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March 9, 2019

WEATHER WINS   Thirty six hours ago, Nelson was in the grip of a drought. We all wanted rain … just not right now. Unfortunately tonight’s meeting has been cancelled due to track conditions being unsuitable for sidecar racing which is the main focus of this meeting. We want to give those competitors the best…

March 6, 2019
GREY POWER   Written by Pete McNae   Sam Satherley has had four heart attacks – a warning one and three others that might have tipped over a lesser man. He's got enough steel in his left leg to be a body double for the Terminator. And he's not far off turning 70, a pretty...
February 17, 2019
CATCH HIM IF YOU CAN OPEN WHEEL DEAL   Written by Pete McNae It's beginning to look like there is daylight between Jeremy Webb and every other three-quarter midget racer in New Zealand His runaway win in the Waimea Vehicle Testing Station New Zealand TQ Midget Grand Prix last night completed his triple crown (NZs,...
February 12, 2019
Update on Nelson Fires As you are all aware Nelson and Tasman is still under a State of Emergency so what does this mean for us at Nelson Speedway for this weekend’s NZ TQ Grand Prix Meeting. The information we have so far is as follow: This information is to keep you all posted on...
January 23, 2019
GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES BETTER, STRONGER, FASTER   Written by Pete McNae Burs is back. Not just back on track at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway, either. No, Ian (Burs) Burson is back on the national podium, back cracking out the jokes and one-liners, back in love with speedway. It's not...
January 22, 2019
BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK FOR 217N TEECE MAKES IT THREE   Written by Pete McNae Winning championships never gets dull for Nelson stockcar driver Keightley Teece. You'd think that, maybe after squeezing another South Island trophy into the collection last Saturday at Woodford Glen near Christchurch, the 21-year-old linehaul driver for Solly's Freight could be a bit blase...
January 10, 2019
WESTMEAT NZ SUPERSTOCK GP GROUPS FOR SATURDAY'S MEETING   The groups have been revealed for Saturday's meeting. Scrutineering is from noon, grand parade at 4.50pm and racing starts at 5pm sharp.   CHICKEN GROUP 1nz Jason Long 3nz Simon Joblin 5s Niklaus Kiser 9b Adam Groome 15a Karl Pegg 19c Malcolm Ngatai 26s Mitch Vickery...
January 10, 2019

NEW NUMBER ONE IN NELSON THE LONG WAY HOME   Written by Pete McNae   Jason Long can legitimately claim to be number one all year round. The Hawke’s Bay Rugby Union sponsorship manager also plays loosehead prop for the province’s Mitre 10 Cup team in the winter and wears the No 1. Claiming the…

December 27, 2018

THE MANY FACES OF MORGAN DUMELOW JUST ONE OF THE LADS   Written by Pete McNae Depending on where you meet her, Morgan Dumelow could be filling one — or some — of a number of roles. There’s Morgan the quantity surveyor. Morgan the eldest of five sisters and partner of a former 2NZ superstock…

December 9, 2018

A ROUGH NIGHT FOR THE N CANTERBURY COMES TO TOWN   Written by Pete McNae It began so promisingly with Nelson drivers handing out a beating. Before the night was over at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway though, they were beaten — and a little beaten up. Four titles were decided last…