Story By : Finish line Media - Australia

It’s the biggest week of the season in Sprintcar racing as the annual Kings Sprintcar Challenge is set to rock Borderline Speedway this Thursday Night. In its 25th season the $10,000 to win show has attracted a great field of 46 cars including some of Americas finest young guns.

Defending Kings Challenge champion Steven Lines will be keen to take his tally of wins in this event to three having also won in 2014. Current Australian champion Kerry Madsen is another who does very well in the ‘Night before the Classic’ and was on a hat-trick of wins in 2017 after winning in 2015 and 2016 but mother nature won on that occasion. Kerry will be joined by brother Ian who was runner up in the final Scott Darley Challenge in Sydney last weekend, so he is good form and will be one to look out for. Robbie Farr is another one who has had great form in this event by taking it out on four previous occasions (2006,2008,2010 & 2013) and will be looking to make it 5 on Thursday.

The American stars on show this Thursday are some of the best young drivers they are Cory Eliason who has been so close on many occasions this season for taking a Main Event win and was very close to taking out the World Series Sprintcars round here a few weeks back. The youngest ever driver to qualify for the Knoxville Nationals Final in Gio Scelzi who was dynamite at Simpson Speedway last weekend, he will be one to watch for the Indy Race Parts Team. Carson Macedo is another who has a huge following in Australia who is now in his 4th tour down under and is coming off a great season in the States including driving for the Jason Johnson team at Knoxville and did himself and the team proud. He has landed the drive for Kyle Larson Racing for the World Outlaws this year. Parker Price-Miller is the final driver in this quartet and was solid last weekend in Sydney but expect him to be amongst it come Feature time in the HRP #12 entry driving for Harding Motorsport out of WA.

The Aussie contingent as always is out in force this time of the year and as previously mentioned the Madsen brothers will be in action a long with Current WSS champ James McFadden, Marcus & Matt Dumesny, Brooke Tatnell who is having his first run at the Mount this season after being delayed in the States on Dec 28 for World Series Sprintcars therefore missing the show. Brooke has once again teamed up with Scott Motorsports out of Mt Gambier, so they will be looking for a strong showing in front of their home crowd. Current 2-time Victorian champion David Murcott is also entered along with Danny Reidy, Darren Mollenoyux, Peter Doukas while SA is represented with Brock Hallett, Chad Ely, Local star Rory Button, Ryan Jones, rookie Ben Morris who is gaining more experience each show, Brendan Guerin, Lisa Walker & Luke Dillon.

One of the wildcards to watch this week is Scott Bogucki who was runner up last weekend at Simpson, he has been racing over in the USA with the ASCS series and at Knoxville this past year and has represented Australia very well. Keep your eye on the blue and white #27.

The field is wide open, and anyone could take out this season Kings Challenge no easy task picking a winner out of that group. So, this special Thursday Night head out to Borderline Speedway for a night to excite.

The night will be supported by the stars of the future in the Junior Sedans while the Classic Super Modifieds will also be in in action.

(Online Tickets Available till Wednesday 5pm)
ADULTS… $35.00
SENIORS… $30.00
STUDENTS (12-16)… $10.00


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