2009/2010 Prizegiving Results and Report
Grade Champions & Honours Awards 2010
Grade Champions -
Mens Supers: 1 Max Andresen 37, 2 Geordie Inglis 34, 3 Brian Armstrong 27
Ladies Supers: 1 Shirley Andresen 6
Mens lTD: 1 Keith Wilson 56, 2 Jason Halliday 38, 3 Gary Ross 30
Ladies LTD: 1 Debbie Wilson 9
Mens B Grade: 1 Rob Weal 42, 2 Pip Jecentho 28, 3 Dave Clements 26
Ladies B Grade: 1 Amber O’Connell 9
Mens Stockcars: 1 Rob Anderson 51, 2 Ryan Carey 49, 3 Rob Teixeira 38
Ladies Stockcars: 1 Merie Perry 36, 2 Sue Waitford 21, 3 Leona Cameron 12
Mens Production: 1 Bruce Mallindine 122, 2 Grant Kidd 104, 3 Jaythan Swift 59
Ladies Production: 1 Carole Teixeira 49, 2 Shirley Andresen 24, 3 Carmen Berridge 15
Mens C Grade: 1 Craig DeWaal 100, 2 Tony Over 76, 3 Daniel DeWaal 60
Ladies C Grade: 1 Carole Teixeira 64, 2 Marilyn Field 41, 3 Sheryl DeWaal 36
Juniors: 1 Alan Wealleans 12, 2 Axel Crawford 11, 3 Shay Johns 3
Jalopies: 1 Rob Weal 37, 2 Max Allan 36, 3 Mark Oldfield 21
Honours Awards –
Driver of the Year for ‘Driving Excellence’: Pip Jecentho
Stockcar Stirrer of the Year: Rob Teixeira
Most Points Mens Driver: Bruce Mallindine
Most Points Lady Driver: Carole Teixeira
Senior Sportsperson of the Year: Max Andresen
Junior Sportsperson Of the year: Charlotte DeWaal
Most Improved Senior Driver: Jaythan Swift
Most Improved Junior Driver: Alan Wealleans
Most Improved Ladies Stockcars: Leona Cameron
Rookie of the Year: Tony Over
Grease Monkey Award: David Lockabie
Other Awards –
Most spectacular roll: Dave Clements
First car up the new bank: Daniel Field
Best stuck throttle performance: Rob Anderson
Most spectacular jalopy roll: Max Allan
Most enthusiastic passenger: Hayden Over
Most passenger rides of the year: Kathleen Allan
New Kaikohe driver most supportive: Gary Ross
New Kaikohe driver buying the biggest ‘lemon’: John Hussey
2009/2010 End of Year Prizegiving Report
The Taipa Stock and Saloon Car Club 2009/2010 season Annual Prizegiving and Dinner was held at The Park, Waipapkauri Ramp, on Saturday 3 July. The Club would like to thank Rawden Petricevich and his family for helping with this event.
A large number of sponsors, drivers, families, and pit crews, attended to acknowledge the successes of the year after another great season, both on the home track, and away at other tracks around the country.
The ‘Driving Excellence’ award for driver of the year was presented to Pip Jecentho. Max Andresen accepted both the Senior Sportsperson, and Mens Supers Champion awards, while Keith Wilson was awarded the Mens Limited Champion.
Most points overall for mens grades went to Bruce Mallindine with 122 points for the season, as well as the Mens Production Champion trophy. Rob Weal took both the Mens B Grade Champion and Jalopies Champion, and Craig DeWaal the Mens C Grade Champion.
Rookie of the year was awarded to driver Tony Over. Over’s first year of speedway gained him second place overall in Mens C Grade. Most points overall, for ladies grades, was presented to Carole Teixeira with both the Ladies Production Champion and Ladies C Grade Champion trophies.
Mens Stockcars Champion was awarded to Rob Anderson who gained just enough points to head off last year’s champion, Ryan Carey. The Stockcar Stirrer of the year went to Rob Teixeira. Ladies Stockcars most improved was awarded to Leona Cameron, and Ladies Stockcars Champion to Merie Perry.
Junior Sportsperson of the year was presented to Charlotte DeWaal, and the junior driver most improved to Alan Wealleans. The grease monkey award for valuable help with race day equipment and infield was awarded to David Lockabie.
Video highlights during the evening included footage from racing on Percy Poharama’s new Taipa speedway in the early 90’s, late 90’s racing, and Waikaraka Park highlights from the current season featuring Roy Walker and Max Andresen.
Taipa Stock and Saloon Car Club’s AGM will be held on Sunday 15 August, 1pm at the Marae. Anyone who would like to join in and help with speedway at Taipa is invited to attend.