Victorian Chris Bellman successfully defended his “King of the Bridge” crown at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway on Saturday night (December 9) as he led all 20 laps after starting from the pole position. Second place went to Angelo Karoussis, who was the only other previous “King” in the field, with Dion Bellman and Jack Bell completing the podium.
This Saturday night (December 9) the winged pocket rockets, the Formula 500’s, will take over the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway with the running of the 2017/18 “King of the Bridge”. A high-quality line-up of 26 drivers has been assembled including two former race winners, Whyalla’s Angelo Karoussis and Victorian Chris Bellman.
Monte Motorsports driver James McFadden dominated the field in the 30-lap final at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway to claim his first South Australian Sprintcar Championship. After moving up from the bronze shootout to the pole position McFadden capitalised on his front row start to win the OTR / Hungry Jacks Murray Bridge supported finale ahead of Brad Keller and USC SA Series points leader Robbie Farr, who recorded his third successive podium result at the South Australian venue this season.
Steven Lines, Robbie Farr, Matt Egel, Luke Dillon, Brad Keller and Jamie Cobby all have one thing in common and that is they are all previous South Australian Sprintcar Champions and between them they have held the title for over a decade. This Saturday night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway any one of these six drivers will have the chance to etch their name into the record book once again but to do so they will need to defeat one of the strongest ever State Championship fields as a total of 38 drivers will make the trek to Murray Bridge for round 3 of the Ultimate Sprintcar Championship SA.
Former Allstars Series Champion Brenten Farrer bounced back to win round 3 of the Australian 360ci Sprintcar Allstars Series at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway after destroying a race car at the previous round a week prior. After a long week building a new car Farrer repaid his team’s effort with an outstanding night that included setting the quickest time in qualifying, a heat win and victory in the pole shuffle prior to emerging the winner in a fantastic 30 lap finale.
For the first time this season the 360ci Sprintcars will grace the clay of the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway this Saturday night (November 25) with round 3 of the Allstar Sprintcar Series. This weekend will see the first of 3 South Australian rounds of the predominately Victorian based series with over 20 nominations with close to half of the competitors coming from across the border.
The Murray Bridge Sporting Car and Motorcycle Club, in conjunction with Made To Go Pty Ltd has continued the recent improvements at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway with the confirmation that they will be adding permanent individual seating at the venue.
For the second year in a row Robbie Farr has emerged victorious in the “The Ultimate Pink Night” at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway after surviving a late race charge from Matt Egel. With three laps remaining Egel surged to the front with a spectacular move in turn four only to throw the lead away a lap later handing the lead back to Farr and in the process, he edged into the lead of the Ultimate Sprintcar Championship SA after two rounds.
The Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway will be thinking pink this Saturday night (November 4) as the venue hosts its Annual Ultimate Pink Night in support of the Breast Cancer Foundation. On a night that will feature entertainment for the entire family, including the Ultimate Sprintcar Championship and a pre-race performance from “The Voice Australia” contestant Claudia Migliaccio, all women will be admitted into the venue for free in an attempt to raise the awareness of Breast Cancer.
Saturday night (October 28) saw the Sedans take centre stage at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway with current South Australian Super Sedan Champion Dave Gartner and Street Stock veteran Carey Weston being the standouts on what was an entertaining evening.
A “Tin Top Treat” will be dished up at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway this Saturday night (October 28) as four sedan categories along with the Modlites take to the clay at the venues fourth meeting of the 2017/18 season. The Street Stocks and the Junior Sedans have already been a regular feature of the events so far, but this weekend will see the first appearance of the season of the Super Sedans.
The third meeting of the 2017/18 Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway season was cut short by persistent misty rain on Saturday night after the completion of just one main event. After an entertaining National Karate Wingless Sprints A-Main, that was won by Michael Spoljaric, the Farm Fresh Markets AMCA National feature would only get seven of the scheduled twenty laps completed before the conditions became less than ideal for racing and the decision was made to cancel the remaining events leaving the AMCA Nationals, Formula 500’s, Street Stocks, Junior Sedans and the Speedcars without an official winner.
Get ready for a great Family night out this Saturday (October 21) at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway with a great night of action for the Family friendly price of just $15 for Adults with Kids Under 12 FREE! The program of events includes a variety of racing classes ranging from the entertaining Wingless Sprints, the Formula 500’s and the V8 AMCA Nationals to the historic Vintage Stock Rod demonstrations.
Local hero Ryan Jones drove one of the races of his career last night (Saturday October 7) as he led all 30 laps at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway to win the opening round of the USC SA, which doubled as the Sunnyside Instant Lawn Bill Wigzell Battle of the Bridge. After starting on the outside of the front row Jones shot into the lead on the start ahead of pole sitter Robbie Farr and held on in a pressure filled race on what was one of the toughest race tracks seen at Murray Bridge for quite some time.
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After a long winter break the South Australian Sprintcar season finally gets underway this Saturday Night (October 7) with the running of the annual Bill Wigzell Battle of the Bridge at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway. The race will also double as the opening round of the seven event 2017/18 Ultimate Sprintcar Championship SA.
An all sections club event got the 2017/18 South Australian speedway season underway at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway on Saturday night (September 30) with the Wingless Sprints, Formula 500’s and the Street Stocks being the feature categories. In addition to the sections mentioned the night also included the Modlites, Junior Sedans and AMCA Nationals along with Sprintcar hot laps.
The off-season break has come to an end and it is time to go racing again this Saturday night (September 30) with the opening event on the 2017/18 Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway season calendar. The first night of competition will feature six racing categories with the headline sections being the Wingless Sprints, the flying Formula 500’s and the crowd-pleasing Street Stocks.
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.
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