Why rally driving in Perth is so special

Rally Driving in Perth Perth is one of the most unique places in the world for Rally Driving. Most people probably imagine white sandy beaches and blue waters of the Indian Ocean when they think about this side of the country. It is not how rally drivers think about Western Australia though. We think of…

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Rally Navigator – the most important part of any rally team

The role of the Rally Navigator A rally navigator or co-driver is probably the most important part of a rally team. Without the navigator, a driver simply wouldn’t be able to get around a rally. They have lots of tasks to do during an event and are often the difference between a win and a…

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The story behind the 2018 WA Rally Calendar – Shaken and Stirred

The 2018 WA rally championship Why we have six rounds and not seven The Experts Cup The story actually begins with the Experts Cup rally in Collie. For most of the last 20 years or more, the Experts has run during winter. Using stages around Wellington dam, the catchment area drains well. This means that…

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Rally WA – The whole picture of rallying in WA

Rally WA Rally WA is the group name given to many car rally events around Western Australia. Commonly it is a tag used for the WA State Rally Championship and Clubman Rally Series. These two competitions are all gravel and comprise of six or more rounds. Individual events are run by not for profit Perth…

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How to win a Rally Championship – what it really takes

What does it take to win a rally championship? Sure rally driving is a lot of fun and a lot of people do it for the pure enjoyment. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. Some however discover their competitive side and want to win. The answer starts with a question. “Do you want to win…

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Rally Action Driver Training – Look Back at 2017

As spring gave way to summer nature turned up the thermostat in a hurry. What were lush green crops during winter quickly turned a golden brown. It wasn’t long before large machines appeared in paddocks and quiet roads became busy with trucks scuttling to grain terminals. Harvest had begun. The farmers would soon know if…

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2018 Gravel Action Sprint Series

2018 Gravel Rally Sprint Series Calendar Here are the dates for 2018 Round 1 Sunday 18th March (Daylight Event) Round 2 Saturday 12th of May (Daylight Event) Round 3 Saturday 28th of July (Twilight/Evening Event) Round 4 Sunday 9th of September (Daylight Event) Round 5 Saturday 24th of November (Twilight/Evening Event) Click Here to Download…

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2017 Darling 200 Rally – We won!

The event The Darling 200 rounded out the 2017 WA rally season. Based out of Jarrahdale we had six special stages and nearly 90km of competition to look forward to. Traditionally a 2WD only rally, 20 teams lined up for a warm and dusty event. Even by 9:00am the mercury was creeping up. The forecast…

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2017 Carringtons Safari Rally – Going hard and making History

The lead up On the Friday before this year’s Safari we wondered whether we’d have all of our team cars in the event. Brad and Roger had gone off the road and through the trees at Kirup four weeks earlier. The damage to the front of the WRX was considerable and the panel beater had…

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Gravel Action Sprint Round 4 – 25+km of sideways

Gravel Action Sprint Round 4 The first of October dawned cool and clear. Recent weather in Perth resembled the depths of winter rather than a day well into spring. Much of the rain that had drowned the southwest had not reached the Wheat Belt. Not good news for farmers, however it had kept our roads…

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