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Ginneken Wins WA Sprintcar Championship Event

McKENZIE, Tenn. (Dec. 15, 2016) – Tim Van Ginneken made it look easy, but the sweeping victory in the Western Australia (WA) Sprintcar Championship at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday, Dec. 10, was anything but. The Victoria, Australia, driver started from the pole for the 30-lap feature event but he had to earn the win the hard way after an early penalty saw him relegated to third. The fault was only to prove to be a minor penalty, as Van Ginneken marched forward to retake the lead and capture the championship race title he’d captured a year before for McKenzie, Tenn., based manufacturer, J&J Auto Racing.

The event was part of the Salute the General event, which paid tribute to WA speedway legend, John ‘The General’ Day, who put the bright orange push utes that are highly recognized in the west. Day had passed away a day earlier. Van Ginneken also battled a stout field that included both American and Australian drivers to claim the win.

J&J Auto Racing would like to thank everyone who visited us during the 2016 PRI Show in Indianapolis on Dec. 8 – 10. Our 2017 season is off to a great start as the days of 2016 wind down. Please visit the website at www.jandjautoracing.com for information about parts, sales and merchandise. The brand is also on Twitter @JJ_Auto_Racing and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JJAutoRacing.


About J&J Auto Racing

For more than 40 years, J&J Auto Racing has been a leader in racecar chassis manufacturing. With intricate attention to detail and a willingness to provide chassis to the consumer’s specifications, J&J has taken its place as a leader in Sprint car racing innovation and safety. Founded and headed by Jack and Bonnie Elam, J&J Auto Racing is based in McKenzie, Tenn. For more information regarding J&J Auto Racing, please visit www.jandjautoracing.com or follow the brand on Twitter @JJ_Auto_Racing and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JJAutoRacing/. 


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