Second show of the season at Redline to be sensational with huge numbers coming

Published: Wednesday December 13 2023

This coming Saturday, Redline Raceway’s second show of the season is set to be action packed and stacked with huge numbers nominated across four classes which includes the Australian Motor Contest Nationals for state points, Standard Saloons for club points, Sports Sedans for the latest round of the Dirt X Industries supported state series and the Street Stocks in the ‘Daimler Trucks Ballarat Gold Cup’ as part of the Victorian state series.

Across the four classes are one hundred and four nominations. It stacks up as a show you do not want to miss.

The Dirt X Industries Victorian state series for Sports Sedans comes to Redline for the first time since the creation of the series a couple of seasons ago. Despite competition going on elsewhere at some drivers home clubs, the nominations list is stacked with talent. Victorian champion Josh Service leads, Bradin Claridge, Brendan Miller, Caleb Lincoln, Connor Claridge, Tommy McDonald, defending series champion Ballarat’s Zac Swanson, Jamie Lock, Dale Smith, and Felicity Roycroft as some of the leading competitors strapping in for this weekend’s racing. Picking a winner is tough, however we expect one of these drivers mentioned to pick up the win.

The co-feature of the evening is the Daimler Trucks Ballarat Street Stock Gold Cup as part of the Victorian Street Stock Series and the nominations for the nights racing include many of Victoria’s best drivers. Victorian champion Dale Morrison leads the list of nominations which includes Redline’s Mick Dann, Scott Secombe, Jason Degoldi, Scott Purdie, Nathan Fawns and Stephen Brook. Dann and Degoldi in particular are at the very top of the Victorian Street Stock drivers talent list and will have their eye on victory.

Other top drivers to follow include Dean Jenkins, Steven Watts, Shaun Henry, Kane Lloyd from Northern Territory, Dale Blomeley, Jayden Blomeley, Troy Polley, Tim Hutchinson, and Tyler Barton. Picking a winner will be a hard task for Saturday, Jayden Blomeley will be right up there having started the season with a win in November.

After winning every heat race he entered and the feature race from the rear of the field in Standard Saloons at our first show of the season, Scott Whittle is expected to be the man to beat this Saturday night once again. With his nomination locked in, starting at the rear of the field is not on his card as he sets out to notch another ‘w’ against the likes of Austin Chivers, Cody McCabe, Patrick Walsh, Lachie Chivers, Steven Dadswell, Aaron and Courtney Meakins, Jacob Head and Bailey Sinclair. Ballarat has terrific representation in the class with the younger brigade of drivers in particular starting to become a real menace for Whittle.

In the Australian Motor Contest Association series round Australian champion Tim Reidy leads the entrants list which will include Frank Thierry, Paul Howard, Paul Sullivan, Neale Peachey the last start winner at Alexandra, Dean Heseltine, Stewart Grant-Campbell, and Justin Richardson as just some of the competition expected to duke it out for victory. Reidy is the number one driver of the class with good reason, however Heseltine and himself have traded victories and records for years at Redline. Can Peachey, Richardson or Grant-Campbell come through and knock them off this Saturday?

Racing begins at 4:30pm finishing at 10:30 at 569 Yankee Flat Road Buninyong. Adult Tickets are $30 each with Children aged from 6 to 16 at $7 and aged and invalid pensioners $25. A family ticket will cost $65 for two adults and three children whilst any child aged five and under are free. Drivers and Crew Pit Levy is $30.

The venue is a permitted alcohol venue, no BYO allowed under law. Contact for information 0418 399 917.

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Mick Dann – Redline 0
Dale Morrison – Victoria 1
Dean Jenkins – Colac 4
Jack Jordan – Swan Hill 4
Steven Watts – Warrnambool 5
Scott Secombe – Redline 18
Shaun Henry – Ballarat 23
Jamie Crutchley – Warrnambool 25
Jason Degoldi – Redline 27
Ashley Fox – Geelong 29
Bhoe Patterson – Ballarat 31
Kane Lloyd – Northern Territory 31
Ron Davey – Ballarat 36
Josh Davey – Ballarat 38
Scott Purdie – Redline 38
Leigh Gooding – Drouin 41
Chris Hay –  Warrnambool 42
Darwyn Lee – Drouin 45
Ryan Watts – Warrnambool 55
Dale Blomeley – Ballarat 61
Jayden Blomeley – Ballarat 62
Zack Yeoman – Ballarat 64
Troy Polley – Avalon 75
Dean Whatmore – Ballarat 84
Nathan Fawns – Simpson 87
Tim Hutchinson – Daylesford 88
Matt LePoidevin – Mildura 92
Tyler Barton – Alexandra 94
Toby Littlehales – Mildura 95
Wade Fell – Mildura 97|
Stephen Brook – Redline 99

Josh Service – Victoria 1
Bradin Claridge – Wangaratta 5
Brendan Miller – Alexandra 6
Paul Blake – Ballarat 6
Connor Claridge – Wangaratta 6
Caleb Lincoln – Wangaratta 9
Leigh Mitchell – Rosedale 14
Tommy McDonald – Wangaratta 14
Zac Swanson – Ballarat 15
Graham Smith – Daylesford 15
Lachlan Hamilton – Goulburn Valley 16
Daylesford 18 – Blair Botheras
Shannon Burke – Nagambie 19
Riley Balins – Wangaratta 21
Troy Desmond – Veal – Daylesford 22
Derek Higginbottom – Daylesford 26
Jason Berger – Bendigo 27
Reece Kakoschke – Daylesford 28
Bailey Kakoschke – Daylesford 30
Ian Bartlett – Daylesford 34
Anthony Nicolaisen – Wangaratta 40
Rob Lock – Bendigo 42
Jamie Lock – Bendigo 43
Will Leeson – Nagambie 44
Russell Smith – Alexandra 48
Dennis Reid – Wangaratta 54
Wade Justice – Daylesford 63
Dale Smith – Alexandra 64
Corey Knox – Bendigo 67
Kayla Knox – Mount Gambier 68
Broderick Stray – Rosedale 72
Dean Pederson – Daylesford 73
Katie Meyer – Wangaratta 76
Albert Fell – Wangaratta 79
Felicity Roycroft – Wangaratta 82
Justin Thomsen – Alexandra 83
Steven Warlond – Daylesford 87

Tim Reidy – Australia 1
Frank Thierry – Victoria 7
Bruce Tait – Victoria 9
Hugene Charvat – Victoria 12
Paul Howard – Victoria 23
Paul Sullivan – Victoria 28
Travis Wilkins – Victoria 33
Darren Bloom – Victoria 36
Nathan Dunn – Victoria 43
Neale Peachey – Victoria 51
Brydon Bradley – South Australia 51
John Churchyett – Victoria 63
Jesse McKinnell – Victoria 76
Dean Heseltine – Victoria 93
Stewart Grant Campbell – Victoria 97
Justin Richardson – Victoria 99

Scott Whittle – Redline 6
Blake Smith – Moe 10
Andrew Cormack – Bairnsdale 11
Ashley Cormack – Bairnsdale 13
Austin Chivers – Ballarat 19
Arron Cormack – Bairnsdale 19
Zac Barwise – Colac 32
Cody McCabe – Portland 39
Steven Dadswell – Bairnsdale 47
Patrick Walsh – Ballarat 68
Daniel Carter – Ballarat 74
Lachie Chivers – Ballarat 79
Aaron Meakins (Jasmine Kettels) – Daylesford 82
Courtney Meakins – Alexandra 84
Ian Walsh – Ballarat 86
Luke Head – Ballarat 94
Liz Hardie – Nyora 94
Jacob Head – Ballarat 95|
Bailey Sinclair – Ballarat 96
Brad Sheppard – Ballarat 99

Written by
Dean Thompson
DMT Sports Media/ DMT Speedway Media
For Belmont Speedway Drivers Club