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Hot weekend at Blue Ribbon Speedway This Week End

BAKER'S BEST: Jock new Sporty was in a league of its own. PHOTO: M&L Speedway Photography
JOCK BAKER: Pimpinio Driver Jock Baker will race a full field of Sporties in the Classic event this weekend PHOTO: M&L Speedway Photography

Horsham Motor Sports Club will wrap up the season at the Track in the paddock at Kalkee with a speedway carnival this Saturday and Sunday.

The annual two day race meeting will be held on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th, with speedway drivers from across Victoria and South Australia racing on both days.

A big field Wingless Sprint Cars have nominated to race on the weekend, in what has become an annual feature race. The class is becoming as popular as the Winged Sprincars and, although not having the horsepower of the 360 and 410 cu inch cars, they make it up with aerial acrobatics due to the lack of the large aerodynamic wings on the cars, always a great show.

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82 Races at Blue Ribbon Raceway

WINGLESS SPRINT CARS: Ashley Armistead leads Jack Oliver into the turn. PHOTO: Emma Bansemer
WINGLESS SPRINT CARS: Ashley Armistead leads Jack Oliver into the turn.
PHOTO: Emma Bansemer

The Queen’s Birthday weekend Speedway Carnival at Blue Ribbon Raceway began on Saturday afternoon, but not without earlier concern of drizzle for Horsham Motor Sports Club officials. Although the weather passed by midday the track surface was very greasy. The program featuring 82 races over the weekend was re-shuffled, 33 Wingless Sprint Cars were then the first to race in an attempt to dry out the track aided by their large race tyres.

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