“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.
Sadly Avalon Raceway management have been forced to abandon the Sprintcar Jackpot Invitational event that was scheduled for Saturday night, October 16, due to the inclement weather. Rain hit the Geelong area overnight and continued through the day and with more rain, wind and storms forecast across Saturday and the remainder of the weekend, the Drew family were left with no other option than to cancel the event.
Defending event winner Max Dumesny heads the list of drivers set to contest the second running of the $10,000 to win Sprintcar Jackpot Invitational at Geelong’s Avalon Raceway next Saturday, October 16. Dumesny and a host of Australia’s finest Sprintcar drivers have qualified for the unique event while a series of wildcard nominations completes the 32 strong field.