DRIVERS flocked to a Basingstoke supermarket car park to attend a car meet, which caused a disturbance to nearby residents. 

Residents reported to the Gazette that they heard loud engines and backfiring coming from cars attending a car meet in Morrisons car park.

It was also reported that cars had been racing around the Basingstoke ring road.

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The incident was reported to the police at around 11.30pm on Sunday, August 27, and officers attended the scene, with the group soon dispersing.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said: "We were called at 11.30pm to a report of a car meet in Morrisons car park on Worting Road, Basingstoke.

"Officers attended the scene and the group dispersed."