Kicking off the 2012-13 Season in Style

The Kalgoorlie Case and Drill International Speedway kicked off the 2012/2013 season in style on Saturday night. A strong crowd turned out to watch some fierce racing with the rain holding off despite threatening several times throughout the evening.

Super sedans kicked off the night with Rick Mussara showing great form remaining undefeated all night. Troy Higgins provided some good competition during his first race meeting in a super sedan, he will be one to watch this season. Ben Crowley’s night ended after an unfortunate meeting with the wall during heat three.



(Rick Mussara)

The juniors have put some work into their cars during the off season with Jack Borchett, Jacob Potts and Jay Rees all presenting great cars. Potts turned on some good racing for his debut however Kylie Usher was unstoppable taking out top honours with Gage Price and Rees rounding out the top three.



(Jacob Potts)

Ray Leonard’s return to his stocky proved favourable with him taking the lead in the street stocks for most of the evening, finishing ahead of Evan Wakefield and Jack Barnewall.

Productions saw Matt L’Hullier finish highest on points followed by Adrian Noonan and Steven Hoffman.

The Formula 500’s continue to be a crowd pleaser with some very quick racing. Brad Warwick finished in top spot followed by Rick Cassily and Graham Terry. Darren Lassey ended his night early when he rolled his car in turn two. Spectators also got a glimpse of what they can expect later in the season with both sprint cars and speedcars getting some track time.



 (Darren Lassey)

It was the AMCA’s that the crowd came to watch and they did not disappoint in the Boyes Equipment AMCA Action Series. David Boyes and Tony Scaffidi displayed some thrilling team rilvary racing side by side for much of the evening. Rookies Shane Leather and Tyron McMahon also produced some good laps. After a strong performance all night current WA number 1 Jason Roberts started the final in pole position and looked a shoe in to take out the trophy before car troubles late in the race put him in the infield. Scaffidi was another who looked set to finish on the podium only to to bow out in spectacular fashion coming out of the last corner before the finish line. Visiting driver Aaron Hancock put in some consistent racing all night and finished in first place followed by Lionel Kirkby and Danny Smith.

(Shane Leather)

The drivers our now in preparation for the next round of racing -the Total Asphalt Street Stock Spectacular which will b held on Saturday 27th of October . ‘Stocktober’ will see competing street stock drivers from across the state as well as the other exciting divisions.

Leave a Reply