The final pre-season practice session of the year was held last Saturday night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway with a healthy line-up of competitors in the pit area. Several classes were well represented including the Junior Sedans, Formula 500’s, Wingless Sprints and Sprintcars, with the later seeing the likes of Brad Keller, Luke Dillon, Jake Tranter, Aidan Hall and Keke Falland all taking to the track.
The first laps of the 2017/18 South Australian Speedway season were cut last Saturday afternoon at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway with a good representation of competitors present all eager to take to the new Murray Bridge racing surface.
With the 60th Anniversary of the Murray Bridge Speedway being celebrated during the 2018/19 season the current management at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway are already planning ahead with the announcement that they plan to conduct a 60-lap Sprintcar event to mark the occasion.
The beginning of the South Australian Speedway season is less than a month away with the first official Practice to be held at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway on Saturday September 9, 2017.
The second edition of the Ultimate Sprintcar Championship, South Australia (USC SA) at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge is set for an international flavour with New Zealand based Sullivan Racing, with Team Driver Brett Sullivan, confirming that they will contest the entire USC SA schedule.
Following the announcement that the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge will host the opening two rounds of the 2017/18 World Series Sprintcars tour on December 26 and 27, 2017 the Track Management took several requests from keen race fans wanting to know if camping would be permitted onsite. Therefore, the decision has been made to make a limited number of camping spots available onsite for the two nights of racing
Following a successful introduction last season, the Ultimate Sprintcar Championship SA (USC SA) will return to the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge with a seven-round series set to kick off in October. The calendar will once again include several high profile local events including the Bill Wigzell Battle of the Bridge, the Ross Wright Memorial and the South Australian Championship in addition to the newly established Ultimate Pink Night and the exciting USA V AUS International Sprintcars.
The Management of the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge is proud to announce that the venue will host two of the most prestigious Australian Championships in the sport next season as the track plays host to the 2018 National Championships for both Late Model sedans and Speedcars.
Murray Machining & Sheds Speedway in Murray Bridge South Australia is pulling on a Guinness Book of World Records attempt in April 2018.
With the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway season coming to a close, preparations are well underway for next season including the introduction of a new corporate area on the turn 1 hill, which will provide a breathtaking view of the action.
Speedcars Australia Incorporated in conjunction with Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway, are pleased to announce the allocation of the 77th Australian Speedcar Championship to Murray Machining & Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway for Friday 9th & Saturday 10th of February 2018! This will be the first time this prestigious event hits Murray Bridge Speedway since season 2008-2009 where American Kevin Swindell took the crown; and will no doubt thrill race fans once again with a mix of local and international stars!
Queenslander Aidan Raymont is the new South Australian Modified Sedan Champion after winning an entertaining 30 lap finale at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway in the early evening on Sunday (April 23). After sharing the top of the points chart with former Champion Mark Carlin the pair started on the front row with Carlin getting the jump and leading for the opening 14 laps but a forceful move in turn two wrested the lead away with Raymont going on to win the decider ahead of current Australian Champion Brett Baxter and Victorian Kye Walters.
Queenslander Liam Williams secured back to back Australian Formula 500 Championships and his third overall last night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway. After going into night 2 as the top qualifier he slipped back to position two for the 30-lap finale but it didn’t matter as he charged to the front to lead the entire journey defeating pole sitter Thomas Davies and hard charging Victorian Josh Buckingham.
Defending Australian Champion Liam Williams got his title defence off to a near perfect start as he claimed two heat race victories and a second in his opening three heat races of the 2017 Australian Formula 500 Championship at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway. In addition to Williams ending the night as the top qualifier after the 18 heat races he also recorded a runner-up finish to Jack Bell in the non-points 20 lap Knight Before The Championship preliminary main event.
This Easter Long Weekend the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge will host the first of two Australian Championships with the Australian Formula 500 Championship being conducted over two big nights of racing, kicking off on Easter Friday.
Current nominations for the 2017 Australian Formula 500 Championship at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway, Murray Bridge, SA. – 71
Last night the Formula 500 competition was left with bells ringing in their ears as Jack Bell led home his Uncle Stephen in the Formula 500 65 Roses Feature at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge. After starting on the front row the Bell’s dominated the 30-lap finale as they ran 1-2 for the entire race distance with Jack winning by over 2.8 seconds.
This Saturday night (April 1) it's the Big Kids Night Out at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge with the crash and bash Caravan, Boat and Dunny Derby and a spectacular fireworks display the main attractions along with the flying Formula 500s, Wingless Sprints, Modlites and Junior Sedans.
Penola’s Dave Gartner drove to an emotional third consecutive South Australian Super Sedan Championship and his fifth overall on Saturday night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge on Saturday night. On a weekend that was honouring the life of Bill Miller, with a big double header of Sedan racing in South Australia, the 30-lap final ran flag to flag with Gartner setting a new track record stopping the clocks with an incredibly spooky time of 7:07.7 seconds!
Last night Jamie Veal finally put his #35 Maxim into victory lane the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway as he claimed the opening round of the Ultimate Sprintcar Championship Chase. After starting from position four in the 30-lap finale, that also doubled as the Ross Wright Sprintcar Memorial, Veal fell back to fifth early in the race only to run down early race pace setters Robbie Farr and Darren Mollenoyux to win his first ever MMS feature event in what was a great season finale for the Sprintcars at the venue.
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