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Saturday 23rd March
We’re back for more action at Lochgelly Raceway and it is the youngsters that look to be stealing the headlines!

A huge number of Ninja Karts are due to be in action – 30 at the time of writing including English visitor Jake Ashby in the 507 kart. Charlie Hardie won 3 races last time out but will be hard pushed to do the same this time out with an increase in number of karts on track. Bailey Millar will be looking to push Charlie all the way as Bailey looks for his first win of the season after narrowly missing out in the opening meeting after a great battle with Hardie. Lewis Dickson will be looking to make the most of his white grade start and will be looking for a race win on the evening – Lewis was in good form last time out and was unlucky in a couple of the races. Keiron Hay won the Whites and Yellows race, and will be looking to score a few points in this meeting too. A number of karts in the lower grades have opted to do the three main heats rather than the whites and yellows races in order to push their confidence levels further. For the Ninja Karts, it is the final meeting of the month and will therefore see a regrading done after the meeting as the grids look set to be reshuffled come April!

The Ministox are in action for the 2nd successive week and for the 3rd time this season, English visitor Aaron Richards is due to be in attendance with us. All credit must go to Aaron and his team putting in the miles week after week, they are a credit to the sport with the effort and commitment shown. Aaron didn’t have the best of luck last week and will be hoping for a change in fortunes this week. Rian Mitchell debuted in the 172 car last week, taking over from brother Micheal who has now retired, although it is rumoured he may be out in a banger later this year. Robbie Armit has been making great progress in his Ministox and has scored a number of points from the back of the grid already. Mitchell Gold has made a flying start to the 2019 season which see’s him top the points standings; Mitch will be hoping to get a few more points under his belt before he moves up the grades at the beginning of April. Scott Allardyce has made a steady start to the season, and although hasn’t picked up any race wins as yet, has always shown great consistency to score a lot of points. There will be a whites and yellows race to start of the meeting which has been organised in co-ordination with the Ministox Disco team.

The Stock Rods are out in force this weekend with the best turnout of the season to date, with 17 cars booked in to race. Debuts are expected for Pete Honeyman and Craig Tosh, whilst Alan Cuthbert is hoping to be back on track after sitting out the last meeting. Chris Lattka, Ricky White and Siobhan Martin will lead the charge from the back of the grid in the heats to try and score well in order to get a good grid position for the meeting final. Jamie Bell had a meeting to remember last time and will be hoping for more of the same. With 17 cars on track, the on track spectacle is sure to be enthralling as the cars dual for position. Certainly a formula worth the watch! Stuart Bannatyne has put up a tyre for the final in the Stock Rods as a little extra sponsorship.

The CC Rods are back in action sponsored by Colin Wotherspoon Joinery. Darren MacDonald is back out this time from the yellow grade after picking up a couple of race wins last time, Darren will be looking for the same kind of results this weekend. Ian Donaldson was quick last time out and was unlucky not to pick up any race wins for his efforts, but with some of the quicker lower grade driver having won a few races already and now starting a bit further back, it will give the drivers coming from the back an opportunity to catch them, maybe. Brandon Gourlay will be hoping to finish each of the races tonight in order to give him a chance of scoring well.

The final formula in action are the 1300 Stock Cars, which has seen a few extra sponsors come on board for the meeting, including Team Whyte who are going to put up extra money for the meeting final, whilst Sutherland Home Improvements and REL have put up 4 tyres between them for the 1300s as well. Sean Naismith looks set to make his debut in the car that brother Rory was due to be out in, whilst Craig Connelly looks set to make his first outing of the season, with Bobby Gold hoping to have his car ready in time too.

Join us at Lochgelly Raceway for an action packed night full of entertainment, all for just £10!!

Don’t forget, under 12s go FREE, concessions are only £5 and we offer trackside parking for just £5 per vehicle too!

Please note, no public or race teams are permitted in the holding area in the pits. We also ask kindly that those with high vehicles and are using trackside parking, use the upper 2 levels.

Booking lists
1300 Stock Cars
10 Patrick Calderwood
17 Stuart Farrell
75 Michael Courts
78 Stewart Aitken
100 Sean Naismtih
110 Craig Connelly
111 Regan Watson
118 Corey Robertson
122 Zak Gilmour *
126 Danny Whyte
654 Eddie Corr
710 Martin McCafferty
808 Bobby Gold*


Stock Rods
25 Siobhan Martin
27 Gary Dean
40 Chris Leslie
46 Stewart Paterson
123 Craig Tosh
127 Jamie Bell
146 Ricky White
176 Gary Nicholls
177 Connor Venters
194 John Lee Green
248 David Crichton
467 Pete Honeyman
557 Jock McEwan
658 Chris Lattka
721 Darren McAlpine
878 Chrissy Dearn

CC Rods
3 David McFarlane
13 Shane Allen
18 David Herd
69 Graham Campbell
78 Stewart Aitken
113 Darren MacDonald
267 Lee Wotherspoon
518 Daniel MacDonald
671 Brandon Gourlay
679 Craig Watson
700 Ian Donaldson
820 Paul Muir
878 Ian Hotchkies

Ministox
28 Mirran Adams
44 Alfie Sime
50 Ross Lawrence
111 Koddi Wright
121 Maddison Gilmour
122 Kai Gilmour
128 Ciaran Adams
142 Jake Wilson
165 Jamie Dawson
172 Rian Mitchell
178 Scott Allardyce
188 Jamie Stewart
210 Adam Richards
603 Brandon Morton
607 Declan Honeyman
612 Jay Paterson
627 Barry Scott
629 Taylor Borthwick
645 Kyle Roberts
647 Lewis Burgoyne
684 Robbie Armit

Ninja Karts
1 Charlie Hardie
6 Hamish Plenderleith
9 William Plenderleith
14 Demi Ritchie
27 Kaden Connor
45 Doulas Kidd
49 Connie Anderson
60 Bailey Millar
66 Neave McGill
73 Declan Dixon
74 Aiden Duffy
112 Jack Baird
117 Caelan Grant
133 Kenzie Kopacz
145 Rachel Kidd
227 Jack Connor
272 Connor Frame
297 Lewis Linton
307 Lewis Dickson
475 Archie Spiers
507 Jake Ashby [R]
562 Kieran Hay
618 Stuart Shevill
636 Lewis Duffy
689 Abbie Carruthers
721 Kenzie Bell
809 Toby Tyson
878 Leeland Dearn
900 Kaitlyn Smart
901 Candice Smart

Provisional Running Order
Pre Meeting Practice: 1500-1600
Race 1 Ministox W&Y
Race 2 Ninja Karts W&Y
Race 3 Stock Rods Heat 1
Race 4 CC Rods Heat 1
Race 5 1300 Stock Cars Heat 1
Race 6 Ninja Karts Heat 1
Race 7 Ministox Heat 1
Race 8 Stock Rods Heat 2
Race 9 CC Rods Heat 2
Race 10 Ninja Karts Heat 2
Race 11 1300 Stock Cars Heat 2
Race 12 Ministox Heat 2
Race 13 Stock Rods Final
Race 14 Ninja Karts Heat 3
Race 15 CC Rods Final
Race 16 1300 Stock Cars Final
Race 17 Ministox Final

Booking lists and running orders correct at time of publication. Lists and running order are subject to change.

FORTHCOMING FIXTURES

Saturday 23rd March 2019, 5.30pm

1300 Stock Cars
Stock Rods
CC Rods
Ministox
Ninja Karts

Please note, 17:30 start time for Ministox whites and yellows race

Saturday 30th March 2019, 6.00pm

Superstox
2.0 Hot Rods
Stock Rods
ProStocks
Junior Productions

Saturday 6th April 2019, 5.00pm

CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT - APRIL SPEED WEEKEND DAY ONE

National Hot Rods European Championship
Classic Hot Rods Scottish Championship
Ninja Karts National Championship
1300 Stock Cars

Sunday 7th April 2019, 1.00pm

CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT - April Speed Weekend Day Two

National Hot Rods Open Scottish Championship and Malcolm Chesher Memorial Trophy
Classic Hot Rods Malcolm Chesher Memorial Trophy
LC Engineer Services Ltd Ninja Karts Open Scottish Championship
1300 Stock Cars

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