Demo derby ends Albany season

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Adam Martin won the demo derby.
Camera IconAdam Martin won the demo derby. Credit: SWB Photography

Albany Speedway Club has completed its 2018-19 season with the final night of racing on Saturday featuring the open club championships and demolition derby.

The open club championships for all local divisions were contested with Ron Belfield a runaway victor in the production sedans.

The former State and national champion proved too strong for Jason Batchelor and Robert Wolfenden.

State champion Braiden Jewell won the club championship after a thrilling finish to the formula 125 final, edging out Bill Beeck by 0.134sec. on the line at the end of the 15-lap journey while Jacinta Tester was close behind in third place.

Jamie Langdon on the inside of Paul Belfield in the limited sprintcars.
Camera IconJamie Langdon on the inside of Paul Belfield in the limited sprintcars.

An impressive field of junior sedans hit the Attwell Park clay with Brody Day claiming the 10-lap final and the club championship ahead of Jasmin Kennedy and Hope Batchelor.

In the limited sprintcars final, Jamie Langdon was too good for Jacob Langdon over 12 laps and also in the club championships.

Tyler Fulcher and Paul Bowman had a terrific battle in the 15-lap SSS final, Fulcher winning by 0.283sec. with Paul Spink in third place.

Bowman won two earlier heats and Fulcher was also successful in heat 1, with a great field of 13 drivers entering the division on the night.

SSS drivers Luke Pocock (7) and Jayden Koster (11).
Camera IconSSS drivers Luke Pocock (7) and Jayden Koster (11).

Nine cars took part in the small car demo derby with Adam Martin judged the winner of the popular event.

Novelty races were also held with ladies 125 and a ladies sedan race part of the festivities.

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