RACING: Redcliffe driver and Warwick Karting Club member Kyle Evans at Sandy Creek Raceway.
RACING: Redcliffe driver and Warwick Karting Club member Kyle Evans at Sandy Creek Raceway. Gerard Walsh

Redcliffe drivers make Warwick home karting club

KARTING: The Evans family might live at Redcliffe but when it comes to karting, their home track is Warwick.

Kyle Evans and sister Ursula compete with the support of their parents Brett and Lee'anne Evans.

They are members of the Warwick club, with Brett treasurer under an executive led by president Peter Lane.

This weekend, round four of the club championships will be held at Sandy Creek Raceway.

Practice is Saturday and racing on Sunday.

Free admission for spectators.

Fifteen volunteers will run the event.

After this weekend, there will be a break from club rounds for the junior top guns and then round five of the club championships will be on August 12.

Karting is not just for juniors with two generations of drivers in action at Sandy Creek Raceway most meetings. Many father and son combinations compete at the karting facility which has been developed over the past three decades.

Major meet

DRIVERS from as far away as Newcastle will be in Warwick this weekend fine-tuning their form for the CAMS F4 Junior Top Guns on July 14-15.

This weekend's club round will be held at Sandy Creek Raceway with 15 volunteers running the event.

While lists are not kept for prizemoney across Warwick sport, the top guns meeting will be one of the six richest sporting events in Warwick this year.

"We have $35,000 in prizes, the most for a junior karting event in Australia,” Lane said.

While 100 drivers were expected, numbers will be closer to 150 now a test drive in a Formula 4 car is on offer.

"We have drivers from as far as Darwin, Cairns and Newcastle coming to Warwick for the junior top guns.”

Find free copies of Morgan Park News at most horsepower events, including the karting this weekend. MPN is printed five times each year and advertising spots are available by calling Kaela Freeman at Daily News.



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