Entering the season confident, Cassidy March started off the year well before encountering problems through the second half.
March was one of the drivers who got experience during the 2016 season, scoring three podium finishes. As a result, many thought he would be the next driver to score his first career victory.
The season-opener at Peterborough Speedway did not go as planned, as March was involved in a wreck on the opening lap, seeing his feature end before it even got started. He had shown speed, though, with a runner-up in heats.
March would rebound the following week at Flamboro Speedway, though, finishing fourth. However, he wouldn’t be as lucky at Sauble Speedway, evidently placing ninth.
The return to Flamboro was welcomed by the No. 81 Rust Check team, though, as the Hamilton, Ontario oval has always treated him well. This time did not disappoint, either, as he posted a fourth-place finish despite going for a spin on the frontstretch on Lap 11.
With momentum on his side, he was able to keep the positive finishes coming with the double-header at Peterborough, posting a pair of top-fives.
While the first six features of the season worked out decently, the second half of the year was less than memorable. Whether due to mechanical issues or wrecks, nothing seemed to go the way that March hoped, evidently resulting in four straight finishes outside the top-10.
March has made the decision to go a different direction in 2018, set to compete on the Lucas Oil T.Q. Can-Am Midget tour. OSCAAR wishes March and his team the best of luck in their endeavors.