PETERBOROUGH, Ontario — With having clinched the championship by simply showing up on Saturday, Daniel Hawn put the perfect capper on his Living Lighting, Scott Reinhart Trailer Sales Ltd OSCAAR Pro Sprint campaign, winning the Autumn Colours Classic feature presented by Team All Tech.
The first heat started out a little messy, with contact between James Stanley and Ryan Battilana on Lap 5; Gary Triska also ran into mechanical issues. Daniel Hawn picked up the win ahead of Rob McCall, Battilana, Stanley, Owen Elliott, Rob Summers, Tyler Cullen, Brad Holmes, and Kevin Taylor.
Daniel Hawn went for the daily double ahead of Stanley, McCall, Battilana, Elliott, Cullen, Summers, Triska, Taylor, and Holmes.
Come feature time, Owen Elliott started pole ahead of Gary Triska, Brad Holmes, Tyler Cullen, Kevin Taylor, Ryan Battilana, Rob Summers, James Stanley, Daniel Hawn, and Rob McCall.
The drop of the green would see Elliott and Battilana battle for the lead, with Stanley and Hawn side-by-side for third. Battilana grabbed the top spot on Lap 2 with Hawn moving into second ahead of Stanley. Hawn then took over the lead a lap later, with Stanley following him through a lap later. The race’s lone caution came out on Lap 3 for Holmes going off the track in turn one.
Hawn got a good restart to hold down the lead ahead of Stanley, Battilana, McCall, Elliott, Summers, Cullen, Taylor, and Triska. Taylor would then pass Cullen for seventh on Lap 9, with McCall by Battilana for third four laps later. unfortunately, Elliott’s strong run came to an end when his car broke on Lap 16. Taylor and Cullen continued to battle, trading back and forth sixth a couple times through the final half of the race.
Daniel Hawn picked up the victory ahead of James Stanley, Rob McCall, Ryan Battilana, and Rob Summers. Tyler Cullen finished sixth, followed by Gary Triska, Kevin Taylor, Owen Elliott, and Brad Holmes.
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By: Ashley McCubbin