2021 Australian Drivers Championship Cancelled

02 August 2021
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The Executive of Harness Racing Australia (HRA) wish to advise that the 2021 edition of the Australian Drivers Championship will not be held as scheduled.

In the HRA Executive Meeting of 23 July, the Executive agreed that due to the on-going uncertainty of interstate travel due to COVID-19, it could not guarantee the availability of Australia’s finest drivers for the event which was slated to be held in South Australia on 28 August.

Harness Racing Australia will will update the industry in due course as to the timing of the 2022 Championship.

 

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