Murray Bridge Speedway news.
Robbie Farr continued his reign as the South Australian Sprintcar Champion last Saturday night (February 25) as he survived a torrid 30 lap feature event at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge. After finishing third in the top 8 dash Farr consequently started third for the main event but after two major accidents on the opening laps Farr eventually took the green flag on the front row but he didn’t take the lead until lap 18 when race leader Luke Dillon succumbed to a deflating left rear tyre.
This Saturday night the Sprintcars will return to the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge with the running of the 2017 South Australian Sprintcar Championship. After having their last appearance rained out earlier this month the divers will be keen to put a great show as they attempt to win one of the biggest races on the domestic racing calendar.
The Management of the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway at Murray Bridge would like to advise everyone who intends to compete at the South Australian Modified Sedan Championship that there has been a date change for the event. Originally the meeting was to be conducted on the ANZAC Day public holiday (Tuesday April 25) but the Title will now be staged two days earlier on Sunday April 23, 2017.
Current series leader Adan Clarke strengthened his grip on the 2016/17 Speedcar Super Series last Saturday night at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway with victory in round four of the series which also incorporated the 7th running of the Tim Crouch Memorial. In the early stages of the race Clarke sat back in fourth position but as a brief shower swept across the venue just past the mid race point Clarke made his move to the front sensing that the race could end at any time if the rain continued.
James McFadden’s play for a third World Series Sprintcars Championship crown may just step up a notch this Saturday night when the WSS travelling high-wire act heads to Murray Machining & Sheds Speedway for one last time enroute to West Australia.
Mount Gambier’s Steven Lines tuned up for the big races ahead with a stunning victory last night in the Murray Bridge Toyota USC SA International Sprintcar event at the Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway. After starting from position 5 Lines was the first driver to find the high side of the track to his liking as he executed a series of stunning manoeuvres to charge to the front of the field and despite losing his brakes during the lap 19 red light for Robbie Farr he held on to defeat an impressive Brad Keller and Knoxville Nationals Champion Jason Johnson.
Murray Bridge Speedway
Box 316 Murray Bridge SA 5253
Phone : (08) 8532 1150
Fax: (08) 8532 1012
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