Queensland Speedcars

***LOCK THE DATE IN !!***

This years annual awards banquet will be held at the Tavernetta Function Centre 144 Dorville Rd, Carseldine 4034.

Tickets must be pre paid (no door sales) We need to confirm meal numbers 10 days prior to the night so please contact Lance Towns on 0419 745503 to secure your spot.

Legendry MC Wade Aunger will be in the house !!

Tables seat 10 per person.

Direct deposits can be made via
BOQ BSB :124057
ACCOUNT : 22219841

To save any embarrassment at the door PLEASE put your surname as the reference.

Tickets are $75 per person includes a full meal

Raffles ,Live band,Wade Aunger,New Champions !!

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GWILLIAM WINS SEASON FINALE

New Zealander Chris Gilliam charged to the front on the green light and in a dominant performance led all 20 laps of the Polar Ice Midget Series Grand Final at the Ausdeck Patios Archerfield Speedway on Saturday May 27 to close out the season.  In a non-stop event Gwilliam proceeded to lower Matt Smith’s 20 lap record by over four seconds to 4:41.903.

The race was also the Jim Holden Classic held in memory of Queensland’s last National Champion Jim Holden who passed away in July 2016 after a battle with cancer.  Holden was the consummate professional who won the Australian, Victorian and Queensland Championships in 1985.

The 2016-17 Polar Ice Series was decided on the night with Rusty Whittaker coming into the last round marginally ahead of Troy Ware and Brock Dean.  However, Whittaker struck trouble in his first heat.  Despite winning the race he finished with oil all over the engine bay.  An oil hose fitting had split pumping oil out of the engine.  The hose was replaced but the team’s fears were confirmed when the engine was refired and the oil pressure was too low to risk further damage.  All was not lost as Brad Harrison generously offered his King/Mopar to Whittaker for the feature race and as Whittaker had previously driven the car he quickly accepted the offer.  It meant starting from the rear of the field but it was challenge that unfazed the talented former Queensland Champion

New South Wales visitor Dan Biner (Syndicate Racing Spike/Esslinger) failed to take the green in the main when his Esslinger engine wouldn’t start which was a pity as the team had put together another car especially for this meeting after Biner suffered a big roll-over at Archerfield on 50 lapper night.

The front row pair of Gwilliam (Boss Chassis Australia Boss/Esslinger) and Darren Vine (Mike Vine Turbos Spike/Esslinger) sped away from the field at the start as Scott Farmer (TFH Spike/Esslinger) settled into third ahead of Troy Ware, Scott Doyle and Brock Dean. Whittaker wasted no time in advancing forward by passing a couple of cars in the opening lap from position 16.

Gwilliam opened a good break on Vine with a similar margin back to Farmer who was now under siege from Ware (Troy Ware Constructions Spike/Mopar). Whittaker was up to 11th by the end of the third rotation and still moving forward as he went to ninth a couple of laps later.  When the race entered the second half the order was Gwilliam ahead of Vine, Farmer, Ware Scott Doyle (Boss Hogg’s Steakhouse Beast/Gaerte) while Rob Stewart and Brock Dean battled for fifth spot.  Mark George suffered a blown radiator hose a couple of laps further on and rolled around the high side of the track before he could move safely to the infield.  It proved fortuitous for Gwilliam that the yellow lights didn’t appear.

Doyle dropped back with rear brake issues towards the end with Chris Gwilliam finishing the season in the best possible way with a convincing win and a new race record. Vine was second while Ware rounded up Farmer on lap 18 for third with Dean completing the top five.  Whittaker did very well to finish 7th and most probably secured enough points to win the Polar Ice Series.  Sixteen cars finished the race which was a great way to finish what has been a tremendous season for the QSRA.

Twenty cars showed for the last night of the season including new drivers Glenn Wright and Nathan Mathers. Wright, from the Wingless Sprintcar ranks, drove the Breka/Esslinger normally handled by Brendan Palmer while Mathers had progressed from the Compacts after buying a Spike/Gaerte Ford from Western Australia.  Both drove consistent laps all night and were enthusiastic about more midget racing next season.

Scott Farmer continued his impressive form with the quickest lap in timed Hot Laps with a 13.642 ahead of Troy Ware (13.735) and Darren Vine (13.803). Reid Mackay and Charlie Brown had minor problems and failed to gain a time which put them to the back of the grid for their heat races.

Rodney Harders (Eagle/Inglis Eagle) led the way in the opening heat until Rusty Whittaker (Ti Bolts & Race Partz King/Esslinger surged past during the second last lap. Michael Harders (Auto Upgrade Spike/KRE Eagle) was the early leader in the second heat and opened a big lead until a coming together in the main straight at the half way point resulted in Troy Ware going wheels up while Mark George (Flashlube Breka/Porsche) was also out with a damaged wheel.  With the field closed-up for the restart Gwilliam was able to get past Harders for the win.

In the second round of heats Brad Harrison (King/Mopar) raced into the lead of heat 3 and opened a sizeable lead. Unfortunately, during lap 5 Rodney Harders caught a rut and rolled coming into the main straight.  Harrison continued-on after the restart to score his maiden midget win ahead of Sydney driver Jamie Hall (Syndicate Racing Boss/Esslinger) and Gwilliam.  Ware came back with a vengeance in the last qualifier to win by a wide margin in the fastest heat time of the night.

After being involved in nineteen nights of racing the Queensland Speedcar Racing Assn’s 2016-17 season has now concluded. The points are still to be finalised but it appears that Rusty Whittaker will be the Polar Ice champion while Darren Vine will be Club Champion.  All will be revealed at the trophy presentation night to be held on Saturday July 1 at the impressive Tavernetta Function Centre at 144 Dorville Road Carseldine.  Everyone is welcome and ticket information will be available on the web site shortly.

Special thanks to our major sponsors Jack Berry (Polar Ice) and Lance Towns (I Custom Colour Phone Repairs). Promoters John and Kathy Kelly (Archerfield), Ben Bishop (Toowoomba) and David Lander (Lismore) who supported the section with major meetings to showcase our wheel to wheel action.  The many interstate visiting drivers who travelled to Queensland and added plenty of spice to the racing.  Last, but certainly not least, all the local drivers and crew members, including Chris Gwilliam who flew from Auckland for each show, who worked very hard to supply us all with some great racing.  Enjoy your time off and prepare well for the 2017-18 season which promises to be another blockbuster with twelve shows already pencilled in for Archerfield.

Timed Hot Laps

Scott Farmer             13.642

Troy Ware                  13.735

Darren Vine              13.803

Heat 1

1          Rusty Whittaker        2          Rodney Harders                   3          Brock Dean

Heat 2

1          Chris Gwilliam          2          Michael Harders                   3          Scott Doyle

Heat 3

1          Brad Harrison           2          Jamie Hall (NSW)                3          Chris Gilliam

Heat 4

1          Troy Ware                  2          Mark George                         3          Darren Vine

Feature

1          Chris Gwilliam (NZ) 2          Darren Vine                          3          Troy Ware

4          Scott Farmer             5          Brock Dean                           6          Rob Stewart

7          Rusty Whittaker        8          Michael Harders                   9          Glenn Wright

10        Scott Doyle                11        Reid Mackay                         12        Jamie Hall (NSW)

13        Charlie Brown          14        Rodney Harders                   15        Corey Stothard

16        Tony Eickenloff

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DARREN VINE VICTOR IN BRISBANE 50 LAPPER

Multi-times Australian Compact Champion Darren Vine became the first local driver to win the Brisbane 50 lapper when he led home fellow Queenslanders Brock Dean and Rusty Whittaker at the Ausdeck Patios Archerfield Speedway on Saturday May 13.

At 3:00 pm the meeting was in doubt after a heavy shower hit the area but once the rain passed the meeting progressed on a very hooky track.

Rusty Whittaker (Ti Bolts & Pace Partz King/Esslinger) was top qualifier from the heats and drew ‘10’ in the marble draw which meant he would start mid pack. He nominated 16-year-old Kaidon Brown (NSW) to start beside him while Nathan Smee (NSW) and Brendan Palmer would be the row in front of them.

Young guns Scott Farmer and Reid Mackay had the responsibility of leading the field to the start.

From the outset, Farmer (Spike/Esslinger) sped into the lead with Darren Vine (Mike Vine Turbos Spike/Esslinger) and Scott Doyle (Boss Hogg’s Steakhouse Beast/Gaerte) advancing quickly from the second row ahead of Mackay (Direct Plasterboard Outlet CP3/Gaerte).

Farmer kept collecting a $100 bonus for each lap that he led with Vine a couple of car lengths back.

Farmer was soon into lapped traffic with the Speedcar rookie able to maintain his advantage over Vine while further back Doyle, Dean, Smee, Brown and Whittaker were dicing in close company.

A major upset was looking on the cards as the laps ticked away with Farmer comfortably holding onto the lead however, as it is in racing, things quickly change and when Farmer had a minor touch with a lapped car it was enough to cause him to spin to a stop.

With 24 laps, still to go the field was lined up nose to tail with Vine now head of line in front of Dean (ACERS Engine Reconditioners Breka/Hawk), Mackay, Smee (Illuminated Industries Spike/Inglis Chev), Brown (TFH Aggressor/Hawk) and Whittaker (Ti Bolts & Pace Partz King/Esslinger).

Both Chris Gwilliam (Boss Chassis Australia Boss/Esslinger) and Brendan Palmer (EastLink Air Breka/Esslinger) soon departed the race with deflating tyres by lap 30 things had changed with Whittaker getting ahead of Smee and Brown and then that trio jumped around Mackay.

Dean was trying his best to get to Vine while Whittaker kept closing on Dean as the laps began to run out with a spun car slowing proceedings with 2 laps left but Vine was undaunted and drove a faultless race to collect the win ahead of Brock Dean and Rusty Whittaker.

The Brisbane 50 lapper has been run nine times and it is the first occasion that a home driver had won the event and the first time it had been a Queensland 1,2,3 result.

Three-time winner Nathan Smee was fourth ahead of young Kaidon Brown while Farmer charged back through the field to be sixth.

The Draw and Invert heats were run on a very fast track with Rusty Whittaker and Scott Doyle wining in the opening round in almost identical times just over one second outside the race record.

With so much grip available many of the cars were doing wheel-stands and this would bring about Sydney driver Dan Biner’s downfall in heat 3.

His car stood up on its back wheels as he crossed the finish line at the end of the first lap and when the car settled his front wheel contacted with Reid Mackay’s rear wheel sending Biner’s car (Syndicate Racing Boss/Esslinger) high in the air and several heavy rolls. Biner was sore from the heavy impact but walked back to the pits unassisted.

On the restart, Rodney Harders (Tamex Transport Eagle/Inglis Eagle) led the way until Farmer swept past on lap 7 and then Darren Vine came from row 4 to grab second near the end.

Troy Ware, driving Geoff Harper’s Aggressor/Stanton SR 11, took out the last heat in the fastest time of the night 2:17.293 just over half a second outside Michael Pickens’ 10 lap record of 2:16.720.

Last year’s winner Hayden Williams (NZ) was a late withdrawal due to work commitments with car owner Jason Bell jumping behind the wheel. Mark George took over of the 21Q Stealth/Porsche after regular driver Mitch Haynes called in sick.

Congratulations to Darren Vine and his team on a great win. Their prize-money and lap bonus money amounted to a substantial amount. Commiserations to Scott Farmer who will learn from the experience as he heads off to America on Wednesday for a drive in a 360 Wingless Sprintcar in California next week-end.

It’s a quick trip and he will be back in Brisbane in time for our next and last show of the season on May 27 for the final round of the 2016-17 Polar Ice Series. Rusty Whittaker currently heads the points just in front of Brock Dean and Troy Ware so the last night is vital to all three to decide the outcome.

Syndicate Racing, Jamie Hall and Dan Biner, from Sydney have been frequent visitors to Brisbane and other interstate tracks during the current season are extending their travels to overseas they have arranged a car to contest the USAC Midget Week and will take turns behind the wheel. It’s a pleasure trip with some racing thrown in. We wish them a safe and enjoyable time in the land of Stars and Stripes.

Young Kaidon Brown (NSW) continues to impress and for someone so young shows a lot of maturity in his driving.

He is cool as a cucumber before a race and doesn’t appear to suffer from nerves. He leaves that to his father, Mark Brown, who is obviously aware of the dangers of the sport and is very nervous before his son buckles in for a race. It is very important that young drivers such as Kaidon Brown are encouraged to continue in Speedcar racing as they are the future of the sport.

Heat 1
1 Rusty Whittaker 2 Nathan Smee (NSW) 3 Kaidon Brown (NSW)
Heat 2
1 Scott Doyle 2 Darren Vine 3 Brock Dean
Heat 3
1 Scott Farmer 2 Darren Vine 3 Rusty Whittaker
Heat 4
1 Troy Ware 2 Brock Dean 3 Kaidon Brown (NSW)

50 Lapper

1 Darren Vine 2 Brock Dean 3 Rusty Whittaker
4 Nathan Smee (NSW) 5 Kaidon Brown (NSW) 6 Scott Farmer 7 Troy Ware 8 Reid Mackay 9 Rodney Harders
10 Scott Doyle 11Jason Bell 12 Mark George

1 American Tire and Racing Services

2 Ti Bolts and Race Partz

3 Nexgen Transport

4 Nexgen Transport

5 Tamex Transport

6 In Memory of Shane Sollitt

7 Shock Absorber Therapy

8 Mudd Mafia

9 DTR Mechanical

10 BOSS Hoggs Steakhouse

11 Rondalee Metal Fabrications

12 JG Aircon and Electrical

13 Torque Wear Australia

14 BOSS Chassis Australia

15 Sunshine Coast Reinforcing

16 Inglis Race Engines

17 James Hardie Australia

18 DSI Road Profiling

19 Mike Vine Turbos

20 Western Landscape Supplies

21 Kelly’s Winfield Team Racing

22 Inksane Tattoos

23 J & B Pest Control

24 Federal Tires

25 Ridgetrans Sand and Gravel

26 Syndicate Communications NSW

27 Rondalee Metal Fabrications

28 BHR Fabrications

29 Polar Ice

30 Bob Baker

31 TFH Temporary Fence Hire

32 Singleton Racing #3

33 I Custom Colours

34 Highline Fabrication

35 Craig Thompson Machining

36 DSI Road Profiling

37 Mobile Injector Services

38 Nu Pave

39 Bryan Clauson Celebration of Life

40 Ash Media Speedway Footage

41 Eastlink Air

42 Sprint Shack

43 Queensland Speedcar Racing Association

44 Speedcar Super Series

45 In appreciation of Barry Lane

46 Quillerat Racing Team #46

47 Priddey Trucking Company

48 Federal Tires

49 Pimpama Landscape Supplies

50 Sidtech

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BRISBANE BIG 50 UPDATE ! SOLD OUT

After a mega 3 days Sid Whittaker and John Dean have sold the entire #brisbanebig50 lapper sponsorship laps !!

 Huge thanks to all who have jumped on board and paying so promptly for the event scheduled for tomorrow night at Archerfield.
Listed below are the very generous fans who are riding along from lap 1 through to 50 tomorrow night
Thanks again and see you all tomorrow night
1 American Tire and Racing Services
2 Ti Bolts and Race Partz
3 Nexgen Transport
4 Nexgen Transport
5 Tamex Transport
6 In Memory of Shane Sollitt
7 Shock Absorber Therapy
8 Mudd Mafia
9 DTR Mechanical
10 BOSS Hoggs Steakhouse
11 Rondalee Metal Fabrications
12 JG Aircon and Electrical
13 Torque Wear Australia
14 BOSS Chassis Australia
15 Sunshine Coast Reinforcing
16 Inglis Race Engines
17 James Hardie Australia
18 DSI Road Profiling
19 Mike Vine Turbos
20 Western Landscape Supplies
21 Kelly’s Winfield Team Racing
22 Inksane Tattoos
23 J & B Pest Control
24 Federal Tires
25 Ridgetrans Sand and Gravel
26 Syndicate Communications NSW
27 Rondalee Metal Fabrications
28 BHR Fabrications
29 Polar Ice
30 Bob Baker
31 TFH Temporary Fence Hire
32 Singleton Racing #3
33 I Custom Colours
34 Highline Fabrication
35 Craig Thompson Machining
36 DSI Road Profiling
37 Mobile Injector Services
38 Nu Pave
39 Bryan Clauson Celebration of Life
40 Ash Media Speedway Footage
41 Eastlink Air
42 Spint Shack
43 Queensland Speedcar Racing Association
44 Speedcar Super Series
45 In appreciation of Barry Lane
46 Quillerat Racing Team #46
47 Priddey Trucking Company
48 Federal Tires
49 Pimpama Landscape Supplies
50 Sidtech
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BRISBANE BIG 50

You want the best? Race fans buckle yourselves in for this then!!

The Brisbane 50 Lapper is locked and loaded for this Saturday the 13th of May at Ausdeck Patios & Roofing Archerfield Speedway.

International Stars Hayden Williams and Chris Gwilliam fly in from New Zealand to tackle the Aussies, Recent Danny Davidson Memorial Winner Troy Ware, Current QLD Champion Nathan Smee Kaidon Brown, Brendan Palmer, Rusty Whittaker, NSW Jackk Black, Jamie Hall and Dan Biner also join in the list to name a few

THIS race fans is going to be a feast of open wheel action!!

Brisbane 50 Lapper ….. May 13 ….. Archerfield Speedway ….. Be there!!

Anyone interested in sponsoring a lap please contact Sid Whittaker on 0418 726 226 or Lance Towns on 0419 745 503 to lock in your lap

Current lap sponsors are

1 American Tire and Racing Services
2 Ti Bolts and Race Partz
3 Nexgen Transport
4 Nexgen Transport
5 Tamex Transport
6 In Memory of Shane Sollitt
7 Shock Absorber Therapy
8 Mudd Mafia
9 DTR Mechanical
10 BOSS Hoggs Steakhouse
11 Rondalee Metal Fabrications
12 JG Aircon and Electrical
13 Torque Wear Australia
14 BOSS Chassis Australia
15 Sunshine Coast Reinforcing
16 Inglis Race Engines
17 James Hardie Australia
18 DSI Road Profiling
19 Mike Vine Turbos
20 Western Landscape Supplies
21 Kelly’s Winfield Team Racing
22 Inksane Tattoos
23 J & B Pest Control
24 Federal Tires
25 Ridgetrans Sand and Gravel
26 Syndicate Communications NSW
27 Rondalee Metal Fabrications
28 BHR Fabrications
29 Polar Ice
30 Bob Baker
31  TFH Temporary Fence Hire
32 Singleton Racing #3
33 I Custom Colours
34 Highline Fabrication
35 Craig Thompson Machining
36 DSI Road Profiling
37 Mobile Injector Services
38 Nu Pave
39 Bryan Clauson Celebration of Life
40 Ash Media Speedway Footage
41 Eastlink Air
42 Spint Shack
43 Queensland Speedcar Racing Association
44 Speedcar Super Series
45 In appreciation of Barry Lane
46 Quillerat Racing Team #46
47 Priddey Trucking Company
48 Federal Tires
49 Pimpama Landscape Supplies
50 Sidtech

#brisbanebig50 #qld50lapper #13may2017

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50 LAPPER NOMINATIONS

The years annual 50 lap event hits Archerfield this weekend and lap sponsor slots are still avaliable by contacting Lance Towns on 0419 745 503.

This weekends 50 lapper nominations as follows

3Q Charlie Brown
5Q Rodney Harders
6Q Darren Vine
21Q Mitch Haynes
22Q Scott Farmer
26N Jamie Hall
27Q Troy Ware
28Q Bradley Harrison
40Q Dallas Sharp
41Q Brendan Palmer
44Q Corey Stodhard
62N Dan Biner
69Q Nathan Smee
76Q Reid MacKay
78Q Rusty Whittaker
80Q Scott Doyle
82Q Hayden Williams (NZ)
89Q Chris Gwilliam (NZ)
91Q Robbie Stewart
97V Kaiden Brown
99Q Brock Dean
99N Jackk Black

DANNY DAVIDSON MEMORIAL/POLAR ICE MIDGET SERIES NOMINATIONS

This weekend the Polar Ice Midget series heads back to Archerfield speedway but this one has a “twist”

The 2017 Danny Davidson Memorial event will also be decided this weekend!

Current leader in the series Rusty Whittaker has nominated along with Brock Dean and Troy Ware who incidentally sit 2nd and 3rd behind Rusty!

The two Eastlink Air rockets of Palmer and Sharp return as well as the jet setting Chris Gwilliam from New Zealand to run the rebuilt 89Q.

This weekend race fans is on at Archerfield!! Catch you there

3Q Charlie Brown

6Q Darren Vine

14Q Michael Harders

16Q Mark George

40Q Dallas Sharp

41Q Brendan Palmer

44Q Corey Stothard

48Q Tony Eickenloff

71Q Troy Ware

76Q Reid MacKay

78Q Rusty Whittaker

80Q Scott Doyle

89Q Chris Gwilliam (NZ)

91Q Robbie Stewart

96Q Shane McDowell

99Q Brock Dean

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QUEENSLAND 50 LAPPER LAP SPONSORS

Its coming !! The Queensland BIS Annual 50 Lapper !!
And the $100 per lap sponsors are open to be snapped up !!
Simply contact Lance Towns on 0419 745503 to secure your spot !!
13th of May at Archerfield Speedway is the location for the event again
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SMEE SNARES SECOND QUEENSLAND CHAMPIONSHIP

Sydney’s Nathan Smee annexed his second Queensland Championship at the Ausdeck Patios Archerfield Speedway on Saturday April 8 adding to the title he won at Charlton in 2002. Due to the number of rain outs during the season the meeting also doubled as Round 7 of the Polar Ice Midget Series.

Smee had to work hard for his win after teenage sensation Kaidon Brown (NSW) took the ascendency from the drop of the green flag. Brown (TFH Aggressor/Hawk) earlier impressed the crowd when he improved his starting position from P 7 to pole in the three round Shoot-Out.  The 30 lap feature only made it to the first turn when Chris Gwilliam (Boss Chassis Australia Boss/Esslinger) climbed a wheel and rolled heavily into the fence.  He was uninjured but Dwayne Neilson’s car would need plenty of attention before racing again.  During the stoppage, Victorian visitor and Tasmanian Champion, Joe Lostitch, was forced to withdraw with a serious fuel leak when a line came adrift.

On resumption Brown again burst into the lead from Smee (Illuminated Industries Spike/Inglis Chev), Brock Dean, Rusty Whittaker, Adam Wallis and Darren Vine. During lap 2 Scott Doyle (Boss Hogg’s Steak House Beast/Gaerte) slammed the wall just past the pits and was out with front end damage.  When the action restarted Brown, a third generation speedcar driver, continued to lead with Smee while Dean had to contend with Whittaker and Vine as Brendan Palmer (EastLink Air Breka/Esslinger) pulled out with a fuel issue.  Smee maintained the pressure on Brown and on lap 15 took control of the lead and opened a small break.  Dean had also pulled away from his pursuers with Adam Wallis (Rondalee Metal Fabrications Aggressor/Esslinger) another withdrawal after running out of tear offs.

In the final five laps of the race Dean became caught behind a lapped car and after Darren Vine (Mike Vine Turbos Spike/Esslinger) dispensed with Whittaker (Ti Bolt & Race Partz King/Esslinger) closed on Dean (ACERS Breka/Hawk). With two laps remaining there was contact between the two at the end of the back straight with Dean hitting the fence.  He continued-on but during the time it took him to recover speed he was passed by both Vine and Whittaker.  Nathan Smee crossed the finish line becoming the 2017 Queensland Champion with Kaidon Brown second and Darren Vine third followed by Whittaker and Dean.

At a post-race enquiry Vine was relegated two positions to fifth with Rusty Whittaker officially third and Brock Dean fourth.

The track was very wet for engine starts and it took quite some time to get all the cars going. The Hot Lap sessions were also run on a wet track but with no points on offer most were content to take it easy.  The track was very fast for the first round of heats with Nathan Smee, Brock Dean and Kaidon Brown the victors.  Darren Dillon (Supercharged Graphic Eagle/Gaerte) was running well in the opening heat when an engine woe forced him out of the race and the rest of the night.  2009 Queensland Champion Mark George was well in contention during the Dean heat but faded near the end and withdrew from the remainder of the night with a problem with the Porsche engine.  Reid Mackay (Direct Plasterboard Outlet CP3/Gaerte) spun during heat 3 and was collected by Chris Gwilliam who tried to keep the engine running but only proceeded in hooking onto Mackay’s car and coming to a stop.

Heat 4 was drama filled. When rookie driver Tony Stephen was about to be lapped, he hit the wall on the start/finish line and rolled and during his gyrations his car contacted with Troy Ware’s # 71.  Stephen’s car was extensively damaged but the driver was okay while Ware was also finished for the night with damage to one of the high-bar down tubes.  Adam Wallis led away the restart and looked to have the race in his keeping only for Adam Clarke (Polar Ice Spike/Esslinger) to pass him around the top with a great burst of speed.  Unfortunately, Clarke’s run ended two laps later with an engine issue that would force the 2013 state title holder out of the main race.  The last two heats were both high speed contests that went non-stop with wins going to 2015 state champion Rusty Whittaker and Brendan Palmer.  Whittaker’s 10 lap time of 2:20.392 being the fastest heat time of the night.

The top 8 on points then contested the three round Shoot-Out with Kaidon Brown and Adam Wallis progressing from the Bronze session leaving Scott Doyle and Darren Vine on the fourth row of the feature. Brown and Brendan Palmer were separated by one thousandth of a second in the Silver round which put Wallis and Rusty Whittaker on row three of the main.  In the Gold Shoot-Out Brown again dominated ahead of Nathan Smee, Brock Dean and Palmer which completed the line-up for the 20-car feature.  One late change saw Troy Ware buckle-up in the Jeff Barton owned Spike/Brayton Ford but with no qualifying points was last car on the grid.

The next show for the Brisbane Speedcars is the Danny Davidson Memorial and Round 8 of the Polar Ice Series at the Ausdeck Patios Archerfield Speedway on Saturday April 29.

Heat 1

1              Nathan Smee (NSW)                      2              Troy Ware                           3              Michael Harders

Heat 2

1              Brock Dean                                         2              Adam Clarke (NSW)        3              Brendan Palmer

Heat 3

1              Kaidon Brown (NSW)                     2              Scott Doyle                         3              Rodney Harders

Heat 4

1              Adam Wallis (NSW)                         2              Darren Vine                        3              Joe Lostitch (Vic)

Heat 5

1              Rusty Whittaker                               2              Nathan Smee (NSW)      3              Jason Bell

Heat 6

1              Brendan Palmer                               2              Brock Dean                         3              Scott Doyle

Bronze Shoot-Out

1              Adam Wallis (NSW)                         2              Kaidon Brown (NSW)     3              Scott Doyle

Silver Shoot-Out

1              Kaidon Brown (NSW)                     2              Brendan Palmer               3              Adam Wallis (NSW)

Gold Shoot-Out

1              Kaidon Brown (NSW)                     2              Nathan Smee (NSW)      3              Brock Dean

Queensland Championship

1              Nathan Smee (NSW)                      2              Kaidon Brown (NSW)     3              Rusty Whittaker

4              Brock Dean                                         5              Darren Vine                        6              Jason Bell

7              Reid Mackay                                      8              Troy Ware                           9              Rodney Harders

10           Dallas Sharp                                        11           Michael Harders

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REMAINING RACE DATES

***New race date!!**
Archerfield promotion have added a date in April for the Polar Ice Midget Series and the added event is Saturday the 8th!
Lock it in the top of the ladder is close and certinally one not to be missed!
25th March 2017 Queensland Title
8th April Polar Ice Midget Series
29th April Polar Ice Midget Series/2017 Danny Davidson Memorial
13th May Brisbane 50 Lapper
27th May Polar Ice Grand Finale/Jim Holden Tribute Night
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