The first night of the 2018/2019 season at Valvoline Raceway will be a feast for Late Model fans with news released today that a new event - the United Realty Gold Cup – has been added.
The 2017-18 season for the NSW Late Models recently wrapped up at Sydney’s Valvoline Raceway and it was Ryan Fenech who reclaimed the NSW Club Championship, supported by United Acreage & Property Marketing, win with a consistent season performance, outpacing his arch rival Ben Nicastri.
Nathan Disney and the Disney Motorsport team signed off their season last Saturday (28th April) at Valvoline Raceway with a final hit out for the now retired ‘old faithful’ Rocket Chassis.
Overwhelmed was just one of the emotions Ryan Fenech was feeling last Saturday night at Sydney’s Valvoline Raceway when he scored the biggest win of his Late Model career in the NSW Title.
Nathan Disney’s attempt to win his 3rd New South Wales late Model Championship came up a little short finishing just off the podium in fourth last Saturday night (April 14th) but none the less the Newcastle Nightmare was still relatively satisfied with his run over the weekend.
Speedway racing is a sport that often runs hard on emotion and this weekend will be no different for Novacastrian Nathan Disney as he strives to win his 3rd United Realty - Acreage & Property Marketing and Residential & Prestige NSW Late Model Championship at Valvoline Raceway this weekend (14th April).
Paul Stubber was in devasting form at the Perth Motorplex last weekend as he was a clear winner of the 30 lap Western Australian Late Model Championship on Sunday night as he defeated Warren Oldfield and Ryan Halliday.
After falling one spot short of claiming the Australian Championship the week prior, Western Australian Craig Vosbergen bounced back to claim the South Australian Late Model Championship at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway last weekend. The event was staged over 2 nights with Vosbergen winning both the Preliminary A-Main on Friday Night before totally dominating the 25-lap finale on Saturday, lapping all but the runner-up and defending Champion Ben Nicastri.
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.
This Friday and Saturday night (February 2 & 3) over 40 of the best Late Model sedan drivers from across Australia will be joined by a pair of Americans and a young New Zealander as they contest the 2018 AUTOPRO Australian Late Model Title the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway.
As the 2018 Autopro Australian Late Model Title approaches the official nomination list has been released with a total of 46 drivers from six Australian states, the United States of America and New Zealand set to compete at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway between February 1 and 3, 2018.
As the 2018 Australian Late Model Title at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway approaches preparations for what should be a memorable 3-day event continues including the announcement of the naming rights sponsor, AUTOPRO Parts Professionals.
Western Australian Paul Stubber put on a great display of Late Model racing last Saturday night in The Gourmet Chef South Australian Late Model Association Series as he emerged victorious in what proved to be a gruelling 30 lap finale. In what was the final hit out at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway before the Australian Title in February Stubber used the event as a test session and following his performance he will return to the venue full of confidence as he attempts to go one better than last season.
The South Australian Late Model Association (SALMA) season continues this Saturday night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway with a field of 11 drivers nominated comprising of drivers from right across Australia. In all drivers from four mainland states will take the opportunity to get some early season track time prior to the Australian and South Australian Late Model Titles at the venue in the new year.
The ground pounding Late Model sedans will face a double dose of Valvoline Raceway action this Saturday night with not one but two main events scheduled around the 460m clayway.
TODAY - October 25 marks an important anniversary in Speedway racing in Australia.
Clayton Pyne was the first to greet the chequered flags in the Late Model A-Main at Valvoline Raceway on Saturday night, October 7 but it was Ryan Fenech declared the winner as the driver’s reached the victory podium.
Crack fields of Late Model sedans, Wingless Sprints, Street Stocks and AMCA Nationals will highlight this Saturday night’s second round of the Valvoline Raceway and if practice night numbers two weeks ago are anything to go by it’s going to be a cracking night this Saturday, October 7.
Last Saturday night (April 22) the 2016/17 Adelaide Motorsport Park season came to an end with a big sedan double feature with the South Australian Late Model Championship and the MJS Street Stock Series Final. Both categories attracted quality line-ups with drivers from across Australia and at the end of the night it was Ben Nicastri who secured his second straight Late Model Championship and third overall while former Australian Champion Mark Jennings was victorious in the 30 lap Street Stock decider.