Three speedway state titles go on the line at Buninyong’s Redline Raceway in the upcoming season.
The AMCA Nationals will be the first to decide a Victorian crown on Saturday, January 14.
The unlimited sedans championship will be contested over two days on Friday, February 17, and Saturday, February 18, followed by the three-litre title on Saturday, April 8.
Belmont Speedway Drivers’ Club president Mick Purdie said the championships would be part of bumper season featuring improved facilities and a strong racing program.
He said new features would include the doubleheader “Street Stock Gold Rush” on Labour Day long weekend Saturday and Sunday of March 11 and 12.
The SRA Eureka Sprintcar Series is back on Saturday, February 4.
Purdie said this was the first time in almost a decade that the SRA sprintcars had raced at Redline.
The track will be the setting for the ninth of 15 rounds in the series, which began at Moama at the weekend, when 32 drivers faced the starter.
David Murcott took out the main A final from Glen Sutherland and Tim Van Ginneken to take early points lead.
Brett Milburn is the reigning champion. He is sitting fifth after the opening round.
Redline will also have a three-round series for Victorian Speedway Council mini sprint cars knowns as the “Wild West Shootout Series”.
This starts on the opening day of season on Saturday, November 12, and continues on March 11 and April 29.
This first meet will also include street stocks, V8 Thunder, standard saloons, open sedans and SDAV hotrods.
Purdie the club had injected about $20,000 into various projects over the off-season, including upgrading power, adding a new entrance ticket box and improved terracing.
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