Motorsport champ kicked out of Qld after returning from Bathurst on freight pass

Gold Coast Supercars champion Jamie Whincup has reportedly been caught up in a border blunder, and has been evicted from Queensland.

Fresh off the Bathurst track in New South Wales, Newscorp reports that Whincup and six teammates travelled back into Queensland under a freight pass.

Whincup drove one of the team’s semi-trailers and was allowed back into the state late last week, before detectives showed up to the team’s warehouse and reportedly told them to either leave or enter hotel quarantine for two weeks.


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The team, including Whincup, have since returned to New South Wales, maintaining they played by the rules the whole time.

“It was a bit of… the election is coming up, we don’t need any drama so get out of Queesnland,” Whincup told The Courier Mail.

It comes as the Queensland Premier promises to make a decision on the NSW border closure in time for the election.

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