Location: Kawartha Speedway June 1, 2014

Presenting Sponsor: Knightworks Design LTD

What won the race: After pitting on lap one of the feature event to repair fender damage, Andrew worked his way through the field. Taking the lead away from #17 Kevin Cornelius near the midpoint of the event, the #81 went unchallenged to pick up his first feature win of the 2014 season

Bad Luck of the event: #7 of Derrick Tiemersma suffered heavy damage in heat race action. #22 Glenn Watson and #39 Shane Gowan both received extensive race ending damage in separate incidents. Rookie contender #82 of Corey Jones continues to fight bad luck relegating him to a 21st place finish.

Rookie Battle: All five Rookie of the Year candidates were in attendance. At the end of the feature event it was the #b10 of Kelly Balson finishing eighth and the top rookie of the event. #24 Scott Field placed thirteenth, #71Ethan Cournyea was sixteenth, #44 Dave Doucette was nineteenth and #82 Corey Jones was twenty first.

Car Count: 22

Top qualifier: #22 Glenn Watson

Pole Sitter: #17 Kevin Cornelius

Heat Race winners: #10 Jesse Kennedy, #22 Glenn Watson

Top Five in Points: 1st #81 Andrew Gressel 137 pts, 2nd #70 Jeff Hanley 135 pts, 3rd #10 Jesse Kennedy 130 pts, 4th (tie) #48 Dwayne Baker and #45 Rob Poole 127 pts

Next Series Event: Barrie Speedway June 13th 2014. Racing Starts at 6:30pm

Feature Finish: 1) #81 Andrew Gressel, 2) #10 Jesse Kennedy, 3) #70 Jeff Hanley, 4) #2 John Owen, 5) #45 Rob Poole, 6) #48 Dwayne Baker, 7) #54 Mike Beyore, 8) #10b Kelly Balson(r), 9) #04 Rudy Oppersma, 10) #7t Jeff Dunford, 11) #16 Robert Bickle, 12) #40 Mark Dilley, 13)  #24 Scott Field (r),14) #17 Kevin Cornelius, 15) #13 Al Thompson, 16) #71c Ethan Cournyea (r), 18) #61 Kevin Weller, 19) #44 Dave Doucette (r), 20) #39 Shane Gowan, 21) #82 Corey Jones(r), 22) Derrick Tiemersma dns, #22 Glenn Watson dq

OSCAAR 2014 Partners: Hanover Holidays Hoosier Tire, Jenco Equipment, Klotz Synthetic Lubricants, Knightworks Designs Ltd, McGunegill Engine Performance, Midas of Orangeville, North Toronto Auction, Ontario Oval, Race Time Radio, Race2way, Reinhardt Trailers, South Shore Services, Stefko Race Engines

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– OSCAAR press release.  Photo credit: Andrew Gresel Sauble Falls Facebook

Gresel Keeps OSCAAR Streak Alive at Kawartha