Big field of Prolites ready for war!!!

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The Prolite class in Western Australia is booming! Big fields at each event and highly competitive racing has been the calling card of the Pro Lite class in the 2016 CAMS, PGS Industries WAORC. A field of 6 Naturally Aspirated Rockets are set to start the Cochranes Transport Badgingarra 250 after Annie Hosking was a late withdrawal

115 – Steve Knowles showed in 1 lap at Kalgoorlie that he is certainly coming to grips with his Works Auto, Swank Fabrication, Kila Photos sponsored machine. His times on Saturdays racing proved that he will be one of the quickest in class and an outside chance for a class win

117 – Bernie Holt comes into the Badgy 250 brimming with confidence. A maiden outright podium place at the Kalgoorlie 400 in his Kawasaki powered Goose Racing machine is all the motivation that Bernie needs head into Round 5. If Bernie can piece together another race like he had in Kalgoorlie, there is no reason why we wont see the #117 buggy in the top 3 again

161 – Brett Smith has been in unstoppable form lately, dominating the Kalgoorlie 400 to take his first outright win of the year. A trip over to Waikerie in South Australia saw a rare mechanical failure for the team, but you can guarantee that the Southern Cross Racing Team will have spent many hours in the shed making sure that the prolite is right for the Badgy 250. However with new vehicles entering each race and some old competitors getting quicker all the time, navigator Corey Smith will be checking the mirrors to make sure nobody springs a surprise on them

163 – Wayne Holt is the second of the Goose Racing entries at the Badgy 250. His Sollitco buggy should be well suited to the conditions and Wayne will be looking for a good result. With the Badgy 250 being an entirely new track, Holt will be drawing on the all the experience he has gained throughout 2016 in order to push his way to the front of the field

171 – Mal Yeardley spent his first race at the Bencubbin getting used to his new BAT buggy and ironing out the bugs. With a little more seat time under his belt, Yeardley has one buggy set in his sights and that is the #161 of Brett Smith. Mates off the track but rivals on it, Yeardley will be pushing his Racegear WA sponsored buggy to the limit to chase down the class leaders. With experience in the Prolite class at a national level, Yeardley will be using all the tricks in the trade to come out on top

198 – Marcus Wells has moved from the Pro Buggy class down to the Prolite class since his last run at the Duke of York Narrogin Chase. With a new buggy and a new powerplant at his disposal Wells will most certainly be trying to throw the cat amongst the pigeons in the hope of taking the class win