Presentation Dinner – 20 Years of Racing

2016 CHAMPIONS: Back Row: Fletcher Mills, Dean Thomas, Jade Olds, Kathryn Jackson, Steve Ellis, Steve Hateley, Adam Mckenzie, Jock Baker Front Row: Graham Gerlach, Mark Both, Luke James, Jamie Collins, Adrian Christian
2016 CHAMPIONS: Back Row:
Fletcher Mills, Dean Thomas, Jade Olds, Kathryn Jackson, Steve Ellis, Steve Hateley, Adam Mckenzie, Jock Baker
Front Row: Graham Gerlach, Mark Both, Luke James, Jamie Collins, Adrian Christian

Horsham Motor Sports Club celebrated the 20th anniversary of Blue Ribbon Raceway at their end of season presentation night at Kalkee on Saturday, August 13th.

Secretary Graham Gerlach opened proceedings by thanking all that were in attendance and handed over to President Mick Fitzgerald to again thank all those present for a good year of racing and work at the track for the enjoyment of racers and fans alike. Continue reading Presentation Dinner – 20 Years of Racing

Blue Ribbon Turns Twenty

Flagman Dylan Simpson at Blue Ribbon Raceway. PHOTO: WImmera Mail TImes
Flagman Dylan Simpson at Blue Ribbon Raceway.
PHOTO: WImmera Mail TImes

The Horsham Motor Sports Club will celebrate Blue Ribbon Raceway’s 20th anniversary as it draws the 2016 season to a close on Saturday the 13th of August.

Club president Mick Fitzgerald said the club had come a long way over 20 years.

“Before the track was built we were a travelling club,” he said. “We’ve made a lot of upgrades over the years.

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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.

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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

Premature End to Race Return

BACK ON TRACK: Dean Baker returns to racing with his restored Limited Sportsman. PHOTO: Leanne Shanks
BACK ON TRACK: Dean Baker returns to racing with his restored Limited Sportsman.
PHOTO: Leanne Shanks

Dimboola driver Dean Baker was ready to race his for the first time in 25 years on Saturday at the Blue Ribbon Raceway. Baker had worked tirelessly to restore the same car that achieved a Victorian title in 1988 for Saturday’s race.

Unfortunately, Baker was unable to finish the race in the restored beauty, his clutch blowing out in his second race.

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