Luke Dillon debuted his brand-new race car in style last night (October 13) at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway as he became the first three-time winner of the prestigious Bill Wigzell Battle of the Bridge. After starting on the outside of the front row Dillon raced past early pace setter Chace Karpenko on lap 5 and from that point he drove a smart race on the bottom groove to put his name into the record books as the winner of the 100th Ultimate Sprintcar Championship A-Main.
After a long off season, the first Sprintcar race of the 2018/19 Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway season will take place this Saturday night with the Annual Bill Wigzell Battle of the Bridge. For several years now the “Wigzell Race”, that honours former Australian and Classic Champion Bill Wigzell OAM, has become the traditional South Australian Sprintcar season opener and this year it will double as Round 1 of the Shadetec Ultimate Sprintcar Championship SA.
Speedway karts will race in several shared Sundays at Murray Machining & Sheds Speedway this season.
The South Australian Speedway season opened on Sunday night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway with Matthew Kennedy and Angelo Karoussis staring at the Moore Mechanical / Zambrero supported event. Considering it was the first event of the new season there was some extremely competitive racing in all classes with the entertaining night being capped off with a crowd-pleasing U-Pull-It Demolition Derby.
Speedway is back this Sunday night (September 30) at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway as the venue kicks off it’s 60th Anniversary Season with an all sections season opener that will proudly be supported local business Moore Mechanical. With six racing categories on the program the pits will be jammed with over 70 of the best local Speedway competitors and with the night to be concluded with a massive U-Pull-It Demolition Derby the season opener will feature something for all motorsport enthusiasts.
The first and only pre-season practice session of the season at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway is only weeks away with the practice day set for Saturday September 15. The practice will be held between 2pm & 7pm and it will be followed by an entertaining evening of “Bogan Bingo” in the Ross Wright Function Centre. Gates into the venue will open at 12pm and the practice will be open to all sections that are on the 2018/19 season calendar.
Proud Murray Bridge company Moore Plant Hire is the naming rights sponsor for the first night of the new season at Murray Machining & Sheds Speedway.
The Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway season came to a chaotic close in front of a huge crowd on Saturday night as the MJS Street Stock Series and the World Record Demolition Derby Attempt were the feature events.
Race fans will have their final opportunity to get a dose of dirt track action at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway this Saturday night (April 21) as the venue hosts it’s last meeting of the 2017/18 season. The season finale promises to be a great family night out with the World Record Demolition Derby Attempt along with the Grand Final of the MJS Street Stock Series and Wingless Sprints being the main events.
The Management of the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway sadly regrets to inform you that the Ulitimate Sprintcar Championship SA Grand Final that was programmed for tonight has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Can Ryan Jones become the second South Australian driver to win the USC SA Title? Ryan currently sits second in the overall Championship 18 points behind once his worst round is dropped.
Robbie Farr enters the USC SA Grand Final this Saturday night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway as the overall points leader on 748 points. Farr will be chasing his second Ultimate Sprintcar Championship of the season having wrapped up the USC NSW at the Valvoline Raceway last weekend.
The 2017/18 Ultimate Sprintcar Championship South Australia (USC SA) will come to a dramatic end this Saturday night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway as local resident Ryan Jones will attempt to steal the series victory away from Robbie Farr. Farr currently holds the upper hand as he holds an 18-point lead over Jones and he enters the event full confidence having won three USC rounds at MMS this year along with wrapping up his second consecutive USC NSW crown at the Valvoline Raceway last weekend.
Murray Bridge local Ryan Jones collected his third A-Main victory of the season as he led the for the entire 30 lap finale at the Sprintcars SA Club Show at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway last night. After stating from position 2 Jones jumped straight to the lead and he was only seriously challenged on one occasion by runner-up Matt Egel. Pole sitter Keke Falland backed up his impressive recent form finishing on the podium for the second straight Murray Bridge event.
The local “South Aussie Posse” will have their last opportunity to tune up their machinery prior to the USC SA Grand Final with a Sprintcars SA Club Show this Saturday Night (April 7) at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway. With a field of 18 drivers nominated all eyes will be on Ryan Jones who will be chasing his third feature event win of the season but there will be a number of other drivers out to claim their first MMS A-Main victory of the year including Matt Egel, Daniel Pestka, Keke Falland, Steven Caruso and Jake Tranter.
The Formula 500’s and Super Sedans produced some top class racing over the Easter weekend at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway with Whyalla’s Angelo Karoussis and Ryan Alexander winning their respective feature events. In what were two extremely entertaining races Karoussis fought off the current Australian Champion Liam Williams to win the 30 lap Formula 500 Easter Nationals A-Main while Alexander led home Victorian’s Peter Nicola and Brad Wicks in the $5000 to win 35 lap finale.
This weekend the Easter Nationals at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway will be headlined by the attendance of three current Australian Champions as Liam Williams (Formula 500’s), Kaidon Brown (Speedcars) and Joel Chadwick (Wingless Sprints) will fight it out for victory in their respective classes. For Brown and Williams, the Murray Bridge venue holds great memories as it was the scene of their Championship victories after Brown was victorious in the Australian Speedcar Title in February while Williams claimed his third National crown at MMS at the Easter meeting twelve months ago.
The biggest field of Super Sedans seen in South Australia this season will converge on the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway this weekend as part of the 2018 Easter Nationals. In all a field of 16 drivers, including a number of the best sedan drivers in Australia, will contest the two-night event that will culminate in a 35-lap final on Sunday night.
The Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway came alive to the sights and sounds of various race cars last Saturday night with an all sections program that was led by strong fields in the Street Stocks and Wingless Sprints. In the end the Street Stock feature saw a comfortable win to veteran Nigel Reichstein while Joel Henrich defeated Anthony Tapley and Jake Ashworth in what was the best race of the 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.