SOURCE: Weststar Resources Corp.

Weststar Resources Corp.

November 17, 2009 09:00 ET

Weststar Completes Drill Program on Axe Property

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - November 17, 2009) - Weststar Resources Corp. (TSX-V: WER) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the completion of a first phase of drilling operations on the Axe project, an advanced stage project with a known historical porphyry copper resource. The property consists of 21 mineral claims (119 claim units), located 20 km north of Princeton, British Columbia.

More Core Diamond Drilling Services Ltd. of Stewart, BC was retained to drill 4 HQ size diamond drill holes. 2009 drilling was intended to update 2006 drill results from a gold bearing target identified within the West Zone as well as test geophysical targets in the South Zone. Three short drill holes were drilled in the West Zone and a fourth hole was drilled on an IP chargeability anomaly.

A total of 503.3 meters was drilled and presently a total of 369 metres of drill core and 8 trench samples have been shipped to ALS Chemex Labs in North Vancouver for analysis. Results from analytical work should be available within 3-4 weeks.

The technical information in this news release has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43-101 and reviewed on behalf of the Company by Stuart Fraser, PGeol, a qualified person.

About the Company: Weststar Resources Corp. (TSX-V: WER) is a mineral exploration company focused on discovering and advancing mineral properties by utilizing modern geological science to evaluate historical known discoveries. Weststar offers the potential for rapid corporate growth and asset appreciation. Weststar's portfolio is currently focused in Canada and holds Coal, Lithium, Copper and Gold properties.

Weststar currently holds 70% interest in the Axe property.

On Behalf of the Board

Mitchell Adam, President
Weststar Resources Corp.

For additional information, please contact the Company at 1-604-669-9330 or email:

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