Race Reports

Miles Tyson Makes Late Race Pass to Score First Career Late Model Victory

INNISFIL, Ontario — The continued improvement throughout the season paid off in a big way for Miles Tyson, as he scored his first career Limited Late Model feature victory at Sunset Speedway’s Fall Velocity.

Paul Maltese won the first heat ahead of Rick Spencer-Walt, Allan Inglis, Billy Zardo, and Alex Hastie.

Kendra Adams was victorious in the second qualifier in front of Dustyn Mombourquette, Miles Tyson, the 11, Daniel Montanari, and Ryan D’Antimo.

Rick Spencer-Walt won the third heat ahead of Zardo, Maltese, Hastie, and Inglis.

Daniel Montanari was victorious in the fourth qualifier in front of Tyson, Adams, Mombourquette, the 11, and D’Antimo.

Come feature time, Kendra Adams started pole in front of Paul Maltese, Rick Spencer-Walt, Dustyn Mombourquette, Miles Tyson, Daniel Montanari, Billy Zardo, Allan Inglis, the 11, Alex Hastie, and Ryan D’Antimo.

Paul Maltese broke out to the early advantage in front of Adams, with Spencer-Walt alongside Mombourquette for third. Spencer-Walt got the spot, immediately challenging Adams for second on Lap 2, as Tyson challenged Mombourquette for fourth. Tyson got the spot a lap later, bringing Montanari through with him.

Spencer-Walt would complete the pass on Adams on Lap 4 for second, as Tyson continued to run fourth, with Mombourquette alongside Montanari for fifth in front of the 11.

Rick Spencer-Walt continued to move forward, making the pass for the top spot on Lap 6, bumping Maltese back to second ahead of Adams, Tyson, Mombourquette, Montanari, the 11, Hastie, Zardo, and D’Antimo, as Inglis made his way down pit road with a problem on Lap 11.

Tyson would move into second on Lap 18, with Adams and Mombourquette following suit over the next seven laps, before the race’s first caution at Lap 28 for the 11 going around on the frontstretch.

Spencer-Walt got a good restart ahead of Tyson and Mombourquette, with Adams back to fourth in front of Montanari and Hastie. Hastie would get alongside Montanari for fifth on Lap 30, as Zardo headed down pit road two laps later with a mechanical issue. The second caution then came out on Lap 36 for the 11 going around on the frontstretch.

The restart would see the field get strung out single-file around the facility, but Spencer-Walt was unable to drive away from Tyson as he kept in touch as the laps ticked on. Tyson would close the gap with about 25 laps to go, getting alongside Spencer-Walt for the top spot on Lap 66. The pair would run side-by-side for several laps, with Tyson grabbing the advantage with five laps to go.

Miles Tyson then led the rest of the way en route to scoring the victory in front of Rick Spencer-Walt, Dustyn Mombourquette, Kendra Adams, and Daniel Montanari. Alex Hastie finished sixth, followed by the 11, Paul Maltese, and Ryan D’Antimo.

2 replies »

  1. Hey there Ashley.
    Love the article. Just one small correction. Montanari did not go around on lap 36.
    Not sure what happened on that lap but he did not spin out at all.


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