In the first ever trip for the Knightworks Design, Scott Reinhart Trailer Sales Ltd OSCAAR Hot Rods to Peterborough Speedway, it’d be Tyler Hawn winning the feature presented by Apsley Peterborough Transport.
The first heat did not start off smoothly as Adrian Foster ran into mechanical issues. Dalen Martin picked up the win ahead of Drew Robertson, Sean Walker, Donny Beatty, Nick Clarke, and Dan Rothwell.
The second heat saw a caution on Lap 5, with Steve Mayhew going around in turn two. The mechanical issues continued, with Steve Book and Ryan Cowan both not taking the checkered flag. Tyler Hawn picked up the win ahead of Adam Misener, Bob Parsons, Rodney Rutherford, Robert Robinson, and Mayhew.
Adam Misener won the third heat ahead of Beatty, Walker, Clarke, Bob Parsons, Martin, Mayhew, and Cowan.
Tyler Hawn went for the daily double ahead of Rutherford, Foster, Robertson, and Derek Henderson.
Come feature time, Bob Parsons started pole ahead of Drew Robertson, Tyler Hawn, Adam Misener, Sean Walker, Rodney Rutherford, Donny Beatty, Dalen Martin, Nick Clarke, Adrian Foster, Steve Mayhew, Derek Henderson, Steve Book, Robert Robinson, Dan Rothwell, Ryan Cowan, and Paul Senior.
Bob Parsons would grab the early lead, with Hawn moving into second ahead of Misener as Senior pulled off with a problem. Hawn would then make his way into the lead on Lap 6, with Misener and Rutherford following through. Parsons now ran fourth ahead of Robertson, Beatty, and Clarke.
Clarke’s early strong run hit a snag on Lap 6, when he’d spin on the backstretch. As Martin went to avoid him, he’d climb the backstretch wall, with Henderson tapping the back of him. unfortunately, both Martin and Henderson were unable to continue.
Hawn got a good restart to keep the lead ahead of Misener and Rutherford, with Foster moving up into fourth. However, the caution came out on Lap 8 for Parsons having a mechanical issue.
Hawn got another good restart ahead of Misener, with Foster challenging Rutherford for third. He was unable to complete the pass, instead falling back to sixth after being passed by both Book and Robertson. Foster would look to try and regain the lost ground, making contact and spinning Robertson in turn three for the third caution at Lap 17. Cowen headed pit side at this time with mechanical issues.
Hawn got a good restart ahead of Misener, with Book moving up into third. Book would then get alongside Misener for second on Lap 19, completing the pass a lap later. Rutherford continued to run fourth ahead of Walker, Beatty, Parsons, Foster, Robertson, Clarke, Mayhew, Rothwell, and Robinson. Unfortunately, the race would not go to the end without another caution, as Clarke would go around for the yellow flag at Lap 26.
Hawn got another good restart, with Book moving up into second ahead of Misener, Rutherford, Walker, and Foster. Foster continued to make up ground, passing Walker for fifth on Lap 26, before the caution came out for Robertson going around two laps later.
The restart would not go smoothly, as MIsener would go landscaping for the sixth caution. The second attempt went better, with Hawn leading Book, as Rutherford and Foster battled for third. Rutherford held off the challenge, with Beatty getting alongside Foster for fourth. Foster would hold him off, though, as Beatty fell back in line with five laps to go.
Tyler Hawn picked up the victory ahead of Steve Book, Rodney Rutherford, Adrian Foster, and Donny Beatty. Sean Walker finished sixth, followed by Adam Misener, Bob Parsons, Drew Robertson, and Dan Rothwell. Steve Mayhew finished 11th, followed by Robert Robinson, Nick Clarke, Ryan Cowen, Dalen Martin, Derek Henderson, and Paul Senior.
The next race for the Knightworks Design, Scott Reinhart Trailer Sales Ltd OSCAAR Hot Rods will take place at Brighton Speedway on Saturday, July 13. The series thanks to Excess Storage, McDonald’s Brighton, and Just Like Home Dog Care for their support of the event.
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OSCAAR’s 2019 racing season is supported by several dedicated partners including Queenston Chevrolet Buick GMC, Knightworks Design, Living Lighting Canada, Scott Reinhart Trailer Sales Ltd., American Racer, and Grisdale Race Products.
By: Ashley McCubbin