Author: Sprintcars SA

After a lengthy absence the thundering 410ci open Sprintcars will return to Mildura’s Timmis Speedway on February 24, 2024, for a round of the Sprintcars SA Southern Shootout Series. For well over a decade 360ci Sprintcar events have been a regular occurrence at the Sunraysia venue, but the action and the speed will shift up a gear with a full field of open Sprintcars expected to compete and the event will be proudly presented by The Gateway & Verde Mildura.

“As a club we are delighted to have the Gateway & Verde Mildura supporting the Southern Shootout Series and enabling us to bring a round of the series to Mildura. The Team at The Gateway have been great to deal with and I can’t thank them enough for their support.” added Sprintcars SA Vice President Michael Brown.

Located close to the iconic Murray River, on the corner of 15th Street and San Mateo Avenue, the Gateway Mildura is more than a traditional pub or hotel; it’s a vibrant space for delicious meals, exciting events and sports viewing. The Gateway Mildura also has the best Drive-Through Bottle Shop in Mildura, with a huge range of beverages to choose from and a maximum clearance height of 3.4 metres to cater for a wide variety of vehicles.

Formerly known as The Gateway Tavern, The Gateway Mildura has cemented its place among the best restaurants in Mildura and it is known for its warm ambience, exceptional service, delicious meals and cold beverages. The Gateway even has the best coffee and cakes in town.

The Timmis Speedway will host what will be the fourth points event of the newly established Southern Shootout Series. Currently Luke Dillon leads the series on 845 points having won the opening round at Whyalla in November after playing his “Double Points Joker Card”. In addition to his series lead he has also set “Revolution Racegear Quick Time” in two of the three rounds. Current South Australian Champion Matt Egel (760), Chad Ely (594), Keke Falland (590) and Lisa Walker (552) complete the top five in the overall points.

The Mildura round of the series will also provide the final time that the competitors are able to play their “Double Points Joker Card” this season so you can expect a majority of the field to be playing the “Joker” at the Timmis Speedway and this is sure to add a little extra spice to what should be an outstanding night of Sprintcar racing.

The only other round winner is former Australian Sprintcar Champion Jock Goodyer, having secured two round victories when the series was held in conjunction with the Sprintcar Speedweek at Murray Bridge over Christmas.

For further details on the Gateway Mildura please click on the link below.
The Gateway Mildura: Restaurant, Pub, Club & Bar in Mildura (

Sprintcars SA would also like to thank Revolution Racegear, Showtime Signs, Whyalla Earthworks, Pro 4×4, Clarend Transport, One6 Industries and Wide Open Clothing Co. for their support of the Sprintcars SA Southern Shootout Series.

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