It’s often said that in any endeavour, you get out what you put in, and this is certainly true for former Legend Car racer Glen Philpott, whose significant planning and preparation prior to stepping into the Formula 500s class late last season is already paying off.
The 2018-19 season has been a memorable one for youngster Ash Ewing, who recently had the opportunity to compete in Victoria, where he experienced a competitive campaign in the Junior Formula 500s class.
There’s no better way to ring in the New Year than by taking out the overall Formula 500 Speedweek Series spoils and sharing the podium with your brother, and that’s exactly what the Bellman brothers did over the weekend, with Dion clinching the Speedweek victory and Chris placing second.
Proving that age is no barrier since graduating from Junior Formula 500s and making the big step up into senior competition this season, youngster Brodie Davis has already begun to display promising signs in the opening stages of his senior career.
Showing maturity and confidence beyond her years, youngster Tarhlea Apelt has experienced a competitive transition into senior Formula 500 competition so far this season, with her development in the Junior Formula 500 class certainly paying off.
Having turned 12 earlier this year, Max Bevan certainly wasted no time in progressing to the next stage of his early speedway career, making the step into Junior Formula 500s this season.
A hard-charging performance from Chris Bellman in last weekend’s Northern Territory Formula 500 Title at Katherine Speedway rewarded him with not only a successful title defence, but also the second 1-2 finish for him and his younger brother Dion in as many seasons.
Despite being competitive in past seasons, the 2017-18 season was the most consistent yet for Angelo Karoussis, who racked up a host of pleasing results in what is his eighth Formula 500 season.
Townsville’s Kaydon Iverson came out on top in last Saturday night’s Queensland Formula 500 Title, supported by Moranbah North CFMEU, S&S Haulage, and Moranbah Mechanical & Towing, at Moranbah Speedway.
This Sunday night, a 25-strong field of Formula 500 drivers will head to Moranbah Speedway, where they will battle against one another in an effort to win top honours in their Queensland Title, supported by Moranbah North CFMEU, S&S Haulage, and Moranbah Mechanical & Towing.
Tarhlea Apelt’s career in Junior Formula 500s has come to an end recently, with the teenager set to step into the senior ranks for the remaining 2017-18 season race meetings.
Battling the treacherous conditions at Goulburn Speedway last Saturday night, it was Steve Caunt who managed to outlast his rivals in the chaotic feature race to reclaim the ACT Formula 500 Title crown.
The 2017-18 season has certainly been somewhat of a breakthrough season for Tristan Johnson, with the youngster’s consistency, which has improved out of sight, currently being reflected in his results.
2017-18 has delivered Jake Hose with his best season yet since joining the Formula 500s class, having last Saturday night taken out his maiden feature-race win at Swan Hill’s Sonic Speedway.
The Newsomes Tyres & Mechanical Central Queensland Rumble Formula 500 Series recently concluded at Rockhampton Speedway and it resulted in Brad Metcalfe winning the point standings battle for a second season in a row.
Currently undefeated throughout his home state of Tasmania this season, Jock Goodyer continued his winning streak last Saturday night at Latrobe’s Gulf Western & Independent Oils Raceway, winning the Tasmanian Formula 500 Title.
In what will be his third consecutive attempt in the event, Marcus Kelly is currently preparing to make the long trek to America where he will fly the flag for Australia in the 33rd annual Tulsa Shootout for Micro 600s (Formula 500s).
Refusing to place any added pressure on himself, Chris Bellman certainly kept his cool during his King of the Bridge defence at Murray Bridge Speedway in South Australia last Saturday night, with his composure rewarding him with an impressive back to back victory in the Formula 500s event.
Off the back of a successful 2016-17 season, leading Lightning Sprint racer Kurt Wilson is trying his hand at Formula 500s this season, aboard the Tony Cochrane-owned SQ # 5 John Titman Racing supported R6 Yamaha-powered PMP car.
After a difficult start to the 2017-18 season, Dion Bellman managed to turn his luck around last Saturday night, clinching his maiden state title with the Formula 500s class in the re-scheduled South Australian Title at Mount Gambier’s Borderline Speedway.
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