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By - wcoast

Presentation at Corrigin

On Saturday 14th April 2012 ten magnificently presented speedway machines were on display for the many interested visitors and town people of Corrigin.

Display of Speedway machines
West Coast Speedcars on display at Corrigin

ASDRA President Alan Meakins and Town Planning Consultant Joe Douglas presented plans for the reopening of Walden Park Speedway, Corrigin to Shire Council members, local residents and speedway enthusiasts.

ASDRA President Alan Meakins and Town Planning Consultant Joe Douglas

The track will be built to the latest Speedway Industry Standards making it possible for all divisions to participate in racing.  As Corrigin is about two and a half hours from Perth many of the professional teams would be able to add to the spectacle at some events.

Emphasis would be to encourage local participation from businesses in the area to help with the rebuilding which would keep the money spent on the facility in the town.

Local people, particularly the youth of Corrigin and surrounding areas, will be encouraged to participate and also become trained speedway officials.

Shire Council members Lyn Baker (President) and Dave Bolt, and Environmental Health Officer Lauren Bosch added their advice on the future plans.

Councillors said they will meet this week to discuss the finalities of the proposal and how it could be an asset to the town before making their final decision.

All present were enthusiastic about the future plans and some local people asked how they could become involved.  Alan Meakins answered their various questions and  a very excited and encouraged crowd gave a spirited round of applause to Joe and Alan.

All photos by Deb Alfirevich

8 thoughts on “Presentation at Corrigin

WOLF 16/04/2012 at 4:41 pm

hope it all goes great for you all if can help let me know

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    wcoast 16/04/2012 at 5:55 pm

    Thanks Wolf. You will most likely be hearing from us when things start moving.

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Shirley Katona 16/04/2012 at 5:27 pm

Congratulations to you all on your motivation and dedication to re-open a track. I wish your club well, and who knows – we might get down that way one day. Your photoes and presentation was well done.
Congratulations.

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    wcoast 16/04/2012 at 5:54 pm

    Thank you Shirley. We would love to see you guys racing at the track in the future.

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WA Speedway Commission Inc/speedwaywest 16/04/2012 at 8:19 pm

Congratulations to one and all
Our support is behind you all of the way

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    wcoast 16/04/2012 at 8:58 pm

    Thank you for your support and encouragement.

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Sonya Douglas 16/04/2012 at 11:05 pm

Hi bro. A job well done for my racing enthusiast town planner brother.

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    wcoast 20/04/2012 at 10:48 am

    Thanks for your comment Sonya. We agree wholeheartedly. Your brother has done a fantastic job.

    Reply

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