Wimmera Kart Club

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WKRC member Leon Forrest competed in Tag R Masters class finishing on the podium in 2nd place at Round 3 of the Austrans Victorian Country Series.
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Malcolm MuldoonGood job, well done speedy1 day ago

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In KA3 Medium class there were three WKRC members competing on the weekend. Remo Luciani, Alex Baker and Ash Mitchell. Remo was first over line with Alex also on the podium finishing 3rd and #19 kart of Ash 5th.
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WKRC member Darcie Landrigan #22 made her first appearance at R3 Austrans Victorian Country Series over the weekend where she competed in KA4 light class. (Pic Pace Images) ... See MoreSee Less

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Lia LandriganSimon:)2 days ago

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Competing in the KA3 Senior Light class on the weekend in kart #93 was Wimmera club's Brayden Souter.
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WKRC member Robbie Turmine pictured with his pitcrew Donna (mum) and Paul (dad). Robbie gained some great experience over the weekend when he competed in Cadet 12 class at R3 of the Austrans Victorian Country Series. Great team effort!
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Donna TurmineNot a bad good looking bunch 😃2 days ago   ·  2

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Update: Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser. We need another 4 volunteers if anyone is free for a few hours on Saturday June 3rd. ... See MoreSee Less

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Robert MoirI can possibly help if someone could help us join the club5 days ago
Wimmera Kart Racing Club IncI will have the licence secretary give you a call tonight Rob, or contact details are on our website www.wimmerakartclub.com.au/page7.htm - Sab5 days ago   ·  1

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BUNNINGS BBQ - SATURDAY, 3 JUNE - ATTN MEMBERS
Once again our "Bunnings Horsham BBQ" is coming up on Saturday 3rd of June and we need some volunteers again to fill in times below. If you can spare a few hours, could you please let me know at your earliest convenience.
• 1 person -Morning Shift 9:30am to 12:00pm
• 3 people -Lunch Shift 11:45 to 2:00pm
• 4 people -Afternoon Shift 2:00pm to 4:00pm (+cleanup)
This is a great fundraising opportunity for our club and we thank all the members who have made it a success in the past. Thanking you in anticipation.
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- Please check this space & our website for updates
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A reminder that there was a change in Venue's of the Victorian Country Series - ROUND 3 will be at PORTLAND on the 21st of May and ROUND 4 will be in HORSHAM on the 16th of July. ... See MoreSee Less

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• MICHAEL SEEARY - MONACO GP7 KART FOR SALE •
- Monaco GP7 30-32 Chassis (Ex-REMO)
- IAME KA100 Engine (5-6 hours use)
- Kart with Alfano Pro. $3,200
- Kart with good kart stand $3,300
- Kart with stand and transponder $3,500
Please contact Michael on mobile 0488534404 or email tweakx9@hotmail.com for more info:
www.wimmerakartclub.com.au/page10.htm
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Aaron MutchTim Mutch2 weeks ago   ·  1

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About The Wimmera Kart Club

“The Early Years”
The Wimmera Club was first formed as the Horsham Go-Kart Club in 1968, with members racing simple homemade machines with Victa motors. The location of the club was at the Dooen Recreation Reserve, north of Horsham where the track is still located today.

A decision was made by the committee during the 80’s to consolidate the club and a name change was made – to the Wimmera Kart Racing Club. Also during the mid 80’s the track was re-designed and a hot-mix surface applied. In the early days the club had a membership totalling in excess of 100, with up to 60 racing competitively throughout the state.

“Location”
The Club is located in Horsham which is on the banks of the Wimmera River, some 300km north-west of Melbourne, and 450km south-east of Adelaide on the Western Highway. Horsham, the capital of the productive and efficient rural region of western Victoria know as the Wimmera.

“Horsham”
Highlights of Horsham include the botanic gardens, May Park, Wimmera River and the immaculate, highly renowned Horsham golf course which is a short drive west and the newly built in 2006 the Horsham Aquatic Centre. The population is currently around 19,000. Wheat and sheep, together with fruit and vegetables, are the main produce of the area. The town also has an industrial sector.

Horsham provides you with vibrant shopping experiences, and everything you could possibly want is to be found right here. Select from independent and chain outlets to a mix of retail businesses, from boutique and individually owned, to multinational outlets, all within easy walking distance and with good car parking. Horsham also has a new Aquatic Centre. Maybe a picnic in the cool shaded Botanic Gardens designed by Sir William Guilfoyle, the curator of Melbourne’s royal botanic gardens. Horsham also functions as a base for those wishing to explore Grampians National Park which is just a 30 minute drive. The city has many fine restaurants, hotels, from apartments and motels to caravan parks and bed & breakfasts, Horsham offers accommodation for all tastes.

Horsham is a great place to relax after a hard days racing!

   
 
Club Name Wimmera Kart Racing Club
Circuit Name Dooen Raceway
Club Location 650 Henty Hwy, Dooen  (Horsham), Vic 3400
 
Club Website www.wimmerakartclub.com.au/
Club Facebook www.facebook.com/wimmerakartracingclub
Club Twitter www.twitter.com/wimmerakartclub
Club Contact Shane Souter
Phone 0409 807 153
Email
 
   

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On board video from Wimmera Kart Clubs Dooen Raceway (clockwise direction)

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Club Details
Club Postal Address Wimmera Kart Racing Club
PO Box 920
Horsham, VIC, 3400
Monthly Meeting 10:00am at the Club Social Room at the kart track on the last Sunday of each month

Club Personnel
Club President Shane Souter
Mobile 0409 807 153
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Club Secretary Sabrina Luciani
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Licence Secretary Shane Souter
Phone 0409 807 153
Email
   
Race Secretary Shane Altmann
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Track Details
Track Name Dooen Raceway
Track Location 650 Henty Hwy, Dooen  (Horsham), Vic 3400
Track Length 518m, Track Width, 8m
Grid Capacity 26
Track Surface Bitumen / Hotmix
Direction Clockwise
Open Hours Daily (By arrangement)
Camping Facilities Yes (By arrangement)
Timing Strips (Alfano 3 strips)

 

 

Wimmera Kart Club details last updated 14/03/2017