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Exciting Side-by-Side Action Thrills Fans at Laang Speedway!

The roar of engines and the scent of burning rubber filled the air as the GP midgets descended upon Laang Speedway for round 8 of the heart-pounding Stinger Chassis Masters Series. Though the field may have been small, the excitement was anything but, as fans were treated to a spectacle of speed, skill, and nail-biting competition.

Chris Fowler would emerged victorious, but not without a fierce challenge from the hard-charging Terry Brown. From the very first heat, it was clear that this would be go down to the wire.

Heat 1 action kicked off with Travis Florrimell leading the charge, closely pursued by Chris Fowler, Terry Brown, Mark Blackeby, Matt Kamolins, and Johnny Rouse. On a locked down track with each lap, tensions mounted until lap 7 when Fowler seized an opportunity to get by Florrimell, who got unsettled coming off turn 4 as he caught the windrow, securing his position at the front. Florrimell then also succumbed to Brown on the final lap as Brown moved to second and leaving the crowd on the edge of their seats.

As the night progressed, the intensity only grew. Heat 2 saw Brown asserting his dominance, leaving his competitors in the dust. However, the battle for second place between Fowler and Kamolins was nothing short of exhilarating, culminating in a heart-stopping moment that saw Kamolins narrowly avoiding disaster.

But it was in heat three that the true test of endurance unfolded. With Fowler initially leading the pack, fate intervened as mechanical issues struck multiple contenders, paving the way for Brown to claim yet another victory.

Amidst the flurry of activity in the pits, camaraderie prevailed as teams rallied to prepare for the feature race. With anticipation building, the stage was set for a showdown unlike any other.

As the green flag waved for the feature race, Fowler and Brown wasted no time asserting their dominance, engaging in a thrilling battle. Lap after lap, the two raced side by side, leaving spectators breathless with anticipation.

As luck would have it lap traffic late in the race played a part as Fowler held off Brown's relentless pursuit, crossing the finish line to take the checkered flag. But the drama didn't end there, as misfortune struck Kamolins in the final moments with his chain coming off, paving the way for Rouse to clinch his maiden podium finish.

Reflecting on the night's events, Fowler expressed his gratitude to the Laang Speedway club, praising the exhilarating track and the thrilling competition. With the season finale just around the corner, anticipation is already building for what promises to be an unforgettable conclusion to the Stinger Chassis Masters Series.

The action-packed season will culminate in four weeks' time at Rushworth Speedway, where the excitement is sure to peak as the final round also features the Wally Anskaitis Cup. If the thrill of racing at Laang Speedway is any indication, fans are in for an absolute treat. Victorian Grand Prix Midget Racing Association supporters:

  • Stinger Chassis

  • Pitstop Mowers

  • Automotive Super Balance

  • DMT Sports Media

  • Jackie & Vern Parker DVD & Photography

  • Napier Photography


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