2019 Experts Cup Rally – Loose and Dusty

Mark Keltie & Graham Mogg on the 2019 Experts Cup Rally

The 2019 Experts Cup Rally. Where there was as much fun in the service park as there was out on the stages! Big Field of Experts A bumper field of 38 cars entered the 2019 Experts Cup this year. Running in the coal mining town of Collie it was the last round of the Better…

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2019 October Khanacross – Ladies take a clean sweep!

Kelly Thomas on her way to winning our 2019 October Khanacross

Over the last 18 months or so there’s been a real changing of the guard with our Khanacrosses. Those who were leading the pack no longer are and there’s been a new sheriff in town so to speak. With our October 2019 Khanacross however, the guard changed again. 2019 October Khanacross – The series decider…

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2019 Darling 200 Rally – Just Perfect!

Ben Searcy/Jimmy Marquet spectacular scenery on the 2019 Darling 200 rally

The 2019 Darling 200 rally was the first time in over ten years that we weren’t servicing, competing or organising an event. Instead we helped out as a road closure officials, maintaining the safety of the rally. Rally at a glance Normally running in November when it’s very hot, the 2019 Darling 200 was in…

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What is Rally Racing?

What is rally racing?

What is rally racing? Rally racing or just Rally is a type of Motorsport run on closed road sections. All the racing is against the clock. There is a driver and co-driver in each vehicle and the cars have to be road legal. Rally is also conducted on different surfaces from snow to gravel to…

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What is Anti Lag? Why so important in rally?

Anti lag firing on our WRX STi rally car

What is Anti Lag? Anti Lag is a system used to eliminate turbo lag. It was originally devised for rally cars to keep a turbo spinning at full boost even at low engine RPM. It means the driver has instant power out of corners and between gear changes. The history of turbos in rally Let’s…

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Rally Driving Lotto commercial Perth

Getting sideways on a Lotto commercial shoot

You may have recently seen the new rally driving Lotto commercial in Perth. The plot involves a young girl who starts out building a billy cart with her dad. In their garage are pictures showing they are fans of rallying. The girl, all grown up wins Lotto and is able to fulfill her dream of…

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2019 Kirup Stages Rally – Getting Down and Dirty

Glenn Alcorn/Lee Tierney on the 2019 Kirup Stages Rally

The Wheels on Yirrigan 2019 Kirup Stages Rally, round four for the WA State Rally Championship. At the first three rallies this year there was dust, dust and more dust. At the end of the last state championship event (2019 Safari Rally), I said hopefully we’ll get some rain. Well yeah we got some and…

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LED light bar mounts for Rally Cars

LED light bar mounts fitted to rally car

This is a review of new LED light bar mounts. We’ve been searching for a solution to conventional rally car lighting for some time. Almost as long as the sport of rally has existed there’s been night stages which means racing in the dark. That presents its own unique challenges and one of those is…

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2019 Safari Rally – Tough & Dusty

2019 Safari Rally Celica GT4 sideways

In early June we competed in the longest-running rally in Australia and indeed the southern hemisphere. The 2019 Safari Rally is a piece of Australian rally history. 54 years of Safari in WA The Light car club of WA started running the Safari Rally in 1966. Alongside the sport the event has evolved. Over the…

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Forest Rally 2019 – Done and Dusted

The Forest Rally 2019 was a dry and dusty affair. With a lack of rain in the area the normally compact roads were very loose. It would set the stage for an interesting weekend of action and drama. Round 1 of Everything This year round one of all the rally championships was the Make Smoking…

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