2015 Donnelly Rally

To say that the 2015 Donnelly Rally didn’t go to plan would be the most massive understatement of the year. What is normally a popular rally through the picturesque tall timber forests nearby to Bridgetown ended in the most tragic circumstances. During the fifth stage of the rally an incident with a competing car resulted in…

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How to become a Rally Driver Part 2 – Governing bodies & licenses

Time to look at the governing bodies of Motorsport in Australia and license types. To compete you need a competition license. There’s a few different types and with a rally license, you need to have held a lower level first. Don’t worry, it’s pretty straight forward to get the basic license and in future episodes,…

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How to become a Rally Driver Part 1 – Where to start

If we had a dollar for every time we’re asked how to become a rally driver! As it’s the number one question, we created this series to help you go rally racing. In each part, we cover small steps on how to become a rally car driver or co-driver and explain in plain English. The…

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Khanacross 12th of April

Originally scheduled as a Twilight Khanacross in mid march, heavy rains in the 24 hours leading up to the event forced us to postpone until April. Finding a new date was tricky with everything else on our calendar, however we changed the date to the 12th of April and ran a daylight event instead. Ten…

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Our team at the 2015 Quit Forest Rally

During the off season our team was busy in the workshop getting cars ready to start the new season. With a similar line up to last year, the difference was going to come in the form who was competing in what championship rather than changing cars. Both Brad/Richard and Neil/Dannielle had committed to moving up…

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New rules for frontal head restraints

If you’re going to compete in state championship or higher rallies this year, you need to know about frontal head restraints (FHR’s), also known as HANS devices. CAMS have changed the rules and they are now mandatory for all competitors in state and above events. There’s a lot of myths circulating about the subject, so…

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2014 Carringtons Traffic Services Safari Rally

The 2014 Carringtons Traffic Services Safari rally did not work out quite how anyone had planned. After a 2 ½ month break from the laste event, the Lewana Stages Rally, the final round of the outright championship and the penultimate round of the State 2wd and Clubman Series should have been a straight forward affair.…

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2014 Newmont Boddington Gold Rally review

Since mid way through last year, the whole fraternity had been drip fed information about a new event scheduled to enter the championship in 2014. Much hype surrounded the Newmont Boddington Gold Rally that ran on the June long weekend and for good reason. The event used stages made famous by Rally Australia where any…

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2014 Newmont Boddington Gold Rally – In Car

Since 2006, these famous roads haven’t been used for a rally. We were the first car to hit them for 8 years. Hold onto your seat as we take you for an in-car blast around the 6km super special stage which encompassed the famous jumps and water splash used during the days of Rally Australia.

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Rally Driving 6 laps

Have you watched car racing on tv and thought that 6 laps of rally driving would be the same length of time behind the wheel as laps of a race circuit? The real story is that a lap of rally driving is not the same as a lap on a proper race track. Most rally…

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