Wimmera Kart Club

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SUPP-REGS for ROUND 3 of the Victorian Country Series held in Horsham May 21 can be downloaded here > www.wimmerakartclub.com.au/2017/17_AustransCountrySeriesRND3_WimmeraKartClub_May20212017_v2%20cop...

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Arrow prototype goes P1 in qualifying, every race, and sets fastest lap of final on the last lap at SA titles in 36 degree heat. Huge thanks to @remoracing and the crew at DPEKT for their input and as...

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Twenty young kart racers were on track this morning at the Australian Grand Prix for a rehearsal ahead of this afternoon's formula one race.

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The 70M SPECTATOR BARRIER FENCE at the Dooen Raceway was completed today! A big thank you to everyone who helped make this fence possible and those that took time to help and especially Garry Parfett (non member) for giving up some of his time. Also thanks to the following who helped, Paul Turmine, Donna Turmine, Robbie Turmine, Andrew King, Alan Lear, Kalan Souter, Shane Altmann and Greg Zerbst. • Many thanks also to the Horsham Sports & Community Club for the Grant! Thanks to Graeme Koschmann of GK Autos & Hire for the free hire of the equipment and thank you to Johnson's Merchandise for the supply of materials at a great discount for our Kart Club. ... See MoreSee Less

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Helen Isaac, Sabrina Luciani and 7 others like this

Ash MitchellAwesome job. Fantastic work 😎4 days ago   ·  1
Paul FeelyWe know how much work that is from the other year at Ballarat - its a relief when finished4 days ago   ·  1
Shane AltmannWell done guys3 days ago

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This coming Saturday 25th March we are hoping to finish the 70mtrs of spectator fencing at our circuit and some help is needed.
- It would be great if 3 or so members can find the time to be at the track at 1pm.
- Please let me know if you are available by return email or call me. Also if you have a cordless drill with 8mm tek head please bring it along. Cheers,
- Shane Souter / WKRC Acting President
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The work continues at the track with club members Kalan Souter aged 10 helping with the new spectators fence upgrade and Shane Altmann on the barrow. ... See MoreSee Less

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Ash MitchellAwesome job guys, new fence is looking fantastic6 days ago

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SPONSORSHIP PROPOSAL - Round 3 WIMMERA, Austrans Victorian Country Series MAY 21. If you would like to sponsor this event please email the Secretary with your details • Click on this link below for further details. www.wimmerakartclub.com.au/2017/sponsorship%20proposal%202017%20vcsR3.pdf

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Club member Brayden Souter #93
KA3 Senior Class, IAME KA100 Engine,, Arrow Kart
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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.

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.

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

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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
Club Secretary Sabrina Luciani
Licence Secretary Shane Souter
Phone 0409 807 153
Race Secretary Shane Altmann

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