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February 24, 2018

RACING FOR THE KIDS FUNDS DONATED MEMORIES MADE AT SPEEDWAY   By Pete McNae The generosity of the Nelson speedway community has seen the Child Cancer Foundation coffers boosted by $2500. The second annual Racing for the Kids meeting was staged by the Nelson Speedway Association in late January and, beyond the cash contribution, families…

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…

December 3, 2017

PANTHERS’ LUGGAGE IS LIGHTER WELCOME TO NELS-BORNE   Written by Pete McNae It’s just as well Palmerston North track manager Bryan Puklowski was given a gentle reminder to pack the Challenge Cup for the trip across Cook Strait as it turns out it’s staying on this side for the coming summer.  The cup is the…

December 3, 2017

PANTHERS’ LUGGAGE IS LIGHTER WELCOME TO NELS-BORNE   Written by Pete McNae It’s just as well Palmerston North track manager Bryan Puklowski was given a gentle reminder to pack the Challenge Cup for the trip across Cook Strait as it turns out it’s staying on this side for the coming summer.  The cup is the…

November 18, 2017

HOT LAPS IN HOT SUN LAP RECORD TAKES A SHAKE Written by Pete McNae According to Speedway New Zealand statistics, one lap of the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway is exactly 354m long. So, anything that can get around there in a tick over 11sec is hustling pretty hard. The lap record in…

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…

February 22, 2017

  WINNING RACES, LEARNING PLENTY TQs’ MAIN EVENT FT. CORKILL   Written by: Pete McNae   Jayden Corkill does his best work after dark. The TQ midget driver has picked up a few chequers in his first season in the class at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway, but they have tended to…

December 23, 2016

MUM’S THE WORD FOR SIDECAR DUO SOOTY MEETS HIS MATCH Written by: Pete McNae   Apparently, the hardest part of racing sidecars is convincing Mum that it’s safe. Shaun (Sooty) Solly and partner in life and speedway, Rosie Taylor, have emerged as a talented rookie combination in the sidecar class at the Milestone Homes Top…

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