Dave Fanning was the driver to beat in the Lightning Sprints at Brisbane’s Archerfield Speedway last Saturday night, asserting his dominance and taking the feature race victory ahead of a strong field.
In the Queensland Lightning Sprints’ first hit out for the 2016-17 season, it was youngster Kurt Wilson who came out on top, driving to victory in last Saturday night’s $500-to-win Patrick Moroney Memorial at Toowoomba’s Hi-Tec Oils Speedway.
The Queensland Lightning Sprints Racing Association held their annual presentation dinner on Saturday night at the Beenleigh Sports Club.
It’s exciting times ahead for the Lightning Sprints class, having recently launched their new national association, the Australian Lightning Sprint Association Inc. (ALSA).
It has been a big 2015-16 season for the Queensland Lightning Sprints Racing Association (QLSRA), which began back in November of last year, and while it was a rocky start with low car counts, it certainly picked up.
"Wish I could do that." Grandstands at World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car events ring with that phrase. (In the malted beverage section the chant is: "I could do that better!"). We offer these wishers and boasters a tip on how to quit dreaming and start driving: California Lightning Sprints. With ready-to-run race cars going for as little as $6000 used, anyone can soon be doing his best Steve Kinser impersonation. Anyone, that is, with the determination, commitment, and tenacity necessary to be a race driver.
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