of March 2006 race meet
It was a cold and windy day that
greeted the racers for the
Kaikohe ITM Speedways 5th of March race meet. The club was a
down on numbers due to the mishaps last weekend at club day champs.
brought his new project (15) along and Mum
Debbie Beadle & Tony Taylor
it through its paces. New driver Melissa Timoti (37) did well for her
time out. Thanks to Keith Wilson for another great job on the water
Irving was on grid up while Mike Marshall & Stephen Hannon were on
flags. Ron Banner had the black Flag but had no need for it. Thanks
First up were
the C Grade men and there were five lined up
for the race. It was a slippery track and Darryl Jay (34) hit a tyre,
himself up onto a drum and came off with an injured radiator which put
his racing for the day. Cars weren’t made to fly Darryl. Four lined up
Colin Aukett (37) spun on cemetery bend while Andrew Jackson (66)
with both cemetery bend and pit wall trying to get past Dave Cortesi
gave Myles Greenwood (80) a straights handicap but that didn’t stop him
driving like the devil and taking the corners on three wheels to take
chequered flag. Some hardcore racing by Myles (80) – Well done.
Shirley Andresen (58)
joined the four production Ladies for
their race. Debbie Beadle (15) taking sons car out for a blat. She and
Thompson (49) kissed hard on cemetery bend and Shirley (58) and Wendy
(12) were also seen to be doing some kissing. There was some hard and
racing for all of them.
There was some good racing
by six Juniors. Harley Brown (73)
got a good lead and Rhys Andresen (17) and Melissa Timoti (37) were
to door handle round cemetery bend. They were all rearing to go in the
race and Harley (73) did a nice 180 on town bend. Melissa (37) retired
flat tyre and Jamie Browne (66) was out on the track again after some
repairs after his co-drivers earlier race but was determined to add to
injuries. He sideswiped both the pit and back straight walls but that
stop him putting pedal to the metal.
(58) was back after his car was introduced to
the pit wall and Anthony Dale (44) was also back after his car went
home with a
broken axle last meet. They must work hard down at A and D Automotive.
enjoyed some good racing.
The Production men had six
contenders lined up on the grid.
Bruce Mallindine (49) cars were noticeably quieter than last meet but
didn’t stop him going any slower. He was neck and neck with Boss Harris
until Boss went off sick when he threw a conrod through the side of the
just too much torque ! Later on Tony Taylor (15) and Sefton Renata (99)
tango at town bend which has Sefton retire with his front end at a
Some hard fast racing had Bruce (49) nudging town bend wall and after
yellow flag had been out spent the rest of the race chasing the pack. (
is begging to show some battle wounds.) Max Andresen (58) joined the
cars of Cheyne Nathan (32), Tony (15), Bruce (49) was going all out to
Cheyne(32) which he did in the end but Cheyne did some good driving all
same. It was some fast exciting racing from all the drivers.
giving thanks to the generous sponsors, A and D
Automotive, Wilson Automotive, Waste Works, Henwood Builders and the
Bank Bar was
held after racing, Nice to see Jasper from the Bank Bar there as a
We would also like to
thank all the helpers on the day and also
the public who came along.
The next meet at the Kaikohe ITM Speedway
is on Sunday 18th
March and is the last round of the Northland Champs with cars from
Whangarei and Taipa joining Kaikohe for an exciting days racing to see
be the NORTHLAND CHAMP of each grade, so come along and see who is the