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March 14, 2019

SUPERSTOCKS AND SO MUCH MORE   By Pete McNae It’s been more than two months since the high-winding V8s have chucked clay at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway but the superstocks are back on a chokka programme for Nelson’s multi-headed race meeting on Saturday, March 23. With the season rapidly nearing an…

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,...
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...
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 6, 2018
VISITORS FILL NELSON FIELDS 21 RACES FOR 20 BUCKS Written by Pete McNae With just over a fortnight til Christmas, money is tight and tough calls need to be made on that twenty dollars tucked away in the wallet. Sorry, Auntie Barbara, no box of Favourites for you this year -- that green note is...
November 4, 2018

Speedway dodges the showers Fireworks night packs in the punters Written by Pete McNae They must have skipped over Nelson at weather forecasters’ school because they so rarely get it right. When yesterday’s forecast said rain, followed by showers, with some high winds in the mix, it seemed there was no way the second meeting…

March 18, 2018

FIRST WHEN THE FLAG FALLS DUFF TIMES HIS RUN   Written by Pete McNae There’s only one lap that matters, all the rest are speedway foreplay. When the online report is written and the record books updated, it’s who was first to the flag who gets the kudos. New South Island sprintcar champion Jamie Duff…

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…

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