PETERBOROUGH, Ontario — Andy Kamrath got to celebrate the 2022 Queenston Chevrolet Buick GMC OSCAAR Modifieds presented by Just Foam It Championship in style, by winning the Autumn Colours Classic feature fueled by Touchwood Cabinets on Sunday at Peterborough Speedway.
Chris Milwain was victorious in the second qualifier ahead of Andy Kamrath, Coltin Everingham, Jason Keen, Wally Wilson, and Luke Gignac.
Jason Keen got the checkered flag in the third heat, followed by Everingham, Milwain, Reinhart, Townsend, and Murray.
Andy Kamrath won the fourth heat in front of Edwards, Emms, Bouillon, Liscum, Robb, and Wilson.
Following qualifying, Chris Milwain started pole ahead of Luke Gignac, Paul Townsend, Jason Keen, A.J. Emms, Dale Reinhart, TJ Edwards, Andy Kamrath, Coltin Everingham, Tyler Bouillon, Tyler Liscum, Wally Wilson, Shawn Murray, Tommy Robb, and Herb Walters.
Chris Milwain grabbed the early advantage in front of Gignac, Keen, Reinhart, Emms, Edwards, Kamrath, and Townsend. Everingham got alongside Townsend for eighth on Lap 4, completing the pass a lap later, as Bouillon ran 10th in front of Liscum, Murray, and Robb. Keen got alongside Gignac for second on Lap 7, completing the pass a lap later, bringing Reinhart, Emms, Edwards, Kamrath, Townsend, Bouillon and Liscum through with him over the next three laps. Bouillon then challenged Townsend for seventh.
The shuffling continued up front, with Reinhart getting alongside Keen for second on Lap 11, completing the pass a lap later, bringing Emms, Kamrath, and Edwards through with him. Emms then got by Reinhart for second on Lap 14, bringing Kamrath and Edwards through with him. Reinhart ran fifth in front of Keen, Everingham, Gignac, Bouillon, Liscum, Murray, and Robb.
Bouillon then got by Gignac for eighth, bringing Liscum through with him. Everingham also gained more ground, passing Keen for sixth on Lap 20, as Murray and Liscum battled for ninth. Murray held off the challenge, with Robb running 11th in front of Townsend, Walters, and Wilson.
The second spot changed hands on Lap 24, with Kamrath getting alongside Emms, passing him a lap later. Edwards ran fourth in front of Reinhart, Wilson, Keen, Bouillon, Liscum, and Murray. Andy Kamrath then took over the top spot on Lap 28, bringing Emms through with him, as Edwards battled Milwain for third in front of Reinhart, Everingham, Keen, Bouillon, Liscum, and Murray.
With 29 laps on the board, Kamrath led Emms, Edwards, Milwain, Reinhart, Everingham, Keen, Bouillon, Liscum, Murray, and Walters. Edwards caught Emms for second on Lap 33, giving him a bump as they headed into turn three. It worked against him, as Edwards got into the inside grass a little, losing ground in the process. He wouldn’t be the only driver to go off-roading, with Robb joining him on Lap 43. Robb’s feature got worse, as he’d spin Reinhart on Lap 47 resulting in the caution.
Andy Kamrath got away on the restart, pacing the final three laps en route to winning, while A.J. Emms secured second following a bump to TJ Edwards going into turn one on the restart. Coltin Everingham and Dale Reinhart rounded out the top-five, followed by Chris Milwain, Jason Keen, Tyler Liscum, Shawn Murray, and Luke Gignac. Paul Townsend was 11th in front of Tyler Bouillon, Tommy Robb, Wally Wilson, and Herb Walters.
OSCAAR is proud to be supported by Queenston Chevrolet Buick GMC, Just Foam It, Scott Reinhart Trailer Sales Ltd., Touchwood Cabinets, JRS Auctions, EPIC Racewear, Grisdale Race Products, The Fyre Place & Patio Shop, Point-s Action Tire and Automotive, and American Racer Tire.
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By: Ashley McCubbin