Murray Bridge Speedway news.
This Friday night (February 23rd) the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway will throw the gates open to the general public with FREE admission to Night 1 of the Power FM South Australian Street Stock Title. In addition to the Street Stocks the night will also feature the Junior Sedans making it a fantastic night out for the family.
Australian Speedway history was made last night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway as 17-year-old Kaidon Brown drove to victory in the 77th Australian Speedcar Championship. After taking the lead with an exciting pass on early race leader Dayne Kingshott Brown was simply sensational as he drove the race of his short career to win the 40-lap finale easily over Kingshott and Pennsylvanian standout Alex Bright.
After winning all three of his heat races on night 1 of the Australian Speedcar Championship at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway New Zealand’s Michael Pickens tops the score chart with a perfect score of 75 points. Pickens was simply sensational throughout the night in the Brett Morris owned #N71 King / Esslinger and going into the final round of heats on Saturday he enjoys a 9 point lead over his nearest rival Troy Jenkins.
Last Saturday night saw a great lead up event to this weekend’s Australian Speedcar Championship at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway with the South Australian Championship at the same venue. Wit the field containing a majority of the 41 drivers who will line-up for the National Title it was Western Australian young gun Dayne Kingshott who put his name forward as a pre-event favourite as he dominated the 25-lap final to capture his first South Australian Championship.
After struggling by his high standards on night 1 Queensland’s Darren Kane bounced back in stunning fashion as he drove his #36 Dominator to his second Australian Late Model Championship at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway in a race that what was a great advertisement for the category. After starting from position 12 in the 40-lap decider Kane pounced on race leader Craig Vosbergen after a late race caution and from that point he wasn’t headed going on to win one of the best sedan feature races ever seen at Murray Bridge.
Western Australian Craig Vosbergen and New South Welshman Ryan Fenech were the winners of the twin 20 lap Preliminary feature events at the 2018 Autopro Australian Late Model Championship at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway but it was local Ryan Alexander who ended the night on top of the point chart. After leading the second final in the early stages Alexander would eventually finish third but this result was enough to hang on to the top spot leading into night two.
Murray Bridge Speedway
Box 1570 Murray Bridge SA 5253
Phone : (08) 8532 1150
Fax: (08) 8532 1012
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