Now in its thirty-third year, the Ontario Stock Car Association of Asphalt Racers
(OSCAAR) is responsible for sanctioning two divisions: Modified and Hot Rod.
On November 1, 2022, it was announced that OSCAAR had merged with the United Racing Series. The relationship increases OSCAAR's resources and allows the United Racing Series to expand its brand and footprint in motorsports.
In other news, Just Foam It became the title sponsor for the Modified series. The division is now called the Just Foam It OSCAAR Modified Series.
The Just Foam It OSCAAR Modified Series, which receives backing from Queenston Chevrolet Buick GMC, draws many competitors and features exciting races.
There are ten races on the 2023 OSCAAR Modified schedule.
The cars competing in this class are purpose-built open-wheel vehicles. The Modifieds use a steel tube frame chassis, which is no less than 1-3/4-inch outside diameter with 0.095-inch wall thickness. Bodies are made of sheet metal, with the driverís compartment and engine bay covered. The cars may be any make or model, but they tend to have little to no resemblance to their road-going counterparts.
The engine option selected by the car owner determines the weight of the vehicle. A Modified using 350-horsepower Crate Engine is the lightest at 2,600 pounds and 2,775 pounds is required for a car powered by a Built Motor. Weight may be added or removed depending on the choice of transmission.
Many of the other rules governing the OSCAAR Modified class are for driver safety and to keep costs down.
OSCAAR's first visit to Delaware in 2023 was a doubleheader event for the Modified and Hot Rod divisions. Round three of the Just Foam It OSCAAR Modified Series was a thirty-lap contest around Delaware's 1/2-mile semi-banked oval.
|Seventeen Just Foam It OSCAAR Modified Series competitors enter corner one for round three of the 2023 championship at Delaware Speedway. The front row includes the No. 7 Rob-Mar Demolition sponsored Modified driven by Alvin McNicol. Starting the thirty-lap contest beside McNicol is Ryan Dick in the No. 88D Modified with backing from Lloyd's Paving.|
|T.J. Edwards failed to complete a lap in the season-opening feature at Flamboro. Round two at Sauble Speedway was an opportunity to redeem himself and he did with a victory. At Delaware Speedway, Edwards grabbed a runner-up result in the second heat. Come the finale, he started in the fifth position. Edwards moved through the field and took the lead midway through the contest. From there, he controlled the race.|
|The No. 88D QA1/PFC Brakes sponsored Modified is driven by Ryan Dick. After just two rounds, he has fourth and tenth place results. In the Friday contest at Delaware Speedway, Dick earned his first podium result of 2023. He finished fourth in the heat race at started the feature on the outside of the front row. Dick took the early lead but eventually surrendered the spot to T.J. Edwards. He finished in second place.|
|Marshall Schrenk made his first appearance of the 2023 season during the doubleheader weekend at Delaware Speedway. Schrenk had an issue with the 22S Sloan Stone Design Modified in heat race two and retired. The crew was able to rectify the problem for the finale. Schrenk was gridded in the last row, seventeenth position, for the feature but charged to the front during the thirty-lap contest and finished third.|
|Just Foam It OSCAAR Modified competitor Norman Newman drove the No. 11 Family Funland Modified. Newman finished thirteenth in the season opener and at Sauble Speedway, he was involved in some contact but finished in the eighth spot. Newman started fifteenth in the finale at Delaware after failing to complete the heat race. Like Marshall Schrenk, he moved to the front of the field and took the checker in fourth-place.|
|The Just Foam IT OSCAAR Modified podium for round three of the series at Delaware Speedway. In the center is the winner, T.J. Edwards. After a disappointing start to the season, Edwards leads the championship with two victories. Finishing in the runner-up position was Ryan Dick, who is standing on the right. Marshall Schrenk completes the top-three runners. This was Schrenk's first race of 2023.|
|FINISH||DRIVER||CLASS / SPONSOR||LAPS||RETIREMENTS|
|1||T.J. Edwards||Modified / CANDUE HOMES||30||-|
|2||Ryan Dick||Modified / QA1/PFC Brakes||30||-|
|3||Marshall Schrenk||Modified / Sloan Stone Design||30||-|
|4||Norman Newman||Modified / Family Funland||30||-|
|5||Jamie Cox||Modified / CANUSA||30||-|
|6||Steve Trendell||Modified / Grisdale Racing Products||30||-|
|7||Tyler Liscum||Modified / Overkill Enterprise||30||-|
|8||Paul Townsend||Modified / atvdepot.ca||30||-|
|9||Dale Reinhart||Modified / SGR Plumbing||30||-|
|10||David Mathers||Modified / Mathers Racing||30||-|
|11||T.J. Marshall||Modified / Creative Edge/Riverside||29||-|
|12||Jason Keen||Modified / Oakville Auto and Diesel||19||-|
|13||Jeff Showler||Modified / Zed Air||16||-|
|14||Bryan Batty||Modified / McFarlan Rowlands||12||-|
|15||Hudson Nagy||Modified / Fielding Estate Winery||12||-|
|16||Wally Wilson||Modified / The Fyre Place||9||-|
|17||Alvin McNicol||Modified / Just Foam It Spray Insulation||8||-|
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