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2016/17 Sunline Calendar Announced

Posted on July 25, 2016 at 2:35 AM

Sunline Speedway fans are in for an action packed 2016/17 season with the announcement of the 5 meetings for next season. The season will start with a bang on the 18th February 2017 with the highly successful Sprintcar All Stars bringing a talent loaded field of 360 Sprintcars to the venue, sponsored by Scotcher Race Fuels & Oils, , Chris Evans Transport & Active Batteries.

The venue will also play host to 2 State Titles with the SA AMCA Title (Sponsored by United Sp...

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All Stars Coming to Sunline in 2017

Posted on July 7, 2016 at 6:05 AM

******Breaking News********

360 All-Stars Sprint Cars with be at Sunline Speedway on 18th Feb 2017, major sponsor Scotcher Race Fuels & Oils.

The SA Street Stock Title that was meant to be on this date has been shifted to 20th May 2017

Season 2015/16 Comes to a Close

Posted on June 13, 2016 at 2:25 AM

Fans were treated to a big day/night of action at the final meeting for 2015/16 at Sunline Speedway on Sunday. Racing commenced slightly behind schedule and finished under lights as the clock neared 8 p.m.

Street Stocks battled for the Steve Butcher Memorial, and battled is a very appt word to use. Whilst their 4 heat races were largely incident free, the main event was reminiscent of a demo derby. It took several attempts to get a lap completed as drivers battled to get cle...

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Sunline Speedway To End 2015/16 With A Bang

Posted on June 3, 2016 at 11:05 AM

Sunline Speedway says goodbye to Season 2015/16 on the traditional June long weekend day meeting with over 70 cars currently nominated.

The blue ribbon event on the program is the Steve Butcher Memorial for Street Stocks. All eyes will be one Rhys Heinrich to see if he can claim an incredible 5 Titles in a row. But there will be plenty of strong competition with the likes of Flatman, Reichstein, Duell and Brumfield just to name a few.

Junior Sedans will be ...

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2 State Titles for Sunline in 2016/17

Posted on May 26, 2016 at 9:55 PM

Its going to be a massive 2016/17 season at Sunline Speedway with 2 State Titles to be held at the venue. Previously announced was the SA AMCA Title, locked in for 22nd April. Today we can confirm that the 18th Feb will be the SA Street Stock Title.

Proposed 2016/17 Sunline Speedway Season

Sat Feb 18th 2017- SA Street Stock Title, Super Sedans, Junior Sedans, Modifieds, Modlites, Wingless, F500’s

Sat March 11th 2017 - Super Sedans, Street Stocks, Junior Sed...

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Track Records - Old v's New

Posted on May 22, 2016 at 1:50 AM

After Michael Miller dropped the 10 lap Super Sedan Track Record by 20 seconds at our last meeting, quite a few people have asked where this (and other records) stack up against the old records before the track was reconfigured before the start of the 2014/15 season. Surprisingly, there are still quite a few old records that haven't been bettered plus a handful of race lengths that haven’t had a new time set. Below is a summary of those old records that are still standing (current recor...

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Action Aplenty at Sunline

Posted on May 15, 2016 at 7:15 AM

Sunline Speedway held its last night meeting of the season on Saturday for the 2015/16 season and with over 60 cars in attendance, proved to be a great night at the skids.

The final round of the J. D. Couriers Super Series, sponsored by Scotcher Race Fuels and Oils, for Super Sedans was a highlight of the night and failed to disappoint. The first heat saw Michael Miller break the existing 10 lap track record by a whopping 20 seconds! The 2nd heat was just as quick with Ryan ...

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Posted on May 10, 2016 at 9:25 PM

After kicking off way back in October at the Murray Bridge Speedway the 2015/16 JD Couriers Super Series will finish this weekend with the running of the Grand Finale (Round 16) at the Sunline Speedway at Waikerie. The event, to be conducted on Saturday May 14, will be fully supported by Peter Venn at Scotcher Race Fuels and Oils and due to the fact it is the final round of the State series it has attracted the largest field of Super Sedans that the Riverland venue has seen for several season...

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Last Night Meeting for 2015/16

Posted on May 8, 2016 at 12:35 AM

Saturday night will be the final time Sunline Speedway races under lights (we still have a day meeting in June) for the 2015/16 season with a big program on offer.

Junior Sedans will be racing in Round 4 of the Robert Gwynne Memorial Track Championship with Heath Thorne holding a small lead over his brother Nathan whilst Lachlan and Josh Gwynne are not far behind.

Super Sedan will have their final round of the J. D. Couriers Super Series, sponsored by Scotc...

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State Title for 2016/17

Posted on May 4, 2016 at 11:40 PM

Sunline Speedway is very proud to announce that it has been chosen as the Venue to host the South Australian AMCA Title for season 2016/17. This event will be held on Saturday 22nd April.

Hodgson Creates History at Sunline

Posted on April 25, 2016 at 3:20 AM

History was created at Sunline Speedway on Saturday night with Cory Hodgson claiming the inaugural South Australian Modlite Title, proudly sponsored by United Speedway Association. 6 heat races were conducted through the night with drivers trying to score enough points to be able to start the 20 lap main event from the front. As expected, the racing was close and winners tough to pick with 4 drivers taking heat wins. Cory Hodgson and Andy Maxwell Jnr had 2 heat wins each whilst Mark Martin a...

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History to be created this Saturday Night

Posted on April 17, 2016 at 7:55 PM

Saturday night sees history being made with the inaugural South Australian Modlite Title, proudly sponsored by United Speedway Association at Sunline Speedway. The venue feels honoured to host this event after helping establish the class over the last couple of years. What started out as just a few cars on track has grown rapidly to be 16 cars battling for SA #1. Attempting to pick a winner won’t be easy as competition has proven to be close with all drivers evenly matche...

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Provisional 2016/17 Calendar Announced

Posted on April 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Whilst Sunline Speedway is still in the middle of their 2015/16 season, the planning for next season has already begun with dates and some classes already being placed to a provisional calendar.

Sat Feb 18th 2017- Super Sedans, Street Stocks, Junior Sedans, Modifieds, Modlites

Sat March 11th 2017 - Super Sedans, Street Stocks, Junior Sedans, Modifieds, Modlites

Sat April 22nd 2017 - Super Sedans, Street Stocks, Junior Sedans, Modifieds, Modlites

Sat May 20t...

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Thorne Dominance Contniues

Posted on March 12, 2016 at 10:30 PM

Sunline Speedway held its second meeting of the 2015/16 season on Saturday night with 47 cars nominated. Whilst the car count was down, all classes put on great racing for the crowd that was in attendance.


Junior Sedans drivers each contested 3 heats, 6 in total for the night, and a 15 lap feature as part of Round 2 of the Robert Gwynne Memorial Track Championship. Heath and Nathan Thorne continued their dominance of the venue claiming 3 heat wins each; Nathan l...

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March Long Weekend Preview

Posted on March 4, 2016 at 5:50 AM

Whilst the 2015/16 season took some time to get going, the next meeting is already upon us at the Sunline Speedway. Racing will take place on the Saturday night of the long weekend with the Renmark Speedway holding a meeting on the Sunday night.

Lightning Sprints will be racing at both venues for their annual King of the Riverland. After putting in a strong showing last meeting, can Danny Pauly make a great start to claiming the crown, or will the likes of Nick Hall and Chri...

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Opening night review

Posted on February 21, 2016 at 2:10 AM

Sunline Speedway was finally able to start its 2015/16 season Saturday night with 7 classes taking to the track. All classes were down a few competitors each from the nominations that were received but still put on a great show for all of the fans that attended.

Junior Sedans never disappoint with 9 cars in attendance, which included debutant Callum Crossing. All eyes were on the Thorne brothers to see if their dominance at the venue would continue, and this looked to be the...

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Feb 21st Karts Cancelled

Posted on February 15, 2016 at 5:20 PM

**** Please be advised that the Speedway Kart meeting scheduled to be on Sunday 21st February has been cancelled due to lack of nominations*****

Season finally begins Feb 20th

Posted on February 13, 2016 at 12:20 AM

After an aborted start to the 2015/16 season, Sunline Speedway finally gets to flip the switch and fire into life on Saturday 20th February. A big program is on offer for race fans with 7 racing classes and 2 demonstration classes currently scheduled to take to the track.

Junior Sedans will contest Round 1 of the Robert Gwynne Memorial Track Championship with the Thorne Brothers Heath and Nathan looking to continue their dominance at the venue.

Modlites con...

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Nominations open for February 20th meeting

Posted on January 24, 2016 at 6:10 PM

After the disappointment of having to cancel our first meeting of the season, we now look forward to the next meeting, which is scheduled to be in the 20th February. Whilst it is still a few weeks away, we have heard that there are already over 10 Modlites who have nominated for this event. As nominations close on Sunday 14th February, hopefully other classes will be able to get similar numbers organised so that we can put on a great night of entertainment.

Currently listed ...

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Abandoned start to the 2015/16 season

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 11:25 PM

After recently receiving the green light from Safework SA to conduct practice days and full race meetings after the safety upgrades to the venue, we were looking forward to holding our first meeting of the season on Saturday 23rd January. However, this event has had to be cancelled due to a very poor car count (24 cars in the 7 classes listed on the program) but also a lack of people to assist with the running of the meeting. This also applies to the Speedway Kart meeting, which was scheduled...

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