Easter in The Country brings a need for speed

MOTORSPORTS: Ironbark Raceway green lit their 2019 racing series on Saturday, with round two expected to be the biggest event on their racing calender.

More than 40 cars dragged down the strip in Roma providing a supercharged evening of racing.

Ironbark Raceway president David Carney said their was no hiccups and the racing went smoothly.

"It went really well actually with a good roll up of spectators and cars to go with it,” Carney said.

"We had about 40 cars and motorbikes racing on the day, consisting of classes from Junior Dragsters all the way through to street cars.”

SPEED UP: Ironbark Raceway Round One, Roma, March 2019.
SPEED UP: Ironbark Raceway Round One, Roma, March 2019. Shane Rayner

Round two for the raceway will run in conjunction with Easter in the Country on Saturday, April 20, which will be the first round in the Queensland Summit Racing Series that will run over two days.

Committee member Russell Grulke said it was the largest event on Ironbark's racing calender.

"It's going to be a huge meet, we had about 120 entries last year and we are expecting about the same,” Grulke said.

"There will be all classes of racing from motorbikes, street cars, supercharged, outlaws, all sorts of weird and wonderful machinery.

"You'll need to bring your ear protection that's for sure.”


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