The Midwest Kart Club at Geraldton, WA, has been forced to cancel tomorrow’s club race meeting due to damage inflicted by Tropical Cyclone Seroja.
“Because of the amount of damage, unfortunately we are having to cancel this due to lack of safety and repair work” the club posted.
Instead of racing, the club will now be conducting a cleanup working bee.
“We are asking all members, if possible, to please come up to the track this Saturday (17 April) and assist us clean up so we can get the club and circuit back how it should be so we can start racing again. This was so unexpected for us all and we are very disappointed we are having to cancel our first Clubrun back.”
The works are planned for 10am to 2pm and the club is encouraging members who turn up to do the cleanup to also bring their karts.
“Once we have completed the work, the track will be open for a practice / fun day for all those who have lent a hand.”
Cyclone Seroja (3 to 12 April 2021) was a deadly tropical cyclone that brought flooding and landslides to parts of southern Indonesia and East Timor and later went on to impact Western Australia’s Mid West region, becoming one of the first to do so since Cyclone Elaine in 1999.
Nine News has declared the damage to the area an “insurance catastrophe” with a bill expected to top $25 million. See more HERE.
- images – Midwest Kart Club / Facebook