Speedway: Port Kennedy veteran Anthony King claims 10th state title


Veteran racer and Port Kennedy resident Anthony King collected his tenth state title on the weekend at the Western Australian Modified Sedan Title at Narrogin Speedway.
Veteran racer and Port Kennedy resident Anthony King collected his tenth state title on the weekend at the Western Australian Modified Sedan Title at Narrogin Speedway.

VETERAN racer and Port Kennedy resident Anthony King collected the 10th state title of his career on the weekend when he emerged victorious in the Western Australian Modified Sedan Title (WAMS) at Narrogin Speedway.

The 45-year-old almost threw his car off course during a GWN WA Series round at the Narrogin track three weeks prior to the speedway competition, but fellow racer Aydan Trewern repaired it just in time for the event.

King said he was glad to make it to the track for the two-night show.

“Picking up my 10th state title win is a massive accomplishment and I’m really proud of the whole team for making it possible,” King said.

King and his team’s hard work would be rewarded in the final heat race, as his third-place finish was enough to earn him the pole position start for the WA Title-deciding feature race.

King survived multiple stoppages and led from start to finish to complete the perfect 10 state title record.

“It’s a bit of a relief to know that I’m still able to be competitive enough to win after having raced for almost 35 years,” Mr King said.

King has raced speedway since the age of nine.

The motorsport title winner has racked up titles across five different classes throughout his career, including sedans and open wheels, and his recent win was no different.

King will compete this Saturday night at the South Coast Classic at Albany’s Attwell Park Speedway.

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