Scotia Speedworld - 7/4/03
Top Three at Scotia Speedworld on July 4th - L to R -
Scott Mulkern, 3rd;
Ben Rowe, 1st; & Larry Gelinas, 2nd
Ben Rowe at Scotia Speedworld
Results - July 4th - Scotia Speedworld
1 - 00 - Ben Rowe - Turner, ME
2 - 37 - Larry Gelinas - Scarborough, ME
3 - 84 - Scott Mulkern - Falmouth, ME
4 - 08 - Scott Fraser - Shubenacade, NS
5 - 24x - Mike Rowe - Turner, ME
6 - 60 - Dale Shaw - Center Conway, NH
7 - 89 - Donald Chisholm - Antigonish, NS
8 - 97 - John Fleming - Halifax, NS
9 - 0 - Sam Sessions - South Paris, ME
10 - 02 - Mac MacKenzie - Dartmouth, NS
11 - 24k - Travis Khiel - Denmark, ME
12 - 11 - Marty Prevost - Fall River, NS
13 - 33 - Richie Dearborn - Hollis, ME
14 - 72 - Stacy Clement - Five Island Lake, NS
15 - 54 - Johnny Clark - Hallowell, ME
16 - 29 - Scott Chubbuck - Wiscasset, ME
17 - 33x - Wayne Smith - Timberlea, NS
18 - 67 - Gordie Ryan - Wellington, NS
19 - 71 - Dan MacKay - Halifax, NS
20 - 43 - Matt Hughes - Quispamsis, NS
21 - 8 - Cassius Clark - Farmington, ME
22 - 77 - Dave Gorveatt - Charlottetown, PEI
23 - 6 - George Koszkulies - New Glasgow, NS
24 - 15 - Scott Alexander - Dartmouth, NS
|Race Notes: Terrific
race. Two (only 2) cautions at lap 21 and at lap 68 for spins. 132 green lap run to the
checkers! Top four ran at a tremendous pace, putting the fifth place car a
lap down Only three cars out - all with mechanical problems. Very clean race with
no major crash damage at all. Front row of starting grid was Scott Mulkern and
Johnny Clark - Clark had a flat in the race.
Rowe, Fraser Top PASS Maritime Doubleheader
|It was the Ben Rowe show Friday the 4th
in the Pro All Stars Series Forbes Chev-Olds 200 at Scotia
Speedworld. Rowe set the mark early with fast time in Sunoco Race Fuels time trials
and then went on to lead 155 of the 200 laps of the PASS feature to capture his fourth win
of 2003 for the Tom and Eileen Estes owned Mechanical Services/Superior Image team.
Larry Gelinas was second in the Watts Enterprises/Digbys Variety Chevrolet and Scott
Mulkern came home third in his Community Pharmacies Dodge. Shubencadie, Nova Scotia racer
Scott Fraser was the top finishing Canadian driver in fourth and Mike Rowe rounded out the
top five. Dale Shaw claimed the sixth spot with Donald Chisolm, John Flemming, Sam
Sessions and Mike MacKenzie completing the top ten. Travis Kheil earned the Northern Race
Tires Rookie Challenge award for his eleventh place run.
Fast Car Dash winner Mulkern led the first thirty-two circuits before being overtaken by
Ben Rowe. Rowe led until lap seventy when Gelinas grabbed the top spot for thirteen laps.
Rowe made his last pass for the top spot on lap eighty-four and went on to lead the final
116 laps to capture the victory. The race took just 59 minutes to complete and saw only
two cautions for minor incidents. Twenty-one cars finished the event.
Heat race winners among the 24 entries were Mike Rowe and Wayne Smith.
The PASS teams loaded up and headed south to New Brunswick
International Speedway for a 150 lapper on Saturday night that saw just one lap 20
caution spoil a potential green to checker run. Shubencadie Nova Scotias Scott
Fraser held up the honors for the Canadian teams, earning his first Pro All Stars win of
2003 in his Fraser Racing/ King Freight Lines Chevrolet. Fraser battled Fridays
Scotia Speedworld Forbes Chev-Olds 200 winner Ben Rowe for the distance, besting the PASS
point leader by .362 seconds at the stripe.
Johnny Clark, Larry Gelinas and Scott Chubbuck waged a fierce battle for third
throughout the event with Clark coming out on top of that tussle for third with Gelinas
fourth and Chubbuck fifth. Scott Mulkern backed up his third place run on Friday with a
solid sixth and Dave Groveatt came back to score seventh after a disappointing 22nd place
finish at Scotia. Travis Kheil was the top Northern Race Tires Rookie in eighth with Nova
Scotian John Flemming ninth and Dale Shaw tenth.
Twenty-one of the twenty-three starters completed the distance, taking just
thirty-eight minutes to make the run from green to the checkers. Moncton, New
Brunswicks Dave OBlennis set the fastest race lap at 13.443.
Ben Rowe earned the Sunoco Race Fuels fast time with a lap of 13.208 seconds.