March 27, 2019

Award Winners – New Zealand Speedway Awards 2015

The results are slowly trickling in (we’ll update as received) – the winners of the New Zealand Speedway Awards for 2015 have been announced in Wellington on Saturday.

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2015 New Zealand Speedway Awards – Winners

Well done to all those finalists, and a big congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Burger King Pro Dirt Series New Zealand Speedway Awards.

 

This years NZ Speedway Award winners* are:

 

Best National Media Support – presented by: Bartercard
For a national newspaper, radio, TV network which makes the best effort to support Speedway in New Zealand.
• NZ Dirt Track Racing Magazine

Best Local Media Support – presented by: Nelson Speedway Association
For local newspapers, radio stations and local community broadcasters which makes the best effort to support Speedway in their community.
• Gisborne Herald

Written Article of the Year – presented by: Robertson Holden International Speedway
For the best single written article published in a newspaper, website or souvenir programme etc.
• Matthew Percival – Diaries of a Chili Bowl Rookie

Race Meeting Production of the Year – presented by: Burger King Pro Dirt Series
For the best Video/DVD/TV/Internet Production. To include the full race meeting or programme and not just a segment. To have been produced prior to 22 April 2015.
• Proud Kiwi Speedway Videos – NZ Sidecar Champs

Track Website of the Year – presented by: Joblin Motorsport
For the most informative track website.
• Rotorua

Speedway Website of the Year – presented by: Hawke’s Bay Speedway Club
For the most informative speedway website.
• Christian Hermansen Motorsport

Speedway Poster of the Year – presented by: NZ Dirt Track Racing Magazine
• Aaron Drever Motorsport

Promotional Item of the Year – presented by: Kuriger Engineering
• Ruapuna Speedway – Collectors Cards

 

Winners – Individual Awards

Speedway Commentator of the Year – presented by: K Brown Designs
For the most entertaining and accurately informative track announcer (one person, not a commentary team).
• Allan Batt – Ruapuna

Speedway Photographer of the Year – presented by: David Jones Motors
The photographer who has excelled via their camera work during the 2014/15 season.
• Stuart Whitaker

Action Photo of the Year – presented by: Rees Race Cars
For the best single speedway photo taken during the 2014/15 season.
• John Sprague – Laying it down with style

Speedway Official of the Year – presented by: Waikaraka Family Speedway
Covers all Speedway NZ Officials (Referees, Stewards, Scrutineers, Senior Referees, Stipendiary Stewards and Technical Stewards).
• Trevor Nelson – Technical Steward

Innovation of the Year – presented by: Speedway Live
Technical advancement, promotional idea or anything new that continues to move the sport forward.
• Red Light LED’s – Wellington

Contribution to Speedway – presented by: Coutts Clerical Services
For an individual who has contributed the most to Speedway
• Allan Batt

 

Winners – Track Awards

National Event of the Year – presented by: Hydraulics Hawke’s Bay
This includes all Speedway NZ Allocated titles only (NZ, GP, NI, SI). Teams events are now included in the category below.
• Wellington – NZ Superstocks

Promotional Event of the Year – presented by: Square Photography
Any race meeting other than Speedway NZ allocated titles (now includes teams events).
• Rotorua – NZ Stockcar Teams Champs

National Event Programme of the Year – presented by: Cook Strait Crossings
This includes all Speedway NZ Allocated titles only (NZ, GP, NI, SI). Teams events are now included in the category below.
• Wellington – NZ Superstocks

Most Improved Speedway of the Year – presented by: Wellington Top 10 Holiday Park
Criteria includes: competitor growth, facility improvement, race meeting quality, field sizes etc.
• Max Motors Family Speedway – Wellington

Speedway of the Year: Private Promoted Venue – presented by: Ansin & Monteith
For the venue that makes the best effort to promote Speedway.
• Robertson Holden International Speedway

Speedway of the Year: Club Promoted Venue – presented by: GRD Engineering Services
For the venue that makes the best effort to promote Speedway.
• TWS Paradise Valley Raceway – Rotorua

 

Winners – Competitor Awards

Best Presented Speedway Vehicle – presented by: CSL Race Engines
For a SINGLE speedway vehicle that is well-presented. This category no longer includes the presentation of the crew or tow vehicle.
• 21t Saloon – Graham Williamson

Best Presented Racing Team – presented by: Stratford Speedway
For a MULTI car team that is best presented including race vehicles, drivers and crews.
• Joblin Motorsport

Rookie of the Year – presented by: Birdling Family Trust
For the best first season driver to a National Speedway class as of 1/9/2014. Competitors may have previously raced in youth, regional or local classes, but not other national classes.
• Nathan Blomquist – 27c Midget

Production Saloon Competitor of the Year – presented by: David Jones Motors
• Anton McKay 17g

Adult Ministock Competitor of the Year – presented by: Rotorforce
• Shane Denham 37s

Youth Ministock Competitor of the Year – presented by: BJ’s Bakery
• Josh Patterson 31w

Modified Sprint Competitor of the Year – presented by: Pro Street Engineering
• Allan Daly 31c

Quarter Midget Competitor of the Year – presented by: PTS Logistics
• Ben Le Cren 14a

Junior Solo Competitor of the Year – presented by: Riverlands Holiday Park
• Sam Taylor 7i

Superstock Competitor of the Year – presented by: Wellington Family Speedway
• Peter Bengston 2nzp

Sprintcar Competitor of the Year – presented by: Baypark Family Speedway
• Jamie Duff 1nz

Streetstock Competitor of the Year – presented by: AmPro Tools Woodford Glen Speedway
• Dave McSherry 1nzc

Stockcar Competitor of the Year – presented by: Eastland Group Raceway
• Asher Rees 1nzg

Modified Competitor of the Year – presented by: Boulton Racing Team
• Luke Keegan 1nzc

Super Saloon Competitor of the Year – presented by: Hypermac Racing
• Steve Flynn 1nzb

Sidecar Competitor of the Year – presented by: Greymouth Engine Services
• Mike Zachan & Jason McKinley 2nzp

TQ Midget Competitor of the Year – presented by: Harris Race Car Parts
• Jeremy Webb 8c

Minisprint Competitor of the Year – presented by: Hytools NZ
• Sean Rice 1nzs

Solo Competitor of the Year – presented by: Index Investigations
• Hayden Sims 10i

Midget Competitor of the Year – presented by: Efficient Moving & Storage
• Brad Mosen 1nza

Saloon Competitor of the Year – presented by: Barclay Engravers
• Steve Cowling 1nzm

Overall Sportsperson of the Year – presented by: Speedway New Zealand
For the driver who has not only achieved accolades but who has helped fellow competitors, Speedway in general, contributed to their Club and overall true sports person. The category is judged by the Speedway NZ Board and the trophy is presented by Speedway NZ.
• Peter Bengston, 2nz Superstock•

Jake Pulman Excellence Award
• Philippa Jones

 

*Unofficial preliminary results from a range of sources. Full results will be announced as they come available. If there are any errors please let us know in the comments below

Award Winners – New Zealand Speedway Awards 2014

The results are in and the winners of the New Zealand Speedway Awards for 2014 have been announced in Wellington on Saturday.

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2014 New Zealand Speedway Awards – Winners

Well done to all those finalists, and a big congratulations to the 2014 award winners.

This years NZ Speedway Award winners* are:

 

Media & Promotional Awards

 

Best National Media Support

New Zealand Dirt Track Racing Magazine

 

Best Local Media Support

Gisborne Herald

 

Written Article of the Year

Lynda Kuriger – What To Do With The Subaru? (NZDTR)

 

Race Meeting Production of the Year

Neil Sorensen (Ruapuna Videographer)

 

Track Website of the Year

Ampro Tools Woodford Glen Speedway – www.woodfordglen.co.nz

 

Speedway Website of the Year

gregobro.blogspot.com

 

Speedway Poster of the Year

NZ TQ Champs Poster, Ruapuna

 

Speedway T-Shirt of the Year

NZ Sidecar Champs, Ruapuna

 

Promotional Item of the Year

Joint Winners:
Oreti Park’s 40th Anniversary Table Mat
Ruapuna’s Mail Drop Cards
 

Individual Awards

 

Speedway Commentator of the Year

Malcolm Sines

 

Speedway Photographer of the Year

Jeremy Ward – Shot 360 Photography

 

Photo of the Year

Jeremy Ward – Shot 360 Photography

 

Speedway Official of the Year

Ian Armstrong

 

Contribution to Speedway

Gary Jemett

 

Jake Pulman Award of Excellence

Dr. Bruce Paige

 

Track Awards

 

National Event of the Year

NI Stockcar Champs, Wellington

 

Promotional Event of the Year

Superstock Teams Champs, Palmerston North

 

Promotional Event Programme of the Year

Superstock Teams Champs, Palmerston North

 

National Event Programme of the Year

NZ Modified Champs, Woodford Glen

 

Most Improved Speedway of the Year

Stratford Speedway

 

Speedway of the Year

Palmerston North

 

Speedway of the Year: Club Promoted Venue

Woodford Glen

 

Competitor Awards

 

Best Presented Racing Team

Joblin Motorsport

 

Best Presented Speedway Vehicle

Josh Boulton, 891c Super Saloon

 

Rookie of the Year

Dylan Hall, 98n Stockcar

 

Production Saloon Competitor of the Year

Whetu Taewa, 99t

 

Modified Sprint Competitor of the Year

No nominations received – Don’t forget to nominate next year!

 

Adult Ministock Competitor of the Year

Blair Uhlenberg, 28s

 

Youth Ministock Competitor of the Year

Jonny Morley, 24g

 

Quarter Midget Competitor of the Year

Montana Jamieson, 17c

 

Junior Solo Competitor of the Year

George Congreve, 99c

 

Superstock Competitor of the Year

Shane Penn, 1nz

 

Sprintcar Competitor of the Year

Dean Brindle, 2nz

 

Streetstock Competitor of the Year

Paul Simon, 1nz

 

Stockcar Competitor of the Year

Jayden Ward, 1nz

 

Modified Competitor of the Year

Luke Keegan, 1nz

 

Super Saloon Competitor of the Year

Mark Osborne, 1nz

 

Sidecar Competitor of the Year

Paul Humphrey & Ben Franklin, 1nz

 

TQ Midget Competitor of the Year

Matthew Leversedge, 7c

 

Minisprint Competitor of the Year

Jamie Larsen, 2nz

 

Solo Competitor of the Year

Jason Bunyan, 1nz

 

Midget Competitor of the Year

Brock Maskovich, 5a

 

Saloon Competitor of the Year

Chris Cowling, 1nz

 

Overall Sportsperson of the Year

Jason Bunyan, 1nz Solo

 

 

*Unofficial preliminary results. Full results will be announced as they come available.

Winners – New Zealand Speedway Awards 2013

The results are in and the winners of the New Zealand Speedway Awards for 2013 have been announced in Wellington on Saturday.

NZ Speedway Awards

 

2013 Necksgen New Zealand Speedway Awards – Winners

Well done to all those finalists, and a big congratulations to the 2013 award winners.

This years NZ Speedway Award winners* are:

Best National Media Support

NZ Dirt Track Racing

Best Local Media Support

Nelson Mail

Best Written Article

Mike Jury – NZ Modified Champs History

Best Live Action Production

Moore Park – NZ Sidecar Champs

Best Speedway Website of The Year

Rotorua Speedway – www.rotoruaspeedway.co.nz

Best Promotional Printed Item (Other)

Teams Racing Capital of the World T-Shirt

Best Promotional Printed Item – Paper

Spectator’s Speedway Season Review 2011/12

Best Track Announcer

Jason Gutteridge – Woodford Glen

Speedway Photographer of the Year

Graham Hughes

Speedway Action Photo of the Year

Graham Hughes

Best Official to Speedway

Ian Armstrong – Technical Steward

Contribution To Speedway

Barry Brown

Best Presented Club Promoted Track

Paradise Valley Raceway, Rotorua

Best National Event

Superstock Teams Champs – Palmerston North

Best National Event Programme

Superstock Teams Champs – Palmerston North

Best Promotional Event

World 240 Superstock Champs – Rotorua

Best Promotional Event Programme

Boxing Day – Western Springs

Privately Promoted Speedway of the Year

Robertson Holden International Speedway

Club Promoted Speedway of the Year

Paradise Valley Raceway – Rotorua

Rookie of the Year

7C Hayden McKay (Modified)

Best Presented Racing Team

Joblin Motorsport

Best Presented Car & Crew

46E Paddy North

Production Saloon of the Year

Ethan Cook 76g

Adult Ministock of the Year

Matt Phippen 15p

Youth Ministock of the Year

Luke Brown 89a

Modified Sprint of the Year

Brendan Daly 33c

Quarter Midget of the Year

Jayden Busch 91a

Junior Solo of the Year

Jake Turner

Midget Driver of the Year

Michael Pickens 1nz

Sprintcar Driver of the Year

Dean Brindle 2nz

TQ Midget Driver of the Year

Dylan MacGregor 1nz

Minisprint Driver of the Year

Jamie Larsen 1nz

Solo Driver of the Year

Jason Bunyan 1nz

Sidecar of the Year

Paul Humphrey & Ben Franklin 1nz

Super Saloon Competitor of the Year

Mark Osborne 1nz

Saloon Driver of the Year

Steve Cowling 2nz

Modified Driver of the Year

Luke Keegan 1nz

Superstock Driver of the Year

Shane Penn 1nz

Stockcar Driver of the Year

Peter Rees 1nz

Streetstock of the Year

Steve de Malmanche 1nz

Jake Pulman Award of Excellence

Sandra Birdling

Overall Sportsperson of the Year

Shane Penn – 1nz Superstock

*Unofficial preliminary results. Full results will be announced as they come available.

SPANZ – New Zealand Speedway Awards – Sat 22nd June 2013 – Te Papa, Wellington

The New Zealand Speedway Awards for 2013 are to be held in conjunction with the AGM at Te Papa on Saturday 22 June 2013.

Get ready to celebrate with the popular SPANZ New Zealand Speedway Awards in Wellington on Saturday 22nd of June 2013, thanks to ProParts and Chicane Racewear.

UPDATE: The Winners of the NZ Speedway Awards have been announced for 2013 

2013 Necksgen New Zealand Speedway Awards – Wellington

SPANZ Pro Parts New Zealand Speedway Awards

  • When: Saturday June 22, 2013
  • Where:  Brentwood Hotel, Te Papa, Wellington
  • Cost: $160.00 per double includes dinner or $90 single. $10 off for award finalists. Cash bar. 10 people per table.
  • Buy Tickets: Online here
  • Dress: Men: Dress shirts & trousers. No denim, no t-shirts or crew shirts, no sports shoes. Women: Evening wear. No denim, no t-shirts or crew shirts, no sports shoes.

There is a huge number of categories for the awards, including*:

  • Best National Media Support to Speedway
  • Best Local Media Support to Speedway
  • Best Written Article
  • Track Announcer
  • Speedway Photographer of the Year
  • Best Portfolio
  • Speedway Action Photo of the Year – For the best photo
  • Best Live Action Production of the Year
  • Best Website of the Year [Help us out and vote for Speedway Racing New Zealand, www.speedwayracing.co.nz]
  • Best Official to Speedway
  • Best Presented Track – Club Promoted Venue
  • Best National Event
  • Best Promotional Event
  • Best National Event Programme
  • Best Promotional Event Programme
  • Best Promotional Printed Item – Paper
  • Best Promotional Printed Item – Other
  • Contribution to Speedway
  • Speedway of the Year – Private Promoted Venue
  • Speedway of the Year – Club Promoted Venue
  • Rookie of the Year
  • Best Presented Racing Team
  • Best Presented Car and Crew
  • Sports Person of the Year
  • Competitor of the Year – Items to be considered.
  • Plus awards for National and Regional Classes!

* Details to be confirmed

 

As a ticket holder, you also have the opportunity to attend the AGM as an observer for around an hour on Saturday or Sunday.

 

How do you vote for the New Zealand Speedway Awards?

Know who you want to win? Nominations are now closed. Voting will open soon.

 

 

Looking for past award winners?

See the 2012 New Zealand Speedway Award Winners

 

Speedway Promoters Association of NZ

Check out the official awards site: www.speedway.co.nz/awards

 

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Finalists – SPANZ – New Zealand Speedway Awards 2012

Your nominations are in and the finalists have been revealed for the Necksgen New Zealand Speedway Awards, brought to you by Pro Parts and Chicane Racewear. The winners will be announced this Saturday 11th of August, in Auckland at the Ellerslie Event Centre.

 

Congratulations to all those finalists, and good luck for Saturday!

Hope you have got your tickets.

For a current list of finalists see: https://www.sites.google.com/site/nzspeedwayawards

UPDATE: Winners of the 2012 NZ Speedway Awards have been announced!

Vote for the winners – SPANZ – New Zealand Speedway Awards 2012

Voting for the 2012 SPANZ – New Zealand Speedway Awards is now open now closed.

Update: Nominations are in and finalists for the NZ Speedway Awards have been announced.

Update 2: Results of the 2012 NZ Speedway Awards are in!

Update 3: See this year’s latest info for the NZ Speedway Awards

Vote now for the NZ Speedway Awards

Make sure you get your votes in ASAP!

Pick the award winners – Make your vote

Make sure you vote for us at www.speedwayracing.co.nz for Best Website of the Year

Voting closes closed midnight Sunday 22 July 2012

Note: One vote per person – more than one vote per person will disqualify all votes.

Ready to vote? Vote now

Good luck to everyone who has been nominated!

SPANZ – New Zealand Speedway Awards – Sat 11th August 2012 – Auckland

Get ready to celebrate with the popular SPANZ New Zealand Speedway Awards in Auckland on Saturday 11th of August 2012.

The 2012 Necksgen New Zealand Speedway Awards function is set to take place in Auckland on the 11th of August 2012. Bought to you by ProParts and Chicane. Nominations are now closed for the various categories, but voting should open soon.

Looking for the 2013 Awards? See: 2013 New Zealand Speedway Awards in Wellington

UPDATE: 2012 New Zealand Speedway Award Winners have been announced!

2012 Necksgen New Zealand Speedway Awards – AucklandSPANZ Pro Parts New Zealand Speedway Awards

  • When: Saturday August 11, 2012
  • Where:  Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland
  • Cost: $160.00 per double (no single available). 10 people per table. Final day for sales Tuesday 31 July.

There is a huge number of categories for the awards, including*:

  • Best National Media Support to Speedway
  • Best Local Media Support to Speedway
  • Best Written Article
  • Track Announcer
  • Speedway Photographer of the Year
  • Best Portfolio
  • Speedway Action Photo of the Year – For the best photo
  • Best Live Action Production of the Year
  • Best Website of the Year [Help us out and vote for Speedway Racing New Zealand, www.speedwayracing.co.nz – when it’s time to vote]
  • Best Official to Speedway
  • Best Presented Track – Club Promoted Venue
  • Best National Event
  • Best Promotional Event
  • Best National Event Programme
  • Best Promotional Event Programme
  • Best Promotional Printed Item – Paper
  • Best Promotional Printed Item – Other
  • Contribution to Speedway
  • Speedway of the Year – Private Promoted Venue
  • Speedway of the Year – Club Promoted Venue
  • Rookie of the Year
  • Best Presented Racing Team
  • Best Presented Car and Crew
  • Sports Person of the Year
  • Competitor of the Year – Items to be considered.
  • Plus awards for National and Regional Classes!

* Details to be confirmed

 

How do you vote for the New Zealand Speedway Awards?

Know who you want to win? Vote for NZ Speedway Award winners now

Speedway Promoters Association of NZ

Check out the official awards website: www.sites.google.com/site/nzspeedwayawards

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SPANZ – New Zealand Speedway Awards – Saturday 30th July 2011 – Wellington

SPANZ Pro Parts New Zealand Speedway Awards

Get ready to celebrate with the popular SPANZ New Zealand Speedway Awards in Wellington on Saturday 30th of July 2011.

UPDATE: Check out the winners of the New Zealand Speedway Awards

 

SPANZ New Zealand Speedway Awards

  • When: July 30, 2011
  • Where: Brentwood Hotel, 16 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand (Freephone 0508 273689663)
  • Cost: Tickets $160.00 per double (no single available). Get in quick to secure your table (10 persons per table). Final day for ticket sales July 20, 2011. If you’re a nominee then your ticket cost is $150 per double.

There is a huge number of categories for the awards, including:

  • Best National Media Support to Speedway
  • Best Website of the Year
  • Best Local Media Support to Speedway
  • Best Written Article
  • Track Announcer
  • Speedway Photographer of the Year – Best Portfolio
  • Speedway Action Photo of the Year – For the best photo
  • Best Live Action Production of the Year
  • Best Official to Speedway
  • Best Presented Track – Club Promoted Venue
  • Best National Event
  • Best Promotional Event
  • Best National Event Programme
  • Best Promotional Event Programme
  • Best Promotional Printed Item – Paper
  • Best Promotional Printed Item – Other
  • Contribution to Speedway
  • Speedway of the Year – Private Promoted Venue
  • Speedway of the Year – Club Promoted Venue
  • Rookie of the Year
  • Best Presented Racing Team
  • Best Presented Car and Crew
  • Sports Person of the Year
  • Competitor of the Year
  • Plus awards for National and Regional Classes!

 

 

How do you vote for the New Zealand Speedway Awards?

Speedway Promoters Association of NZ – Check out the official awards website: www.sites.google.com/site/nzspeedwayawards
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