(Facebook photo/Ponoka Downhill Derby)

(Facebook photo/Ponoka Downhill Derby)

Ponoka Downhill Derby going ahead this weekend

Racing starts at 10 a.m.

The Ponoka Downhill Derby will be going ahead this weekend, on Saturday, Sept. 9.

The family-friend event is open to spectators, so grab a lawn chair and come out watch the carts race down 42 Avenue.

Driver check-in is at 8:30 a.m. and the racing starts at 10 a.m.

Registration is now closed.

There will be a temporary road closure on 42 Avenue (between 43 Street and 45A Street) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accomodate the event.

The town is asking motorists to drive with caution, observe road signs and watch for pedestrians.

Visit the Ponoka Downhill Derby Facebook page for updates.

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