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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 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...
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...
November 18, 2018

TEMPERATURES RISE ON COOL NIGHT SAM SILENCES SPRINTCAR RIVALS Written by Pete McNae He’s the quiet guy with his foot on the loud pedal. Queenstown builder Sam O’Callaghan might be a bit brief on banter, but he more than makes up for it with big brass knobs at the wheel of the Freeman Motorsport Triple…

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 27, 2018

WHEN A WANT BECOMES A NEED SUPER-SIZE ME!   Written by Pete McNae This story about a young man’s dream coming true has a happy ending for just about everyone. Maybe only Dave and Sandy Neiman will be dismayed — they have just found out that son Brad is staying home until he’s 40. Why…

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…

June 4, 2017

Open wheels all the way Webb gets best of both worlds   Written by: Pete McNae   Dick Webb was in the US when great friend and racing rival Leigh Marquet passed away during the off-season. The pair had duelled in TQs and midgets over many seasons at the Milestone Homes Top of the South…

February 25, 2017

NELSON’S CHALLENGE COMES UNSTUCK WEBB’S DRIVE FOR FIVE   Written by: Pete McNae   It probably reads like the school reports of many of the patrons scattered across the terraces at the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway last night – a B plus for effort and a big red See Me for achievement….

January 4, 2017

Open wheels all the way Webb gets best of both worlds   Written by: Pete McNae   Dick Webb was in the US when great friend and racing rival Leigh Marquet passed away during the off-season. The pair had duelled in TQs and midgets over many seasons at the Milestone Homes Top of the South…