During what was her debut season in senior Formula 500 competition, Tarhlea Apelt has well and truly exceeded even her own expectations, showing on numerous occasions that she wasn’t afraid to mix it up with some of the country’s best drivers.
Despite having only completed a total of seven race meetings throughout the 2018-19 season so far, James Kennedy hasn’t shown any sign that the lack of track time might be hindering him; in fact his results prove quite the opposite.
The Australian Championship is the event that every driver strives for, and Josh Buckingham last weekend at Goulburn Speedway in NSW achieved this honour by taking out the 2018-19 season running of the Australian Formula 500 Championship.
Ryan Higgs has again shown everyone he is a force to be reckoned with as he last night raced his way to victory in the final round of the Ultimo Constructions West Coast Series, lapping all but second place in a dominant drive.
The Ultimo Constructions West Coast Series will come to its epic conclusion this weekend at Pithara Speedway, and with a strong thirteen car field nominated it is anyone’s guess who will take out the feature race for Round Seven, proudly presented by Three Springs IGA.
Ryan Higgs has tonight driven to his second impressive Perth Motorplex feature win in as many meetings, crossing the line first in the fifteen lap feature event.
For the final time this season the Formula 500’s will hit the high banks of the Perth Motorplex this Saturday night and with the annual Silver Cup on the line, the Motorplex celebrating Retro Night as well as the Track Championship battle which is set to come right down to the wire, it is going to be a massive show.
The Ultimo Constructions West Coast Series has now got just two rounds remaining for season 2018/19, which means that all the drivers will be doing everything they can to record some good results in the final desperate dash for points to round out the Series.
Despite winning the WA Title recently, Steven Ellement had a Perth Motorplex hoodoo to break, not having claimed a win there in a number of seasons and tonight he achieved just that, winning the feature in fine style, his twenty fourth at the venue.
With only a few shows left to close out season 2018/19, the Formula 500’s will this weekend head back to the Motorplex to complete in what will be Round Seven of the Perth Motorplex Track Championship.
It’s the wealth of unfailing support from her family and friends that has continued to encourage Steph Munn throughout her Formula 500s career and allowed her reach new heights, most recently achieving her biggest milestone yet with a visit to victory lane.
Bill Richards is a name that has been synonymous with Formula 500’s over many decades now, right across Australia.
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It’s often said that in any endeavour, you get out what you put in, and this is certainly true for former Legend Car racer Glen Philpott, whose significant planning and preparation prior to stepping into the Formula 500s class late last season is already paying off.
The 2018-19 season has been a memorable one for youngster Ash Ewing, who recently had the opportunity to compete in Victoria, where he experienced a competitive campaign in the Junior Formula 500s class.
There’s no better way to ring in the New Year than by taking out the overall Formula 500 Speedweek Series spoils and sharing the podium with your brother, and that’s exactly what the Bellman brothers did over the weekend, with Dion clinching the Speedweek victory and Chris placing second.
Proving that age is no barrier since graduating from Junior Formula 500s and making the big step up into senior competition this season, youngster Brodie Davis has already begun to display promising signs in the opening stages of his senior career.
Showing maturity and confidence beyond her years, youngster Tarhlea Apelt has experienced a competitive transition into senior Formula 500 competition so far this season, with her development in the Junior Formula 500 class certainly paying off.
Having turned 12 earlier this year, Max Bevan certainly wasted no time in progressing to the next stage of his early speedway career, making the step into Junior Formula 500s this season.
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