20th Anniversary Presentation Dinner

Class Champions
2015 CHAMPIONS: L-R Mark McDonald, Steve Ellis, Richard Bansemer, Luke James, Emma Wilken

Horsham Motor Sports Club has been celebrating 20 years of racing at Blue Ribbon Raceway this racing season. Back in 1996, a dream that had inspired the club since the early seventies to have its own track, was finally achieved after many years of work.

Since then many improvement have been made and the complex now has some of the best facilities in Victoria.

The last of the anniversary celebrations are to be at the club’s Presentation Dinner held at the Kalkee Football Function Room on August 13th.

Club members past and present, are invited to attend the evening beginning at 6:30pm and evening will feature the presentation of class winners and drivers champion.

Memorabilia will be on display and attendees are invited to bring along a memento.

A three course meal will be served and drinks will be available at bar prices.

Adults – $20, Students – $10, Kids under 12 – free, Family (2A&2C) — $50

RSVP August 5th – Mick Fitzgerald – 04 2782 5158 or sec@blueribbonraceway.com.au

Wingless Walsh Unstoppable

FOUR WIDE WINGLESS: Feature race drivers perform a Four-wide salute to the race fans before the race. PHOTO: Leanne Shanks
FOUR WIDE WINGLESS: Feature race drivers perform a Four-wide salute to the race fans before the race.
PHOTO: Leanne Shanks

The 2015 / 2016 speedway season came to a conclusion at Blue Ribbon Raceway during the long weekend. 120 drivers came to race in the two day race meeting, which featured ten different classes of race cars.

Topping the bill was the Wingless Sprints who were well represented; 30 drivers raced two heat races each night to decide starting positions of the final race. Continue reading Wingless Walsh Unstoppable

A Weekend of Speedway

WINGLESS WEEKEND: Travis Millar is one the 37 Wingless Sprint drivers who have nominated to race this weekend. PHOTO: Mark Cowin
WINGLESS WEEKEND: Travis Millar is one the 37 Wingless Sprint drivers who have nominated to race this weekend.
PHOTO: Mark Cowin

A big two-day race meeting of speedway is set for this weekend with the running of the Blue Ribbon Raceway Speedway Carnival. The annual two day race meeting will be held on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th, with speedway drivers from across Victoria and South Australia racing on both days.

A huge field of 37 Wingless Sprints have nominated to race on the weekend, in what has become an annual feature race. The Horsham club now has two drivers in the popular class. Jeremy Beddison will be unveiling his newly built car for the first time this weekend. Steve Hately who now has a season of Wingless Sprint racing under his belt, looks forward to finally challenging the field on his home track.

Continue reading A Weekend of Speedway

White Goods Raffle Results

Raffle-Sign-2016The winner of Horsham Motor Sports Club’s annual White Goods Raffle drawn on April 23rd is Mark Cowin.
Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets in the raffle.
Below is a list of the winners and their prizes.

1st Mark Cowin – Trailer with white goods
2nd Matt Cotrell – FHD LED TV
3rd Paul Drendel – Meat Voucher
4th Emma Bansemer – Dinner for Two
5th Peter Oakley – Family Pass to Blue Ribbon Raceway
6th Gary Occleshaw – Family Pass to Blue Ribbon Raceway
7th Austin Collins – Family Pass to Blue Ribbon Raceway
8th Trevor Yole – Family Pass to Blue Ribbon Raceway
9th John Petering – Family Pass to Blue Ribbon Raceway
10th N.W.E. – Family Pass to Blue Ribbon Raceway

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