HAMILTON, Ontario — He was challenged throughout the night, but it would not prove enough as Daniel Hawn scored the victory in the Living Lighting, Scott Reinhart Trailer Sales OSCAAR Pro Sprint 25-lap feature presented by Pinnacle Home Environment Solutions at Flamboro Speedway.
It appeared as though Gary Triska was on his way to winning the opening heat, but he ran into mechanical issues with two laps to go. Rob McCall picked up the win ahead of Dylan Little, Kevin Taylor, Rob Summers, Ken McKenzie, and Triska.
Jaden Riddell won the second heat ahead of Daniel Hawn, James Stanley, Ryan Battilana, Kelly Summers, Tyler Cullen, and Brad Holmes.
Rob McCall went for the daily double ahead of Kevin Taylor, Gary Triska, Rob Summers, Ken Mckenzie, and Dylan Little.
Daniel Hawn won the fourth qualifier ahead of Jaden Riddell, James Stanley, Kelly Summers, Brad Holmes, Ryan Battilana, and Tyler Cullen. Cullen, unfortunately, ran into motor issues on the second lap.
Come feature time, Dylan Little led Gary Triska, Kevin Taylor, Brad Holmes, Tyler Cullen, Kelly Summers, Brad Pearsall, James Stanley, Daniel Hawn, Rob Summers, Rob McCall, Ryan Battilana, and Ken Mckenzie.
Hawn wasted no time in making his way to the front, taking Riddell and Taylor three-wide for the lead by the end of the opening lap. Hawn would take the top spot on Lap 2 ahead of Riddell and Taylor, with Kelly Summers and Stanley side-by-side for fourth. Stanley got the spot, passing Taylor for third on Lap 5. Summers then made her way up to fourth a lap later, with McCall passing Taylor for fifth on Lap 7.
McCall would continue to move forward, passing Summers for fourth on Lap 8. Taylor continued to run sixth ahead of Little, Battilana, and Cullen. Unfortunately, Cullen’s engines striked again as he would head pit side on Lap 10. This would allow Triska to move up into ninth ahead of Holmes, Rob Summers, and Ken Mckenzie. The shuffling continued, with Holmes passing Triska for ninth on Lap 4.
The race would not go green to checkered completed, with Triska stalling in turn four with four laps to go.
Daniel Hawn got a good restart, picking up the victory ahead of Jaden Riddell, James Stanley, Rob McCall, and Kelly Summers. Ryan Battilana finished sixth, followed by Kevin Taylor, Brad Holmes, Rob Summers, Dylan Little, Ken McKenzie, Gary Triska, and Tyler Cullen.
The next race for the Living Lighting OSCAAR Pro Sprints at Peterborough Speedway on Saturday, August 3, presented by PC Imageware Corporation.
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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.