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Leeton’s Long Track Classic returns

Wednesday 1st May, 2019 - 11:16am

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Lighting up just once a season, the sole race meeting at Leeton’s Brobenah Raceway’s is always an electrifying affair, and this season will be no different, with the Super Sedan Long Track Classic, presented by De Paoli Transport, set to return this Saturday night.

Leeton’s Long Track Classic Returns

Photo: Shayne T Wright

Having well and truly been a constant inclusion at the massive 940-metre track, being run throughout the better part of the past 43 years since Brobenah Raceway first opened its gates, the Long Track Classic carries significant prestige, drawing some of the state’s best Super Sedan drivers.

With defending and three-time Long Track Classic winner Callum Harper, from Tasmania, not contesting this event, there is still going to be a solid field of Super Sedans. Local Wayne Aylett is hoping that his vast experience around the Brobenah Raceway track is going to help him contend for the win. While fellow NSW-based racers Andrew White, Wayne Dick and Glen Stoddard have their sights on a solid performance.

In terms of interstate contestants from the state of Victoria for the Long Track Classic, the field is headed by former Victorian Champions Peter Nicola and Lucas Roberts, along with Neil Witnish.

Leading the support program will be the annual Graham Bourke Memorial for Production Sedans, which will see Graham’s son and local racer Wayne Bourke attempt to reclaim top honours after his hopes of a three peat were dashed last season by fellow Leeton resident Justin Hawkins.

Hawkins will be looking to hinder Bourke to hold on to the mantle, while former National Champions Stephen Laidlaw and Jacob Mills, along with other locals in Danny Harrison and Nathan Hawkins (Justin’s brother), will also be vying for the top step on the podium.

Also supporting the night’s program will be GOSA Sedans, Vic Sports Sedans, Standard Saloons and AMCA Nationals.

Brobenah Raceway would like to thank De Paoli Transport for their valued support of the Long Track Classic. Located in Leeton, De Paoli Transport is a family-owned business with over 23 years of experience in the transport industry. Priding themselves on their exceptional customer service, they specialise in general cartage throughout New South Wales and interstate. Find out more by visiting their website at www.depaoli.com.au
or calling them on 0269 535 099.

The Brobenah Raceway track is located at Brobenah Hall Road, Leeton NSW 2705.

For further information about Brobenah Raceway, you can FOLLOW them on Facebook by searching Leeton Motor Sports Club or contacting club president Ron Watts on 0408 837 261.

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