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Big Crowd for Opening Night

Posted on February 18, 2018 at 7:50 AM

Sunline Speedway played host to its biggest crowd in years, with an estimated 1500 people in attendance for Opening Night of the 2017/18 season.


Headlining the night was Round 9 of the Australian All Stars Sprintcar Series with 16 drivers taking on Sunlines tight confines. Paul Solomon showed his speed early in Time Trials, claiming Quick Time by 0.3 seconds whilst the following 13 cars were covered by the same margin. After 4 tight heat races, it was into the top 6 Pole Shu...

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Tough-As Products Grand Champion Announced

Posted on February 11, 2018 at 1:35 AM

Tough-As Products Grand Champion

Sunline Speedway, in conjunction with Tough-As Products, are proud to announce the creation of a new Track Championship for the 2017/18 season. However, this Track Championship will be unlike any other, with all drivers competing to be crowned the Grand Champion of Sunline Speedway.

A unique point structure has been created so that drivers of different classes can compete against each other fairly, no matter how often their class is scheduled to ra...

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The long wait for season 2017/18 is almost over

Posted on February 9, 2018 at 2:35 AM

After a long off season, Sunline Speedway is all set to host Opening Night of the 2017/18 season on Saturday 17th February. After a successful debut at the Venue last season, the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers Australian Sprintcar All Stars return, competing in round 9 of the 11 round series. After round 7, Mark Caruso holds a narrow lead from Paul Solomon, with 91 points covering the top 4. After a claiming the win last season, local driver Dan Evans will be hoping for a repeat performance af...

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Upcoming Working Bees

Posted on January 18, 2018 at 8:35 AM

With Opening Night fast approaching, there are a few jobs that need doing to ensure the Venue is looking its best.

There will be Working Bee's on 2 weekends, 27th-28th January and 3rd-4th February.

No matter how much time you are able to provide, your assistance would be much appreciated. Those wanting to assist, please ensure that you contact Wacka and Jen directly.

Even if you aren't sure how you can contribute but have some free time, please make contact and Wacka and Jen...

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Practice this Saturday

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 7:50 AM

Sunline Speedway will be holding a practice day this Saturday, 7th October between 11am and 5pm. Cost is $30 per car, which must be registered and drivers must have a licence. All those wanting some track time, please ensure you give Wacka a call on 0412 474 289 so we know how many people to expect.

Heinrich Claims Number Five

Posted on June 12, 2017 at 8:35 AM

Sunline Speedway concluded the 2016/17 speedway season with an action packed meeting on Sunday, with the meeting beginning under beautiful sunshine and concluding under lights.


The main event on the program was the Steve Butcher Memorial for Street Stocks, with 19 drivers attempting to add their name to a must win trophy for the class. The heat races showed that it was going to be a tight contest with Rhys Heinrich, Jason Gibbs, Des Birkin and Nigel Reichstein each claiming...

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Final Squirt in the Dirt This Sunday

Posted on June 5, 2017 at 10:35 AM

This Sunday sees Sunline Speedway fire up for one last time for the 2016/17 season with over 60 cars nominated for the traditional day meeting. Headlining the meeting is the annual running of the Steve Butcher Memorial for Street Stocks. After a strong runner up finish at the SA Title, 4 time winner Rhys Heinrich will go in as the favourite to add to his ever growing trophy cabinet. But he won’t have it his own way with the likes of Andy Maxwell Jnr, Neville Nitschke and Tony Prideaux e...

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Nelson Claims SA Street Stock Title

Posted on May 21, 2017 at 8:35 AM

Saturday Night saw Sunline Speedway play host to the 2016/17 SA Street Stock Title, proudly sponsored by United Speedway Association, Active Motor Wreckers and Jack Daniels. 25 drivers fought hard over the 3 rounds of heats to earn points towards their starting positions for the 25 Lap main event. It was an early shower for Matthew Maynard, who was out for the night after the first lap of the first heat. There would be more hard luck stories throughout the night with numerous drivers striking...

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SA Street Stock Title This Saturday

Posted on May 15, 2017 at 7:20 AM

Sunline Speedway plays host to another Blue Ribbon event this Saturday night, with the running of the South Australian Street Stock Title, proudly sponsored by United Speedway Association, Active Motor Wreckers and Jack Daniels. Over 25 drivers from across the State, as well as a few drivers from interstate, will battle it out to claim the coveted SA #1. Reinging Australian Champion Rhys Heinrich and multiple State Title winner Anthony Beare headline the high quality field.


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Proposed 2017/18 Season Dates

Posted on May 8, 2017 at 4:55 AM

Whilst we still have 2 big meetings to go to conclude season 2016/17, we are already in the early stage of planning on season 2017/18

Currently we have 5 proposed dates for the new season:


Sat Feb 17 - 360 Sprintcar All Stars

Sun Mar 11 - TBC SA F500 Title

Sat Apr 7

Sat May 19

Sun Jun 10


Some classes have already spoken to Wacka and Jen about dates they would like to run and these will taken into consideration when all others o...

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Collins Claims SA AMCA Title

Posted on April 23, 2017 at 6:50 AM

Saturday night saw 20 drivers from across 4 states, as well as 3 State and 1 National Title holder contest the AMCA Nationals South Australian Title, proudly sponsored by United Speedway Association, Lucas Olis and Sprint Auto Parts Salisbury. Drivers faced 3 rounds of heats through the night before battling for the Title over 30 laps. Heavy rain on Thursday had left the track a little rough in spots but all drivers handled the conditions well. Tasmania’s Daniel Brooks and South Aussie ...

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SA AMCA Title this Saturday Night

Posted on April 17, 2017 at 6:20 AM

Sunline Speedway is set to host the first of 2 South Australian Titles this Saturday night with the running of the South Australian AMCA Nationals Title. This event is proudly sponsored by United Speedway Association, Lucas Oils & Sprint Auto Parts Salisbury. Over 20 cars will compete from several states with the aim to take home the highly prizes SA #1. Headlining the list is current Australian #1 Tim Reidy.


Supporting the SA Title will be Junior Sedans running their fi...

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Weather fails to dampen on track action

Posted on March 13, 2017 at 6:10 AM

Whilst the weather threatened, and even provided a few light showers, Sunline Speedway was able to complete a full program of events on Sunday Night. This also included that last minutes addition of Formula 500’s, as their State Title had been rained out the night before at Mt Gambier. The night started with an emotional tribute to Super Sedan competitor Bill Miller, who lost his battle with cancer on Saturday morning.


V6 Sprints contested their second and final night ...

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Sunline Speedway this Sunday Night

Posted on March 5, 2017 at 9:30 PM

This Adelaide Cup long weekend sees Sunline Speedway hold its second meeting for the 2016/17 season. Sunday night will see 6 classes to the track, many of which will be competing at the Riverland Speedway the night before.


V6 Sprints are set to contest their annual King of the Riverland, held over two nights with South Australian Champion Chris James leading a list of drivers all capable of claiming the crown.


Junior Sedans have a huge field with over 20 ca...

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Sunline Sizzles on Opening Night

Posted on February 19, 2017 at 6:05 AM

The biggest crowd for several seasons helped welcome in the 2016/17 season at Sunline Speedway on Saturday Night. Those in attendance witnessed some great racing from all classes with numerous track records being broken during the meeting.


After competing at Adelaide Motorsport Park the night before, the Australian Sprintcar All Stars series contested their first ever round at the Venue. 20 drivers took part in hot laps and time trials to begin the night; Cody Atkins startin...

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Sprintcar Allstars Open Season 2016/17 With a Bang

Posted on February 10, 2017 at 5:10 AM

After a lengthy off season, Sunline Speedway is set to hold its Opening Night meeting on Saturday 18th February. Headlining the meeting will be Round 12 of the 360 Australian Sprintcar Allstars. Currently over 20 cars are set to roar around the tight venue in what will be the biggest field ever seen at Sunline. All eyes will be on local Daniel Evans who has been having a great season aboard the #44 Evans Family Motorsport machine, highlighted by claiming the South Australian Title at Murray B...

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Busy Bee's Coming Up

Posted on January 24, 2017 at 4:50 AM

Ahead of Opening Night on the 18th February, we will be having 2 working bee weekends to help get the venue ready.

Feb 4th/5th and Feb 11th/12th, it will be all hands on deck with plenty of tasks that need to be completed. Even if you can only spare an hour or 2, it would be much appreciated.

If you want to know how you can help out, or to let Wacka and Jen know you'll be turning up, please contact them directly on 0412 474 289.

Practise this Sunday

Posted on January 11, 2017 at 2:50 AM

As we start looking towards opening night in February, Sunline Speedway will be holding a practise day this Sunday, 15th January. This will be from 10am to 4pm and $20 per car. At least 10 cars are needed to attend for this practise day to go ahead. For all those wanting to have a run, please get in contact with Wacka and Jen directly (0412 474 289) so they know who will be attending.

CANCELLED - Practise this Sunday

Posted on December 6, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Due to only receiving one expression of interest, today's planned practice day has been cancelled.


As we start looking towards opening night in February, Sunline Speedway will be holding a practise day this Sunday, 11th December. This will be from 12pm to 4pm and $20 per car. For all those wanting to have a run, please get in contact with Wacka and Jen directly (0412 474 289) so they who will be attending.

Change of date for March meeting

Posted on November 14, 2016 at 5:40 AM

Speedway fans, please note that there has been a change to the Calendar for the upcoming season.


The March long weekend date has now changed from Saturday the 11th to the Sunday the 12th, and Riverland Speedway will now be running on the Saturday night.


All classes planned to run on the night will remain unchanged.


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