FAST TRACK: Klinton Hancey setting a new lap record in the mod lites at Kingaroy Speedway.
FAST TRACK: Klinton Hancey setting a new lap record in the mod lites at Kingaroy Speedway. Claudia Williams

Record-breaking racing at Kingaroy speedway

IT WAS a record-breaking night of racing at Kingaroy Speedway's season opener on Saturday night.

Three new lap records were set across the seven classes of racing with the new surface proving to be fast.

Klinton Hancey set the first record of the night in the mod lites with a time of 14.994 seconds smashing Sam Gollschewsky's time of 15.764 seconds recorded in May.

Queensland lightning sprint champion Kevin Blatch set a new record of 13.256 seconds, breaking a record from 2011.

Tim Weir broke his own record from May 2017 in national fours with a time of 16.655 seconds in his Ford Sierra.

It was the first meeting of the new season with racing to return to Kingaroy on November 10.

RESULTS

Lightning Sprints

1. Jason Rae

2. Keith Blatch

3. Andrew Sparks

4. David Van Vegchel

5. Tyler Stralow

National 4s

1. Tim Weir

2. Hayden Turner

3. Bevan Burton

4. Mike Webber

5. Matt Bielby

Modlites

1. Terry Leerentveld 

2. Nathan Poltich

3. Casey Collins

4. Neil Gregson

5. Dan Lewis

Street Stocks

1. Brad Mendes

2. Ben Langton

3. Dylan Jarman

4. Nathan Barbeler

5. Derek Richards

Production Sedans

1. Joel Berkley

2. Brody Fraser

3. Thomas Fuller

4. Alex Sweeney

5. Simon Walker

Modified Sedans

1. Nathan MacDonald

2. David Jacobi

3. Brad Stein

4. David Head

5. Chris Hams

Junior Sedans

1. Dakota Laverty

2. Zac Pascoe

3. Brad Pascoe

4. Dane Andersson

5. Jordan Cunningham

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