Hawn Scores Ninth Straight OSCAAR Pro Sprint Victory at Peterborough

The domination continues for Daniel Hawn as he picked up his ninth straight OSCAAR Pro Sprint feature victory on Saturday night at Peterborough Speedway.

Brody Rickwood won the first heat ahead of Jaden Riddel, Kevin Taylor and Darryl Anthony. Unfortunately, problems kept both Gary Triska and Ryan Battilana from starting.

Daniel Hawn won the second heat ahead of James Stanley, Tyler Cullen, Rob Summers, Bill Heatherton and Parker Bowman. Shawn Stanley failed to start due to mechanical problems.

Jaden Riddel won the third heat ahead of Hawn, James Stanley and Summers. Unfortunately, it was Anthony and Triska running into problems this time around.

Brody Rickwood went for the daily double ahead of Cullen, Taylor, Heatherton, and Bowman. Battilana and Shawn Stanley failed to start this time around.

With Tyler Cullen and Kevin Taylor leading the field to green, everybody managed to run cleanly from the drop of the green flag to the checkered, with the race only being slowed once in the early stages due to mechanical issue. Although Brody Rickwood paced the opening laps, Daniel Hawn would use the restart to his advantage, taking the lead and cruising to victory.

As noted, it marks Daniel Hawn’s ninth straight OSCAAR Pro Sprint victory dating back to last season as he further extends his series points lead. It also marks his third victory at Peterborough Speedway.

James Stanley finished second for a season-best finish, followed by Tyler Cullen with his second straight third-place finish. Ryan Battilana overcame his issues to place fourth to tie his best-career OSCAAR placement, with Rob Summers rounding out the top-five with a season-best fifth.

Kevin Taylor finished sixth for his fourth straight top-eight finish, followed by Gary Triska with a season-best seventh. Brody Rickwood placed eighth for his first top-10 of 2018, followed by Bill Heatherton in ninth in his first appearance of 2018. Jaden Riddel rounded out the top-10, which oddly enough is the worst finish of his rookie campaign so far.

Parker Bowman finished 11th, while Darryl Anthony and Shawn Stanley failed to start due to mechanical issues.

By Ashley McCubbin

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