THERE’s a fair chance the AJ Cochrane and Sons Formula 500 track championship trophy will be claimed by a racer from the Wheatbelt this Saturday night.
Merredin’s Tom Hooper, who recently won the WA championship in Bunbury, leads the track championship points on 2553 from Kellerberrin product Troy Johnson on 2533.
Both have nominated for this weekend’s Gold Cup Grand Final round.
Adrian Haywood, who is third, has not nominated, but Narrogin’s Luke Nardini, who is fourth has.
When the Formulas last ran here on March 14 it was Glenn Carstairs who won the feature race from Johnson, Hooper, Andrew Priolo and Cody Turrachio.
Carstairs, who is from Wandering, is also in the field that includes Steven Ellement, Chris Dymock, Andrew Priolo, Gavin Connelly, Mark House, David Sinagra, Cameron McKenzie, Jamie Pages, David Carstairs, Brett Janssen, Jeff Ross, Brock Nanovich, Tom Hooper, Jeremy Saffin, Luke Nardini, Jamie Nardini, Shane Andersson and Troy Johnson.
The Formula 500s are part of a big night of Super Speedway action for the Merger Contracting Gold Cup Grand Final.
Also on the program will be the Wormall Civil Sprintcars, The Pool Shop Group Speedcars, Ellement Produce Junior Sedans and Late Models.
Book your tickets ONLINE and we will see you trackside this Saturday night.