Current Victorian Sprintcar champion Stephen Bell heads the nominations for Boxing Day’s Sprintcar Gold Cup at Geelong’s Avalon Raceway. Doubling as round 6 of the Eureka Sprintcar Series, Bell has enjoyed consistent results over consecutive weekends to currently lead the Eureka championship narrowly over defending series winner John Vogels, young gun Nick Lacey and Winchelsea’s Ryan Davis who are all tied on points in second place.
Following a career that up until last summer had failed to show a feature win at Avalon Raceway, Lilydale’s Mike Van Bremen can now lay claim to three feature wins in 12 months at the venue. Van Bremen withstood several challenges from eventual runner up Grant Anderson to claim victory in the 42nd annual Sprintcar Fireball Derby at Geelong’s Avalon Raceway on Saturday night, December 11th. Impressive 18 year old South Australian Daniel Pestka raced into third place behind the leading duo.
As of 12 noon Saturday 11th December tonights SRA Eureka Sprintcar Series Round 4 / Fireball Derby is set to go.
SRA Eureka Sprintcar Series R4 / Fireball Derby Nominations
“We hope that the fans come out to support us this weekend, we need all the support we can get this Saturday night.”
In what is becoming a serious case of groundhog day, Avalon Raceway has once again been forced to abandon tomorrow night’s (Saturday Nov 27) meeting. The rain the the last 24 hours along with the forecast of more on Saturday has forced the fourth cancellation of a race meeting in succession at the Geelong venue.
Geelong’s Avalon Raceway is ready to bounce back from a recent string of washouts this Saturday night when the mighty V8 powered Super Sedans headline an action packed program. The popular Super Rods continue the V8 theme while Modified Production Sedans, Street Stocks and GP Midgets will round out this Saturday night’s entertainment.
For the third successive event Geelong’s Avalon Raceway has been washed out. It’s a record that the venue is not keen to extend any further as the persistent rain has ended any chance of running tonight’s November 13th event.
For the second time in 14 days Avalon Raceway has suffered a washout. Two weeks ago the Sprintcar Jackpot Invitational was lost to rain and now tonights opening round of the Eureka Sprintcar Series has been washed out.
Current Australian Sprintcar Champion James McFadden heads the list of nominations set to contest the opening round of the Eureka Garages and Sheds Sprintcar Series at Geelong’s Avalon Raceway this Saturday night, October 30. A massive field of 47 nominations has been received for this weekend’s event that also doubles as the first round of the Essendon Ford Sprintcar premiership with a brand new car the major prize for the season long points battle.