Hot contest in heat wave conditions

Conditions were hot and dusty with temperatures reaching in excess of 40 degrees for the Darling 200 held on Saturday, the final round in the Onslow Contracting Western Australian Rally Championship for 2WD and Clubman Cup competitors.   Attracting 37 teams across the categories, the podium places included a son-father…

Darling 200: The competition heats up

The Darling 200 that will be held on Saturday is the final round in the Western Australian Rally Championship for 2WD and Clubman Cup competitors. Attracting 37 teams, both championships have podium places for the taking with teams looking for strong season finish.  The eight-stage event will take place around…

2016 Onslow Contracting WA Rally Championship Calendar

The 2016 Onslow Contracting WA Rally Championship Calendar sees a number changes including a new date for the Quit Forest Rally. 22-24 April - Quit Forest Rally -Round 1 14 May - Trade Hire Donnelly - Round 2 4-5 June - Newmont Boddington - Round 3 2 July - Quit…

An open letter from the WARAP re Club Rally Cars (CRC)

Dear Competitor/Rally Car Owner/Rally Car Builder   You are probably aware by now that the subject of technical regulations was discussed at length at the October Rally Panel meeting.  The outcome of that meeting was a consensus to make, in principle, Group 3 Club Rally Cars eligible for the WARC…

Information regarding using LED Light Bars on Rally Cars

Click here for a WA Department of Transport Vehicle Safety & Standards Information Bulletin titled "LED LIGHT BAR FOR USE AS ADDITIONAL DRIVING LAMPS" dated 6 August 2015 containing important information for those using or wanting to use LED light bars on their Rally car.      

Forest Rally moves to late April date in 2016

Forest Rally, the West Australian round of the Australian Rally Championship (ARC), is moving to a later date in 2016 and will be held from the 22nd – 24th of April.   Event organisers made the decision to shift the event due to a busy Australian motorsport calendar surrounding its…

Bridesmaid again for West Australian Bill Hayes in the ARC

Driver Molly Taylor and West Australian co-driver Bill Hayes have finished runners-up in the 2015 Australian Rally Championship (ARC), the fourth time Hayes has been the ARC bridesmaid.   History could have been made for Taylor to be the first female driver to win the ARC entering the final round,…