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March 15, 2018

DUFFMAN LOOKING TO DOUBLE HIS TALLY BIG SPRINTCAR DUST-UP   Written by Pete McNae “Grit your teeth and get into it.” Jamie Duff’s mantra for the Donaldson Civil South Island sprintcar championships this Saturday might apply equally to the spectators at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway. It’s just a fact of speedway…

February 28, 2018

MANERA ALWAYS THE ENTERTAINER AN OLDIE BUT A GOODIE   Written by Pete McNae There’s a race car entered in the Vertex Super Cup for super saloons in Nelson this weekend that is better known than its owner and operator. Nelson’s Dave Manera is no slouch at the wheel but his 88N Corvette is the…

February 10, 2018

NO REST  FOR 1NZ WEBB C IS FOR CHAMPION   By Pete McNae No one would begrudge Jeremy Webb a day off. He’s surely earned one. The new national three-quarter midget champion, winning the 65th running of the title just before the rain arrived at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway tonight, wasn’t…

February 10, 2018

DON’T WRITE OFF THE SOUTH ACTION ON TRACK — AND ABOVE IT   By Pete McNae All the talk leading up to qualifying night for the Walkers Engineering New Zealand TQ Midget Championships focused on the Attack of the Killer Bs … brothers Ryan and Scott Baker and Auckland clubmate Ryan Barry, who had filled…

February 8, 2018

Keeping it in the Family TODDS ARE TQ ROYALTY By Pete McNae The Todds of Hawke’s Bay are the royal family of three-quarter midget racing (without the corgis and with better hair). No one has dominated one class in New Zealand speedway quite like patriarch Steve, his son Duane and Duane’s cousin, Craig. Counting off…

February 7, 2018

MEETING CHALLENGES HEAD-ON PORTER’S READY, WILLING AND ABLE   By Pete McNae Everyone wants a winner — the first past the post, the wearer of the red ribbon, the one on the top perch of the podium. But while just one competitor gets the photo opportunity, many more toil away with less success, happy to…

October 14, 2017

THE CONTEST FOR TRACKMAN TROPHIES Surface A TRIBUTE TO TEECE   Race report by Pete McNae You wouldn’t find a more fitting tribute if it had been tailored in a back street in Bangkok. On the night when the Nelson Speedway Association honoured the late Murray Teece with the Trackman Trophy meeting, the club delivered…

October 11, 2017

Hit me with your best shot From One trackman to another   Written by Pete McNae  There will be a couple of former national champions in the pits when the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway opens the gates to the paying public on Saturday evening. One will be obvious – sitting front and…

March 7, 2017

DICKSON’S A RACER IN A RUSH SOUTHERN MAN’S SUPER SEASON   Written by: Pete McNae   The two busiest men in New Zealand at the moment? The scoreboard operator at a Hurricanes game and Peter Dickson’s signwriter. The Cromwell-based super saloon driver just doesn’t seem to want to keep his stickers for very long. He…

February 8, 2017

SOMETHING OLD IS SOMETHING NEW A BLAST FROM THE PAST   Written by: Pete McNae It will feel like welcoming back a long-lost family member when the modifieds return to Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway on Saturday. For a decade, the rambunctious V8s ruled – Tony Frost was a two-time national champion, Cliff…