20 Year Celebration for NSW Speedway Kart Club

press release

As the New South Wales Speedway Kart Club (NSWSKC) prepares for the 2010 season , it does so with an air of expectation , for  this is going to be a very special year indeed .

The 2010  season will see the 20th anniversary year of this wonderful clubs involvement in the speedway industry .

In the clubs 20yr history it has played an important part in the nurturing of future speedway stars and continues to provide many of main stream speedways current drivers across all divisions  .

The club provides an avenue for budding drivers to get a taste of speedway action whilst honing their skills in preparation for future involvement within the sport . Many of the clubs championship winning drivers have gone on to become stars in their chosen categories .

 The list of drivers who have driven with the club and are currently racing on weekly basis in sprintcars, speedcars or Lighting sprints are  Mitchell Dumesny, Ian Madsen, Tim Evans, Nathan Smee, Andrew Johnson, Rod Bright, Kelly Linigen, Craig Banks, Glen Saville, Anthony Brien, Roddy Bellbowen, Adrian Maher, and Peter Gordon just to name a few .

Without a doubt the highest achievement from a former club driver who learnt their craft within the club was that of  the late Scott Darley who went on to become an Australian Litre Car Champion.

The club also has representation in most of the sedan classes and also has a number of junior members competing in the junior sedan division. Whilst these drivers are currently racing,  the club also has the next generation coming through its ranks with names synomonuos to speedway such as Briton, Brown, Brazier, Middlemiss and Pollock  ensuring the future is healthy and strong.

Whilst the Nepean based club is a nursery for speedway stars it is also a place where people can race a form of speedway at an affordable cost and  do so in a fun family atmosphere on a monthly bases a  the Nepean Motorsport Complex in Castlereagh just west of Sydney .

In its 20th year, the club has another full season ahead with:

  • 8 Championship rounds
  • The 6th annual Celebration Day where they honor life and past members
  • The 2nd Annual Darley Day meeting in honor of Scott and the Darley Family
  • The 2010 NSW Speedway Kart Titles
  • A number of practice days
  • Plus, the season will finish with  a gala presentation dinner incorporating a 20yr reunion of past members

All the dates and the club  information can be found at www.nswskc.com.au and club president Wayne Baines is happy to answer all your enquiries about  getting involved .


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