Tim Van Ginneken wins back to back WA Sprintcar Titles

Images: Peter Roebuck
Words: Paul Griffin

Popular Victorian Driver Tim Van Ginneken won the WA Sprintcar Championship last Saturday night (10th Dec) at Perth’s Motorplex making it back-to-back title victories for the spirited Eastcoaster.

Van Ginneken drove the SJ Crushing backed V86 J&J to a hard fought victory over Jason Kendrick and Brad Maiolo. During the race, Van Ginneken was put back two positions by officials for a an infield pass manoeuvre on Jason Kendrick.

Determined to retain his title, Van Ginneken fought back hard and was first to cross the flagstand by a clear margin.

WA Title winner Tim Van Ginneken is flanked by 2nd place Jason Kendrick (L) and Brad Maiolo 3rd

WA Title winner Tim Van Ginneken is flanked by 2nd place Jason Kendrick (L) and Brad Maiolo 3rd

Tim Van Ginneken - Back to Back WA Titles

Tim Van Ginneken – Back to Back WA Titles

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a18The night also doubled as “Salute to The General” – in memory of the great John Day and his massive contribution to Speedway. The 360 feature saw young charger Kaiden Manders take a very popular victory.

Kaiden Manders was spectacular in winning the 360 feature

Kaiden Manders was spectacular in winning the 360 feature

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John Day

Always perfectly presented – the John Day Utes. We salute the General !!

John Day ute

The brilliant livery of one of the John Day push utes

Peter Roebuck caught these awesome images of the night that saw the largest crowd of the season enjoy some truly great racing at the Perth Motorplex.

Santa

Santa even rocked up

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The hard working Motorplex Track Officials

The hard working Motorplex Track Officials

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Phil Waters

Phil Waters takes a tumble

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