ORGANISERS of Witney’s Twin Town Challenge have released 20 more places due to demand for additional teams.

With almost 100 cars already set to be on the starting grid, interest in the event continues to grow.

The fourth and final Twin Town Challenge will take the total fundraising to over £1m for Charlbury-based charity SpecialEffect, which helps people with disabilities through video games.

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The event takes place from May 1 to May 4, when cars costing less than £500 travel to Witney’s twin town of Le Touquet in France.

Oxford Mail:

Leaving from Blenheim Palace, the cars will cross the channel and head to Le Touquet to compete for points as they undertake fun challenges in northern France.

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The Twin Town Challenge is organised by Brendon Cross, MD of Witney- based STL Communications and Hexagon Business Centres and a SpecialEffect Vice President.

Oxford Mail:

Mr Cross said: “Interest in taking part in this, the final ever Twin Town Challenge, has been staggering, and we are delighted to be able to release 20 more places.

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"The more cars that participate, the more likely it is that we will hit our fundraising target for SpecialEffect of over £1m.”