Junior state title, Mini Lightning Sprints state title, Wingless Series, Fireworks and Demolition Derby at Nyora this Saturday

Saturday night at Nyora Raceway will be another huge night of motorsport and family entertainment with on track action including a state title for the Junior Standard Saloons and for the Mini and Lightning Sprints, a series round for the Wingless Sprints and also the Ladies Standard Saloons. In addition, plenty of support action from Open Standard Saloons, Sports Sedans and Speedway Sedan’s Australia Juniors along with a night closing Demolition Derby and Fireworks display.

Kids from the ages of ten and up to seventeen will compete in the Victorian Speedway Council Junior Standard Saloon title with Nyora the host club having plenty of chances amongst their own members to win the coveted number one plate. Harry Cecil and Nathan Miles lead the Nyora club up against the challengers from Alexandra Club up to Bairnsdale club that include Linken Paterson, Jack and Tom Braz, and Beau Stuchbery. The kids are very quick and without fear, in fact some of them are quicker than adults at their own home track venues!

The Victorian Mini and Lightning Sprints ‘East Coast Clear Pools’ state title will be hotly contested with the likes of Harley Graham, Ally Moore, Andrew Burleigh, David Alie, Luke Graham, and Kurt Wilson the current Queensland champion in the similar Lightning Sprints category all competing. Wilson is the favourite on paper with Harley Graham and Ally Moore serious challengers this Saturday night for the number one.

The Wingless Sprints had round five of their Gippsland series rained out on Sunday and they head into town for the final round six this weekend. Six drivers are in with a serious chance of winning the overall depending on results, current leader Thomas McDonald from Koo Wee Rup, Ricky Mills from Traralgon, Wayne Logue from Morwell, Ben Hodge, Kim Gosling and Peter Logue.

The fly in the ointment as they set about trying to win the series is that drivers such as Robert Whiteside from the Wimmera, Blaine Densley a recent winner at Nyora, Adin Robertson, Jake Warren, Dillon Siely, Chris Temby and Travis Millar are entered and cannot win the series. They just want to win the feature race to close out the season in Gippsland.

In Sports Sedan action Daniel Knight has been the best performed Nyora member across the season and he will be up against Nyora legend Simon Bent, and hard chargers such as former track one lap record holder Lee Beach who happens to be a former state champion of the class, Cameron and John Dike, Peter and Scott Angus and Fletcher Barron a visiting young gun. It is going to be tough to pinpoint a winner in this field.

Victorian champion Rhys Lansdown is amongst the field in the Standard Saloons line-up that includes tough competition from Mitch Foster, Mitch Blencowe, Chris Miles, Andrew Miles, Kacey Ingram and Mark Miles. The competition will be tough with Lansdown a recent winner in Wahgunyah where the pole line is 630 metres needing to change his set up down to compete on the 380 metre pole line at Nyora.

Ladies across Gippsland have been competing in a series this season also and with three round’s still to be completed if possible; drivers are keen to get a decent collection of points out of this Saturday night at Nyora. Caroline Allen has the most points so far in the series however with recent Daylesford winner, Sarah Gartner in the field plus two times Victorian champion Ally Morrison, recent state title podium placegetter Katie Meyer, and competitive drivers Michelle George, Maddison Miles, Bronwyn Miles, Elise Halliday, Kylie Lansdown and rookie Bree Walker, the action is going to be hectic at the front for line honours.

Speedway Sedans Australia Junior competition was boosted by entrants after another event was cancelled due to track conditions yesterday. Nyora racers Matilda Farrell, Jaylen Knight, Cruz Farrell and Tristan Jarred will see the likes of Tyler Smith from Tasmania, Steane Cosson, Bree Simpson, James Peacock, Zach Erickson, River Paterson and Kiarna Barton in the field. Terrific racing from the kids in their up to 1500cc racecars will see them zig and zag their way around Nyora.

The Demolition Derby is what the majority of the fans will have come to see and Luke Milburn has had his eyes set on this event since October. A Demolition Derby specialist he will be up against the likes of Nyora President Marcus Reddecliffe, Rhys Lansdown, Brad Trainor, Andrew Miles and Darwyn Lee in this anything goes, mayhem abound spectacular.

Racing begins at 3:30pm at Grundy Avenue Nyora at the recreational reserve.

Admission is $30 an adult ticket, cheaper price if you buy an online ticket following procedures on the club’s website or social media page,

$10 for Aged and Disabled Pensioners, Teenagers 12 to 16 costs $15 (Also cheaper if brought prior to the event, online) and kids zero to the age of eleven $5. Two Adults and two teenagers can combine for a family ticket costing just $60.

The enquiry contact number is 0428 847 888

Nyora would like to thank this season’s business partners;
B & B Retainer Walls
Burson Autoparts
Cecil Cartage
Earthlink Electrical
EZ Print
Highline Racewear
IDIGIT
John Duff & Co – Shell
Magnet Towing
Membrey’s Transport
Miles Mechanical
ML Automotive
Mornington Motors
Napier Photography
Ramsdale Wreckers
Redde Race Parts
Rip It Up Earthworks
Ripper Sticker
Russell Steel
Shannon’s Insurance
Victory Lane Racegear

NOMINATIONS
JUNIOR STANDARD SALOON VICTORIAN TITLE
Harry Cecil – Victoria 2/ Nyora 56
Tyler McDermott – Rosedale 4
Jack Stewart – Rosedale 6
Cooper Joynson – Drouin 6
Beau Stuchbery – Bairnsdale 9
Blake Smith – Moe 10
Blake Adam – Swan Hill 11 (Late Nomination)
Nathan Miles – Nyora 12
Bailey Hill – Nyora 13
Tom Braz – Rosedale 14
Connor Claridge – Corowa 15
Tannah Lee – Bairnsdale 18
Logan Mair – Nyora 18
Bryce Leek – Drouin 19
Jackie-Anne Angus – Nyora 19
Noah Collette – Alexandra 21
Ella Sheedy – Drouin 21
Charli Perkins Bairnsdale 22
Maddison Logue – Rosedale 24
Jack Braz – Rosedale 42
Chase Ingram – Nyora 67
Linken Paterson – Alexandra 69
Liam Ingram – Nyora 76
Dylcan Sweet – Drouin 81
Breanna Lee – Bairnsdale 92
Sebastian Hardie – Nyora/Ny94
Hunter Carey – Drouin 94
Brodie Robertson – Nyora/N94
Zoe Hunt – Drouin 95

EAST COAST CLEAR POOLS VICTORIAN MINI and LIGHTNING SPRINT TITLE
Sam Bushe – Victoria 7
Dave Alie – Victoria 9
Kurt Wilson – Victoria 16 / QLD 1
Andrew Burleigh – Victoria 17
Jason Lynn – Victoria 24
Ally Moore – Victoria 26
Maureen Sell – Victoria 27
Luke Graham – Victoria 37 / QLD 37
Jason Alie – Victoria 50
Scott Burchett – Victoria 62
Harley Graham – Victoria 69 / QLD 27
Liz Peach – Victoria 72

WINGLESS SPRINTS GIPPSLAND SERIES ROUND 6
Robert Whiteside – VX 2
Brayden Whiting – Victoria 9
Andrew Coon – New South Wales 14
Wayne Logue – Victoria 16
Blaine Densley – VX 20
Thomas McDonald – Victoria 20
Ricky Mills – VX 21
Ben Shaw – Victoria 27
Adin Robertson – VX 34
Jeremy Pearson – VX 40
Daryl Coon – VX 46
Scott Irons – Victoria 52
Jake Warren – VX 58
Marc Evans – Victoria 66
Kim-Loong Gosling – VX 68
Aron Lawrence – Victoria 70
Ben Hodge – VX 74
Travis Evans – VX 77
David Anderson – Victoria 78
Dillon Siely – Victoria 87
Renae Eastham – Victoria 88
Chris Temby – VX 89
Ebony Hobson – Victoria 89
Travis Millar – Victoria 93
Peter Logue – Victoria 98

VSC SPORTS SEDANS
Fletcher Barron – Avalon 5
Daniel Knight – Nyora 17
Simon Bent – Nyora 24
Cameron Dike – Nyora 32
John Dike – Nyora 45
Gavan Dorain – Drouin 49
Bernie Franklin – Nyora 52
Peter Angus – Nyora 71
Scott Angus – Nyora 72
Lee Beach – Alexandra 88

VSC OPEN STANDARD SALOONS
Rhys Lansdown – Victoria 1
Mitch Foster – Bairnsdale 4
Mitch Blencowe – Drouin 10
Andrew Cormack – Bairnsdale 12
Justin Prins – Nyora 15
Luke King – Nyora 16
Chris Miles –Nyora 18
Tyson Bretherton – Bairnsdale 33
Andrew Miles – Nyora 34
Ben Grey – Drouin 37
Justin Cadman – Nyora 39
Kacey Ingram – Nyora 43
Darwyn Lee – Drouin 45
Dean Spring – Nyora 50
Nigel Frew – Bairnsdale 76
Stuart Barkway – Bairnsdale 83
Mark Miles – Nyora 94

VSC LADIES STANDARD SALOONS SERIES ROUND
Airelle Wollmer – Nyora 15
Sarah Gartner – Nyora 16
Michelle George – Nyora 17
Maddison Miles – Nyora 18
Bronwyn Miles – Nyora 34
Ally Morrison – Nyora 36
Elise Halliday – Rosedale 45
Katie Meyer – Drouin 45
Kylie Lansdown – Nyora 47
Bree Walker – Rosedale 50
Melissa Van Strien – Nyora N55
Caroline Allen – Nyora NY55

SSA JUNIORS
Matilda Farrell – Nyora 5 (TS)
Tyler Smith – Tasmania 6 (TS)
Steane Cosson – Alexandra 8 (NS)
Charlotte Leerson – Simpson 9 (NS)
Bree Simpson – Alexandra 10 (TS)
Jaylen Knight – Nyora 17 (NS)
James Peacock – Avalon 23 (NS)
Tamika Simpson – Alexandra 23 (TS)
Cruz Farrell – Nyora 25 (TS)
Tristan Jarred – Nyora 27 (TS)
Allie Erickson – Wangaratta 27 (NS)
Zach Erickson – Wangaratta 28 (NS)
Cruz Paterson – Alexandra 46 (NS)
River Paterson – Alexandra 48 (TS)
Kiarna Barton – Alexandra 51 (TS)
Maddy Beach – Alexandra 88 (NS)

SHERLOWS USED CARS DEMOLITION DERBY
Synan Sharples – 000
Marcus Reddecliffe – 029
Rhys Lansdown – 1
Luke Milburn – 17
Brad Trainor – 22
Andrew Miles – 34
Darwyn Lee – 45
Lindsay Maslen – 98

Ends Release.

Dean Thompson

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