Mud & Muddier – 2016 Kirup Stages Rally

Kirup Stages rally 2016 In the last couple of years the Lewana Stages rally has been extremely wet and muddy. The conditions  presented a decent challenge for competitors, organisers and officials. For this year’s championship the Ascot Motor Club opted to change the date to September. In the process they also renamed the rally to…

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Ten types of Motorsport and what you need to compete

I want to go Racing, Help! The details below are general only. Individual organisers can impose extra conditions to those listed below. CAMS may also change entry requirements and standards. Supplementary regulations are issued for each event with entry forms and contain details of when, where, how much and any extra conditions. If in doubt,…

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Experts Cup Rally 2016

On the first weekend in July we took the trek to the coal mining town of Collie, approx 200km southwest of Perth for the Experts Cup rally. The rally uses stages very close to the irrigation only Wellington Dam which is fed by the Collie River. Those same areas are also used by the Forestry…

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The brand new MRF Tyres Boddington Rally 2016

On the June long weekend we tackled our third state championship rally in 45 days. Round three of the Onslow Contracting WA State Rally championship, the MRF Tyres Boddington Rally was a brand new event. Whilst the town was no stranger to rallying, previous events had always been run in the Bunnings tree plantation 25km…

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Action & Drama at the 2016 Karri Rally

The second rally in this year’s 2016 Onslow Contracting WA Rally Championship again took us south just three weeks after the Quit Forest Rally. A direct replacement for the Donnelly Rally, the Trade Hire Karri Rally was run out of Manjimup and to say the least, we had to work very hard to get all…

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2016 Quit Forest Rally Heat 1

Over the last few weeks we have been extremely busy preparing for the start of the 2016 rally season. The first rally of the year, the Quit Forest Rally is the biggest event on the WA calendar, comprising of three days of competition over 220km of special stages on both gravel and tarmac. The cars…

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2015 Rally Awards Night

The 2015 RallyWA presentation night was held in late January on what would normally have been a warm evening. Due to some unusually wet weather, the open air function was moved inside at the Royal Perth Yacht Club. 140+ WA rally people got together to celebrate what proved to be a roller coaster of a…

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The Rally Action 2015 Season

It wasn’t until I sat down a few days ago to put together a highlights reel that I realised what we’d achieved during 2015. We had a phenomenal season that spanned ten months. Starting in February with a very dusty Motorkhana we got through this program: Competed in all six of the State Championship rallies…

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Rally Action at the 2015 Darling 200

The last rally of the season, the Darling 200 broke a few records. First there was a field of 38 entries, a big number for the 2WD only rally based around Jarrahdale, southwest of Perth. Second the weather hit a scorching 39◦ and third we had seven cars in the rally, with two of those…

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Rally Action at the 2015 Carrington’s Traffic Services Safari Rally

The 2015 Carrington’s Safari Rally should have been a ripper for the Rally Action team. Five of our cars, 130km of competition and eight special stages. The roads had all been graded and a new format promised plenty for all who entered. Another bonus was a spectator stage that ran literally behind the service park…

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