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Raceway’s Roar Meet

BLUE RIBBON GIRLS: Horsham girls Joanne Ellis, 3 and sister Samantha, 4, kept a keen eye on father Stephen, competing in the Victorian Street Stock titles at Blue Ribbon Raceway at the weekend. PHOTO: David Fletcher
BLUE RIBBON GIRLS: Horsham girls Joanne Ellis, 3 and sister Samantha, 4, kept a keen eye on father Stephen, competing in the Victorian Street Stock titles at Blue Ribbon Raceway at the weekend.
PHOTO: David Fletcher

THE smell of petrol, the roar of engines and the sight of drivers hurling themselves around the tight dirt track were all part of the action at Horsham’s Blue Ribbon Raceway at the weekend.

The Horsham Motor Sports Club speedway was the site of a controversial Victorian Street Stock titles meet on Saturday and Sunday night.

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New Car on Show

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Steve Ellis of Horsham with a promotional Sprintcar at Horsham Plaza. PHOTO: The Mail-Times

Sprintcars will make their debut at Horsham’s Blue Ribbon Raceway for round five of a Sprintcar Racing Association series tomorrow night.

More than 20 Sprintcars from across the state will join Street Stocks, Three-Litre Modifieds and A Modifieds in a milestone meeting for Horsham Motor Sports Club.

The sprintcar series features more than $116,000 in cash and prizes, including $6000 for the series winner.

Last season’s champion Matthew Reed took the lead after a fourth round win at Avalon International Raceway, Geelong.

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