Driv­ers pre­pare for Khanacross champs

Whitsunday Times - - MOTORING -

HIGH speed car rac­ing will re­turn to the Whit­sun­day Race­way and Proser­pine’s Tonker Park Race­way for the Mixed Ti­tle Khanacross Cham­pi­onships which will take place on Oc­to­ber 19 and 20.

The two-day event will see com­peti­tors bat­tle it out on the tar­mac course of the Whit­sun­day Race­way on the Satur­day and face the chal­leng­ing of­froad course of Tonker Park Race­way on Sun­day.

All driv­ers must have a Level 2 Non Speed Li­cence and hold a cur­rent club mem­ber­ship to race and both must be avail­able on the day.

All com­peti­tors and their pas­sen­gers must also wear a AS1698 hel­met and en­closed footwear.

Ex­pe­ri­enced club mem­bers will be on hand to take will­ing pas­sen­gers on hot laps for $20 per per­son.

Weekend passes can be pur­chased for $100 or sin­gle day passes for bi­tu­men en­try is $80, dirt en­try fee is $50 and ju­niors are half price.

Scru­ti­neer­ing will be held at 7.30am with rac­ing to start at 9.30am.

All spec­ta­tors are wel­come to at­tend the event for free.

Camp­ing is avail­able over the weekend and new hot shower and toi­let fa­cil­i­ties will be pro­vided by the Whit­sun­day Sport­ing Car Club.

All driv­ers must have their ve­hi­cles oiled, coolant and fuel leak free with nom­i­na­tions clos­ing on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 16 at 5pm. Com­peti­tors can reg­is­ter by email­ing wscc@ymail.com or by vis­it­ing www.face­book.com/WSCClub.

For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact club sec­re­tary Kym Hall on 0407 398 519.

OFF ROAD: Whit­sun­day Sport­ing Car Club driver An­thony Dettmann left a huge dust trail in his red Nis­san Pul­sar dur­ing the last round of Khanacross Cham­pi­onships at Tonker Park Race­way in May this year.

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