2022 Forest Rally – 3 days of rallying!

Finally after weeks of hard work and preparation the 2022 Forest Rally arrived! This year the event was a round of the Australian Rally Championship, something we haven’t had for the last couple of years because of covid. There was a big field of 67 entries with a whole swag of R5 and AP4 cars…

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2022 Winvale Stages Rally – Airborne & Dust!

2022 Winvale Stages Rally It had been almost six months of off season when April heralded the start with the 2022 Winvale Stages Rally. The Covid-19 pandemic was hitting WA pretty hard and unfortunately it also affected us, some of the key officials on the event and some of the other teams as well. Luckily…

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2020 Safari Darling rally

Let’s get rocking and rolling with the 2020 Safari Darling Rally. The last round of the 2020 WA state rally championship took us to Jarrahdale just south of Perth. This event was really a really a rebadged Darling 200 rally that has run in the same location for many years. Last year the event ran…

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2020 Khanacross series round 1 – Tight Racing!

Tiana winning the Khanacross series round 1

Let’s go with this year’s Khanacross series round 1. In the lead up to this event in early autumn we had quite a bit of rain. It looked like we might get a bit more on the day however the weather stayed fine. (If you’re not sure what a Khanacross is, click here for more…

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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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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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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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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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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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