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McFadden prevails in titanic struggle

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Justin FrisSouth Western Times
James McFadden recorded a win for the ages in last night’s Krikke Boys Shootout feature race.
Camera IconJames McFadden recorded a win for the ages in last night’s Krikke Boys Shootout feature race. Credit: Gavin Skene/Monte Motorsport Sprintcar Team Facebook page

Monte Motorsport Sprintcar Team driver James McFadden recorded an infamous victory in the 22nd Krikke Boys Shootout last night at the Make Smoking History Bunbury Speedway.

Starting from second on the grid in the 35-lap A-Main feature, McFadden duelled with Krikke Motorsport driver Kerry Madsen in one of the most high-octane passages of racing you are ever likely to witness.

After taking the lead from Madsen – who had been dominating out in front – with 11 laps to go, both drivers threw everything at each other in the closing stages.

There were several lead changes in the final two laps, but McFadden held his nerve down the back straight to edge out Madsen complete a remarkable victory, which punctuated a breathless program of racing.

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