Six racing categories ranging from the awesome V8 Super Sedans to the open wheeled Formula 500’s will take to the track this Saturday night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway. In all over 70 competitors have nominated to compete with some of the best drivers from across the State leading the entry lists for their respective classes.
After a short break the Super Sedans return to Murray Bridge with Paul Blenkiron looking for his second consecutive feature event after his recent win at the Whyalla Speedway. Kym Jury will be another driver to watch, as he has at MMS feature win to his credit this season, along with Jason Gantz, veteran Robbie Marchant, Whyalla’s Michael Brown and Steve Schwartz.
For the first time this season Car Owners Rob Stevens and Jenny Lemar will have three cars on track with Mick Brougham, Adrian Wright and Robert Uren all nominated.
Despite the Australian Title fast approaching a good field of Street Stocks will be on hand and they will all be chasing Nigel Reichstein, who is having a tremendous season. Carey Weston looks most likely to challenge along with Ben Whitehead, Corey Sandow, Darren Flatman and Phil Watson.
In the final of the Sedan categories, the Junior Sedans, Drew Flatman will enter the event full of confidence after his win last Saturday night at Waikerie although he was challenged by Sharni Pitcher. You can also expect to see Aaron Tranter and Chelsea Gwynne up towards the front in the 14-car field.
A field of 9 Modlites will be in action with Brook Alexander being the inform driver having secured the last two feature events state wide with victory at MMS prior to his win last weekend at Waikerie. Several leading drivers will make a return to class including Danny Prade, who missed last weekend while Graham Knuckey was a scratching from the last Murray Bridge event. Brian Chadwick, Michael Cowland and Justin Chadwick should also contend for the win in the fastest to rear A-Main.
Following their State Title, the AMCA Nationals make a return with a strong line-up of local cars including Jake Armstrong, Jason Robinson, Kelsey Allen and Lachlan Gwynne while the Formula 500’s will provide some “winged” open wheeled action with close to a dozen cars including Lockie Cates, Ross Miller, Dean Cottrell, Corey Jones and Brendan Zadow.
Event Details: Sportsman Night – February 23, 2019 –Super Sedans, Formula 500’s, Junior Sedans, Street Stocks, Modlites, AMCA Nationals
Gates open 3pm - On-track action from 5pm Tickets at the gate or online from www.speedwaytickets.com.au
STREET STOCKS - 14 S14 Nigel Reichstein S15 Cheyanne Richter Uren S17 Carey Weston S22 Darren Flatman MDA22 Corey Sandow S23 Ben Whitehead S42 Jamie Owens MDA44 Shaun McClure S51 Zac Walters S52 Heath Thorne S57 Jemma/Dusty Chapman S62 Phil Watson S101 Ashlee McEwin S116 Brian Brown
SUPER SEDANS - 10 S22 Paul Blenkiron S43 Jason Gantz S44 Robert Uren S52 Michael Brown S55 Mick Brougham S63 Kym Cottrell S66 Adrian Wright S87 Robbie Marchant S93 Kym Jury S99 Steve Schwarz
MODLITES - 9 S0 Brook Alexander S5 Graham Knuckey S8 Michael Cowland S9 Patrick Hewitt S18 Danny Prade S41 Brian Chadwick S45 Chris Ferguson S73 Justin Chadwick S85 Nathan Launer
FOMULA 500S - 11 S6 Joe Mercorrella S7 Chris Pinchbeck S11 Nathan O’Shea S17 Lockie Cates S21 Richard Schmidt S24 Ross Miller S35 Cruise Pengilly S39 Dean Cottrell S72 Corey Jones S73 Brendan Zadow S85 Austin McDonald
AMCAS - 9 S2 Michael Qualmann S3 Jason Sloper S14 Jake Armstrong S23 Jason Robinson S24 Lachie Gwynne S25 Alan Saint V25 Jamie Nichols S42 John Stumann S75 Kelsey Allen
JUNIOR SEDANS - 14 S3 Ky McEwin S4 Thomas Richter S11 Ryan Buchanan S12 Max Richter S16 Corey Richter S24 Chelsea Gwynne S26 Blake Laan S45 Aaron Tranter S55 Sharni Pitcher S58 Nate Trewin S61 Callum Crossing S62 Damon Laan S89 Lindal Gilding S112 Drew Flatman