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Speedway Work Races Ahead

HARD AT WORK: Horsham Motor Sports Club member Chris Wilde, left, operates a Ditch Witch to dig a trench for electrical cable which will power the track’s race lights. Simon Smith of Kalkee is also pictured. Wilde spent 13 hours on the machine. A fence in the background is now finished. Trevor and Helen Simmons spent two days painting the white concrete track wall also pictured in the background. PHOTO: The Wimmera Mail-TImes
HARD AT WORK: Horsham Motor Sports Club member Chris Wilde, left, operates a Ditch Witch to dig a trench for electrical cable which will power the track’s race lights.
Simon Smith of Kalkee is also pictured. Wilde spent 13 hours on the machine. A fence in the background is now finished. Trevor and Helen Simmons spent two days painting the white concrete track wall also pictured in the background.
PHOTO: The Wimmera Mail-TImes

Work at Blue Ribbon Raceway, north of Horsham, is speeding ahead in anticipation of a slick start to racing. Horsham Motor Sports Club members are spending countless volunteer hours polishing off jobs at the track which has risen from a bare paddock.

Earthworks are now finished, concrete walls and a track perimeter fence are in place and a turning lane into the track from Blue Ribbon Road has been installed.

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