MILLGROVE, Ontario — The wreck at Sunset Speedway did not slow Jessica James down, as she dominated en route to winning the Outlaw Midgets presented by Canadian Tire Innisfil feature at Flamboro Speedway’s Frostoberfest.
The first heat started off with a caution on Lap 5 for Jessica James’ chain coming off while leading. Dave Bradley picked up the win in front of Cory Whittam, Dave Inglis, Kevin Spiez, and Fred Homewood.
Mike Bradley won the second qualifier ahead of Jason Metcalfe, Rob Harrison, Larry Lawson, Dan Kviring, Zach Millman, and Kayla Semple.
Jessica James was victorious in the third heat, followed by Dave Bradley, Whittam, Russ Couture, Inglis, Spiez, and Homewood.
Larry Lawson picked up the checkered flag in the fourth qualifier, in front of Mike Bradley, Harrison, Metcalfe, Kviring, Semple, and Millman.
Come feature time, Dave Bradley started pole in front of Dave Bradley, Larry Lawson, Jason Metcalfe, Rob Harrison, Jessica James, Dave Inglis, Kevin Spiez, Dan Kviring, Zach Millman, Kayla Semple, Cory Whittam, Fred Homewood, and Russ Couture.
Dave Bradley grabbed the early lead, with James alongside Dave’s brother Mike for second. James got the spot, passing Dave Bradley for the lead on Lap 2. Dave now ran second in front of Mike, Metcalfe, Lawson, Whittam, Harrison, Couture, and Spiez. Whittam continued to move forward, passing Lawson to break into the top-five on Lap 6, as Kviring passed Spiez for ninth. Spiez now ran 10th, followed by Inglis, Millman and Semple.
Couture began to move forward, passing Harrison for seventh on Lap 9, getting alongside Lawson for sixth two laps later. Whittam took over fourth on Lap 12 in front of Metlcalfe, Couture, Lawson, Harrison, and Kviring. Couture’s run hit a snag, as he’d be passed by both Lawson and Harrison on Lap 17.
Jessica James led the rest of the way en route to winning ahead of Dave Bradley, with Cory Whittam passing Mike Bradley with two laps to go for third. Jason Metcalfe rounded out the top-five, followed by Rob Harrison, Larry Lawson, Dan Kviring, Dave Inglis, and Kevin Spiez. Zach Millman was 11th, in front of Kayla Semple and Russ Couture, while Fred Homewood did not finish.
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By: Ashley McCubbin