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So far Pete McNae has created 91 blog entries.
9 12, 2018

STREETSTOCKS AND OPEN CLUB CHAMPS

A ROUGH NIGHT FOR THE N CANTERBURY COMES TO TOWN   Written by Pete McNae It began so promisingly with Nelson drivers handing out a beating. Before the night was [...]

6 12, 2018

CHRISTMAS CRASHFEST

VISITORS FILL NELSON FIELDS 21 RACES FOR 20 BUCKS Written by Pete McNae With just over a fortnight til Christmas, money is tight and tough calls need to be made [...]

5 12, 2018

SI STREETSTOCK CHAMPS

GIVING IT HUNDY AND FIDDY INJECTION OF ENERGY FOR STREETSTOCKS Written by Pete McNae It might give mathematicians a migraine but over in Team Hundy and Fiddy Racing's pit, 100 [...]

18 11, 2018

War of the WIngs sprintcars

TEMPERATURES RISE ON COOL NIGHT SAM SILENCES SPRINTCAR RIVALS Written by Pete McNae He's the quiet guy with his foot on the loud pedal. Queenstown builder Sam O'Callaghan might be [...]

14 11, 2018

SPRINTCAR WAR OF THE WINGS

IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT The wind beneath his wings   Written by Pete McNae   There's no 50 shades of clay for Nelson Speedway Association vice-president and sprintcar team owner [...]

4 11, 2018

COCA-COLA FIREWORKS

Speedway dodges the showers Fireworks night packs in the punters Written by Pete McNae They must have skipped over Nelson at weather forecasters' school because they so rarely get it [...]

31 10, 2018

FIREWORKS NIGHT

RUBBING'S RACING FOR SUPERSTOCK ROOKIE NERVES OF STEEL   Written by Pete McNae Dwayne Whitfield is on a mission to bring back the bumpers. The 24-year-old is one-and-a-bit meetings into [...]

20 10, 2018

OPENING NIGHT 2018-19

THERE'S A TEAR IN THE EYE (AND IT WASN'T DUST -- HONEST)   Written by Pete McNae It's not often you will find "sentimentality" and "speedway" in the same sentence. [...]

17 10, 2018

Nelson’s 50th Anniversary meeting

TOO GOOD TO REFUSE 500-PLUS HORSES FOR COURSES Written by Pete McNae The phone call must have sounded like an out-take from the British sitcom, The Vicar of Dibley, when [...]

16 10, 2018

50th Anniversary Meeting

SAVING THE PAST FOR THE FUTURE A MASTERS IN HISTORY Written by Pete McNae Rob Anglesey has made thousands of laps of the Milestone Homes Top of the South Speedway [...]