New Year’s Day will see the United Truck Parts International Midget series at Huntly Speedway. Drivers from USA, Australia and New Zealand will line up to represent their countries culminating in a 40-lap feature at the end of the night.
NASCAR ace Kyle Larson will be here along with fellow Americans Christopher Bell who hails from the Keith Kunz camp, Chris Windom, Tyler Courtney, young gun Logan Seavey and Zach Dahm who currently runs the 2NZ on his tail tank. Larson and Bell were recently first and second at the prestigious Turkey Night Sprint Car feature which is held every year on thanks giving.
From Australia we have the current Australian Champion Kaidon Brown along with Matt Smith and Scott Farmer. Added to these drivers will be around 25 of the best New Zealand midget drivers you will see headed by current 3NZ Michael Pickens, Brad Mosen, Shayne Alach, Hayden Williams and Brock (the rock) Maskovich.
You will get to see 8 midget heat races during the night and the grand finale – the 40-lap feature race!
There will be teams racing where New Zealand go head to head with Team USA and Team Australia! Come along and cheer on Team New Zealand members, Michael Pickens, Brad Mosen and Brock Maskovich.
Sprint Cars, Superstocks and Ministocks will be racing as well and racing starts at 6pm sharp. In the unlikely event of rain we have a rain date for this meeting will be the next night Wednesday 2nd January.