Michael Pickens proved he was in a class of his own as he delivered his most convincing New Zealand Midget Championship win yet last Saturday at WXC Western Springs.
He captivated the crowd in the first heat by driving from 13th to 2nd, followed by a dominant second heat where he won after lapping some of the field twice. A close call while passing a lap car in the second heat resulted in a bent axle, which the team had no spare to replace, so Pickens drove with it for the rest of the ...
Donny Schatz (5x WoO Champion) & Sammy Swindell (289 Feature wins), the best
in the business of professional Sprintcar racing in USA join Jonathan Allard
to compete against the Kiwi's at Western Springs International Series over 2
Night one starting mid-pack in both heats Daniel quickly worked his way
through the field, finishing 2nd and 3rd respectively. This exceptional
effort saw Eggleton in 2nd position for the 'pole shuffle' a one on one two
lap battle for the top ten ...
For Daniel Eggleton, a podium finish showing strong pace is hopefully a sign of a successful 2013/2014 season. With a number of new highly ranked drivers stepping into the Sprintcar class and existing teams running strong campaigns – competition is set to be the toughest it’s been in the History of Sprintcar racing.
Early on in the night starting from the rear of race one with extremely slippery track conditions out wide, there was little movement in field positions with opportunities ...
On a violently ruff track Daniel Eggleton in the Vernon & Vazey / ENZED 3NZ Sprint car showed determination throughout the night to achieve another successful podium finish.
Heavy rain during the week would tonight cause havoc for most drivers at Western Springs producing a very fast but extremely rough surface.
Daniel started his first heat on the outside of row two and soon moved up into 2nd place attempting to chase down the South Islander of Jamie Duff in the 19a car. With ...
ENZED has announced it will step up to the jetsprint plate this year, sponsoring both the ENZED V8 Jetsprints at ASB Baypark stadium, Mt Maunganui, for round two of the jetsprint championship series on January 25, and national Superboat champion Peter Caughey’s team as he makes the push for another NZ title, heading into the 2014 World Championship rounds.
Peter’s really fired up by the news. “We’ve got a really exciting season ahead. The new venue coming on stream at Baypark is a world ...