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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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Speedway riders chase Sidecar’s World Cup in Adelaide this Saturday night

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  • Posted on April 6, 2017 - 10:14 am
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The highest placed available riders from last season’s Australian Championship will race against riders from New Zealand, United States of America and Great Britain to decide the World’s best rider at Adelaide’s Gillman Speedway Stadium on Saturday night (8 April). Then 24 hours later, the riders will return to contest the final round of the […]

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Countdown to the biggest week in Sidecar history

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  • Posted on April 2, 2017 - 8:35 pm
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Following last night’s meeting, the countdown is on to the biggest week of Sidecar racing at any single track in history, with the FIM Speedway Sidecar World Cup, FIM Oceania Championship, and the Nankang Tyres Australian Championship all at Adelaide’s Gillman Speedway over a nine day period, from 8 to 16 April. The first event […]

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Final hit-out at Gillman Speedway before the Sidecar World Cup

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  • Posted on March 30, 2017 - 2:07 pm
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The action returns to Adelaide’s Gillman Speedway this Saturday night (1 April) in the final meeting for many competitors before the biggest fortnight in Australian motorcycle speedway history. With the FIM Sidecar World Cup, Oceania Championship and the Australian Championship all being held at Gillman over the next 17 days, Saturday night will be the […]

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Mark Mitchell and Justin Plaisted in top form at Gillman Speedway

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  • Posted on March 19, 2017 - 10:14 pm
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Adelaide’s two former Australian Champions, Mark Mitchell and Justin Plaisted, were in fine form at Gillman Speedway last night, just weeks before the season’s major events, the World Cup, Oceania Championship and Australian Championship. Competing in the Trans-Tasman Sidecar Spectacular, Mitchell, with new passenger Sam Harrison who was making his first appearance this season, clean […]

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