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.
Murray Bridge local Ryan Jones completed a unique season double on Saturday night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway as he added the Ross Wright Sprintcar Memorial to his resume after securing the Bill Wigzell “Battle of the Bridge” back in October. After starting from position 8 in the 20-car field Jones charged to the front early and managed to survive a torrid battle for the lead to cross the line ahead of an impressive Keke Falland and Mount Gambier’s Steven Lines.
With only two rounds remaining in the 2017/18 Ultimate Sprintcar Championship SA (USC SA) laps are running out to catch current series leader Robbie Farr as he enters Round 6 of the Championship, that incorporates the prestigious Ross Wright Memorial, this Saturday night (March 10). Not only will Farr be looking to consolidate his lead over the chasing pack he will also be searching for his third consecutive Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway A-Main victory along with a staggering sixth overall podium result.
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.
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.