Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Wacky Racing Comeback; Carts Replace Race Cars at New Venue

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Wacky Racing Comeback; Carts Replace Race Cars at New Venue

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Byline: Sophie Lester

RACERS at the ready -- the Warwick Wacky Racers billycart event has been saved.

The event, originally scheduled for October 1 on William St, was earlier cancelled after organisers failed to secure council funding.

But members of the Warwick and District Sporting Car Club have stepped in to host the event at Morgan Park Raceway on November 12.

Event organiser Gene Corbett said he was blown away by the community support for the event.

"After we thought we'd have to cancel, I had a good chat with one of our sponsors, Matt Collins, on Friday night at the Scots PGC P&F ball," Mr Corbett said.

"He was absolutely adamant that Warwick needed this event and from there we spoke to Cyril (Brown) who was a competitor last year and pretty quickly we got the ball rolling on getting the event happening at Morgan Park.

"A group of us went out there on Tuesday afternoon to work out how we wanted to do this thing and do some test runs. …

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