Krusty 500


1st 261B Ethan Anderson
2nd 15B Michael Smith
3rd 8A Logan Peat
4th 5B Regan Penn
5th 52B Dominique O’Brien
=6th 74B Tony Palmer
=6th 16B Brett Loveridge

Some Great Action at the Krusty 500! A four heat format which kept everyone on their seats going into the Last race! Ethan Anderson kept out of trouble to take away the Top prize, while Logan Peat had to sit a wait for the fourth heat battle to unfold. Michael Smith came home in second place making it a Run off for 2nd & 3rd, after a who holds who off the start line, it was Smith who had the legs to take that second place.

Race Results….

Stockcars – Krusty 500
Heat 1 – 1st 8A Logan Peat, 2nd 261B Ethan Anderson, 3rd 29B Craig McBeth, 4th 68B Tony Darroch, 5th 15B Michael Smith, 6th 22B Sarah-Jane Adie
Heat 2 – 1st 5B Regan Penn, 2nd 96B Brandon Symes, 3rd 94B Justin White, 4th 8A, 5th 43B Phil Osborne, 6th 15B
Heat 3 – 1st 52B Dominique O’Brien, 2nd 261B, 3rd 96B, 4th 74B Tony Palmer, 5th 16B Brett Loveridge, 6th 24B Daniel Melling
Heat 4 – 1st 74B, 2nd 15B, 3rd 9B Stacey Smith, 4th 261B, 5th 52B, 6th 63A Andre Stenson
Run Off – 1st 15B, 2nd 8A

Production Saloons
Heat 1 – 1st 71V Jason Pointon, 2nd 27B Gregg Redington, 3rd 7V Grant Loveridge, 4th 83V Richard Hudson, 5th 73V John Huijs, 6th 17G Anton McKay
Heat 2 – 1st 17G, 2nd 46B Brent Redington, 3rd 7V, 4th 72V Bailey Goldsack, 5th 27B, 6th 73V
Heat 3 – 1st 7V, 2nd 73V, 3rd 83V, 4th 46G Matt Schultz, 5th 96B Tanga Walsh, 6th 51B Brent Gosney

Heat 1 – 1st 75G Shuan Kingi, 2nd 94B Jessie Pollock-Houston, 3rd 95B Tim Towler, 4th 65B David Brand, 5th 44B Philip Glyn, 6th 16B Ben Yeoman
Heat 2 – 1st 16B, 2nd 94B, 3rd 95B, 4th 65B, 5th 75G, 6th 44B
Heat 3 – 1st 46B, 2nd 75G, 3rd 65B, 4th 16B, 5th 95B, 6th 94B

Heat 1 – 1st 16G Hamish Moore, 2nd 6M Dave Moorcroft, 3rd 17B Sam Croy, 4th 27B Josh Smith, 5th 42B Steve Goodwin, 6th 14B George Hildred
Heat 2 – 1st 27B, 2nd 92B Kevin Martin, 3rd 7B Shane Laking, 4th 42B, 5th 6M, 6th 29B Steve Martin

Heat 1 – 1st 41B Jason Long, 2nd 8B Clayton Hagen, 3rd 98B Quinton Butcher, 4th 136B Maddie Wise, 5th 86B Marty Cooke, 6th 52B Regan O’Brien
Heat 2 – 1st 41B, 2nd 136B, 3rd 8B, 4th 86B, 5th 5B Richard Houston, 6th 52B
Heat 3 – 1st 86B, 2nd 41B, 3rd 5B, 4th 98B, 5th 98B, 6th 136B

Race Report –
With seven Superstocks away racing at the Rotorua 240’s, numbers at home for this meeting were reduced to eight locals in total, with no visitors.
These eight cars put on entertaining show with fast racing on a great track surface, once again.
With the Teams Champs in PN only two weeks away, it was obvious that some drivers were in blocking mode to hone their Teams racing skills.
Jason Long (41B) had a dream night, winning races one and two, plus second in the Feature.
With Long starting off pole in race one it appeared he would take off for the flag, but Maddie Wise (136B) starting from grid 3 pushed Long hard all race and passed him for the lead on lap 8. However, a blocking Regan O’Brien (52B) slowed Wise enough to allow Long to pass safely, with Wise stuck behind O’Brien to race end, and to finish in 4th place.
Race two saw Long off grid 5 with Wise right behind on grid 7, chasing Long to the checked flag to finish 1 and 2.
Clayton Hagen (8B) is slowing getting to grips with his new ex Scott Hewson car to finish third behind the two flyers.
Race three saw only six cars starting, but there was action aplenty with O’Brien, Hagen and Quintin Butcher (98B) in blocking mode.
While Hagen was holding Wise, Long and Butcher at bay, Marty Cooke (86B) shot through to take his second Feature race win of the season.
Jason Long was second and a delighted Richard Houston (5B) finished in third place.




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