Andrew Buchanan’s career defining run of good form at Australian-hosted Sidecsar events was the lead out in the May 2017 issue of NZ Dirt Track. The won an Oceania round, placed third in the World event and second in the Aussie title. Michael Pickens was completely dominant in both Midgets and Sprintcars at Western Springs for almost the entire season, while Tyler Walker had great form at the NI Stockcar Champs.
Daniel Anderson won the SI Sprintcars at Cromwell, Jamie Moohan and Jacob Cooper the Sidecar GP, and Huntly’s Speedfest had a two page spread. Most other tracks also had late season coverage in the magazine.