Start your engines! Speedway primed November season
THE countdown is under way to the new season at Lismore Speedway with the first meeting on Saturday, November 7.
Promoter David Lander has scheduled 16 nights of racing up to the Anzac Day long weekend.
The opening night of the season will feature the annual V8 Dirt Modified Lord Mayor's Cup plusa big support card.
It will be a big season for the V8 Dirt Modified and Wingless Sprintcar divisions contesting their Driver to America series.
The 2015-16 season premiership winner from each category will receive two air tickets to theUnited States.
The Wingless Sprints will hold their series over 17 rounds while the V8 Dirt Modifieds have 14 rounds on their schedule.
Pointscoring main events will also be held at Grafton through the season.
Two Australian championships and two state titles will be decided at Lismore Speedway.
The Australian AMCA Sedan Championship will be held next Easter over two nights (March 26-27) and the Modified Sedans national titles are set down for the Anzac Day long weekend (April 23-24).
The NSW V8 Dirt Modified Championship will be held on Easter Saturday night, March 26, and the Modified Sedans state titles on February 20.
January will be a busy month with seven nights of racing.
It includes three blockbuster weekends of two-night shows.
The double-headers will start on January 15-16 when the 100-lap Australian Wingless Sprintcar GP is run.
The following weekend, January 23-24, it will be the V8 Dirt Modified Masters as the headline attraction, then on January 29-30 the World Midget Championship will be held, featuring the best Speedcar drivers from Australia, New Zealand and the United States.