Scelzi set to sizzle around the Bungador Bullring

Scelzi set to sizzle around the Bungador Bullring

Sixteen year old Fresno California rookie Gio Scelzi is set to join a host of local stars to contest the richest 360 Sprintcar race in Australia when he competes in the Australian Sprintcar All Stars “10 k to win” All star challenge this Saturday night at Heytesbury Stockfeeds Simpson Speedway with thanks to naming rights sponsors Mainline Dynalogue Dynamometers whom have been on board for the entire 9 year history of the event. Gio Scelzi whilst young in age has been huge in stature in recent times becoming the youngest ever driver to win a World Of Outlaws round when he clinched victory at Williams Grove Speedway in Pennsylvania, becoming the youngest feature winner in the 40-year history of the World of Outlaws on his way to becoming the Nationals open rookie of the year.

He will take on a who’s who of Australian Sprintcar Racing with 32 nominations and counting with nominations not closing until race day. With still no multiple time winner of the event it looks wide open as Scelzi will attempt to etch his name alongside fellow Americans Kyle Hirst the 2014 winner and who can forget Corey Eliason’s barn burning run to take out the 2017 event.

 Scelzi is set to pilot the USA 71  Indy Race Parts Australia entry alongside team owner Domain Ramsay who will pilot the V 2 Indy Race Parts Australia  the local hopes of Phil Lock and John Vogels whom alongside Chris Solomon have never missed an All Stars Challenge in the nine year history of the event the only three drivers in the field with this claim.

Also in the mix will be two time Australian Sprintcar Champion David Murcott who will look to put the V88 Drysdale Chaff  Mills, Victory Lane Racegear entry on the top of the podium whilst trying to outgun regular domestic series competitors in Eddie Lumbar, Chad Ely, Brett Milburn, Tim Van Ginneken & Brayden Parr just to name a few of the stars that will assemble on Saturday night.

If that was enough to get you excited we have the Southern Rod Showdown for Super Rods and SDAV hotrods combing to put on a throttle stomping V8 extravaganza with an also growing field in excess of twenty cars combined with Stan Marco Jnr and Snr confirming there nominations along with Russell and Kali Hovey,

Phil Jenkins, Dean West, Shannon Meakins & Glenn Lawless from the SDAV ranks. They will join the usual suspect in the Super Rod class  Shaun Walsh fresh of his Victory last Saturday night at Avalon raceway will be tough beat and he will attempt to fend off the challengers including Corey Degliatis, Jason Kavanagh, Peter Duynhoven,  Michael Coad, Quentin Tanner & Ewan McKenzie just to name a few with official nominations still to be confirmed.

So get along to Heytesbury Stockfeeds this Saturday night for a heart thumping blood pumping night of  V8 excitement with thanks to our presenting partner Vogels Motors.

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Written by Ben Swanson

for The Simpson Car Club

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