The Goulburn Speedway has endured the worst possible start to its 2021/22 season, having been forced to cancel all three events scheduled so far.
The opening round of the season was set for October 23, the second for November 13, and the third - and biggest yet - for last weekend.
The first event was called off due to the lingering COVID-19 restrictions, while the latter two were rained out.
Speedway vice president, Tony Kranitis, said he was disappointed that the events were cancelled due to an amount of rain the likes of which he hadn't seen before.
"It was too wet last weekend, the rain was ridiculous," Kranitis said.
"The track is okay, but it's just too wet and too soft. We put a machine on there to do some work on it yesterday and the machine nearly got bogged because the ground is so soft.
"There's just so much water seeping down from the hill all the time ... it'll probably take a couple of weeks of good weather just to dry out."
Last weekend's event was supposed to be the biggest of the year so far, as it was scheduled to feature the speedcar division.
Due to their speed and the excitement they generate, the speedcars are the most popular vehicles to watch for fans of the speedway.
"Last weekend, we had the speedcars and they are our biggest drawcard," Kranitis said.
"They're super-fast, I call them triple-A fast. They're very popular and bring our biggest crowds when they're here.
"They were pretty disappointed when I rang them and told them [that the track was too wet for the event to go ahead], because everyone was itching for a run."
Due to the incessant rain across the state, there have only been a handful of events run at any of the major speedways. This lack of motorsport has driven up the anticipation among Goulburn fans, and Kranitis expects the crowd to be huge when they are finally able to run an event.
"One thing is for sure, when we do run it'll be a big night because people are just itching to go," he said.
"Because they just haven't been able to go. And drivers haven't bee able to drive either, because Sydney's still not finished and Nowra haven't been able to run either."
The next event scheduled for the Goulburn Speedway is on January 8, which Kranitis expects to be a crowd-pleaser.
"The wingless sprints will be the main event on the night, they're a very strong division," he said.
"They've got something like 80 cars. We've never had that many here, but we've had 40-plus."
The first Goulburn Speedway event of 2022 will take place on Saturday, January 8. The gates will open at 4pm with racing set to start from 6pm.
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