Latest news
  1. PACKED PROGRAMME
  2. NO RACING TONIGHT
  3. Racing – 9 March 2019
  4. SOUTH ISLAND SIDECARS
  5. TQ GRAND PRIX

Latest News

November 29, 2016

MEETING DOES BIT FOR COMMUNITY WAIAU POOL THE CHOSEN CAUSE The November 14 earthquake affected most of the South Island in some way. For the Nelson Speedway Association, it meant Palmerston North’s Panthers superstock team couldn’t guarantee their travel across the strait for the Challenge Cup teams race and they were midweek withdrawals. Faced with…

November 19, 2016

EXCELLENT OUTING FOR WESTLEY Bump and grind for Kaikoura quake   Written by: Pete McNae   Dwayne Westley summed it up in one word on Wednesday: “excellent”. When the Nelson Speedway Association announced that its feature promotion for Saturday’s meeting at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway was a $500 cash prize for…

November 17, 2016

SPEEDWAY FOR A CAUSE   MONEY POSTED FOR STOCKCAR STIRRER   By Pete McNae   The devastating quakes that were centred on North Canterbury early on Monday morning, and the more than 1700 that have been felt around the country since, have had a significant effect on the lives and livelihoods of thousands. Two people…

November 17, 2016

SPEEDWAY FOR A CAUSE   MONEY POSTED FOR STOCKCAR STIRRER By Pete McNae   The devastating quakes that were centred on North Canterbury early on Monday morning, and the more than 1700 that have been felt around the country since, have had a significant effect on the lives and livelihoods of thousands. Two people were…

November 16, 2016

FAST TRACK TO THE TIGERS   Nolan jumps in at the deep end Written by: Pete McNae   Think Leicester City and Cronulla Sharks. Think Chicago Cubs and the Irish rugby team. Think, if you must, The Donald. Yes, sometimes the outsider wins. It doesn’t happen often – when it does, it makes for great…

November 16, 2016

FERRY DELAYS A DEALBREAKER   MEETING WILL GO AHEAD   By Pete McNae   Nelson Speedway Association president Wayne Wogg Martin took a call from the Palmerston North Panthers management at lunchtime on Wednesday, telling him the Panthers would be unable to get to Nelson for this weekend’s Challenge Cup teams race against the Nelson…

November 6, 2016

SERIES SUFFERS SECOND SEASON BLUES   Nicholls too slick for superstock field Written by: Pete McNae   In rock speak, it’s the difficult second album. In basketball, the sophomore season shakes. And in superstock racing, there seem to be second season blues, too. Saturday’s feature at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway was…

November 2, 2016

Superstocks are all hunting Harwood Written by: Pete McNae Some drivers aim to be the best, others just hope to beat the best once or twice. Ever since he added the 1NZ designation to the flanks of his superstock, Shane Harwood has been in the nation’s sights. Beating the champ is easier said than done…

October 26, 2016

EVERETT GETS HANDS ON THE FLAG Written by: Pete McNae  John Everett cut his speedway teeth in the rough and tumble of banger racing in England. What’s that? Look it up on youtube, but make sure you’re sitting down and have cuppa and a Tim Tam to steady your nerves first. Bangers fall somewhere between…

October 16, 2016

COMING … READY OR NOT October 15 start catches a couple of teams off guard They’re playing rugby at Trafalgar Park today. That old line between footy in the winter and speedway in summer was blurred a long time ago, but Saturday’s early start showed for a few teams at the Milestone Homes Top of…