With the winter recess gripping speedway around Australia, may think about when the 1st event of the new season will be, an what will be on offer. Well Avalon Raceway Sunday August 23 is the official opening of the speedway season with everything from Sprintcars to junior quarter midgets and everything in-between, in what is a must do event for drivers, owners, crews and fans alike. The 36th Annual Swap Meet and it an early start to with gates open at 7 am for seller with public gate open at 8 am. a 6m x 3m site will cost $35 while adults are only $2, plus a jumping castle for the kids. And the Australia Speedway Hall of Fame and Museum fund raising breakfast runs from 7 am till 9 am, the canteens open up for hot food and drinks all day.