Sprintcars, Demolition Derby and fireworks to end Wangaratta season

Speedway Wangaratta finish their season this weekend with racing including a huge Sprintcar and Demolition Derby show and for all the family a fireworks display to enjoy to give everybody a fun night out before the long wait until October when Wangaratta Speedway does it all again.

The Sprintcar field includes top competitors Shane Steenholdt, Dennis Jones, Adam Greenwood and Bobby Daly whilst the new kid in the field Dillon Siely who is state champion in Limited Sportsman will also be keen to challenge the top runners.

Compact Speedcars and Grand Prix Midgets return for feature events with the Compacts competing for the Cardwell Cup with Justin Paull the Victorian champ keen to resume battles with Butch Hutchison, Lois Rodriguez and Chris Curren to win the annual Blue Ribbon event.

In the Grand Prix Midgets it is just a week after their Australian title across the paddock at Wahgunyah. Trevor Perry the new Australian champion will lead Travis Florimell and Jason Crawford to battle as the top trio from the national title.

Sports Sedans, Standard Saloons, Ladies Open Sedans and Junior Sedans will support the feature events with their own battles. In particular the Sports Sedans have a strong field with Jamie Paull the Victorian champion, Craig Cottier, Luke Fallon, Rhys Collins and Matt Stampfli all winning finals this season. Cottier is on a roll, however Fallon will be extremely tough to beat though and the Victorian champion Jamie Paull is now back on track having won at Nyora last Sunday.

The Demolition Derby has attracted some of the most insane competitors around and will be a lot of laughs to close out the night along with the Fireworks display that the kids will enjoy.

Gates to enter will swing open at 12pm for fans with racing from 4pm & enquiries can be made to 0427 308 976. The venue operates with a licensed bar & as such BYO is strictly forbidden.

Entry for the event will cost fans the following: Adults $20, accept for club members and aged/disabled who pay $15 & $10 for teenagers and young adults between 12 & 18 whilst under the age of 12 will be free entry.


Shane Steenholdt – 5

Dennis Jones – 7

Dave Dennison – 15

Adam Greenwood – 35

Mark Noonan – 42

Mark Laity – 53

Dillon Siely – 87

Bobby Daly – 88

Andrew Neilsen – 90

Compact Speedcars – Cardwell Cup

Butch Hutchison – 2

Mark Hutchison – 3

Louis Rodriguez – 11

Justin Paull – 12

Chris Curren – 23

Glen Wiles – 32

Will Van Der Ark – 51

Grand Prix Midgets – Wangaratta Cup

Paul Perry – 6

Mark Blackeby – 10

Chris Fowler – 13

Lisa Chalcraft  – 15

David Bacon – 37

Jason Crawford – 50 – Australia 3

Sean Denning – 52

Trevor Perry – 55 – Australia 1

Travis Florimell – 81 – Australia 2

Sports Sedans

Steve Akil – Alexandra 8

Matt Stampfli – Alexandra 5

Alyce Iaria – Mount Beauty 10

Jamie Paull – Victoria 1

Liam Powell – Wangaratta 44

James Powell – Wangaratta 45

Luke Fallon – Alexandra 77

Tommy McDonald – Wangaratta 6

Joel Copeland – Corowa 23

Troy Peterson – Wangaratta 78

Paul Allen – Alexandra 4

Marcus Griffith – Mount Beauty 38

Rhys Collins – Wangaratta 27

Brendan St Clair – Wangaratta 77

Rob Hodgetts – Mount Beauty 63

Craig Cottier – Wangaratta 34

Standard Saloons

Kenneth Mankey – Wangaratta 76

Adam Clark – Wangaratta 77

Martin Heiner – Mount Beauty 22

Stuart Densem – Wangaratta 66

Darryl Joosten – Corowa 46

Tom Barnard – Mount Beauty 24

Jarred Burder – Wangaratta 88

Trevor Evans – Wangaratta 61

Ladies Open Sedans

Danni Hutchins – Mount Beauty 24

Alyce Iaria – Mount Beauty 10

Simone Hodgetts – Mount Beauty 64

Junior Sedans

Toby Carmichael – Corowa 93

Daniel Powell – Wangaratta 44

Ashleeh Bunt – Corowa 84

Jack Brudenell – Alexandra 4

Tamsin Collins – Mount Beauty 27

Jake Cottier – Wangaratta 11

Written by

Dean Thompson

DMT Sports Media

For Speedway Wangaratta

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