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Interest mounts for Nankang Tyres Sidecar Super Series

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  • Posted on June 23, 2017 - 1:39 am
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The Nankang Tyres Sidecar Super Series, to take place at Gillman Speedway next season, has captured the imagination of riders and spectators alike, and has now added another major sponsor in Mitch Australia Speedway Sidecar Frames. Already boasting over $35,000 in prize money in total, as well as a $5,000 bonus the overall winner of […]

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Nankang Tyres Sidecar Super Series format taking shape

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  • Posted on June 11, 2017 - 3:27 pm
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The format for the recently announced Nankang Tyres Sidecar Super Series to take place at Gillman Speedway next season is starting to take shape after consultation with the eight top point scorers from this season’s Australian Sidecar Championship. Speedway Manager Dave Parker says although the basic format will be the favoured format at Gillman of […]

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Gillman Speedway stalwart Bill O’Connell passes away at age 90

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  • Posted on June 3, 2017 - 11:14 pm
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South Australian speedway lost one of its staunchest supporters on Thursday night when longest serving North Arm and Gillman stalwart Bill O’Connell passed away aged 90. Bill had been actively involved in the motorcycle speedway scene in Adelaide since his son Kevin started riding motocross, short circuit and then speedway as a teenager. In the […]

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Gillman Speedway announces exciting new event – The Nankang Tyres Speedway Sidecar Super Series

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  • Posted on May 20, 2017 - 2:28 pm
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Gillman Speedway and Nankang Tyres, the sponsor of this season’s Australian Sidecar Championship, today announced an exciting new speedway event for the 2017/18 season. Called “The Nankang Tyres Speedway Sidecar Super Series”, the event will feature Australia’s leading riders and will be conducted over four electrifying rounds at Adelaide’s Gillman Speedway Stadium, starting on January […]

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Trent Headland and Darryl Whetstone new Australian Sidecar Champions

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  • Posted on April 17, 2017 - 1:26 am
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Last season Trent Headland and Darryl Whetstone firmly established themselves as Australia #2, finishing second behind Darrin Treloar/Blake Cox in all three of the major events in World Speedway, the World Cup, Oceania Championship and the Australian championship. It was a breakthrough season for the 30-year-old Headland and the anticipation was high on whether he […]

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Line-up for tonight’s 2017 Nankang Tyres Australian Sidecar Championship decided

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  • Posted on April 16, 2017 - 1:11 am
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The final line-up for tonight’s 2017 Nankang Tyres Australian Sidecar Championship has been decided after an entertaining night’s racing at Gillman Speedway last night. The Qualifying meeting was the ideal meeting for supporters with close and exciting racing plus a wide spread of points amongst the riders which meant the qualifiers were not decided until […]

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Australian Sidecar Championship season finale at Gillman Speedway

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  • Posted on April 12, 2017 - 2:35 pm
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The 2016/17 season comes to an exciting end this weekend with the staging of the country’s premier event, the Nankang Tyres Australian Sidecar Championship, at Adelaide’s Gillman Speedway. The Championship Final will take place on Sunday night, but is just one part of a three day speedway carnival. On Good Friday the promoters will open […]

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Monson and Summerhayes back up with Oceania Championship win

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  • Posted on April 9, 2017 - 10:59 pm
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Warren Monson and Andrew Summerhayes backed up their World Cup win, with victory in the Oceania Championship at Gillman Speedway tonight. Monson/Summerhayes were unbeaten at Gillman to finish the series with 33 points. Andrew Buchanan/Denny Cox finished second with 30 points, and Darrin Treloar/Blake Cox third with 29. Buchanan/Cox went into the meeting leading the series […]

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The race is on for the Oceania Sidecar Championship at Gillman Speedway

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  • Posted on April 9, 2017 - 4:24 pm
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After a wet and windy day in Adelaide, the race is on tonight for the Littlehampton Bricks FIM Oceania Speedway Sidecar Championship at Gillman speedway. The Championship is decided on overall points over two rounds, and going into tonight’s deciding round Kiwi Andrew Buchanan, with Aussie passenger Denny Cox, leads the point score by two […]

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Warren Monson and Andrew Summerhayes new Sidecar World Cup champions

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  • Posted on April 9, 2017 - 2:02 am
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Warren Monson/Andrew Summerhayes won the 2017 FIM Speedway Sidecar 1000cc World Cup at Gillman Speedway last night (8 April). Monson/Summerhayes finished the 20 qualifying heats as equal top point scorers with defending Cup holders Darrin Treloar/ Blake Cox, and least season’s runners-up, Trent Headland/ Darryl Whetstone on 13 points, then led the final from start to finish to […]

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