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St George 399... Ready
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Friday, 28 April 2017
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The marquees are up, the bunting is out, the track is marked and the all important start finish banner has been hoisted, signalling that the St George 399 venue, the first round of the recently announced BFGoodrich CAMS Australian Off Road Championship, is ready and waiting for the action.

Teams will start to head out to the track for long course reconnaissance at noon today. With a small amount of rain received over the last week, the track and venue are in good condition, however, with no rain on the horizon, the dust settling damp top soil won’t last long. It is expected that dust will start to kick up after the first few laps of racing, however the expected breeze should make for good race conditions.

Comfortable weather is also forecasted, with the temperature set to be in the high teens during the day and chillier overnight.

43 teams remain on the St George 399 competitor list, down from 45 with the withdrawal earlier in the week of the Owen Racing #30 Jimco of Glenn Owen and Mat Ryan after the team were unable to rectify electrical gremlins that plagued the team at last weekend’s ARB Sunraysia 400.

Another casualty of the ARB Sunraysia 400 with engine failure and now unable to greet the St George 399 start line is the #80 Brenthel Industries Pro machine of Glen Towers and Joshua Harris.

Also withdrawn this week is the #831 Extreme 4WD Nissan Patrol of Brett Morgan after crashing his push bike and giving himself a concussion.  Gearbox issues in the #189 Sollitco have sidelined Ian Baker and Ben Whiley for the weekend. 

“We’ve had assistance from the local correction centre with track and venue set up; the St George locals and businesses have be extraordinary with the generosity,” explained Tony Brose, event coordinator. “Teams have started arriving in town and, as they saying goes, it’s time to go racing”.

Event information, including prologue start order, can be found here.
Stay up to date with all the St George 399 happenings over the weekend on offroadracing.com.au website and Facebook page.