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Michael Pickens opening night feature winner standing on the gas
Ryan O'Connor sprint car beautifully prepared for the 2011-12 season
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The late and Great Roly Crowther seen here sitting in his first midget after being inducted into the Western Springs Speedway Hall of Fame
Michael Pickens in victory lane in the USA
Michael Pickens won the Australian Midget Super Series over all points and 30 lap feature at Paramatta
Hayden Williams finished the Springs Speedway season by winning the feature in fine fashion. Always good to see the next generation of drivers coming through and showing good potential for the future of speedway
Johnathan Allard does it again winning the last two features at the Springs to cap off a long list of wins this season after destroying his car in a crash early in the season. Johnathan now returns to the USA to compete over there. Thanks for bringing your great tallent to NZ for us race fans to enjoy. We hope you have a great season back home.
Paul LeCren notches up yet another feature this time winning the North Island TQ Champs
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NZ Midget champs 2011 Jerry Coons Jr. 1st, Nathan Smee 2nd, Sean Insley 3rd.
Scott Baker made some impressive passes to eventually take the lead to win another feature event at the Springs. This time on NZ midget champs night
Johnathan Allard smokes his way to yet another feature win, this time on NZ midget champs night
An elated Gina Harris won her first feature race at the Springs 5th February meeting. She got off to a flyer and despite a number of yellow slow-downs she was never challenged for the lead. Well done Gina
Starting from grid 2 Jamie McDonald set a blistering pace to win the 5th Feb feature. He led from green to chequer
Jerry Coons Jr. is making a habit of winning here at the Springs as he chalks up another impressive win in the Barry Butterworth Memorial 40 lap feature
Hayden Williams pulled one out of the bag by having a great win in the Feature 15-01-11
Well done Hayden!!!!
Scott Baker has been hard on the gas lately and now wins the Auckland TQ champs.Keep on the gas Scott
It's been a battle for Ricky Logan of recent times but he showed his true class by winning the feature 15-01-11
Tonight is 50 lap night, the biggest event of the NZ midget calander and the drivers will also be trying to become the highest points scorer in the international midget series. (highest points scorer over the 4 international midget feature races.) The trophy will be presented by C.W.A. Finance.
Jerry Coons Jr. Was highest points scorer in the international teams and feature racing making him the winner of the Herman Tros memorial trophy for the 10-11 season.
He also won last year making it two in a row. Congratulations Jerry, we enjoy your great racing skills.
Coons Jr. takes the inside line coming off turn 4 while Pickens takes a flyer round the outside coming up to the finish line of the 50 lap midget classic. They crossed the line at exactly 1000th of a second together making it a dead heat for first. One way to have the crowd standing and cheering I suppose!!!
Johnathan Allard and Dean Brindle put on a good show in the feature 5th Jan Allard wins with Brindle 2nd
Scott Baker on his way to winning the TQ feature in impressive style on 50 lap night. Well done Scott
Bryan Clauson USA makes it two from two features when he won on 29th Dec This puts him on highest points for the international series CWA Finance trophy with two more meetings to go. Jerry Coons Jr. and Michael Pickens are tied for second on points going into round 3.
Sammy Swindell after winning the Feature in convincing style 29th Dec
TQs 16 Ryan Barry and 11 Aaron Wrightson both crossed the finish line on exactly the same time in the tq feature 29th Dec. Barry was declared the winner on fast lap count-back
No Peter Murphy is not on a hill climb he is actually on his way to winning the feature on Boxing night. Peter is an Australian currently living in the USA
Paul LeCren Makes it 2 in a row by taking out the boxing night TQ feature
Simon Styles, car No. 67H is in this ball of flame. Thanks to immediate action from the Huntly safety crew and modern protective apparel, Simon walked away from the incident unscathed.
Picture Thanks to Linz Dolbel www.nzstockcarcrazy.com
Ryan O'Connor is getting his act together and proving it by an impressive feature win at Bay Park. Keep up the good work Ryan
Cancer affects us all in one way or another. This effort to raise funds to help cancer research is for an excellent cause. Go to www.race4life.co.nz and click on donate to make your donation. Thanks
Raymond Griffen in full flight.
Ray and Deborah are behind the fantastic Race4life project.
They are great people who always help others and have been around Speedway a long time.
Please help them to help others.
Congratulations Graham Standring.Driving the Danny Lendich Wendy's car,Graham won his 100th Feature race on the 27th of November 2010.
USA driver Craig Dollansky Wins the Sprintcar Feature 27th November
Mickael Pickens won the feature in convincing style on Saturday 13th November.He will be racing in Australia for the next few weeks and will return to the Springs on Boxing Night
Danny Lendich With USA driver Jerry Coons Jr. celebrate the winning of the 2010 Midget 50 lap classic and the highest points scorer in the international series
Alan Wakeling has competed in his last race at Western Springs. Thanks for all of the great competitive racing you turned on for us over the years Alan. I beleive you will be racing in a few out of Auckland meetings and good luck for the future. Photo by Kenneth Fox
Where else can you spend a family Sat Night Out with Grandparents, Parents, Aunts, Uncles?
Great Nephew Conor comes to watch his Cousins Shane & Ryan race to take 1st & 2nd in the National series & feature wins
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Benjamin LeCren won the Feature race at Rosebank 28th March 10 Photo by Judith Taylor Ph. 021-733400
Michael Pickens now New Zealand Midget Champion 09-10
The Auckland regional councils paid 2.2 million dollars to Arpass headed by Colin Dale to come up with the idea that Speedway is not a good option for Western Springs. What do you think????
Guess who wants speedway to stay at the Springs
Kids cant sleep because of Speedway
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