Final weekend of motorsport season

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Andrew Lawrie in a Mitsubishi Mirage during a previous Noel McIntyre Drainage Club Saloon race at Teretonga. Photo: Ron Veint

THIS weekend will see the final action of the 2021/2022 motorsport season at Teretonga Park near Invercargill.

Motor racing presented by Downer takes centrestage on Saturday with a club meeting while Sunday sees the Evolution Motorsport ClubSport Triathlon at the track.

Saturday’s racing will feature Noel McIntyre Drainage Club Saloons and Sports and Racing Cars with the action starting at 11am with testing, qualifying and 11 races planned for the day.

On Sunday, the Evolution Motorsport ClubSport Triathlon takes place at Teretonga. The event will consist of a single-car standing quarter mile and a grass motorkhana in the morning and an Autocross event in the afternoon.

A helmet is required for the standing quarter mile although the club can provide one if necessary. This is a non-championship event and suitable for beginners, 12 years of age
and over. Competitors receive three goes at each event.

The morning’s activities cost $30 while the Autocross entry fee is $45.
The Evolution Motorsport Nissan Sentra is available for use for a $20 fee.

Sign-in is from 8.30am and the action will start at 9.30am.

ClubSport co-ordinator Malcolm Mitchell said the event would be a fun day with no pressure.

It had already attracted plenty of interest and anyone wanting more information can contact him on 021 666 056 or at malcolm.mitchell67@gmail.com

Entry for spectators is free on both days. Vaccine passports are no longer required but if you are feeling unwell, or are exhibiting any symptoms such as a cough, fever, sore throat, or shortness of breath, please stay at home.

— Lindsay Beer is the Southland Sports Car Club publicity officer

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