Vale: Geoff “Cob” Owen
With the annual Premier Speedway Club, Warrnambool Officials and Presentation dinner for season 2019-20 being one of the casualties of the current COVID-19 Pandemic, a recent presentation was made to one of our hard-working volunteers.
For more than 15 years the Chittick’s Pie has been as much a part of Premier Speedway as Sprintcars and Super Rods, with their fantastic product range, the first choice of many.
Since relocating to Koroit, Victoria just a Hot Lap from Warrnambool and Premier Speedway, Performance Racegear Mike and Cheryl Nairn have been a staple part of the Speedway’s Landscape.
The Lady Bay Resort is widely regarded as the Premier Accommodation Resort in Warrnambool, and their support of the Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic is also second to none.
In an age where simply conducting an event that involves many hundreds or thousands of spectators is difficult enough, the ongoing issues of Waste Management are always prominent, but with thanks to the team at Wheelie Waste, Premier Speedway has an event partner with our best interests at heart.
Each-and-every season for more than 15 years, the traditional January 1 meeting at Sungold Stadium, Premier Speedway, Warrnambool has seen World Series Sprintcars as the Main Attraction with Local Company Fresha being the Major Event Partner of every one of those meetings.
The Premier Speedway Club has released its proposed 2020-21 Race Calendar, despite the continued uncertainty of the restrictions COVID-19 will impart upon our sport and the Sungold Stadium venue.
Right before Gavin White recites his now famous Race Night catch cry of “The Time For Talk Has Finally Finished”, he generally makes reference to the Clinton Baulch Warrnambool ISUZU Pace Vehicle leaving the circuit, this has been a regular part of his commentary for the past 13 seasons thanks to the amazing support of Clinton Baulch.
Having enjoyed the amazing support of Multi-National Company Lucas Oil for a number of seasons, the announcement that Lucas Oil was undertaking a change of business strategy, meant that a proposed partnership extension with the Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic was flipped on its head, resulting in the departure of Lucas Oil from the event, leaving a void that would need to be rapidly filled!
Many race fans would remember the Ace Gates sponsored Sprintcar of Adrian Parr, circulating at many tracks across Victoria and interstate before he morphed into the Speedway Parts business that is Parr Motorsports.
As we sit and wait for some sort of indication as to what the 2020-21 Racing Season looks like, we would like to take the opportunity to pay homage to a number of our major venue and event partners.
2020 South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic Champion James McFadden can now add the 2019-20 Parr Motorsports Premier Speedway Sprintcar Track Premiership to his resume having recorded an amazingly strong season of results at Sungold Stadium, Premier Speedway, Warrnambool over the past season.
As per the rest of the Country, the staff at Premier Speedway Club, Warrnambool will be adhering to the Government Requirements with regards to COVID-19 and Social Distancing Practices.
Premier Speedway Club, Warrnambool – PRESS RELEASE
Re: COVID-19 Pandemic
James McFadden claimed not only the A-Main Win in Saturday Night's Sprintcar Feature event as presented by Wheelie Waste, but he also extended his lead in the Parr Motorsports Sprintcar Track Premiership.
A great night of racing at Sungold Stadium, Premier Speedway, Warrnambool was held on Saturday March 14, with James McFadden surviving a broken front left shock and a late charge from Darren Mollenoyux (2nd) and Grant Anderson (3rd) to claim yet another feature race win at Sungold Stadium this season.
Race Day - Sungold Stadium Premier Speedway, Warrnambool.