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The Culmination of a Dream

THEY'RE RACING: Horsham Motor Sports Club enthusiast Ray Buckley, number 84, spins out in a shower of dirt and dust during a trial run at Blue Ribbon Raceway on Sunday. Mail-Times photographer Paul Carracher caught Buckley spinning out on a corner as Rod Berry slipped through on the inside.
THEY’RE RACING: Horsham Motor Sports Club enthusiast Ray Buckley, number 84, spins out in a shower of dirt and
dust during a trial run at Blue Ribbon Raceway on Sunday.
Mail-Times photographer Paul Carracher caught Buckley spinning out on a corner as Rod Berry slipped through
on the inside.
PHOTO: Paul Carracher

About 27 years ago Horsham Motor Sports Club members started lobbying to build a speedway track in the Horsham area.

When cars start belting around the club’s new Blue Ribbon Raceway at Kalkee about 7pm on Saturday, their dream will finally come true.

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Speedway Geared to Blast Off

HOW FAST?:Time-keeper Rob Queale had the best view in the house during Horsham Motor Sports Club's trial run at the weekend. The club will have its first official meeting on Saturday. PHOTO: Paul Carracher.
HOW FAST?: Time-keeper Rob Queale had the best view in the house during Horsham Motor Sports Club’s trial run at the weekend. The club will have its first official meeting on Saturday. PHOTO: Paul Carracher.

Mud will fly and engines will throb at Horsham Motor Sports Club’s inaugural meeting at Blue Ribbon Raceway this weekend.

Speedway fans will hear the roar of cars belting around a 410 metre dirt track for the first time in the Horsham district when racing starts at 7pm on Saturday.

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All Clear For New Speedway – Races in 1972

All Clear for New Speedway - Races in 1972
Wimmera Mail-Times, 1971

$40,000 track at Dooen

The State Government has given Horsham Motor Sports Club the all clear to start work on its new speedway, costing between $30,000 and $40,000, at Dooen near Horsham.

The first day races and night races under lights will be late next year.

Sports club committeeman Mr Don McMillan, announced yesterday that his club would call tenders next month for earth work which will shape the speedway.

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