Wagin Kaos is all about the burn

Daryna ZadvirnaNarrogin Observer
Greg Cuthberton in GrumpyWH.
Camera IconGreg Cuthberton in GrumpyWH.

Wagin welcomed crowds from all corners of the State to watch Western Australia’s toughest cars battle it out on the tarmac last weekend.

The Kaos in the Country Wagin burnout competition hosted 78 cars and over 500 attendees on Saturday, many coming from Perth, Albany, Busselton, Kalgoorlie, Esperance and Denmark, according to organiser Kirsty McCormick.

“We also had a fair few locals and quite a lot of people from Narrogin rock up on the day, so it was great,” she said.

“The event ran extremely successfully — we didn’t have any incidents or problems, so it was just really smooth overall.”

The first prize went to Jessie Liddell in the 6-cylinder division, Ian Whitnish in the naturally aspirated cars division, and Clayton Farmer for the blown division.

Some of the biggest faces in the WA burn out scene also made an appearance at the event, including Claude Nandes in DONE TIME, Dean Irvine in Blown VK and Jason Abreau in Wild WB.

Ms McCormick said last weekend’s success meant two more events will definitely be going ahead.

“We’re just in the process of making a few little adjustments as to whether we stick to the same date or whether we move it to the end of March, trying to work it in with Woolorama dates,” she said.

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