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Set for Weekend of Speed

HO24 LIMITED SPORTSMAN: Dean Baker
RESTORATION: Dimboola’s Dean Baker has restored his 32 year old limited sportsman car for the race. PHOTO: Kirsty Daniel

Kalkee is set for a weekend of speed with the annual Blue Ribbon Raceway Speedway Carnival set to take place.

The two-day race meet will be held on June 11 and 12 with speedway drivers from across Victoria and South Australia in competition on both days.

The gates will open at 2pm on Saturday with the speedway action starting at 3pm, while Sunday’s racing will start at 1pm.

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Wimmera Trio Sweep Podium at Limited Sportsman State Titles

Jock Baker, Adrian Christian and Adam Mackenzie atop the podium.
Jock Baker, Adrian Christian and Adam Mckenzie atop the podium.

A trio of Wimmera car racing champions will return to Horsham after taking out the top three spots on the podium at the limited sportsman state title in Bairnsdale on Saturday.

Pimpinio’s Jock Baker finished first in the the 25-lap race that features open wheeled cars.

Horsham’s Adrian Christian finished second while Minyip’s Adam Mckenzie made it a Wimmera hat-trick by taking out third.

All three drivers had their work cut out for them from the start of the final race, which followed three heats earlier in the day, as they started well back on the grid.

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Blue Ribbon Raceway to Host Street Stock 1000

STREET STOCK: #46 - Anthony Beare and Ho9 Luke James. PHOTO: Samantha Camarri
STREET STOCK: #46 – Anthony Beare and Ho9 Luke James.
PHOTO: Samantha Camarri

KALKEE’S Blue Ribbon Raceway will host the Limited Sportsman Victorian Title Streetstock 1000 on Saturday.

The meet will also feature V8 trucks, ASCF ladies competition and ASCF open sedans.

Gates will open at 4.30pm, with the action to start at 5.30pm.

Admission is $16 for adults, $12 for pensioners and $8 for students.

Children under 12 get in for free.

Bogucki Triumphs

V23 Sprint Car - Jimmy Gardiner races his 360 Sprintcar around Blue Ribbon Raceway. PHOTO: Mark Cowin
V23 Sprint Car – Jimmy Gardiner races his 360 Sprintcar around Blue Ribbon Raceway.
PHOTO: Mark Cowin

About 1000 people descended on Kalkee’s Blue Ribbon Raceway on Saturday night to watch the Australian Allstar Sprintcars Series.

South Australia’s Scott Bogucki finished first, with Dion Bellman finishing second and Victorian Chris Solomon finishing third.

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