A motorsports program — believed to be the first of its kind in Australia — is aiming to gear up the first all-Indigenous racing car team.
- Formula One racing steward Garry Connelly developed the Racing Together program with Motorplex owner Paul Morris
- Many of the Indigenous teenagers who applied had never even driven a car before
- The program fosters other professional motorsport roles such as pit crew members and logistics
Based out of a garage at Norwell Motorplex on Queensland’s northern Gold Coast, 10 Indigenous teenagers have been handpicked to take part in the Racing Together initiative.
The program is the brainchild of Formula One racing steward Garry Connelly, who is also Australia’s representative on the World Motor…