Two Wimmera sportsmen’s clubs will join forces for combined motorcylce and car racing at Dooen circuit, near Horsham on February 4. The clubs are Horsham Motor Sports Club and Horsham District Motorcycle Club.
The motor sports club will use the meeting to test the popularity of rally cross racing in the wimmera. Part of the money raised from the event will go towards the club’s planned major project, a speedway centere at Dooen.
Motor sports secretary, Mr Eric Davison, of Rupanyup, announced plans for the meeting yesterday. His club has issued an open ivitation to Western Victorian car or motorcycle owners to compete in the car racing, including quarter-mile sprints and rally cros, and cycle racing.
Mr Davison also announced his club had given permission to the motorcycle club to run meetings are the Dooen centre to encourage membership.
Last month, a grader shaped the winding rally cross circuit of three-tenths of a mile for future rally cross meetings.