Rally WA 2019 Calendar – Gravel events

2019 is shaping up to be an exciting year on the Rally WA Calendar. There is a five round entry level gravel rally sprint series as well as the full WA state rally championship (WARC). Rally WA 2019 Calendar 17th March  – Zestino Rally Sprint Series Rnd 1 5-7th April – Forest Rally (WARC round…

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Rally Australia – 30 years from 1988 – 2018

30 Years of Rally Australia 2018 marks the 30th Anniversary of Rally Australia being formed. Starting three decades ago in Perth it would become one of the best in the world. History of Rally Australia In the mid 80’s Australia was not part of the World Rally Championship (WRC) like our eastern neighbour New Zealand.…

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What happened to the 2018 Darling 200 Rally?

2018 Darling 200 Rally Believe it or not, the 2018 Darling 200 rally was affected by fire. How can that be? The rally was due to run in November and we’re in September. In fact fire was identified as a problem in August by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA). Formerly known as…

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Experts Cup Rally – the rough and tumble. And we came away with a win!

2018 Experts Cup Rally This year’s Experts Cup rally was a break from tradition. Normally a winter event, warm and dry weather greeted us for the new spring date in September. Round five of the Rally WA state rally championship took us to Collie. The roads Rain in the days leading up to the event…

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RallyVent 2018 – The BIG wet

RallyVent 2018 Within the last two weeks of July over 75mm of rain had fallen at our venue. In the first week of August another 30mm came down. RallyVent 2018 was going to be wet and slippery! Rain on arrival day 33 drivers from seven different Venturer units accepted the challenge. When the first groups…

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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 rally 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…

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