Rally

January 16, 2019
RallyWA: 2018 Presentation Dinner

Your votes are in and counting is underway as the WA Rally Advisory Panel tallies the numbers for the 2018 Awards for the sport’s deserving Officials.  With the ’18 season done and dusted (albeit a little shorter than planned, but hey, burnoffs take priority), the annual Presentation Dinner is just around the corner.   Check with…

November 18, 2018
Eli Evans, Ben Searcy take Australian Rally Championship

Ben Searcy and Eli Evans, 2018 ARC Champions. Image: Wishart Media. Finn Jari-Matti Latvala has won a dramatic Rally Australia this weekend, around the Coffs Coast in northern New South Wales.    The victory was his first of the FIA World Rally Championship season. And my mate Sébastien Ogier, the French superstar (pictured right), has won a remarkable…

November 17, 2018
Senna: As You’ve Never Seen Him Before

From: PIRELLI.COM https://racingspot.pirelli.com Think you know all about Ayrton Senna?  Well, here are some cars perhaps you never knew he drove. From asphalt to gravel Get to the Brazilian Grand Prix, and there’s one name that comes instantly to mind: Senna.    Ayrton will be forever associated with Formula 1 in its golden era, but…

November 12, 2018
Rally Australia Finale Down To The Wire

Eli Evans and Ben Searcy Image: CAMS/Aaron Wishart. West Australians in the Mix at WRC Coffs Harbour It’s come down to the wire for the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship to be decided at the grand finale, the Kennards Hire Rally Australia, on the Coffs Coast this coming weekend.   The winner-takes-all final is the most…

September 17, 2018
RallyWA Media Release

John O’Dowd/Stephen Oxley take 2018 title. Image: Tim Allott Finally! O’Dowd wins WA State Rally Championship  new.rallywa.com EDITED by AC

August 1, 2018
Make Smoking History Targa West

Young tarmac rally driver Cody Harris (below, with co-driver Jacob Zurzolo) is ticking next week’s Make Smoking History Targa West off his bucket list 12 months sooner than expected due to the generosity of fellow entrant Andy van Kann. Andy,  a regular Targa West competitor, and his co-driver Madelin Kirkhouse opted for the shorter format,…

May 30, 2018
RallyWA Fires Up at Boddington

All smiles from Andy van Kann. Image: CMR Photographic.   Get set for Sunday’s MRF Tyres Boddington Rally, the third round of the Onslow Contracting Western Australian Rally Championship.    Thirty-five competitors will tackle eight stages over 130.72 competitive kilometres in and around Boddington, some 130 kms southeast of Perth. Only 56 points separate the top three…

April 29, 2018
ELI EVANS TAKES Forest Rally 2018

                                Eli Evans has broken his CAMS Australian Rally Championship drought winning the weekend’s Make Smoking History Forest Rally around Nannup and Busselton, in Western Australia’s picturesque South-West. The win is the first for Evans since the Scouts Rally SA in 2015 and the first for the Tankformers driver since pairing with a new…

March 7, 2018
Podium and TOP 10 for West Aussies

Images: BTeamRallyMedia John Doutch Five West Australian competitors in three cars all finished in the top ten – with one on the podium – in the season opener of the CAMS Australian Rally Championship. Dominating the stages in their Toyota Yaris were Harry Bates (ACT) with co-driver John McCarthy (QLD) who won The Courier-Eureka Rally in Ballarat,…

December 9, 2017
RallyWA 2018 Calendar

The 2018 season fires up on March 24 with the Nyamup-based Trade Hire Karri Rally, 20km east of Manjimup.  Please click on: 2018-RallyWA-Calendar Notes: Feb 10:     RWA Dinner – details soon (New Format). Mar 13:    Clubman Night – more info soon. Oct 13:     Mini Safari (to be confirmed – will not be WARC…