The opening event on the 2018/19 Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway calendar (Sunday September 30) saw the Wingless Sprints make their season debut with a competitive field fronting for action with Matthew Kennedy opening his season in style with a convincing win in the 20-lap finale. After qualifying on the pole Kennedy was never headed in the A-Main as he drove to an impressive win over Joel Heinrich and Jake Ashworth.
Following the final South Australian Wingless Sprint event of the season, won by William Caruso at the Sunline Speedway at Waikerie, the Australian Wingless Sprints of SA conducted their 2017- 2018 Presentation Evening. The night was well attended with several club members and competitors travelling from as far away as Mildura and the Riverland making for a great way to end what had been a long and successful season.
On a very chilly winter evening, the 2017/2018 season of competition at Ausdeck Patios Archerfield Speedway drew to a close on Saturday night (June 2) with a mixed program of sedan and open wheel events that produced some close racing and a couple of huge crashes, the most spectacular of which resulted in a damage to the safety fence and brought about a delay in proceedings. Despite finishing second in their respective feature races, it was Brant Chandler and Aaron Kelly who prevailed in the Wingless Sprint and Lightning Sprint season pointscores, while Jason Walsh, Wayne Kirkman and Nathan Lowe shared the spoils in the Australian Championship finals for Open Sedans and Holden vs Ford vs Sigma Sedans.
Murray Bridge racer Anthony Tapley was successful in the last major Wingless Sprint SA event last Saturday night (May 12) as he claimed a dramatic win in the 50 Lap Feature at Mildura’s Timmis Speedway.
Over the past few weeks the Murray Bridge Speedway rally has been the South Australian home of Wingless Sprint racing with four events in the past month. Following the double header over Easter, with the wins being shared between Joel Heinrich and Anthony Tapley, a further two events have been staged with the latest being at the Murray Bridge season finale last Saturday night.
The Easter Wingless Sprint Trail throughout Victoria and South Australia returns this weekend with a slightly different schedule than previous years with the Trail beginning at the Timmis Speedway at Mildura on Friday night before finishing up at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway on Saturday and Sunday night.
Action will resume this Saturday night (March 24) at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway with an all sections club show featuring strong fields of both Wingless Sprints and Street Stocks along with Super Sedans, Formula 500’s and AMCA Nationals. For the Wingless Sprint, Formula 500’s and Super Sedan competitors this weekend will provide the last chance to tune their machines prior to a big Easter Weekend that will see all three categories featured, in addition to Speedcars, on Easter Saturday and Sunday Night’s.
Following the running of the 2018 South Australian Championship at the Timmis Speedway at Mildura, won by Joel Chadwick a couple of weeks ago, the Wingless Sprints return to the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway this Saturday night (March 24) as they headline the all section program.
It was a case of never too late for Jason Bates as he won his first feature race of the 2017-18 season at Valvoline Raceway on Saturday night.
In addition to the 2018 South Australian Street Stock Championship – Presented by Power FM, that saw Anthony Beare secure his 9th South Australian Championship defeating Rhys Heinrich and Mark Jennings the two-night event also included a full support program of Junior Sedans, Wingless Sprints and AMCA Nationals.
The Wingless Sprints will make the first of two appearances at the Sunline Speedway at Waikerie this Saturday night (February 17) at the venue’s season 2018 season opener with a strong entry list of 15 competitors set to take to the tight Riverland venue. The line-up includes a majority of the State’s leading drivers and on paper it is one of the most talented list of drivers that has ever competed at Waikerie therefore the racing should provide a great spectacle for the big crowd that is expected.
With more than 100 cars in the pits and with three feature events on offer, tonight’s racing at Sungold Stadium, Premier Speedway, Warrnambool always promised to produce and for Luke Weel it proved to be just that as he claimed Round 5 of the Wingless Sprint Super Series.
This Saturday, February 10, Sungold Stadium, Premier Speedway, Warrnambool will again come alive with three classes all in action with the program being headlined by Round 5 of the Wingless Sprint Super Series, while the prestigious Neville Pike Cup for Junior Sedans will also be decided.
The Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway will host the Wingless Sprints for the third successive week with a field of 14 drivers nominated including the current Australian Champion Joel Chadwick, who will be making his first start of the year due to his recent two wheeled Cycle Speedway commitments. Despite running the #1 on the tail he will still find the competition extremely tough as the field has several 2017/18 season feature winners in it including Matthew Kennedy, Anthony Tapley and Jack McCarthy.
For the second time this season Matthew Kennedy drove his immaculate #21 Eagle into victory lane at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway as he won the second of the Wingless Sprint Twin Features last Saturday night. Despite winning the second of the 20 lap A-Mains from the front row his best performance came straight off the trailer in race 1 where he drove to third after starting from position 15.
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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.
The busy South Australian Wingless Sprint season continues this Saturday night (October 21) with two Wingless Sprints SA sanctioned events. The Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway will host the inaugural 3-2-1 Concept race meeting while a small field of Mildura based drivers will support the 360ci Sprintcars at Broken Hill.
Anthony Tapley etched his name into the record books as the first Wingless Sprint feature race winner of the 2017/18 South Australian season as he dominated the 20-lap feature at the Murray Bridge Speedway last Saturday night (September 30). After starting the race from position 5 Tapley made his way to the front in the early stages and he went on to defeat Victorian Michael McDonald by over seven seconds.