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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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Welcome to 2016

Posted on January 5, 2016 at 10:20 PM

Welcome to 2016 everyone. Whilst most have had some time off over the festive period, there’s been plenty going on at Sunline Speedway.

With the recent changes to speedway track safety requirements, infield tyre barriers have been erected and painted. As well as this, the majority of the venue has had a lick of paint to freshen everything up. The infield lighting has been upgraded, and from early tests it looks much brighter through the turns, which then spills onto the straights....

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Busy bee this weekend

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 11:55 PM

There will be a busy bee at the venue this weekend (Sat 26th through to and including Mon 28th Dec). All those that are wanting to assist, please get in contact with Wacka to let him know on 0412 474 289.

*****BIG NEWS*****

Posted on October 6, 2015 at 4:05 AM

With the support of Scotcher Race Fuel & Oils, the J.D. COURIERS SUPER SERIES will visit the venue on Sat May 14th for the FINAL ROUND.

Successful Working Bee

Posted on September 6, 2015 at 2:45 AM

Jen and Wacka would like to express their immense thanks for those people that attended this weekends working bee.

Mainly tasks were completed including, but not limited to the installation of infield tyre wall, a new fence at turn 2 between canteen and generator, painting of the new 'wind break' fence at turn 1 as well as the rubbish bins and new steps to water tank.

There will be another working bee on the Long Weekend in October (3-5th). Camping will be ...

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Sunline Speedway & U.S.A. Inc - A Clarification

Posted on September 3, 2015 at 12:15 AM

After the recent United Speedway Association Inc. (U.S.A.) AGM, it seems that some people still have a misconception about what the U.S.A is and how it’s different to Sunline Speedway.

Sunline Speedway is the racing venue, and was given this name by Wacka and Jen when they took over the promotion of the venue in 1999 from the Waikerie Speedway Club. As owners and promoters of the venue, they have the final say in what happens at the venue and aren't held accountable by...

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U.S.A. Windup

Posted on July 13, 2015 at 10:35 AM

All U.S.A. Members please be advised that the end of year wind up function will be held on Saturday the 29th of August at MSA Club rooms 251 The Parade, Beulah Park at 7pm. BYO drinks and $10 per head (at the door) which includes supper.

Jen and Wacka also want to thank Everyone who attended the working bee over the weekend and they are both delighted with the magnificent works carried out and completed by all. Thanks to Chaddy and Mick for organizing it and the work. At this stage, th...

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2014/15 Season Done & Dusted

Posted on June 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Sunline Speedway concluded the 2014/15 season on Sunday with the traditional day meeting drawing a big crowd who witnessed plenty of action.


Junior Sedans were contesting the last round of the Robert Gwynne Memorial Track Championship with 17 cars entered. Unfortunately Nathan Thorne was a late withdrawal which meant that it handed the Track Championship to his brother Heath. However, Heath went on to dominate the meeting claiming 2 wins in the 2 heats races tha...

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Last hurrah for season 2014/15

Posted on May 31, 2015 at 4:00 AM

Sunline Speedway hosts South Australia’s last speedway meeting for the 2014/15 season this Sunday, with 7 classes set to contest the traditional June long weekend day meeting.

Street Stocks will be competing for the Steve Butcher Memorial with all eyes on local Riverland driver Rhys Heinrich as he goes for 4 wins in a row. Look for previous winners Nigel Reichstein and Darren Flatman as well as the likes of Phil Watson and Neville Nitschke to ensure a different name ap...

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Confirmed 2015/16 Season Dates

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 7:40 PM

Ok race fans, we can CONFIRM the race dates for the 2015/16 season:

January 23rd

February 20th

March 12th

April 23rd

May 14th

June 5th

So spread the word and ensure that these are put into your calendars. Details about classes running on those dates will be announced once they have been finalised. So if you're a driver or class that wants to run at the Venue, ensure that you get in contact with Wacka and Jen to make sure you ge...

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Proposed 2015/16 Season

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Whilst Sunline Speedway still has 1 meeting left in the 2014/15 season (Sunday 7th June, day meeting), we're already looking forward to the 2015/16 season. Planning is underway and at this stage its looking like a big season with 7 race dates currently proposed. Dates for these will be confirmed soon, but in the mean time, all classes are invited to nominate what dates they would like to compete. Previous seasons we've had classes ask to run certain dates well into the season. Whilst this can...

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