Flamboro Speedway – May 4, 2019 Recap

After a long off-season of making sure everything would be perfect for this year, it would pay off as opening night at Flamboro Speedway would go off successfully. With solid fields in each of the classes, nine different drivers experienced the thrill of victory on Saturday night.

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Starting seventh, Shawn Chenoweth methodically worked his way to the front, using a mid-race race restart to his advantage to pass Trevor Monaghan for the lead, pacing the rest of the way for the checkered flag. Mark Burbridge finished second, followed by Rick Burbridge, J.R. Fitzpatrick, and Kevin Albers, with Trevor Monaghan fading to sixth.

Chad Corcoran finished seventh, followed by Chris Howse, Gary Elliott, and Mike Klotz. David Gallinger finished 11th, followed by Brent Wheller, Jake Gilbert, and Tyler Di Venanzo. Hudson Nagy paced the field early, but mechanical issues took him out of the event. Billy Schwartzenburg also failed to finish, while Carson Nagy did not take the green flag.

The second feature would see J.R. Fitzpatrick carefully work his way through the field, taking the lead just past the halfway mark en route to the checkered flag. Kevin Albers escaped the chaos ahead of him en route to a runner-up performance. Hudson Nagy and Trevor Monaghan battled right to the checkered flag for third, including some considerable contact through turn four.

Rick Burbridge finished fifth, followed by Chad Corcoran, Gary Elliott, Mark Burbridge, Brent Wheller, and Chris Howse. Jake Gilbert finished 11th, followed by Tyler Di Venanzo, Carson Nagy, and Mike Klotz. Shawn Chenoweth was ready to make his way up through, but contact from in the early stages resulted in him making significant contact with the outside backstretch wall. Billy Schwartzenburg failed to finish, while David Gallinger did not take the green flag. First Feature Video: Second Feature Video:

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Starting on the front, Brad Collison was able to hold off a race-long challenge by Randy Rusnell to score the first victory of the season. The battle for third was close throughout the duration of the feature as well, with Kelsey Lamont holding off Kevin Gallant and Nick Troback. Robert Richardson and A.J. Miller rounded out the field.

After going around for a quick spin in the first feature, Nick Troback turned his luck around in the second event as he held off Collison to score the victory. Richardson crossed the finish line in third, but was penalized post-race. Rusnell was credited with third ahead of Gallant, Miller, and Lamont. First Feature Video:

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Jake Watson would put the No. 88 Mustang out front in the first feature, cruising away to secure the victory. Karl Sault and Andy Kamrath battled through the final laps for the runner-up spot, with Kamrath taking a trip through the field grass en route to placing third. Shawn Taylor finished fourth, followed by Kyle Istead, Tyler Lewis, Matt Young, Jonathan Ayrton, Rich Schwartzenburg and Will Gibbons.

Kyle Steckly finished 11th, followed by Gillian Hils, Kyle DaSilva, Allie Ditner, John Morrison, and Mike Hooper. Dylan Sharpe and Wayde Thorne failed to finish due to mechanical issues, while Michael Kenny made significant contact with the backstretch wall to end his night early. Kaitlyn Wallace would suffer a post-race penalty.

The fast cars would start deep in the field for the second feature, weaving their way through traffic with Karl Sault taking the lead just past halfway. He would hold on the rest of the event to take the checkered flag. Jake Watson finished second, followed by Will Gibbons, who led the opening laps. Andy Kamrath finished fourth, followed by Shawn Taylor, Kyle Istead, Tyler Lewis, Matt Young, Dylan Sharpe, and Rich Schwartzenburg.

Kaitlyn Wallace finished 11th, followed by Kyle DaSilva, Jonathan Ayrton, Kyle Steckley, John Morrison, Gillian Hils, Mike Hooper, and Wayde Thorne. Allie Ditner failed to finish, while Michael Kenny did not take the green flag. Second Feature Video:

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Making the haul from London, Jordan Morris started off his season on a high by winning the opening feature ahead of Leo Labarbera. David Rockwood crossed the finish line in third, but was disqualified post-race. Derek Jackson would be credited with fourth ahead of Bobby Mercer. Kyle Neumeister was also disqualified post-race, handing sixth over to Andy Wheller ahead of Mark Dennis, Steve DeLeeuw, Phil Givens, Jared Bodnar, and Chris Pendlebury.

RJ Croteau got credited with 11th, followed by John Lavelle, Courtney Scott, Matt McCraig, Bra