Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Plenty of Action This Weekend

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Plenty of Action This Weekend

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Byline: Liam Butterworth MOTORSPORT

THE motorsport community of Gladstone will be busy this weekend with several sports hosting competition days.

The Central Queensland Moto-trials club will be hosting their first meet of the season at their Chamberlain Road trial area while the Gladstone Kart Club will be holding their second championship points round of the year.

Moto-trials involve a 'section' which may include logs, boulders and other natural obstacles which the rider must navigate.

Each section is modified using arrows to cater to the specific rider's ability. Riders must incur as few penalties as possible while navigating these sections.

For example, a novice rider may only be required to navigate their way through a section, while the advanced rider has to weave their way through while moving over a log.

The trials action gets under way at 8am on Sunday along Chamberlain Road at Calliope.

The Gladstone Kart Club will also be getting back into the racing action for their second championship meet of the year. …

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