The Ontario Sportsman Series headed to Flamboro Speedway on September 10th to hold their championship night.
With 3 cars tightly bunched in the point standings , the Waterloo Garage Doors Twin 40s , promised to be action packed.
The first 40 lapper found Todd Sheppard and Connor James leading the field to the green. After a side by side battle the #2 of Sheppard began to pace the field with James in hot pursuit. Slightly past half way, Sheppard and James tangled with a lapped car that seen both drivers doing some fancy driving to keep their cars under control, after the dust settled Sheppard continued to lead with James dropping back in the pack. The #2 went uncontested in a caution free race to claim the checkers.
After race 1 , Kevin Trevellin squeaked ahead in the standings. Followed by Michael Hryniuk Jr and Chad McGlynn.
Race 2 started with Connor James on the pole and Todd Sheppard outside.
Sheppard quickly assumed the lead with James right on his bumper. Just shy of the halfway point , James snuck by into first and set out on a torrid pace. The #4 of James crossed the line first with the 19 of Trevellin right on his bumper. Kevin Trevellin’s second place finish secured his first series championship after racing for 30 years.
Congrats to Kevin on a very well deserved crown.
On August 13th, the Ontario Sportsman Series returned to Full Throttle Motor Speedway for their second trip to the high banks of Varney. After qualifying, the #18 of Chad McGlynn found himself as WMI Pole Award winner, with two time Full Throttle Motor Speedway winner Tim Tolton, in the #3 joining him on the front row. At the drop of the green flag it was McGlynn who jumped out to the lead, closely pursued by Tolton. After a hard fought 100 laps, it was McGlynn taking the checkers, his first win of 2022, by a car length over Tolton. The #19 of Kevin Trevellin, rounding out the podium continuing his hot streak in the last three races. Mark Patrick finished a solid 4th and points leader Michael Hryniuk Jr. rounded out the top five.
The series returns for their second visit to the Flamboro Speedway on Sept 10th. The points battle is getting tight with 2 to go! Who will take home the 2022 Ontario Sportsman Series Championship?
The Ontario Sportsman Series made their second appearance at London area half mile on Friday Aug 5. Time trials found the 38 of Derek McCullough atop the board with a near track record pole time, closely behind him was the winner of the previous OSS race at Delaware , Todd Sheppard.
15 cars took the green flag with McCullough jumping to the early lead closely pursued by Sheppard, Kevin Trevillin and Chad Mcglynn. The first 20 laps saw some very fast paced racing with the top 7 drivers staying in close contact.
Kevin Trevellin found his way to the lead on lap 19 and started to set a great pace for the rest of the event. Chad Mcglynn was in 2nd in hot pursuit along with McCullough right on his heels. Despite a few late race restarts Trevellin held off all challenges and brought home his second straight OSS victory.
Second went Sean Mangin for his first career OSS podium and Chad Mcglynn rounded out the top 3.
Quick turnaround for the teams as next Saturday Full Throttle Speedway hosts them for 100 laps on the high banks, see you there.
July 16 found the OSS series making its annual visit to Peterborough Speedway. After qualifying the 19 of Kevin Trevillin put himself on the pole . At the green flag the 19 jumped to the lead closely pursued by the 47 of Sean Mangin.
That’s when the battle of attrition started. As various contenders found trouble Trevellin continued to show the way. The 19 basically ran the second half uncontested, as the 12 Mark Patrick, 18 of Chad Mcglynn and 48 of Doug Cathcart battled.
The checker flag flew over Kevin Trevillin for his first series win after many years of trying, followed by ageless veteran Mark Patrick and Doug Cathcart rounded out the podium.
July 9th found the Ontario Sportsman Series at Southern Ontario Motor Speedway for their first attempt at conquering dirt in the Unifor 444 Asphalt Invasion.
After time trials the charts found guest driver DJ Kennington in the Brimstone Games , Hryniuk Hall Motorsports 47 sitting atop the starting grid. He was joined on the front row by 2 time winner this season, #2 Todd Sheppard. Followed by defending Series champ Chad Mcglynn in his 18 Ford.
As the green flag flew Kennington jumped out to a lead that he would never relinquish. The real battle was behind DJ as Sheppard, Mcglynn, Michael Hryniuk Jr, and a hard pressing Kevin Trevillin fought to round out the top 5.
After 50 hard fought laps the checkers fell over DJ , Mcglynn , Hryniuk Jr, Sheppard and Trevillin.
Quick turn around for the teams this week as they hit the fast Peterborough Speedway this Saturday night for the AF 100
Saturday night the Ontario Sportsman Series returned to Full Throttle Motor Speedway to complete the rain out from earlier in the season. The 18 of Chad Mcglynn and 15 of Michael Hryniuk Jr. comprised the front row that brought the field to green. A fierce side by side battle over the opening laps found the 15 prevailing to grab the early lead. Hryniuk Jr. held this spot until lap 33. After contact between the 15 and 18 the hard charging #3 of Tim Tolton slipped by them both to take the lead, a position he would never relinquish over the rest of the race despite charges from Hryniuk Jr, and Kevin Trevillin. The checker flag fell over Tolton followed by Trevillin , Hryniuk Jr, Brad Robinson with a career best fourth and Mark Patrick with his first top 5 of the season.
Next up is the series inaugural visit to the dirt of Southern Ontario Motor Speedway for the Unifor 444 Asphalt Invasion.
Friday June 17 found the OSS hitting the newly paved Delaware Speedway for the first time this season.
After group qualifying points leader #15 Michael Hryniuk Jr was atop the charts, narrowly missing the track record.
Under windy cool conditions the field took the green flag with Hryniuk Jr jumping out to the lead closely pursued by the 38 of Derek McCullough. 20 laps in the 2 of Todd Sheppard began his charge towards the front reeling in the top 2 . Lap 39 saw the 2 finally get inside the 15 and taking the lead. The rest of the race saw Todd continue to slowly widen his lead as Michael and Derek raced closely for 2nd.
The race went green for the full 100 laps with the 2 crossing the line first , followed by the 15 ahead of the 38.
2 cars making their 2022 OSS debuts rounded out the top 5 with Doug Cathcart 4th and Rob Windis 5th.
The series resumes with their make up race at Full Throttle Speedway this weekend.
Under sunny skies the Automotivefluids.ca OSS cars took to the track for 100 Laps on the high banked Innisfil oval. Qualifying saw Todd Sheppard edge Michael Hryniuk Jr for the pole as the ageless veteran Mark Patrick rounded out the top 3.
At the start Hryniuk Jr charged to the lead, followed closely by Sheppard . Contact between the 2 leaders 15 laps in, sent both cars to the rear. From there Brad Robinson assumed the lead , his first ever, as Sheppard and Hryniuk charged back thru the pack. After a flurry of cautions mid race the 2 and 15 again found themselves at the front. Over the remaining laps they both took turns leading. At the line Sheppard edged Hryniuk Jr by 2 car lengths for the victory. Rounding out the top 5 were Brendon Patrick, Kevin Lay ( both career bests) and then Kevin Trevellin in 5th.
The series returns on the 1/2 mile Delaware oval on June 17th.
The May 14th race at Full Throttle Motor Speedway had to be cancelled due to rain. The event will now be run on June 25th. Qualifying will stand as it was on May 14th: