Long haul to race

Junior class dragsters Dylan Pettigrew and Madison Brown, both from Perth, will return to the sport at Koorlong’s Sunset Strip this weekend after a long layoff due to junior drag racing being suspended in Western Australia. Picture: Louise Barker

Junior class dragsters Dylan Pettigrew and Madison Brown, both from Perth, will return to the sport at Koorlong’s Sunset Strip this weekend after a long layoff due to junior drag racing being suspended in Western Australia. Picture: Louise Barker

AFTER nine months out of the seat, West Australian drag racers Madison Brown and Dylan Pettigrew can’t wait make their return at Koorlong’s Sunset Strip this weekend.

The West Australian Government suspended junior drag racing in their state last November, days after eight-year-old Anita Board died following a crash at Perth Motorplex.

Junior racers in that state have felt lost without the sport and some have received counselling to come to grips the fatal accident. Some parents have been told the kids should move on with the sport.

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