The 2015 POWRi World Midget Championship is set to kick off in New Zealand on Boxing day, for the first leg of the series before heading over to Ausdeck Patios Archerfield Speedway for January 24 and 25 and then Lucas Oils Lismore Speedway on January 30 and 31.
Man versus man; machine versus machine. The wheel-to-wheel action Speedcars are renowned for! Rarely disappointing; stand, cheer, and sit on the edge of your seat as 2 drivers’ battle it out over two ferocious laps to the chequer. Earn the points, take the challenge, gain positions, and move forward – it’s a Speedcar Super Series pole shuffle!
The 24th annual Beasley Family Memorial was held in conjunction with the 1st annual Geelong Speedway Revival on the 29th of November at Avalon Raceway. The twenty car field included New South Welshman Gavin Gay, making his first appearance at Avalon Raceway. Former Mini Sprint racer Stuart Ferguson & Wingless Sprint regular Gabe Goode both making there Speedcar debuts. Domain Ramsey was a late inclusion into the field after damaging his Sprintcar in hot laps at Warrnambool, the Geelong based racer bolted back to the race shop picked up the Speedcar and arrived at the racetrack just in time for the second round of heats.
Newly crowned 2014 USAC Midget Champion Rico Abreu, and 2012 USAC Midget Champion Darren Hagen will both make their way back to New Zealand this month to contest the 14/15 POWRi World Midget Series driving for the Terry Lines owned Team Vernon and Vazey Motorsport. Both were crowd favourites during their first time in New Zealand last season, and the two American Open Wheel stars are two of the fastest Midget racers in the US currently.