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Western Australia: Meat pies and dust will join the Speedcars over in Perth at the Motorplex when the final round of the Sheehan Haulage Grand Prix is set for decision.
One of Australia’s most outstanding youngsters Kaiden Manders will be defending his series lead as he heads towards another race win in the McAllen Motorsport rocket. Kaiden made the headlines last November when he beat an international field to take out the prized Magic Man 34 event.
Manders holds a handy lead over Todd Waddell and Alfi Gudagnino the two closes to Manders in points but the biggest challenge is likely to come from Western Australia Champion KIngshott, Sydney’s Mark Brown ,Lee Redman and former Australian and 7 times WA Champ Neville Lance .
Jamie Veal the wonder from Warnambool will be joining the W2 Transport Equipment and Hire/Krikke Motorsports (Ex Tatnell) Team for the opening round of the Sprintcar AHG Triple Crown on the same program.
Queensland: Three hours earlier as a result of daylight saving , Archerfield Speedway will host round 5 of the POWRi Speedcar Super Series. Recently crowned National Champion Adam Clarke will bring his JBR/POLAR ICE car to the Brisbane track with a handy lead over former POWRI and National Champion Nathan Smee and the BOC Team’s Troy Jenkins. Most race fans will be glued to the Clarke, Smee battle but there will be a huge interest on how r young Rusty Whittaker will run after his recent win over Clarke and Co in the Queensland Championship. Brendan Palmer, Brett Thomas and Michael Kendall will also come into contention during the 30 Laps main event .The POWRi Super Series has attracted the best of Eastern Australia’s Speedcar teams
Joining the POWRi midgets on the program will be the Formula 500 State Championship. Heading the entries is Dave Shilletto, Charlie and Kirstin Brown .Travelling north to join the Queenslander in the Title chase are teams from NSW and Victoria.
NSW: At Valvoline Speedway the final of the Track Championship will be fought out between dual Champion Ben Atkinson and James Thompson. Atkinson with two main event wins for the season sits behind Thompson who is yet to win in 2015 but rewarded with the points lead due to his strong performance week in and wek out . The battle for the Championship and the $20,000 is simply Thompson v Atkinson.
Sprintcars at valvoline are always exciting and entries strong , this weekend is no exception, 59 cars will sign inon Saturday night and with a lot of aggressive racing before the 30 Lap main events anything can happen, and it usually does. Valvoline media have made it easy to understand what it will take for Atkinson or Thompson to win.
FOR BEN TO WIN:
– Ben has to finish 14 spots ahead of James to win track championship.
– So if Ben finishes 2nd, James has to finish 16th or worse.
– If Ben finishes 12th James would had to have finished 5th in B-Main or worse and not transferred.
– If Ben were to just win the A-Main, James would have to finish 14th or worse.
– If Ben were to win A-Main and lead most laps (4 bonus points), James would have to finish 12th or worse.
FOR JAMES TO WIN:
– Stay within striking distance – or 14 spots – of Ben all A-Main.
– Beat Ben.- Ensure he makes the A-Main
– If Ben wins and leads most laps, finish 11th or better.
Victoria: Round 6 of the of the Aussie Jay Campers Southern Speedcar Tour is set down for action at Western Speedway, Hamilton.
A busy weekend for Speedway down Under .. Results will be posted on our site and Facebook page .
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