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January 27, 2019
BEAUTY GOES MORE THAN SKIN DEEP TAKING THE HIGH ROAD   Written by Pete McNae "Pretty" doesn't win races. There was no better proof of that than last night's round of the Mag and Turbo Super Cup for super saloons at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway. Peter Dickson's Generation 5 Hypermac super...
March 31, 2018

ANOTHER SUMMER DONE AND DUSTED Flag falls on season 2017-18 Written by Pete McNae Nobody’s perfect, but the sidecar combination of Derek and Mathew Ramsay might be no more than 5m away from it. The Wairarapa family team provided some of the best moments of The New Gate Company Easter Extravaganza, the eight-class ending to…

March 30, 2018

Fortune favours the brave ROUGH AND THE ODD TUMBLE   Written by Pete McNae The Nelson Speedway Association was caught between a rut and a hard place for day one of their final meeting of the summer, The New Gate Co Easter Extravaganza. Heavy rain earlier in the week soaked the surface at the Milestone…

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…

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 7, 2017

Nelson club has new man at the wheel THOUGHTS OF PRESIDENT BRIDGO   Written by: Pete McNae One week out from race night at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway and Darryl Bridge has a lot on his mind. The 45-year-old Englishman is the new president of the Nelson Speedway Association, the leader…

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…