As always our good Mate from Sydney, Gary Reid, attended Sydney Speedway to take in the Sprintcars – this time it was the Boxing Day meeting (33rd running of the Valvoline Australian Sprintcar Grand Prix) where Ian Madsen won the night from Brothers Toby and Roddy Bellbowen. Visiting USA Stars Joey Saldana and Rico Abreu were also in attendance.

Gary was there with his trusty Nikon to capture all the action. In this post we share some of those great images.

See Race Brief in previous post for results

Grand Prix podium (l-r): Toby Bellbowen (2nd), Ian Madsen (1st), Roddy Bellbowen (3rd), Stuart Gagg (Valvoline NSW State Manager)

Ian Madsen takes the win

Ian Madsen celebrates his great victory with the Chequer

An 8-car flag parade at Sydney Speedway on 26 December

Toby Bellbowen (70) makes the move on his brother Roddy to take second place in the 33rd Valvoline Grand Prix

Jeremy Cross leads Jamie Veal in a heat race

Allan Woods (28) leads Ben Atkinson (2), Warren Ferguson (32) and Lynton Jeffrey (12) in heat race action

Joey Saldana in time trials - Check out the angle of the Top Wing !

Ian Madsen won the Valvoline Australian Sprintcar Grand Prix in fine style

Visiting USA Star Rico Abreu was unable to progress out of the B Main after having a spin in his heat

Warren Ferguson quick timed on a dry and dusty track

Toby Bellbowen had his best ever finish when the ran second in the Valvoline Australian Sprintcar Grand Prix at Sydney Speedway on 26 December

Thanks to Gary Reid for these great images.

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