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Title: Greg Oakes captures his second straight Ontario Dirt Late Model championship!
Post by: CanadianRacingOnline on October 19, 2009, 09:18:39 AM

Greg Oakes captures his second straight Ontario Dirt Late Model championship!

The 2009 ODLM season kicked off on August 2nd at Humberstone Speedway in Port Colborne ON, for the Molson All Canadian Championships weekend. The ‘Bear Lake Banzai’ Boom Briggs grabbed the lead and never looked back, winning his Second straight All Canadian $3,000.00 prize.

Greg Oakes from Franklinville, NY opened the first night of the Fast Eddie Racewear Eastern Dirt Late Model Challenge with his first win of 2009. The ‘Canadian Rocket’ Chris Ross of Tupperville, ON and John Lobb of Frewsburg, NY rounded out the top three at the Autodrone Edelweiss in Quebec. 

The following night Mike Knight of Ripley, NY won ODLM’s first trip to the Brockville Ontario Speedway. Greg Oakes finished seconded and Chris Ross rounded out the top three.

Greg Oakes capped off the final night of the Eastern swing with his second win in the inaugural visit to Cornwall Speedway. Chris Ross finished second and ‘Batman’ Adam West of Ridgetown, ON finished third. With his win Greg Oakes was on top of the points battle (followed by Chris Ross) going into the final race for 2009.

The Ontario Dirt Late Models made their return to Brighton Speedway for the final race of 2009. At the end of the night, Chris Ross of Tupperville, ON was in victory lane. The win, however was not enough as Greg Oakes finished third and clinched the ODLM tile. John Lobb of Frewsburg, NY finished second to claim the Bernheisel race Components Rookie of the year.

The next and final meeting for ODLM will be the Awards Banquet and Karting Event on November 14th.

Final 2009 ODLM Series Points
Final Position   Car #   Driver   Home town   Points
1.   22   Greg Oakes   Franklinville, NY   437
2.   18R   Chris Ross   Tupperville, ON   421
3.   28J   John Lobb    Frewsberg, NY   412
4.   92   Adam West   Ridgetown, ON   373
5.   7   Jeff Dayman   Welland, ON   366
6.   78   Rick Baker   Ridgeway, ON   348
7.   RH21   Gregg Haskell    Chatham, ON   332
8.   34   Jim Jones    Chatham, ON   330
9.   92c   Keith Cameron    Tilbury, ON   326
10.   RH94   Jason Haskell    Chatham, ON   319
11.   11A   Paul Rivait    Tilbury, ON   311
12.   05   Mike Lewis    Wallaceburg, ON   288
13.   9K   Mike Knight    Ripley, NY   269
14.   1P   Darren Peters    Fort Erie, ON   267
15.   22X   Jim Mason,    Follmore, NY   216
16.   5   Tim Gillispie   Rideway, ON   112
17.   99B   Boomer Briggs    Bear Lake, PA   94
18.   38   Kirk Hooker    Chatham, ON   89
19.   2V   Chad Valone    Warren, PA   88
20.   60   Dale Glassford    Highgate, ON   81
21.   00   Jim Dale Jr.    Shrewsbury, ON   77
22.   1A   Brad Authier    Chatham, ON   69
23.   1   Peter Mantha    Gatineau, QC   68
24.   15   Shawn Gillis    Windsor, ON   65
25.   12   Tim Kerr    Picton, ON   62
26.   90   Mark Glassford    Clinton, ON   55
         


The 2009 Ontario Dirt Late Models is presented by these marketing partners: Fast Eddie Racewear, Grip it, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Bolt-on, Formula Kartways, Track Mart, Perlui, Pefferlaw, Humber Nurseries, Gott Stone, Laguna, Aquascape, Bernheisel Race Cars, Hoosier Canada, Great North Outdoor Living Products, and Imagefactor.