Monthly Archives: January 2012

CRAIG DOLLANSKY WINS NIGHT 1 OF THE GRAND ANNUAL SPRINTCAR CLASSIC

Night 1 of the Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic saw Craig Dollansky victorious in the prelim A Main event – also billed as the Australia vs America Challenge. Second across the line in a spirited drive was Kerry Madsen and third … Continue reading

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GRAND ANNUAL SPRINTCAR CLASSIC – FAN APPRECIATION DAY 21st JANUARY

21st Jan – 5 hours before night 1 starts As part of The Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic lead-up festivities, organisers hold a special Fan Appreciation Day in the carpark of The Flying Horse Hotel in Warrnambool each year. It’s always … Continue reading

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WARRNAMBOOL – THE HOME OF THE CLASSIC & MORE

Friday 20th Jan – 5:30pm Torque Tube Media has just arrived in the beautiful Victorian seaside town of Warrnambool in preparation for the running of the 40th Anniversary Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic. The Grand Annual as the name suggests is … Continue reading

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ROBBIE FARR WINS AVALON’S PRESIDENT’S CUP – 18TH JAN

Australia’s Robbie Farr outclassed a strong field of contenders to take out the Avalon Raceway President’s Cup on Wednesday 18th Jan. He picked up $10,000 for the win and did it in swashbuckling style – not a bad effort considering … Continue reading

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WARRNAMBOOL’S “CLASSIC ALE”

Last year around this time a good mate of mine Matt Stock rocked up to my house with a 6 pack of some very special beers. He had been to Warrnambool for the running of the Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic and bought … Continue reading

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SCOTT DARLEY $50K SPRINTCAR CHALLENGE NIGHT 2 RE-RUN CANCELLED

Sydney Speedway was dealt another heavy blow tonight as inclement weather forced for the 2nd time in two nights the cancellation of Night 2 (Final) of the Scott Darley $50K Sprintcar Challenge. News was announced early at 12 Noon today … Continue reading

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SYDNEY SPEEDWAY – SCOTT DARLEY $50K CHALLENGE – NIGHT 2 RAINOUT- Sat 14th Jan

Night 1 of the Scott Darley $50,000 Sprintcar Challenge saw USA Driver Jason Meyers and current World of Outlaws Champion bag top pointscore. Jason racked and stacked 324 points out of a possible total of 325 – NOT BAD ! Behind him … Continue reading

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IAN WOODS WA16 – “GO HARD OR GO HOME” SHORT VIDEO AT PITHARA SPEEDWAY

To a certain extent this post is a sort of a trial. Torque Tube has posted articles and pictures since its inception back in July 2011 – We have even included the occasional audio link from an interview. Now we are going … Continue reading

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MARK MILLER’S “EXTREME” TALL BOY MURPHY – READY TO RUMBLE AT COATES HIRE BUNBURY SPEEDWAY

Torque Tube is tradtionally updated once a week on a Tuesday. This gives us the chance to attend a race interstate, get back home, process the images and draft the text – then of course do the post (or update). … Continue reading

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JAMES McFADDEN NAILS WSS ROUND 8 – WARRNAMBOOL (1st Jan)

Words and pics by Paul Griffin   James McFadden continued on his fairy tale winning streak taking out Round 8 of World Series Sprintcars at Warrnambool’s Sungold Stadium on New Year’s Day. McFadden set the stage with Quick Time in Qualifying … Continue reading

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