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Lock wins Feature, Farrer wins series
Thursday March 3, 2016. Allstars
As the history books will now show the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series held the Grand Final at Timmis Speedway Mildura last Saturday night and what a grand final it was. It had the works, a thrilling feature race that was unfortunately cut short 4 laps with #V33 Michael Holt taking a wild ride in 3-4 and damaging the catch fence which could not be repaired quickly. Phil Lock secured another Quick Time at the start of the night and the A Main win. The Pole Shoot Out also declared after Moule and Farrer tagged which sent both cars flipping violently. Both drivers escaped injury but unfortunately both cars and the Pit Gate were significantly damaged. Moule was out for the night as his chassis didn't fair was well as he did. Team Farrer had the huge task of rebuilding the car for the A and for the Series Championship. The Mildura Club also had to set about repairing the gate to allow the meeting to continue. Young Rusty Hickman returned to the Series but flipped on the back straight on lap 2 of the main and the Ambulance had to attend the young driver and whilst doing this an open red was declared. The open red gave Farrer's Team the opportunity to work on the car as they had steering issues. With Hickman finally exiting the car under his own steam the race was restarted. Lock lead the field for the restart but Corey Lincoln #V8 was hot on his rear nerf showing his nose time and time again but didn't€™t find the right time to make the pass. Sitting in 3rd was #S44 Dan Evans and Farrer in 4th. The pair was both hot on the heels of the top 2 and also waiting for the chance to pass. Farrer eventually getting the opportunity to slip under Evans for 3rd. #V40 Dion Bellman put on a clinic after starting from the back of the field after dropping a heat to finish in 5th place. Unfortunately Brendan Guerin who was driving for the Ruhs Brothers # SA99 normally piloted by Brad Sweet had mechanical issues and didn't get the opportunity to show his talent. Foster had steering issues and had to pull infield. S96 Darryl Guerin with a great drive raced his way up to P6. S5 Gates another to have a talented drive finishing in 7th after starting towards the back of the A because of dropping a heat. What a way to say goodbye to the 9th season - action, excitement, drama, a huge crowd and awesome racing, it had it all.
21st November Event Cancelled
Wednesday November 11, 2015. MSDC
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the event scheduled for November 21st has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience. The next event at Timmis will be 5th of December when we have the huge MJS Street Stock Series and the thundering V8 Late Models.
Moule wins Sprintcar Allstars Round 1
Sunday November 8, 2015. Sprintcar Allstars / MSDC
The Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series headed to Timmis Speedway for Round 1 of the 2015/2016 series last night with Tony Moule in the ACT26 Maxim taking the win. Daniel Evans brought the SA44 home in 2nd with Phil Lock completing the podium. Moule was in fine form all night taking out his 8th All Star A-Main victory in the championships 9 season history. Defending series champion Scott Bogucki took the lead early. After setting up a half a lap lead over the field and quickly closing in on the back markers he tagged the wall coming off turn 2 forcing him to pull in after 10 laps. Jed Bell driving his family owned J&J was next in line to lead turning some consistent laps until lapped traffic started to play its part. With the battle heating up for the lead Bell seemed to find the same piece of real estate that caused Bogucki grief. Sliding up the track Bell could do nothing but watch as Moule passed him. Brendan Guerin was in fine form all night and was fast gaining on Moule. Guerin took the lead and looked comfortable pulling away from a tiering Moule until tragedy struck as turn 2 claimed another victim with only 4 laps to go. He was able to restart and made up some spots to bring the SA86 home in 4th spot. After struggling with mechanical issues all night forcing him to miss his heats Phil Lock was a man on a mission and rewarded the teams hard work with a 3rd place finish. Lock was covered in oil after the race and joked with All Star officials after the race wishing that he could run the heats with his car now in a very fast condition. Dion Bellman has been a young gun on the charge each time he has hit the track and was hyped for the Series to start. Driving the Hickman Tree Maintenance V40 his night got off to a good start with a 3rd in the Oval Express Time Trials. Unfortunately whilst running in 2nd place in the opening heat race he was forced infield with engine gremlins that forced him to park up for the remainder of the night. Not the way they wanted to start the season off. Taking out the Oval Express Magazine Quick Time Award and his first for the series was Brenten Farrer with a 12.440. Farrer was elated with the award and payed homage to his family and crew who worked hard during the off season to get the car ready. With a leased motor from Ken Hutchins and a brand new ART Chassis Farrer made Timmis Speedway his own in the early part of the night. A Main results: 1st ACT26 Tony Moule, 2nd SA44 Daniel Evans, 3rd V4 Phil Lock, 4th SA86 Brendan Guerin, 5th SA5 Trigga Gates, 6th SA16 Jack Gartner, 7th SA18 Jed Bell-DNF, 8th V34 Brenten Farrer-DNF, 9th V8 Corey Lincoln-DNF 10th SA75 Scott Bogucki, 11th SA43 Shane Hendry-DNF, 12th SA96 Darryl Guerin-DNF. Heat winners: V34 Brenten Farrer, SA86 Brendan Guerin, SA5 Trigga Gates, SA75 Scott Bogucki In the support classes there was some great racing all night. Wingless sprints were dominated by Jay Brown all night, taking the feature win followed by Jason Bolitho in second and Travis Beasley in third. The Modified Sedans feature was won by Wade McCarthy in the VE Commodore, with Taleah Dolic second and Travis Shore third, both in BA Falcons. Street stocks were won by Daniel Drewett in a BA Falcon, with Neville Nitschke second the VY Commodore and Corey Sandow third in an EL Falcon. The next meeting at Timmis Speedway is on 21st November for the South Australian AMCA Series.
Easter at Timmis Set to Explode.
Friday March 27, 2015. MSDC
Easter in Mildura means only 1 thing. Motorsport Central. And this year is no exception. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will see Timmis Speedway Roar into life with a monster field of cars set to tackle the 440 m clay way. AMCA Nationals will be a bit different this year with 2 big features being held across the weekend. Friday night will see the running of the South Australian AMCA Title, This may seem strange to some, but we have a great bond with the South Australian community and are excited to be hosting this event. Cars from all across the country will descend on our racey little bullring in an attempt to be crowned SA 1. Recently crowned Victorian champ Mark Lincoln will be the red hot favourite going into the event, but with the likes of Victorians, Tim Reidy, Jamie Collins, and Frank Thierry, Mat Hardy from Queensland, and Danny Prade from South Australia, it won’t be a walk in the park for Lincoln. The locals will also be out to make sure the title stays on home soil, and will be led by Benny Aworth, Darren McCarthy and Shannon Hilder. Sunday night will see all the AMCA’s battle it out again for the Annual All Star Championship, this will include Friday nights points all rolled into 1 points score for an overall winner. This is a massive Blue ribbon event that all drivers over the country want to win. Back for another big show are the thumping V8 Late Models, these fire breathing animals’ always put on a spectacle. With the South Australian State Title on the Friday night and the big $5000 to win feature on Sunday night it is sure to provide some elbows out racing. Local Cameron Waters is becoming a top notch driver after a year in the seat, his knowledge and expertise is defiantly starting to show that he will be fighting for the win and the large pay cheque. Wingless sprints have been exploding in numbers over the past season, with more and more locals hitting the track, the class is becoming more competitive but the meeting. Friday night will see the team’s battle it out in round 1 of the Easter trail held over the Easter weekend at various tracks. With the locals really starting to push the visitors every time they race here, it is sure to be another thrilling night of action packed racing. Hot laps will start from 5 pm with racing to start at 6pm
Bogucki Wins at Timmis on the way to All Star Series Triumph
Sunday March 1, 2015. Sprintcar Allstars
What a thrilling end to an equally thrilling season, rolling out for the A Main the top 5 just as tight on points as when the night started. The Series was going to be decided by finishing positions in the A again. Bogucki’s night had been solid taking out the Oval Express Magazine Quick Time Award at the start of the night. He lined up in P1 for the A with V91 Liam Williams alongside him. He got the job done at the green and lead from start to finish. The minors were being decided behind him between V91 Williams, ACT40 Dion Bellman, V8 Corey Linclon,V83 Chris Solomon coming from mid pack, V34 Brenten Farrer & V4 Phil Lock. As the group caught lap traffic this made it even more interesting. Changing positions back and forth between each other until the chequer was waved. It was a exciting feature to end the Series in front of a huge crowd at Timmis Speedway. Bogucki credited his car owner Tony Bartlett at the presentation for giving him the opportunity to compete in the Series, for giving him a great car every show and last but certainly not least believing that he could do it. A Main finishing positions – SA75 Scott Bogucki, V91 Liam Williams, ACT40 Dion Bellman, V83 Chris Solomon, V34 Brenten Farrer, V4 Phil Lock, V23 Jimmy Gardiner, V8 Corey Lincoln, SA44 Daniel Evans, SA18 Jed Bell, SA96 Darryl Guerin, V85 Colin Lincoln, V7 Paul Solomon, SA37 Terry Kelly-DNF, SA71 Sam Putland-DNF, SA62 Ben Atkinson-DNF. Final Top 5 Championship finish positions were: 1. SA75 Scott Bogucki - 3796 2. SA71 Sam Putland – 3733 3. V34 Brenten Farrer – 3695 4. V83 Chris Solomon – 3663 5. V4 Phil Lock - 3613 The night was completed with a ‘Pit Party’ to celebrate & present the end of season awards Full report to follow with nightly Contingency winners and end of season awards.<br/><br/><p><center><img src=http://speedway.net.au/photos/articles/allstars-28-02-15.jpg></center><br><center>Top 3 left to right ACT40 Dion Bellman, SA75 Scott Bogucki, V91 Liam Williams</center><br></p>
All Stars return to party central!
Thursday February 19, 2015. MSDC
It has become a tradition for the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series to hold its final round at Timmis Speedway, Mildura and and this season will be the same with the venue hosting the event for the 6th year on Saturday 28th February. The end of season celebrations will begin on Friday 27th at the Setts Hotel, 110-114 Eighth Street for an informal get together. A Car Display at the Gateway Tavern on Saturday morning followed by the End of Season Championship Pit Party after the races Saturday night. “We continue to hold our Presentation Pit Party at the end of our race meeting as this works well for all our teams. It’s a nice informal way to say thanks to everyone for their efforts, for the thousands of miles travelled and for the memories we have shared together being a part of our All Star Series.” Promoter Mandy Searle tells us. “With the points as close as they are again we can guarantee the racing will be spectacular. SA75 Scott Bogucki currently sits in first place but has only a small margin of 16 points. Sitting in second is SA71 Sam Putland, V34 Brenten Farrer 3rd, V83 Chris Solomon 4th and V4 Phil Lock rounding out the top 5. It really is another series championship that will be decided on the night. We love returning to Mildura and this season will be another highlight for us even if a bit sad because it’s the end of the year for us – which I hate.” says Searle.
Brock Atkins Wins Thrilling Junior Sedan Title
Sunday January 11, 2015. Jason Crowe
Brock Atkins has tonight won a thrilling Australian Junior Sedan Title at the Timmis Speedway Mildura, in a race which had three different leaders in the last ten laps. Atkins, who is the Victorian and Tasmanian Champion added the National Title to his list of achievements, holding off the late challenge from Jack Gartner, while Matty Smith who went through the qualifying heats undefeated finished third, with Victorian Kye Walters fourth and Heath Thorne fifth. After the official practice on Friday, and all of the Heats on Saturday were washed out, officials worked overtime to get the track into a condition to race today. With so much rain on the track in the preceding two days, the track remained soft throughout the day and evening, causing conditions to be some of the toughest Junior Sedan drivers could possibly encounter. Amazingly after 32 qualifying heats, 80 of the 84 entrants were still competing, providing some spectacular racing. At the completion of the heats, it would be Matty Smith and Brock Atkins would start on the front row, while Brooklyn Vanzetti and Jack Gartner would start on row two. The initial start would be aborted when cars mid pack spun, resulting in a complete restart. In a thrilling race from start to finish, Smith lead the early laps with Atkins within two car lengths at all times, while West Australian Vanzetti and South Australian Gartner were engaged in their own battle further back, as the lead two drivers cleared away. A stoppage just two laps in bunched the field up, after an incident which saw the demise of Lance Carew and Joel Berkley. On the resultant restart, Atkins immediately challenged Smith, and on lap five, the Victorian hit the lead for the first time. Vanzetti and Smith were running side by side and were joined by Heath Thorne, Kye Walters and Nathan Thorne, as the battle for the minor placings intensified. Jordan Mansells excellent title finished on lap ten, before a mid race collision on the back straight, spread eagled the field, with several drivers dropping out of contention as a result, including Brooklyn Vanzetti, who would eventually finish fourteenth as a result. The battle for the lead continued, with Smith and Atkins running side by side, and were well clear of Jack Gartner, but a stoppage with twelve laps remaining for a two car spin involving Brooke Etherden and Jackson Lunt in Pits Bend, bunched the field one final time. What was to follow, had the good crowd on hand cheering until the end. Jack Gartner, made his intentions clear from the restart, joining Atkins and Smith, with a three way battle for the lead which lasted for several laps. Atkins would lead lap sixteen, Smith lap seventeen, and Gartner took the lead on lap eighteen, as the three drivers thrilled the crowd, in a great race in trying conditions. With five laps remaining, Gartner and Atkins had dispensed with Matty Smith, who lost touch with the pair, as Gartner and Atkins then ran side by side for the next three laps, with Atkins taking the lead narrowly, winning in the end by just a car length from Gartner, while Smith was a gallant third. Kye Walters drove a great race, to come from position nine to finish fourth, while Heath Thorne finished fifth. Earlier in the day, all thirty two qualifying heats were held in difficult conditions, but amazingly there was no serious incidents. The most serious would come in the C Main, with two rollovers, the first on lap two with the Northern Territories Kale Quinlan rolling in turn four, while Blake Webb rolled heavily in Pits Bend with eight laps remaining. The C Main would be just as thrilling as the A Main, with Brad Gartner and Carter Armstrong advancing to the B Main. The B Main was also a brilliant spectacle, with Lance Carew winning the event from Brendan Learoyd and Maddi McGee, while Josh Fraser narrowly finished fourth to take the final transfer spot. Atkins was lost for words after winning the National Title, but did thank his family in his victory speech. "That is one of the toughest races I have ever been in", said Atkins Official Result A MAIN - 25 Laps: 1. Q36 Matty Smith, 2. V4 Brock Atkins, 3. W118 Brooklyn Vanzetti, 4. S17 Jack Gartner, 5. S53 Heath Thorne, 6. W39 Jarrin Bielby, 7. V19 Harry Ross, 8. Q49 Joel Berkley, 9. V47 Kye Walters, 10. V76 Jackson Lunt, 11. V87 Jayden Edwards, 12. S35 Kooper Greig, 13. V48 Jordan Mansell, 14. S78 Nathan Thorne, 15. Q51 Ardie Jonic, 16. Q32 Brooke Etherden, 17. NT88 Lance Carew, 18. Q9 Brendan Learoyd, 19. Q38 Maddi McGee, 20. W5 Josh Fraser Result 1. V4 Brock Atkins, 2. S17 Jack Gartner, 3. Q36 Matty Smith, 4. V47 Kye Walters, 5. S53 Heath Thorne, 6.S78 Nathan Thorne, 7. V87 Jayden Edwards, 8. V76 Jackson Lunt, 9. V19 Harry Ross, 10. Q51 Ardie Jonic, 11. Q9 Brendan Learoyd, 12. W39 Jarrin Bielby (24), 13. Q32 Brooke Etherden (23), 14. W118 Brooklyn Vanzetti (23), 15. Q38 Maddie McGee (20), 16. W5 Josh Fraser (13), 17. S35 Kooper Grieg (13), 18. V48 Jordan Mansell (10), 19. Q49 Joel Berkley (2), 20. N88 Lance Carew (2). Time: No Time, Winning Margin: 0.463, Fastest Lap: Q36 Matty Smith 20.269
Australian Junior Sedan Title - Scrutineering Location Change
Thursday January 8, 2015. MSDC
Due to the wet weather the scrutineering location for the SSA Australian Junior Sedan Title has now been moved. It will be held undercover at the NorthEd complex in Merbein South about 5 kms from the track towards Adelaide, located on the corner of Sturt Highway and River Ave. There will be flat bed trucks and open trailers to carry cars that are already unloaded at the track. There has been no change to the allocated scrutineering times. See www.milduraspeedway.com or Timmis Speedway Facebook page for further updates.
Bendigo Bank and Mildura Rural City Council Support Junior Title
Thursday December 11, 2014. MSDC
The Mildura Speedway Drivers Club would like to officially welcome The Bendigo Bank and the Mildura Rural City Council on board as joint supporters of the 2015 SSA Australian Junior Sedan Title, to be held at Timmis Speedway over the 9th 10th and 11th of January 2015. Club President Ben Aworth and the committee have been working hard at obtaining funding and support to run such a large event. “This will be great not only for our community, with visitors coming from all over Australia, but also to the many families of competitors that will be making the trip to our wonderful venue.” With over 75 cars already nominated to contest the title over the 2nd weekend in January, It is shaping up to be a huge weekend of very competitive racing. Drivers ranging from 10 years old to 17 years of age will all compete for the honour of becoming Australia 1 for 2015. Friday the 9th will see the cars first hit out on the track in a practice session. This is always a great indicator of who the ones to watch will be. Then the racing gets underway on the Saturday night, with each driver contesting 3 heats for night 1. Sunday is business day. All drivers will have 1 last heat race before the all important finals begin. Supporting the Australian Title will be the Wingless Sprints on both nights, and the Modified Sedans will be out in force on the Sunday night to show the juniors what racing is available when they are ready to move up. Head to www.milduraspeedway.com for further information leading up to the title.
MSDC extends sympathies to Beasley family
Wednesday December 3, 2014. MSDC
On Behalf of the Members of the Mildura Speedway Drivers Club, we would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Beasley family upon the passing of Col. Col was an integral part of shaping our fantastic club. His involvement throughout his life was instrumental in some major improvements including the installation of the current concrete track fence. He was a Valued Life member and a much loved former President. Col was, and always will be held in high regard around the speedway community. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Karyn, Travis, Brad and Bec, and to all that were honoured to call Col a mate. #RIPMDA27 MSDC Committee and members
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