Following the weekend’s Super Sportsman festivities at Willowbank Raceway, the stage is now officially set for the final hit-outs of Willowbank Raceway’s Track Championship.
First, the 2012/2013 Street Series action will come to a close with the finals for the Powder Puff (Wednesday 23 October) and Street Sedan and Street Bike (Saturday 26 October) brackets taking place during this week’s Test n Tune events, with the winners of each of the brackets to be awarded a coveted Willowbank Raceway Track Championship trophy.
From there, it will be on to the hotly anticipated 'Season Finale' on Saturday 16 November 2013, where the final round of track championship racing for the SuperComp, Allstar Batteries Supercharged Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Powercruise Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Gasoline Alley Harley-Davidson Modified Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster and Super Gas brackets will be held.
Willowbank Raceway President Tony Wedlock said it was an exciting time for all who had been racing hard across the 2012/2013 racing season.
“With the shift to the calendar year for Australian drag racing, it has been an especially long season for our nation’s drag racing competitors.
“The 2012/2013 Track Championship race has been hotly contested, and I know I can’t wait to see it draw to a thrilling conclusion in just a few weeks time.”
The on-track action for the 23 October Test n Tune event, featuring the finale for the Street Series Powder Puff bracket, will kick off at 6.00pm. For the 26 October Test n Tune event, featuring the finale for the Street Series Street Bike and Street Sedan brackets, gates will open from 4.00pm with on-track racing from 4.30pm.
Leading the way to their respective finales will be Tammy Goldthorpe and Jody Wentworth (Powder Puff – tied on 135 points), Ray Ross (Street Sedan) and Kevin Cleeve (Street Bike). Spectator entry is $20 for adults and $18 for students with ID, while children 13 and under gain free entry. For full Street Series results and points standings, please click here.
For the 16 November Season Finale, gates will open at 7.00am, with qualifying from10.00am, racing from 2.30pm and finals from 6.30pm, with all track champions to be awarded their trophy that evening at a special 7.30pm presentation on-track.
Leading the way to the season finale will beTony Bellert and Christopher Hall (SuperComp – tied on 149 points), Bill Fletcher (Allstar Batteries Supercharged Outlaws), Wade Moran (Knijff Earthmoving Modified), Rick Neilsen and Paul Doeblien (Powercruise Super Sedan – tied on 146 points), Blaze Hansen (Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street), Tammy Goldthorpe (Gasoline Alley Harley-Davidson Modified Bike), Dylan Leo (Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster) and Simon Isherwood (Super Gas). In all brackets, only narrow margins separate the top competitors heading to the season finale - for full championship points, please click here.
Entries for the season finale event are available online atwww.willowbankraceway.com.au until 5.00pm Wednesday 13 November 2013. The entry fee, including the $15.40 ANDRA Personal Accident Levy and entry for the driver and one crew member, is $90.00, with extra crew passes available for purchase online at $20.00 each. Spectator entry is available for purchase at the gate at just $20 for adults and $18 for students with ID, while children aged 13 and under gain free entry.
Willowbank Raceway is Queensland’s premier drag racing facility, located 45 minutes from Brisbane or just a short drive from Ipswich, offering a year-round program of events for the entire family. For more information including a full event calendar, please visitwww.willowbankraceway.com.au
EVENT INFORMATION: STREET SERIES FINALS RACING – WEDNESDAY 23 OCTOBER AND SATURDAY 26 OCTOBER 2013
Wednesday 23 October 2013
Powder Puff final to be held during scheduled Test n Tune event
Saturday 26 October 2013
Street Sedan and Street Bike finals to be held during scheduled Test n Tune event
EVENT INFORMATION: TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON FINALE – SATURDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2013
Racing for the SuperComp, Allstar Batteries Supercharged Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Powercruise Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Gasoline Alley Harley-Davidson Modified Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster and Super Gas brackets.