Summernats boss Andy Lopez said his entrants "don't flog around on the streets"

Olivia Ireland
Updated January 7 2022 - 4:32pm, first published 2:30pm

Summernats boss Andy Lopez has called out the hoons doing burnouts on Yallourn Street, Fyshwick, throwing bottles at police vehicles and lighting fireworks, saying "our entrants don't behave like that because that is not their thing".

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Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered federal politics and public sector, court and crime, local news, arts, education and business. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies in November 2021.

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