The 2017-18 race season kicked off last Saturday night (21st October) at Baypark Family Speedway, with Chris Cowling behind the wheel of the the #49 Wealleans Corvette.
A smooth night, with no dramas. Finishing 6th and 2nd in the heat races, and a 4th place finish in the feature.
Car is now run in and ready for Bodie to begin his season at Baypark on the 4th of November.
Photo Credit: Sportsweb Photography.
We are proud to annouce our new paint scheme for the 2017/18 race season, featuring our new naming rights sponsor, Wealleans Allied Petroleum. Along with Whitianga Self Storage, Heli A1, Whitianga Waterways, Mercury Bay Diesel, Christensen Cartage, Coastal Signs, Valvoline and Sportsweb Photography.
Massive thanks to Chris Cowling for the design work, and thanks to Darren Hartley from Coastal Signs, who will be applying the graphics to the car. Watch this space as we will have release photos of the car coming soon.
The new upcoming 2017/2018 race season sees a complete re-brand and new look for Bodie Abrahamson Motorsport (BAM). Last season was great for the team and we are hoping to build on that again this season starting in October.
We would like to start by annoucing a brand new naming rights sponsor for the #49 Pro-X saloon. This season we are pleased to welcome Wealleans Allied Petroleum to the team as our main sponsor. We are looking forward to working with Shane and the whole team at Wealleans. Wealleans support and contribution to our team is greatly appreciated and will really help us achieve our goals this season having them on board. So watch this space for the new paint scheme and team re-brand in Wealleans Allied Petroleum colours.
Secondly, Bodie Abrahamson Motorsport (BAM) are excited to welcome Mason Dawson to the team as new our Crew Chief. Mason brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the team. Its great to have fresh blood and new ideas. We are looking forward to working with Mason and his partner Samara this season. Cannot thank them both enough for their efforts and contribution.
Lastly, we are honoured to have recently been invited to Leadfoot Festival 2018 in February next year.
The Leadfoot Festival is a unique weekend bringing together a mix of classic cars & motorcycles featuring famed motorsport legends. The Leadfoot Festival pays respect to the most significant and outstanding race vehicles and drivers where the selection of machinery on Leadfoot Ranch will include a spectacular array of the world’s finest competition cars and motorcycles.
In action will be everything from classic formula and road race cars to off road machines and vintage motorcycles. The Leadfoot Festival attracts drivers and race cars reminiscent of many era’s in an enthusiastic display of speed, style, sound, smell and color providing a high-profile, competitive environment for the world’s great manufacturers and racing stars. Massive thank you to Rod and Shelly Millen for this amazing opportunity.
Our draft race schdule can be found on our website. This is draft only and subject to change with new dates to be added. Keep checking back for more info.
Thank you to our remaining loyal sponsors and partners who are with us for another season.
-Whitianga Self Storage
-Heli A1 Limted
-Mercury Bay Diesel
-Mental Racewear NZ
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