the other 41 outlets were self-serve operations and driven by sophisticated technology that’s done much to shape the industry during the last decade. The second variable is that the business can largely be divided into two subcategories: private and corporate. Ryan defines “private” businesses where car washes and their value-added services (like dog washes) generate the primary income and with an emphasis on providing customer satisfaction. “Corporate” businesses on the other hand are enterprises that use carwashes as a “value-added” service to sell fuel and groceries. “Both have their advantages,” he says, “but real estate costs are major challenges. Corporations have access to that land and can use it as a tool for business.” Perry Powell echoes that sentiment;“As with most opportunities, the higher the point of entry into business is, the fewer 8 autoatlantic.com n march 2017

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At The Car Wash players there are in that market. The (US) car wash market reflects this in that there are 36,000 self-service and 58,000 in-bay automatic car washes in existence while there are some 9,000 full services and 10,500 express exteriors in existence.  “Potential investors would do wisely to buy in areas where land is difficult for competitors to enter. Not paying a high enough price to buy defensively may be more costly later as competitors can jump in and split the market, at any time,” he says. A STEP BACK IN TIME That’s a values statement that reflects almost surreal growth and change in a relatively short period of time. It wasn’t all that long ago when two fellows from Detroit opened up the first “automated laundry” back in1914. Cars were manually moved through an assembly line tunnel where three guys would soap, rinse then dry the cars as they went by. Flash forward a couple of decades and the first conveyor wash opens in Hollywood, California and a few years after that, Thomas Simpson nabs the credit for creating the first semiautomatic car wash system, thus removing much of the manual labour. There was a conveyor belt attached to the bumper and an overhead water sprinkler system with manually-operated brushes that took care of the work. In 1951 the first fully automated wash system was introduced by the Anderson family in Seattle. This system was a big hit and more-less became the prototype for everything that followed. In subsequent decades car wash technology evolved to include soft cloth friction washing, roller-on-demand conveyors and recirculating water systems, which became key features of most wash systems. They also raised the bar on technology choices that are used today. Of the ones available, express exterior washes are the most popular. “The disparity between the full serve and express models can be largely attributed to the great reduction in commitments required in the area of human resources,” says Perry Powell. “Express car washing is the fastest growing and most popular segment of the industry due to the high volume to employee ratios.  It is the low cost leader. “The express market has become high stakes gambling with players in each market scrambling to be the biggest in each metropolitan area.  The risks and rewards are high.”   Ryan estimates that there’s probably 10 a u t o a t l a n t i c . c o m n m a r c h 2 0 1 7 about 50 in-bay automatics throughout the Atlantic region and sees a trend emerging that’s leaning towards more friction. “That’s the trend in the US,” he says, “Atlantic Canada’s starting to catch up.” To demonstrate the sophistication and advances in car wash technology, you don’t need to look any further than one of Maritime Car Wash Sales’ key offerings: the Laserwash 360 Plus by PDQ, a touch-free in-bay automatic wash system. Along with some unique features including flash dry technology and advanced wash control systems that allow operators to configure wash packages remotely, control technology takes center stage. Indeed, “Virtual Treadle is vehicle sensing technology that eliminates drive-on floormounted mechanisms creating a more attractive bay for customers.” Sensors can measure the width and length of the vehicle, creating a profile of it and thus adapt the equipment to make adjustments based on the vehicle’s design. THE EMERGENCE OF FLEX SERVE Another service model gaining popularity in recent years is the flex serve. For the uninitiated, there are numerous variations of this model, but key elements might include 80 percent exterior-only customers with the remaining 20 percent requesting a labour-involved service; free vacuums, automatic pay stations, lower base prices and no manual work like prepping or hand drying performed. The whole wash is done in five minutes or less. Add-ons can include an aftercare area offering interior cleaning. The “flex” part is really the variables offered in labour so some owners can claim more of a full-service experience. Here, a picture starts to emerge with an emphasis on optimizing the customer’s car wash experience. It’s a picture based on efficiency, cheaper service and better outcomes. ENTER MOBILE PAYMENTS Today’s owner incorporates contact with the customer through text and email strategies as well as being mindful of loyalty programs and app-based payment options. This year alone, global mobile payments are expected to reach $1.3 trillion across all industries. That’s serious cash flow and in August of last year, a Cambridge ON-based Valet Car Wash claimed to become the first self-serve carwash in North America to use payments from a mobile phone. According to a company press release, consumers scan a QR code in each bay with their mobile device, following a few CAR WASH FACTS OF THE WEIRD In the United States, car washes can rival casinos. The Classic Car Wash in San Jose, Calif., for example, looks like a Riverboat and has a gift shop offering items ranging from spooky china to California wine. It also has a pond filled with catfish. In Switzerland, you can’t wash your car on a Sunday. Washing a car on Sunday in a carwash is no problem. In fact, some car washes are so remote that nobody would even notice! However, it becomes a problem when someone decides to wash a car in their driveway - on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday... You get the picture! Local Swiss laws prohibit the use of a power washer altogether, and there is concern that the detergent would pollute the ground water and thus the environment. World’s most expensive car wash: £7,200 Gurcharn Sahota, 30, takes up to 250 hours to clean each vehicle while armed with a selection of 100 cleaning fluids and wax that costs £8,200 per tub. His premier wash includes polishing and buffing every inch of the car inside and out five times. He also uses a computerised microscope – normally used by forensic scientists – to seek out the minutest scratch not even visible to the naked eye. Sahota, who drives a VW Golf himself, started the business five years ago by washing his neighbour’s cars with a bucket and sponge. But he has since cleaned tons of supercars and now boasts a sizeable number of high profile clients. He said: ‘’When I was younger I washed neighbours’ cars and my dad’s car whenever I could. ‘’They never paid me, I loved it so much I did it for free. ‘’Things have built up from there and now I’m cleaning some of the fastest, most powerful sports cars in the world. ‘’People come to me and they want the best treatment going for their car. ‘’If you’ve got a £500,000 car then a few grand for cleaning is worth it.”

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At The Car Wash prompts, the bay will activate based on the time purchased. Upon completion, a receipt will be sent directly to the customer’s cell phone. Given that millennials typically don’t carry cash or credit cards on them, there’s a whole new demographic waiting to be exploited. Eventually, the company hopes to do away with coins entirely. Another benefit to this method is theft and damage reduction as change machine vandalism will be greatly reduced. Another example of payment technology is reflected in Kesseltronics car wash activation and payment app. R & D shows that going into the convenience store to pay for the carwash was, in fact, a barrier. Furthermore, keypads and tellers seemed to be difficult to reach for some customers and open to credit card fraud. Enter the car wash app. Customers can simply drive up to existing keypads and activate the wash using the smartphone, allowing drivers to remain in the comfort of their vehicles. The app is integrated with Google Wallet, Apple Pay and all major credit cards. Drivers can download the app by scanning a QR code at the pump or through app stores. The app offers benefits for both credit card users and owner-operators on multiple levels, including safety and security for the customer and greater efficiency and reduced fraud for the owner. GREENER, LEANER, MEANER The demographic targets are fairly obvious. But one more variable exists. Today’s consumer is much more environmentally-conscious than previous generations and going to the car wash has been proven to be a far more green choice than millennials and others might have suspected. Many car washes have integrated water reclaim systems into their operations. “Car washes use less water,” says Gordon Ryan. “The car wash averages about 70 gallons of water to wash your car compared to an average 120 gallons it takes to wash your car at home. It makes more sense if the product is filtered and handled properly before being distributed back into the environment. Twenty years ago if reclaimed water had been used, you would have been considered cheap. Now you’re considered green and doing good for the environment. The concept’s completely changed.” “Water reclamation has become a must in many metropolitan markets and the pace of business growth and new home development have out-paced most cities’ investment in infrastructure. Consequently, many cities have grown the revenue side of development while sticking to the same water capacities that existed prior to new development approvals,” says Perry Powell. “This water shortage coupled with drought in many areas in the last number of years has made the efficiencies and water-saving efforts of the car wash industry an important part of saving the planet’s resources. “Education of city regulators to these facts and the use of reclamation to reduce water usage impacts on cities, have raised the stature of professional car washers,” he says. A PROBLEM FOR THE FUTURE And while that stature has indeed been raised, the evolution of technology also means a parallel increase in newer, sometimes unanticipated challenges. One of these was raised by a report from car shopping site BestRide,com, which stated that the increase in driverless cars has created delays at the carwash as they can become immobilized right at the very entrance of the car wash.The report went on to identify a plethora of vehicles that require their owners to deactivate computerized autonomous features before passing through the car wash. The news impacts a broad spectrum of models, from entrylevel to SUVs, including Acura, BMW, Fiat, Jeep, Lexus, RAM, Subaru, Tesla, Volvo and others. Among other problems identified in the report is the fact that auto-braking systems can get stuck midway through a wash or might even jump off the rails to deter a crash while accidentally backing into the car directly behind them. Other vehicles might activate the emergency brake thereby causing backups at car washes, when owners are expected to leave their cars in neutral, shut off the engine and depart their cars. One solution might be to use conveyor belts instead of chains and rollers to advance cars through the tunnel, but as of this writing there’s no standardized outcome for how automatic braking systems work or don’t. Clearly, this is a problem of the future. And whether you like them or not, driverless cars are here to stay. As car wash and vehicle technology evolve, methods will have to be determined in order to harmonize the two. It’s not a matter of “if” but “how,” especially if driverless vehicles are expected to be on the streets by 2020. It’s an issue that will become ubiquitous and it’s one of many that’s just around the corner. “We’ll find out in the future how we’re going to handle the driverless car,” says Gordon Ryan. “Right now, Atlantic Canada’s got some catching up to do. There’s very good growth in the private sector.” 12 a u t o a t l a n t i c . c o m n m a r c h 2 0 1 7

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Around the Atlantic UNI-SELECT EASTERN HAPPENINGS CONGRATULATIONS TO RAYNER’S AUTOMOTIVE FOR HITTING THE 30 YEAR MILESTONE WITH UNI-SELECT. IN ABOVE PHOTO LEFT TO RIGHT: CRAIG RAYNER, BRENDAN O’BRIEN, CLARK RAYNER. UNI-SELECT ATLANTIC RAISED $3,087.00 FOR PROSTATE CANCER CANADA ATLANTIC AT THE ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION EVENT IN OCTOBER 2016. PRESENTED AT LEFT BY CHARLIE TAYLOR ON BEHALF OF UNI-SELECT ATLANTIC.” m a r c h 2 0 1 7 n a u t o a t l a n t i c . c o m 13

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Atlantic Racing News OH CANADA! PARTS FOR TRUCKS PRO STOCK TOUR 2017 SCHEDULE THE PARTS FOR TRUCKS PRO STOCK TOUR IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THEIR 2017 RACING SCHEDULE. THE ELITE STOCK CAR RACING SERIES WILL MAKE STOPS IN FIVE MARITIME MARKETS ACROSS THREE PROVINCES DURING THE 12 EVENT SEASON. With 2017 marking Canada’s 150th birthday, the Series will celebrate the historic occasion by making every Parts for Trucks feature race a minimum of 150 laps! The season kicks off at Scotia Speedworld, with a 150-lap event on Saturday, May 20th. The Series will make three additional stops at Scotia Speedworld, including a 150-lap feature on Saturday, June 24th, the prestigious 18th Annual Atlantic Cat 250 on Saturday, August 12th and the Series 200-lap season finale on Saturday, September 16th. The Tour will also visit Riverside International Speedway. The high banked track will host two 150-lap races on Saturday, June 17th and Saturday, September 9th along with the much anticipated IWK 250, which will take place on Saturday, July 15th. New Brunswick will host four events on the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour’s 17th season. The first of which will take place on Saturday, June 10th at Petty International Raceway. The Tour will follow their first visit to the River Glade track with two more appearances, a 150-lap feature on Saturday, July 22nd and a special 200-lap event will highlight the 53rd River Glade International Weekend on Saturday, August 26th. Speedway 660 will host the only stop for the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour in Fredericton. The 150-lap feature is slated for Canada Day, Saturday, July 1st. This marks only the third extended distance race at the Geary track since 2010. Fans on Prince Edward Island will be able to see their favorite drivers battle it out for 150-laps on the tight confines of Oyster Bed Speedway on Saturday, August 5th. This will be the first extended distance race on the Island since Jonathan Hicken (Brudenell, PE) won a 150-lap event at Oyster Bed Speedway in 2012. Race sponsors, support classes and times for each event will be released in the coming weeks. PARTS FOR TRUCKS PRO STOCK TOUR 2017 SCHEDULE SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017 SCOTIA SPEEDWORLD 150 LAPS HALIFAX, NS SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017 PETTY INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY 150 LAPS MONCTON, NB SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017 RIVERSIDE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY 150 LAPS ANTIGONISH,NS SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2017 SCOTIA SPEEDWORLD 150 LAPS HALIFAX, NS SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2017 SPEEDWAY 660 150 LAPS FREDERICTON, NB SATURDAY, JULY 15, 2017 RIVERSIDE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY 250 LAPS ANTIGONISH, NS SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017 PETTY INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY 150 MONCTON, NB SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017 OYSTER BED SPEEDWAY 150 LAPS OYSTER BED BRIDGE, PE SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017 SCOTIA SPEEDWORLD 250 LAPS HALIFAX, NS SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017 PETTY INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY 200 LAPS MONCTON, NB SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 RIVERSIDE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY 150 LAPS ANTIGONISH,NS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 SCOTIA SPEEDWORLD 200 LAPS HALIFAX, NS 14 a u t o a t l a n t i c . c o m n m a r c h 2 0 1 7 Interstate Batteries • 593 St. George Blvd. • Moncton,N.B. • (506) 386-6777

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