After an exciting season lasting from the very start in May to the very end in October, OSCAAR fans know they got delivered the action they wanted throughout each event. In the end, it was Gary McLean picking up his fifth straight OSCAAR Modified Championship. However, he wasn’t the only driver who racked up numbers.
Let’s take a look back at the season by looking at how the numbers tallied together.
1 flip happened this year, as Rob Di Venanzo went for a bit of a ride at Peterborough Speedway. Despite the heavy crash mid-year, he finished 10th in the standings.
No. 4 of Jeff Showler led the way en route to feature victory lane at Delaware Speedway in June.
4 drivers scored more than six feature top-10s this year – Gary McLean, A.J. Emms, Cory Horner and Luke Gignac.
5 straight championships for McLean. Notably, his five feature victories this season led all drivers in wins.
5 drivers won more than two heats this season – McLean, Emms, Gignac, John Harper and Chris Milwain
5 drivers scored more than four feature top-fives this season – McLean, Emms, Horner, Gignac and Harper.
6 drivers won at least one feature this season.
7 feature top-fives by McLean and Emms led all drivers this season.
7 feature top-10s allowed Horner to complete the year sitting seventh in points.
9 feature top-10s by McLean, Emms and Gignac led all drivers this season.
No. 09 driven by Dan Price scored six top-10s, including a fifth at Flamboro, en route to finishing fifth in points.
10 points was the difference between McLean and Cory Horner in the RTR – Sirius 167 Hard Charger Award, with McLean picking up the honor.
13 drivers won at least one heat this season.
No. 14 driven by A.J. Emms visited feature victory lane for the first time in his career at the Autumn Colours Classic at Peterborough Speedway. Emms had a solid sophomore campaign en route to finishing third in points.
No. 20 visited victory lane in the season opener at Flamboro Speedway, with Super Late regular George Wilson behind the wheel as he filled in for Mike Hearty.
No. 21 of Chris Milwain showed speed en route to finishing eighth in the standings.
31 drivers scored at least one top-10 feature finish this year.
34 different drivers ran at least one Modified event this season.
No. 36 driven by Gary Elliott visited feature victory lane for the first time in his career at Flamboro Speedway on August 6. Elliott finished the year fourth in the standings.
55 was the amount of points Luke Gignac scored en route to picking up the Modified Rookie of the Year Award.
No. 79 driven by John Harper scored his second career feature victory at Flamboro on August 6. Harper completed the season sixth in the standings.
No. 88 of Ryan Dick scored a pair of top-five feature finishes en route to finishing ninth in points.