Ventkhana 2018 – Nine years of Venturer Motorsport

Ventkhana 9 Straight after the 2018 Forest Rally, we had Ventkhana Nine. Our biannual Motorsport event for Venturers (teenage scouts).  Over 40 drivers from nine different Venturer Units came together for a weekend of Motorsport and camping. Right weather, wrong time of year Autumn should have brought cooler weather and some rain. Instead it was…

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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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Racing in the dark – Twilight Khanacross

In late August we ran the last of our khanacrosses for the year, this time a twilight event. Originally with a field of 20 drivers, two did not start. One driver had mechanical troubles and another had to bow out due to illness. Wet Racing & Mud The winter rains had limited the choices of…

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Slippery when wet! – July Khanacross

Despite the winter date, our Khanacross at the end of the July dawned as a clear Sunday morning. Similar to our June event, rain was forecast. Heavy weather had hit Perth on Saturday evening however we hadn’t received any. Training to be a clerk of course, Neil Trethowen took over the reins for our third…

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Big field for our June Khanacross!

A week after our trip south to the MRF Tyres Boddington Rally, we were back at our venue running a Khanacross. With the winter rain arriving, puddles lay here and there around our venue.  We tried to set tests using tracks that at least avoided some of the water. The forecast showed rain on the horizon,…

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Ventkhana 2016 – Epic Scout Motorsport!

The first two months of the WA State Rally championship are a little crazy for us. With three rallies to contest in 45 days, time is tight to turn everything around and there is little time to wind down from one event to the next. At the end of April, only four days after our…

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Plenty of sideways action and drama at the first Khanacross for 2016

Even before entries closed we had numbers in the high 20’s and when we completed the final tally, 31 drivers were confirmed to contest last weekend’s  Light Car Club/Rally Action Twilight Khanacross. It was a great field with a good mix of new and experienced competitors on the entry list. We woke on Friday morning…

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Twilight Khanacross 12th September

The last Rally Action/Light Car Club motorsport event of the year took the form of a Twilight Khanacross. Like every event we’d run this year, rain had made the choice of tracks we could use for tests interesting for our September event. The clouds had looked ominous as the 29 drivers arrived and we crossed our…

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Khanacross 2nd August

The Big Wet The last day of July was the wettest that anyone could remember. In the 48 hours prior to the 2nd of August, 113mm of rain had fallen, turning roads into rivers and puddles into lakes. There was so much water, this was the scene at one of our culverts on the Friday…

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Khanacross 14th June

A cold and clear June Sunday morning dawned for the second LCC Khanacross for the year. Whilst it may have been winter, no rain had fallen for a month or so and the ground conditions resembled the dusty height of summer. 27 drivers brought out their weapons for a chance to get sideways and race…

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