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Next Event: Saturday 12th September

51st Anniversary Race Meeting

Day Meeting - Racing starts 11.00 AM.   FREE entry for spectators!

Featuring vintage & current race cars!

Vintage speedcars, super modifieds, formula 500/TQs, plus current day street stocks, modified sedans, wingless sprints, AMCA

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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
Thursday November 27, 2014. MSDC
This seasons South Australian AMCA Series kicks off this Saturday night at the Timmis Speedway in Mildura. This seasons Series has a naming rights sponsor in the form of JB Earthmoving thanks to John Drapala for his support. This will be the 7th Year of the Series which takes in several country tracks around SA. The nominations for this week include: S4... CORY FOX S5... JOHN DRAPALA S13... TEGAN MARTIN V16... CHARLES TYSON S19... STEVE LETTS S21... MICHAEL SHARPE V24... DARREN 'PLUGGER' MCCARTHY S54... LEANNE TURNER S69... MICHAEL FFRENCH V68... TIM LOGAN V69... ROSS PORKER The series will have four rounds which include this week in Mildura, January 3 at Riverland Speedway, Renmark January 17th Westline Speedway, Whyalla while the Series final will be at Borderline Speedway in Mt Gambier on February 7 in support to the 360 Sprintcar Tyson Perez Memorial. This Saturday Night at Mildura will also see the Junior Sedans in action along with other support classes. AMCAs SA would like to thank the following companies for their support of the series for this season: SIGNS ON PARA WATERLOO WRECKERS SAVAGE SHOTS plus our sponsors who have been with us for many seasons and will continue their sponsorship once again SCOTCHER RACE FUELS & OILS LUCAS OILS SPRINT AUTO PARTS SALISBURY We would like to thank all the tracks for supporting the AMCAs this summer and hope everyone enjoys the racing we put on.
Timmis Speedway Set to Kick off its 50th Season
Tuesday November 18, 2014. MSDC
Saturday the 22nd of November will see an abundance of Cars hit the track in the opening meeting of the 50th season at Timmis Speedway. Drivers have been busy over the winter months getting their cars ready for the new season. Saturday night will see the club host the Ross Crick Memorial. This is a tribute to the late Ross Crick who was a founding member of the Mildura Speedway Drivers Club, and instrumental in getting the club to where it is today. Also as part of this meeting is the MJS Street Stock Series. A quality field has been assembled ready to take battle against some of the best in the country. Dual Australian Street Stock Champion and local boy Robbie Faux will be out to prove he deserves the win by trying to hold off the likes of SA’s Darren Flatman and Steven Gartner, both of whom are eager to beat Faux on his home ground. Another local, Scott Mason in his immaculate new VX Commodore, will be out to improve on his previous years. The Wingless Sprints have amassed a great field with the class growing every year, Life Member Anthony McMillan will again be at the pointy end but will have his hands full trying out drive the younger generation, headed by Jason Bolitho, Mitch Gladman and Angelo Halacas. After a few seasons off, Travis Beasley is set to return to racing in his Thurla Farms Wingless. The Modified Sedans Bring a small but quality field with Ex Australian and Victorian Champion David Smith headlining the charge, he will be closely followed by veteran Peter “Spider” McCarthy, Jeremy McClure, and the newest superstar to modifieds, Jake Drewett. Juniors all ways put on some great racing, local Star Jayden Ruhs has purchased some new machinery and will be looking to get some good laps in before the Australian Title here in January. AMCA Nationals will round out the program, Numbers have increased this season with the porker stable bringing out three cars so far, with New comer Timmy Logan in the Coffee Town Café Vic 67 looking good. Gates open at 5pm with a grand parade at 6:45 with racing to start at 7pm. Check out our website at www.milduraspeedway.com or find us on Facebook for more information.

Mildura Speedway Drivers Club 50 Year Celebrations
Tuesday August 19, 2014. MSDC
The Mildura Speedway Drivers Club will be celebrating 50 years of racing this season, and to celebrate this huge achievement the club will be holding a 50th anniversary race meeting and celebration dinner on September the 13th 2014 This Date is very significant as it marks 50 years to the day of the First official race meeting conducted by the then newly formed Mildura Hot Rod Club. The day will consist of a race meeting commencing from 10 am. With a variety of classes from yesteryear to current day vehicles, concluding at 4pm Following this, a celebration dinner will be held at the Mildura Workingman's club from 6:30pm. With guest speakers and memorabilia throughout the night to commemorate this special evening. A highlight will be the gathering of all the former presidents of the club. Tickets can be purchased from Chris Burgess on 50235577 at Modern Hair Culture, corner 15th Street and Walnut Avenue. Any drivers wishing to race please call Darren McCarthy 0408541869
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