Racing at Petty International near Salisbury, N.B. next weekend
Amherst's Ryan Mackintosh will be racing close to home next Saturday at the Lucas Oil 100.
Amherst’s Ryan Mackintosh, shown in Legend Car Semi-Pro action last year in the United States, will be racing in the Lucas Oil 100 at Petty International Raceway
AMHERST – Amherst’s Ryan Mackintosh will be taking to the high banks of Petty International Raceway in the Lucas Oil 100 on June 28.
“I am excited to get a chance to make my debut in a super late model on the tour and to be able to race so close to home is going to be fun,” stated Mackintosh.
Mackintosh will be piloting the #03 car owned by Wayne Smith.
“When we heard Ryan was going to be home for part of the summer it seemed to be a great fit to have him run for us”, commented Smith from his race shop in Timberlea.
The Lucas Oil 100 will be the fourth event of the 2014 season with last week’s event at Riverside being postponed due to weather.
The Maritime Pro Stock Tour is the top racing series in Eastern Canada. The schedule is comprised of 12 events held at tracks throughout Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick featuring the top drivers in the region.
Mackintosh is the 2013 United States INEX Legend Car Semi-Pro Champion as well as the winner of United States Nationals event in 2013.
Mackintosh has lived in North Carolina for the past five seasons driving for Chris Woods Racing. He will be attending Wingate University in North Carolina in August and will be continuing to race on a limited schedule during the school year.
St Louis Bar and Grill, Moncton, will be hosting a tailgate event on the 28th. Call 506-962-3067 for event details and special tickets to the event and race.