Witham: 'We're not all tyre burning muppets' claims rally organiser (From Braintree and Witham Times)
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Witham: 'We're not all tyre burning muppets' claims rally organiser
3:00pm Monday 4th March 2013 in News
A car enthusiast who organised a meet for more than 100 other petrolheads has rushed to defend their controversial past time.
Keen to shake off the boy racer tag, Ross Higgins, 19, has called for compromise and feels people are far too quick to judge.
Mr Higgins, of Crittall Court, Witham, admitted he was shocked when about 150 people turned up at Braintree Freeport car park for the unauthorised rally he organised through Facebook last month.
But he said he was frustrated residents on the other side of the railway line, in the Mill Park Drive area, had complained about the noise.
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