After a small break, the Living Lighting, Scott Reinhart Trailer Sales Ltd. OSCAAR Pro Sprints are set to get back in action this weekend at Sunset Speedway, with their feature presented by Wild Wing of Woodbridge.
Daniel Hawn enters the event as the favorite as he has won all five features ran at Sunset Speedway for the OSCAAR Pro Sprints. He has also won both features this season to date, visiting victory lane at Sunset in June, followed by a win at Grand Bend Speedway.
On the flip side, James Stanley could be the next driver to break into victory lane after finishing the last 11 Pro Sprint events in the top-five. He has ran well at Sunset Speedway previously, scoring a third-place finish in June with four top-four finishes in five races.
Rob Summers is off to a solid start with a fifth and sixth in the first two races this season. He has a fifth, sixth, and a pair of sevenths in fourth Sunset Speedway appearances.
Gary Triska will be looking for another run this weekend, after scoring a top-10 in the last 12 Pro Sprint events. He has finished in the top-10 in each of his previous appearances at the Innisfil, Ontario oval, including three eighth-place finishes.
Ryan Battilana will hope to score his first career OSCAAR victory this weekend, following five podium finishes in the last eight races. He has finished inside the top-four in each of his five starts at Sunset Speedway, including a runner-up in the first Velocity 250 feature.
Jaden Riddell will be looking for his fourth career OSCAAR Pro Sprint victory after a pair of runner-ups to start the 2019 campaign. Although he has yet to visit the winner’s circle at Sunset Speedway, he has finished second in the most recent two features.
Kevin Taylor hopes to continue finding speed in his new car, a pair of ninths to start 2019. In his 2018 rookie campaign, Sunset Speedway marked the sight of his best-career finish with a fifth in the Spring Velocity.
Tyler Cullen has started off the 2019 campaign solidly, scoring a sixth and fifth in the first two races this season.
Brian MacDonald made his return to OSCAAR Pro Sprint competition after a small break, scoring a solid 10th-place finish in June at Sunset Speedway.
The battle for the Hinkley Lighting Rookie of the Year Award will be one to watch all season long.
Brad Holmes got to hold his first Pro Sprint checkered flag at Sunset Speedway in June, winning one of his qualifying heats. He has posted a seventh in each of his features to start 2019.
Dylan Little will hope to run in the top-10 on Saturday afternoon, after finishing 11th in June. He did score a 10th-place finish at Grand Bend Speedway earlier this month.
Russ Couture will also be looking for some more speed, after finishing 12th at Sunset Speedway in June.
Beyond the drivers mentioned here, there are others who have a potential of appearing and making things interesting. Make sure to come out to Sunset Speedway on Saturday, July 20 to witness all of the action for yourself.
On top of the excitement of the Pro Sprint event, the night should be filled with excitement with both the Queenston Chevrolet Buick GMC OSCAAR Modifieds and Knightworks Design OSCAAR Hot Rods also on-hand. There is also a Bone Stock invitational scheduled for the night.
Be sure to keep up with OSCAAR by staying tuned to the series website at http://www.oscaar.ca. Also, make sure to “like” the official OSCAAR Racing Facebook page, while following both the Twitter and Instagram accounts (@OSCAARRacing) to keep up to date on everything you need to know.
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.
Preview written by Ashley McCubbin