Tararua driv­ers show good form

Bush Telegraph - - FOCUS ON FARMING -

Eke­tahuna’s Peter Bengston started the sea­son off in fine form on open­ing night of speed­way to fin­ish third in the open­ing race, fol­lowed by a sec­ond in race 2.

But in race 3 start­ing at grid 31, he bat­tled his way through the field to fin­ish in third place, giv­ing him a 10 point lead in the Quin Build­ings Di­rect Labour Week­end Show­down. The fol­low­ing night at Mea­nee, Peter fin­ished the night in third place to win the over­all prize money.

In the stock­cars, Dan­nevirke’s David Lowe re­turned driv­ing his sold car to fin­ish sec­ond in his first heat and win­ning his sec­ond race. Time ran out, mean­ing the fea­ture race wasn’t run. Cam Ren­wick man­aged a fourth in his first heat to put early points on the sea­son points chase while brother Scott fin­ished fifth in race 2.

In the Adult Min­i­s­tocks, Steven Sowry man­aged a fourth in his sec­ond race, even though his car is still in need of some setup changes.

In the Youth Min­i­s­tocks, Dan­nevirke’s Max Lowe had a pearler in race 1, tak­ing the win, and although not fea­tur­ing in the top six of race 2, pulled off the fastest lap of the race. Jor­dan Adie fin­ished sixth in race 2.

The side­car class had 11 bikes split into two heats. Fa­ther and son combo of Stu and Scott Sowry won their sec­ond race to start their first sea­son in the class sec­ond on the sea­son points leader board.

PHO­TOS / COUR­TESY GO SLIDEWAYS — PETE PALTRIDGE

Su­perS­tocks will be back in ac­tion on Satur­day night Oc­to­ber 27 for the Lu­cas Oil Su­perS­tock Shootout Se­ries Round 1.

Fa­ther and son duo Stu and Scott Sowry won their sec­ond race on open­ing night.

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