Geelong’s Avalon Raceway has cancelled tonight’s scheduled meeting due to 15mm of rain overnight that has left the raceway soaked. On top of significant rain during the week the infield and pit area has been heavily affected.
Speedcars, Super Sedans and AMCA Nationals head a big night of action at Geelong’s Avalon Raceway this Saturday night, October 29th. The Beasley Family Memorial will be the main attraction for the Speedcars while the Super Sedans are set to decide the opening round of their VSSA Series while a quality field has nominated in the AMCA Nationals class.
Sadly Geelong’s Avalon Raceway suffered a washout tonight of the much anticipated $10,000 to win Sprintcar Jackpot. A stunning 31 car field was on hand for the event but the persistant showers following the A qualifier put a dampener on the remainder of the event.
Geelong’s Avalon Raceway is set to host the unique and rich Sprintcar Jackpot Invitational this Saturday night, October 15th with a classy mix of eligible and wildcard entrants. A whopping total of over $36,000 will be paid out in prizemoney on the night with a massive $10,000 going to the victor of the unique knockout style format.
Five different classes went through their paces on Saturday night, October 8 in the opening meeting of the 2011/2012 season for Avalon Raceway. Several light showers never really hampered proceedings yet the racing was superb for the first event of the year.
Geelong’s Avalon Raceway is set to welcome in the new speedway season on Saturday night, October 8 with the first scheduled meeting of what promises to be an exciting year. The first Club Show of the season will be the perfect way to fine tune everything before the following weekend’s Sprintcar Jackpot Invitational event.
Avalon Raceway is once again conducting their annual Swap Meet at the Lara venue later this month. Catering for more than just speedway, the original ‘Swap and Sell Festival’ has items of interest from a wide cross section of motoring disciplines.
Good Friday’s Easter Sprintcar Trail round at Avalon Raceway was cut short due to a freak accident involving a piece of debris from Jason Grayland’s Super Rod catapaulting over the catch fence and into the crowd. Fortunately those involved including a husband and wife from Cranbourne, all are recovering well and are in good spirits about the unfortunate incident.
Night one of the 2011 Easter Trail at Avalon Raceway presented by Camden Neon Signs was a non affair last night when debris from a Super Rod in their final entered the spectator area and an ambulance was required. With the Sprintcar A-main field lined up on the start chute the management had no option but to cancel the A-main as the venue simply cannot run without an ambulance present.
It is all systems for for tonights race meeting at Avalon Raceway as the Easter Sprintcar Trail takes centre stage. It’s the 32nd running of the Easter Trail and with Fireworks and a 4 Cylinder Demo Derby it promises to be a night not to be missed. Make sure you pack a blanket and we will see you trackside tonight!