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Rushworth Speedway returns with family entertainment this Saturday

Wednesday 16th October, 2019 - 9:55am

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Rushworth Speedway begins its new season this Saturday night once again bringing terrific bang for your buck family entertainment with some of last seRUSHWORTH SPEEDWAY RETURNS WITH FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT THIS SATURDAYasons champions returning, new drivers, returning drivers and the visiting eight cylinder AMCA Nationals category complimenting the programme.

The AMCA Nationals will compete in a Victorian series round with valuable points and bragging rights up for grabs in their first event of the season also. Tim Reidy a former national champion and multiple times state champion right across Australia will resume his battle with former South Australian champion Dean Heseltine. The two lead protagonists won’t have things all their own way though as Mildura based competitor Frank Theirry, former Australia number two Paul Sullivan and Neale Peachey are just some of the competitive race drivers in the line up mostly running crate Chevrolet engines.

In club Sedan racing Garry Gapes will hit the track with his club champion # 1 displayed on his race car after he defeated Scotty Smith and Jay Nicolaisen last season in the Open Saloon point score. All three drivers are in the opening line-up and they will have a big field of contenders to compete with. Adam Box who had wins last season, Paul Lamb and Bevan Hutchins are just a few of the challengers for race supremacy on night one of the season.

Leigh Jeffrey once again is the number one driver in GV Production Sedans, however competition this season looks to be even stronger than last season. The class consistently had the strongest car count last season and this year starts of well with Shane Hutchins, Troy Britton and Lennie Clark some of Jeffrey’s competition on Saturday night.

Ladies and Juniors never miss out at Rushworth and both classes will again have their chance to shine this weekend. Whilst last years class champions are absent, expect Kelly Lamb, Belinda Chalcraft, Sarah Lock and Pauline Martin to name a few to put up a fierce battle in the Ladies whilst Bradin Claridge looks to be the driver to beat in the Junior Sedans coming to Rushworth with extensive national Junior competition racing experience.

All the action begins at 4pm and enquiries can be made to 0409 386 805

Spectator admission costs are Adults $20, Aged Pensioners $15, Kids ages 12 to 16 $10 each whilst children under the age of 12 are free. A family of two adults and two children aged 12 to 16 is $50 on a family ticket.

Goulburn Valley Auto Club is proudly supported by
Super Balance Automotive – Shepparton
Aerodrome Automotive – Kialla
Autobarn – Bendigo
Bendigo Powder Coating
Bendigo Timber Products
Bourke Fencing – Bendigo
Budget Trophies -Kyabram
Jackal Fencing Manufacturers – Bendigo
Kyabram Bearings
Leed Engineering & Construction – Kangaroo Flat
Maxam Printing – Shepparton
Metalcorp Bendigo
Mental Racewear
Pearce Concrete – Golden Square
Mooroopna Passenger Services
Ross Adams Cartage Contractor – Nanneella
Rushworth Bakery
The Rushworth Hotel
WG Panels – Rochester
Windridge Security Doors & Fences – Bendigo

GV OPEN SALOONS
Garry Gapes – 1
Peter Welch – 8
Jay Nicolaisen – 15
Bevan Hutchins – 18
Braiden Simmonds – 26
Adam Box – 27
Mark Bergman – 31
Justin Hampton – 44
Wayne Gilsenan – 53
Scott Smith – 58
Daniel Smith – 59
Matt Smith – 61
Corey Knox – 67
Josh Beattie – 72
Paul Lamb – 73
Matt Callanan – 78
Chelsea Hodge – 95
Greg Knight – 112
Stewart Knight – 123
Chris Woeltjes – 135

GV PRODUCTION SEDANS
Leigh Jeffery – 1
Shane Hutchins – 10
Ian Wilson – 19
Luke Warren – 30
Troy Britton – 41
Michael Boyle – 52
Warren Alexander – 64
Lennie Clark – 88
Matthew Walker – 138
Jaiden McCann – 139
Jesse Longley – 149

GV LADIES SALOONS
Kelly Lamb – 2
Belinda Chalcraft – 15
Jas Bergman – 36
Casey Alexander – 64
Sarah Lock – 67
Nicole Gapes – 84
Pauline Martin – 135

GV JUNIOR SEDANS
Jorden Simmonds – 20
Keiden Britton – 41
Bradin Claridge – 44
Connor Claridge – 117
Zachary Martin – 135

AMCA NATIONALS
Greg Firmin – 2
Frank Thierry – 7
Bruce Tait – 9
Jimmy Harris – 12
Hugene Charvat – 22
Paul Howard – 23
David Wick – 26
Paul Sullivan – 28
Neale Peachey – 51
Tim Reidy – 79
Dean Heseltine – 93

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