AUS: Willowbank statement on driver's death

A 60 year-old man has died overnight following a racing incident at Willowbank Raceway. Emergency Service crews were called to the scene at approximately 8.45pm. Ipswich Police Accident Investigation officers were also called to the scene and...

A 60 year-old man has died overnight following a racing incident at Willowbank Raceway.

Emergency Service crews were called to the scene at approximately 8.45pm.

Ipswich Police Accident Investigation officers were also called to the scene and their current investigations are continuing.

The man was testing his front engine rails dragster vehicle when the incident occurred and immediately track officials abandoned further scheduled activity.

Willowbank Raceway officials extend their most heartfelt sympathies to the man's family at this difficult time.

Investigations are continuing.

Queensland Police Media and Public Relations unit will release personal details of the man when the time is deemed appropriate.

-credit: willowbank raceway

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