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Heinrich Claims Butcher Memorial

Posted on June 10, 2019 at 6:30 AM

Sunline Speedway concluded its 2018/19 season on Sunday with their traditional day meeting.


The Steve Butcher Memorial for Street Stocks is always a highlight on the Speedway calendar, and this was again reflected by the high car count nominated as well as the racing displayed during the meeting. The 3 heat race wins were shared by Neville Nitschke, Steve Heinrich and Phil Watson. For the Feature race, Watson was an early casualty, pulling infield after only a handful of lap...

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Final Fling for Season 2018/19

Posted on June 4, 2019 at 8:30 PM

This Sunday, Sunline Speedway plays host to its final meeting for season 2018/19 with the traditional day meeting boasting a large program of events.


Junior Sedans will be racing in the final round of their Track Championship; the Steve Butcher Memorial for Street Stocks always draws a large field, whilst the Modified Sedan Championship, Modliltes, Super Sedans, AMCA Nationals and Classic Super Modifieds fill out the categories for the meeting. There will also be a dedicated...

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May 18th Meeting in Review

Posted on May 19, 2019 at 10:40 AM

Warm and overcast conditions greeted race fans Saturday night as Sunline Speedway held their final meeting under lights for the 2018/19 season. All competitors should be proud of their driving on the night with minimal incidents occurring and the program completed shortly after 9pm.


Junior Sedans held their final round of Robert Gwynne Memorial whilst continuing to accumulate points towards their Track Championship, proudly sponsored by Speedway Sedans Australia. Drew Flatma...

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Final Night Meeting Of Season 2019/20

Posted on May 9, 2019 at 7:35 AM

Saturday the 18th May sees Sunline Speedway plays host to its final night meeting, with the final meeting for season 2019/20 being the traditional day meeting on the June Long Weekend.


3 classes with contest the final round of their respective series; Super Sedans with their Country Series, Formula 500’s with their State Series and Junior Sedans for the Robert Gwynne Memorial. Also on the program are Modiltes, Street Stocks, Modified Sedans and Classic Rods.


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Great Racing at Sunline Saturday Night

Posted on March 31, 2019 at 7:30 AM

Saturday night saw Sunline Speedway play host to its third meeting of the 2019/20 season with 6 classes on the program


Junior Sedans contested Round 3 of their Track Championship as well as Round 1 of the Robert Gwynne Memorial. Drew Flatman won 2 of the 3 heat races whilst Sharni Pitcher won the remaining heat race, setting the front row for the Feature. Flatman would go on to win the 15 lap Feature ahead of Chelsea Gwynne and Callum Crossing.

Flatman leads the Speedw...

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Saturday 30th March Meeting

Posted on March 20, 2019 at 8:15 AM

Saturday 30th March sees Sunline Speedway play host to its 3rd meeting of the season with 6 classes on the program.

Super Sedans will be contesting a Round of their Country Series, proudly sponsored by Mypo Stone Fruit. Speedway Sedans Australia will be once again backing the Junior Sedans with Round 3 of their Track Championship whilst they will also be contesting Round 1 of the Robert Gwynne Memorial. The AMCA Nationals will be racing in their AMCA Spectacular, sponsored by Waikerie T...

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Planning for Season 2019/20 Underway

Posted on February 18, 2019 at 5:05 AM

Whilst we are only 2 meetings in to season 2018/19, planning is in full swing for the 2019/20 season.


Below is a draft of dates and classes to be run. None of this is confirmed and subject to change. Drivers that have concerns and/or issues, please advise your class reps so this information can be fed back to Wacka and Jen in the appropriate manner.


We are doing this so early as each year we hear drivers complaining about clashing events or not enough meeti...

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Hot Night of Action at Sunline

Posted on February 17, 2019 at 1:10 AM

On a perfect summer’s night, Sunline Speedway treated fans to a great night of racing when it hosted its 2nd meeting of the 2018/19 season on Saturday night.


The Australian Sprintcars All Stars returned to the Venue for their second visit this season for Round 9 of their series. After setting Quick Time at the start of the night, Mark Carusso had a good run through the heats before claiming the feature comfortably ahead of Michael Trancredi and regular 410 Sprintcar ra...

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All Stars Return to Sunline

Posted on February 7, 2019 at 6:10 AM

After a hugely successful Opening Night, Sunline Speedway welcomes race fans back to the Venue for meeting #2 for the 2018/19 season on Saturday 16th February. The Australian Sprintcar All Stars back for Round 9 of their series with Dan Evans going in as the man to beat after claiming the win in the State Title which was held at the previous meeting.


Junior Sedans will be out in force, chasing points in Round 2 for their Track Championship, proudly sponsored by Speedway Seda...

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2 State Champions Crowned

Posted on December 9, 2018 at 12:35 AM

Sunline Speedway played host to 2 South Australian Titles on Saturday night, with the Junior Sedans and 360 Sprintcars chasing that elusive SA #1. A large crowd was on hand to witness some great racing despite a small rain delay soon after commencing racing for the evening.


The Junior Sedan Title was proudly sponsored by Speedway Sedans Australia and the United Speedway Association, with all eyes focused on current Australian champion Ardie Jonic to add to his impressive lis...

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Opening Night this Weekend

Posted on December 2, 2018 at 4:30 AM

Sunline Speedway will kick of the 2018/19 season with a huge night of racing with 2 South Australian Titles up for grabs with Junior Sedans and the 360 Sprintcars chasing that elusive SA #1.

The stars of the future in the Junior Sedans will also be chasing points in Round 1 for their Track Championship, whilst the 360 Sprintcars will be holding Round 4 of their Australian All Stars Series.

V6 Sprints will contest their first round of their King of the Riverland series, with a fur...

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Nominations Closing Soon for Opening Night

Posted on November 19, 2018 at 8:00 AM

A reminder to drivers that nominations for the SA Junior Sedan Title have CLOSED. However, late nominations can be accepted as per late entry conditions on the nomination form. A link to the nomination form is on the Sunline Speedway website Calendar page


Those contesting the SA 360 Sprintcar Title are reminded to nominate via Allstars Series as per a usual AllStars round


V6 Sprints King of the Riverland Round 1 – Nominate via V6 Sprints


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Sun Sets on Season 2017/18

Posted on June 11, 2018 at 10:55 AM

The 2017/18 speedway season concluded at the Sunline Speedway with the traditional day meeting finishing under lights. There was a almost 2 hour delay at the start of the Feature races when Junior Sedan driver Drew Flatman made heavy impact with the pit gate, the force breaking the hinges and requiring it to be welded shut for the remainder of the meeting. Testament to the strength of modern race cars, Flatman was checked over by medical staff and given the all clear.


Nathan...

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Big June Long Weekend at Sunline

Posted on May 31, 2018 at 6:25 AM

It’s set to be a big send off to the 2017/18 season at the Sunline Speedway on Sunday 10th June with 6 classes and over 60 drivers currently nominated.


Street Stocks have the biggest field with drivers aiming to add their name to the Steve Butcher Memorial honour roll. They won’t be the only class racing for a chance for some end of season silverware with the Junior Sedans crowing their Track Champion and Modified Sedans awarding the Sunline Championship. Roundin...

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Battle to be crowned Grand Champion

Posted on May 25, 2018 at 8:15 PM

What a cracker of a finale we have created with the Tough-As Products Grand Championship of Sunline Speedway for 2017/18.


If all these drivers enter at the final meeting, we will have the following scenario with points, calculated after entry points have already been distributed. If some drivers don't enter this will obviously alter the number of potential drivers still in the hunt:



Steve Schwarz: Super sedans : 816 (max 167 points left on offer...

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Records Tumble at Sunline

Posted on May 20, 2018 at 7:50 AM

It was a record breaking night at Sunline Speedway on Saturday Night, with a fast track producing 18 records that were either set or broken (some several times) during the meeting.


Junior Sedans competed for points towards their Track Championship as well as the Robert Gwynne Memorial with 11 drivers competing over 3 heats of 8 laps and a 15 lap feature. Heath Thorne won 2 of the heats with Drew Flatman claiming the remaining heat, claiming the front row for the feature race...

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Speedway This Saturday Night

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 4:30 AM

This Saturday night, Sunline Speedway gets set to shine for the 2nd to last time for the 2017/18 season, with a huge program on the cards.


Junior Sedans will be racing in the Final Round of the Robert Gwynne Memorial, as well as Round 4 of their Track Championship. Super Sedans will contest Round 3 of their Country Series, proudly sponsored by United Speedway Association Inc. Waikereie Tyre & Mag will sponsor the annual AMCA Nationals Spectacular whilst Wingless Sprints,...

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South Aussie Title Goes West

Posted on April 15, 2018 at 6:35 AM

Despite the windy conditions, some great racing was seen at Sunline Speedway on Saturday night. Due to some other venues being cancelled due to rain, some extra drivers joined in, bolstering fields in several classes.


Modified Sedans had 14 drivers contest the South Australian Title, proudly sponsored by Haseldine Automotive and United Speedway Association. 6 heat races were on the program, with each driver contesting 3 of them. David Smith and Ty Galley claimed 2 wins each,...

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South Australian Modified Title this Saturday

Posted on April 10, 2018 at 4:15 AM

On Saturday 14th April, Sunline Speedway plays hosts to the South Australian Modified Sedan Title, with local drivers having to battle against drivers entered from Victoria and Western Australia to claim the SA #1.


Whilst the focus will be on the Title, the support classes are just as exciting. Junior Sedans will be contesting Round 3 of their Track Championship as well as Round 1 of the Robert Gwynne Memorial, with Street Stocks and Modlites rounding out a great program.

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SA Modified Sedan Nomination Form

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 3:55 AM

Sorry for the delay folks, but the Nomination Form for the SA Modified Sedan Title is now available on the Sunline Speedway Website. Go to the Calendar page and scroll down to the April meeting and click on the link to download the form.


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