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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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Results :: Gillman Meeting Number 17, Sunday, 16 April 2017

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  • Posted on April 17, 2017 - 3:02 pm
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Nankang Tyres Australian Sidecar Championship Heat points: 4-Andrew Buchanan/Denny Cox (NSW) 14 (2-3-3-3-3), 1-Trent Headland/Darryl Whetstone (SA) 13 (3-3-1-3-3), 7-Warren Monson/Andrew Summerhayes (Vic) 10 (1-3-2-2-2), 16-Dave Bottrell/Christopher Bottrell (Qld) 9 (2-1-3-3-X), 5-Darrin Treloar/Blake Cox (NSW) 9 (3-2-0-2-2), 6-Mark Mitchell/Sam Harrison (SA) 9 (2-2-2-1-2), 2-Damien Niesche/Mitchell Spear (SA) 8 (0-0-2-3-3), 8-Mark Plaisted/Ben Pitt (SA) 8 (0-2-3-1-2), […]

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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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Results :: Gillman Meeting Number 16, Saturday, 15 April 2017

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  • Posted on April 16, 2017 - 3:08 pm
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Nankang Tyres Australian Sidecar Championship Qualifying Meeting Points: Qualifiers: 39c-Andrew Buchanan/Denny Cox (NSW) 15 (3-3-3-3-3), 35-Mark Mitchell/Sam Harrison (SA), 12 (2-2-3-2-3), 40-Damien Niesche/Mitchell Spear (SA) 11 (1-3-3-1-3), 75-Mark Plaisted/Ben Pitt (SA/Vic), 11 (3-1-2-3-2), 36-Dave Bottrell/Christopher Bottrell (Qld) 10 (3-R-2-2-3), 107-Mick Headland/Brenton Kerr (SA/Vic) 8 (3-0-2-1-2), 27-Grant Bond/Glenn Cox (NSW) 7 (1-1-3-2-M), 15-Shane Rudloff/Scott Morris (SA) […]

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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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Results :: Gillman Meeting Number 15, Sunday, 9 April 2017

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  • Posted on April 10, 2017 - 1:34 am
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Littlehampton Bricks Oceania Sidecar Championship Round 2 Heat points: 43-Warren Monson / Andrew Summerhayes (Aus) 15 (3-3-3-3-3), 13-Trent Headland / Darryl Whetstone (Aus) 14 (3-3-3-3-2), 84-Darrin Treloar / Blake Cox (Aus) 11 (3-3-3-2-M), 14p-Jamie Moohan/Bayley Ogilvie (NZ) 11 (2-1-3-2-3), 39c-Andrew Buchanan/Denny Cox (NZ) 11 (1-3-2-2-3), 50-Byren Gates / Michael O’Loughlin (Aus) 10 (3-2-1-1-3), 39-Mark Mitchell […]

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