Racing Together, the program designed to create an Indigenous motor racing team, has selected the 11 members of its squad.
By DAN McCARTHY
The group of 11 are all from Logan just south of Brisbane and were chosen by a panel of experts out of more than 30 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants.
Each driver took part in several assessments at the Norwell Motorplex, the challenges included driving and mechanical aptitude tests.
The selected team members now plan the build of their Hyundai Excel race car under the guidance of Racing Together founders Garry and Monique Connelly, 2014 Bathurst 1000 winner and Norwell Motorplex operator Paul Morris and Gunya Meta Indigenous mentor Michael Orcher.
In 2021 the car will be entered into the X3 Circuit Excel Racing Series allowing Australia’s first indigenous racing team a…