More than 300 people took part in the ultimate Hot Wheels race at the new Optus Emerald store on May 8 and 9.
More than 300 people took part in the ultimate Hot Wheels race at the new Optus Emerald store on May 8 and 9.

300+ racers take to Emerald’s ultimate Hot Wheels track

More than 300 people passed through the new Optus Emerald store last weekend in an attempt to take out the ultimate Hot Wheels race.

Children, parents and passers-by all flocked to the new store on May 8 and 9, where a custom four-metre track was created.

Families were invited to participate in the Hot Wheels race, which boasted impressive drops, triple loops and finish lines for the weekend-long challenge.

Optus’ territory general manager for Central and Northern Queensland, Dave Morrissey, said he was thrilled with the huge turnout, giving locals a chance to check out the new store.

The ultimate Hot Wheels race at the new Optus Emerald store.
The ultimate Hot Wheels race at the new Optus Emerald store.

“We are thrilled with the turnout Optus Hot Wheels event in Emerald this weekend, with more than 300 attending,” he said.

“The new Emerald store will provide residents with options: the just announced Optus Living Network, customisable plans and improved service selections.

“Our aim is to ultimately empower customers to choose how they make the most of their network with improved confidence and choice.”

There were prizes, laughs and fun at the new store located at the Central Highlands Marketplace.

Originally published as 300+ racers take to Emerald’s ultimate Hot Wheels track



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