16 year old girl leads rally sprint series

Junior leads the way A few days ago we got to update the points after round three of the Zestino Tyre Rally Sprint series. To our delight we discovered a surprise leader. 16 year old Kelly Thomas is sitting at the top of the outright points table! Kelly is in her second season of rally…

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Kirup Stages Rally – Zero out of four

2018 Kirup Stages Rally Rain = Mud, or does it? In the lead up to the 2018 Kirup Stages Rally everyone was a little nervous. A great deal of rain had fallen. In the past the wet roads around the forests had made the rally very tricky. Would the roads hold up or would it…

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June Khanacross – Sideways rally driving in the sun

June Khanacross The weather turned up a brilliant show for our June Khanacross. A chance to do some rally driving on warm and sunny day with a hint of breeze. It was just what the doctor ordered. Round 3 of the Light Car Club Championship attracted a good field of 25 drivers. The make up…

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Boddington Safari Rally – Tough & Technical

MRF Tyres Boddington Safari Rally This year the Light Car Club brought the Safari Rally back to its spiritual home in Boddington. Set on the June long weekend the event was round 3 of the Rally WA championship. 140km of plantation roads defined the technical event. The Rally Action Team We fielded a five car…

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Service – the difference between win, lose or withdraw

Rally Service It seems such a plain term yet it holds such a crucial part in any rally. Without service, competitors, teams and organisers would find it difficult to run an event. Service is a break where cars and competitors can recharge between competitive sections of an event. What is service? The easiest way to…

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Ventkhana 2018 – Nine years of Venturer Motorsport

Ventkhana 9 Straight after the 2018 Forest Rally, we had Ventkhana Nine. Our biannual Motorsport event for Venturers (teenage scouts).  Over 40 drivers from nine different Venturer Units came together for a weekend of Motorsport and camping. Right weather, wrong time of year Autumn should have brought cooler weather and some rain. Instead it was…

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2018 Forest Rally – What a drama!

The tough event! By far, this would have to be the toughest rally we’ve ever done! The 2018 Make Smoking History Forest Rally was a tragedy for us. We started with five cars and by the end not one had got through unscathed. Round 2 of the WA Rally Championship, the Forest is the longest…

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2018 Karri Rally – The long trek for round 1

Brand new event The Karri Rally, the 2018 season opener was a far trek to begin the year. Based around the old mill town of Nyamup the event was a good 320km south of Perth. Again this year the rally and stages were brand new. Since 2015 the event has been in a state of…

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Zestino Tyre Rally Sprints – The Easy way to Rally

What are they? Zestino Tyre Rally Sprints share many common elements with full rallies. Competing vehicles have a driver and navigator, are a race against the clock and run on dirt roads. The major difference is that the events are simpler and cheaper making them easier to enter and compete. Stage The rally tracks we…

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Why rally driving in Perth is so special

Rally Driving in Perth Perth is one of the most unique places in the world for Rally Driving. Most people probably imagine white sandy beaches and blue waters of the Indian Ocean when they think about this side of the country. It is not how rally drivers think about Western Australia though. We think of…

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