Drivers


Name: Jason George
Age: 46
Car Number: Q14
Chassis: Henchcraft
Engine: R1
Rookie Season: 1995

Have you done any racing in the past?
“Drove a litre sprint in 1995-2005 then returned again in 2015”.

Sponsors: Sebuild

Why did you decide to join the Queensland Lightning Sprints?
“I drove an AMCA a couple times but love the speed of a lightning and had to return. I stumbled into litre cars when I was younger when I seen one at a job and ended up buying it”.

Name: Tyler Stralow
Age: 17
Car Number: Q51
Chassis: Henchcraft
Engine: Honda CBR 1000RR
Rookie Season: 2018

Have you done any racing in the past?
“A few go kart races but other then that nothing”.
Sponsors: Formcorp Interiors, Shock Absorber Therapy, Drydene Performance Products, Stockmans Civil and Plant, CSI Shocks, LD Training, Childs Earthmover Tyre Service, BHR, Williams Graphix, Motorguard, Cush Clothinb, K1 Race Gear.

Why did you decide to join the Queensland Lightning Sprints?
“It’s the cheapest and most affordable racing class, clean racing with good drivers and everyone works together so everyone has a fair chance at racing”

Name: Darren Baldwin
Age: 38
Car Number: Q33
Chassis: Henchcraft
Engine: Zx12
Rookie Season: 2017/2018

Have you done any racing in the past?
“I have run many sedan divisions in speedway for the past 25 years”.
Sponsors: Baldwin Electrical, Ash Media Speedway Design, Kingaroy Equipment Sales, EDCHI Transport, JgEt, LLC Industries.

Why did you decide to join the Queensland Lightning Sprints?
Michael Gollagher (Q3), needed a driver one night and apparently he’d run out of reasonable options”. 😂

Name: Scott Jukes
Age: 22
Car Number: Q34
Chassis: 2010 Henchcraft
Engine: Yamaha R1
Rookie Season: 2018
Have you done any racing in the past?
“Used to do motocross”.
Sponsors:
Ray White Rural Dayboro
Leesnico Earthmoving
JBJ Civil
All Aspects Earthworks
Thomson Metal Working
Why did you decide to join the Queensland Lightning Sprints?
Jason Rae convinced me to buy one. The best part about the class is everyone is happy to help each other out and get the cars on the track”.

Name: Jayden Mathers
Age: 21
Car Number: Q97
Chassis: 2012 Henchcraft
Engine: 2008 Yamaha R1
Rookie Season: 2017/2018
Have you done any racing in the past?
“Went from not racing at all, straight into compact speed cars”.
Sponsors:
Inksane Tattoo Studio
SpeedPartz Australia
Ti Bolts and Race Partz
Maestro Meats
Why did you decide to join the Queensland Lightning Sprints?
“I seen how the class was growing and how fast and clean the racing was and thought I’d give it a go”.

Name: Dave Fanning
Age: 44
Car Number: Q89
Chassis: Henchcraft
Engine: GSXR
Rookie Season: 2004
Have you done any racing in the past?
“Started racing Honda Oddesey at age of 10.Moved to go karts at 13 and started speedway in 1996. Raced a F500 until 2004 before switching to litre cars. In 2014 I raced Sprintcars for 2 seasons, then part-time Lightning Sprints until current”.
Sponsors: EZ Machinery, Xtract Engineering and Fabrication, Royal Performance Lubricants
Why did you decide to join the Queensland Lightning Sprints?
“F500 were in transition from a 2 stroke to a 4 stroke and Lightning Sprints were a step closer to Sprintcars”.