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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 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 14, 2019
YOU CAN'T WIN THEM ALL (UNTIL YOU DO) THE WEBB MASTER Written by Pete McNae Twelve months ago, a window was closing on Jeremy Webb. Years of frustration at national three-quarter midget championship meetings were building up, denied by bad luck, broken parts, errant rivals. And then, almost a year ago to the day, Webb...
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 9, 2019
FOWLER TAKES A SEAT SHORT-TERM GAIN Written by Pete McNae Nick Fowler was an ex-superstock driver.  He'd hung up the Hans device. At 44, the owner of the Pro-Karts business and its related attractions at Tahunanui Beach figured he'd done his dash when it came to driving dirt ovals. Fowler had started in A grade...
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…

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...
December 5, 2018

GIVING IT HUNDY AND FIDDY INJECTION OF ENERGY FOR STREETSTOCKS Written by Pete McNae It might give mathematicians a migraine but over in Team Hundy and Fiddy Racing’s pit, 100 per cent isn’t enough. Not by any measure. Over there, they do things a hundy, plus another fiddy, for the impressive total of 150 per…