BACK ON TRACK: A range of classes will race hard during the Lockyer Valley Speedway this weekend.
BACK ON TRACK: A range of classes will race hard during the Lockyer Valley Speedway this weekend. Tom Threadingham

Lockyer Valley speedway back in action

A PREVIOUS run of bad luck had put the brakes on the speedway community.

However, nothing will hold back the Lockyer Valley Speedway team as they gear up to host their first meeting of 2015 this Saturday.

Lockyer Valley Speedway president Ian Jones said this would be only the second race meeting for the 2014-15 season.

"There has been a massive break between races," Jones said.

The club's first race meeting was cancelled due to construction works in October, and the December meet was also cancelled due to poor weather.

Jones said racers were keen to hit the Gatton track this weekend.

"We've got a good roll-up of juniors driving in sedans before the Queensland titles in February," he said.

"This race meet will let them get some practice and they'll be able to set their cars up to suit the Gatton track.

"We'll have V8 late models and a fireworks show, too.

"We had the fireworks booked for the December meeting but, when it got washed out, we transferred it to this meeting."

Racing will start from noon with the main program from 4pm.


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