Speedway season goes full throttle this Saturday night at Heytesbury Stockfeeds Simpson Speedway we have a total of 45 nominations for the wingless sprints also a Good field of 29 Formula 500s as they have a shakedown in a prelude to the Monk & Son Ag Services Australian Championship coming up on December 20 and 21.
In what is the most ambitious season ever to take place at the Bungador bullring. The season being headlined by the Monk and Son AG services Australian F500 championship coming up on the 20th and 21st of December SRA Eureka Garages and Sheds Sprintcar Series round 7 on 27 December on January 12 we have the all-stars challenge the 10th anniversary edition and the South West Conveyancing 360 Sprintcar Australian Championship on the 7th and 8th of March.
It all kicks of this Saturday night with round 2 of the Victorian F500 TJ Chassis Stampede Series and on the same program round 3 of the Magnet Towing & Transport VWS Super Series with a quality field of V8 Dirt Modified’s in support with the Junior F500’s it makes for a great night at the skids.
All the heavy hitters of the wingless class will be there with Balcombe, Millar, Van Ginnekin, Broome and Weel just to name a few of the stars to assemble. After two rounds of the Magnet Towing & Transport VWS Super Series it’s tight at the top with only 4 points separating Travis Millar and Mitchell Broome whom will both be sure to be at the pointy end when the whips are cracking on Saturday night. Steven Hately will take plenty of confidence in to the weekend fresh of a win at the club race at Western Speedway last weekend and young gun Harry Ross whom finished third in the same event will also be looking to take another giant step this weekend and put himself in a podium position in a round of the super series.
In the F 500’s category there is the Aus champ Josh Buckingham whom will battle it out with the likes of Liam William’s who needs no introduction has been at the top of his game in the F500 category for an extended period of time. Simpson’s own Tim Rankin hot of putting the V47 atop the podium at the Jack Wilsher cup a month ago at Sungold Stadium. Jordy Rae whom is in scintillating early season form getting the jump and taking the A main at Laang Speedway only a week ago Leigh Van Ginnekin fresh from his second place at Laang will also be looking to go one better this weekend to build confidence ahead of the largest race on the F500 calendar at the venue in only two and half weeks’ time.
This weekend’s racing at Heytesbury Stockfeeds Simpson Speedway proudly bought to you by Ackerley Ag Services Pty Ltd.
Gates open at 4pm with racing get underway from 6pm
Written by Ben Swanson for The Simpson Car Club