Rawson/Brown ultimate winners in the BP Ultimate Rally

John Rawson and Simon Brown were clear winners in the BP Ultimate Rally, which finished in Ballarat yesterday.  They had been among the leaders for most of the event and finished 50 points ahead of second placed Graham Wallis/Phil Nicholas, with Alan Upton/Mark Laidlay and Tony Ahearne/Laurie Garth equal third, 34 point further back.

Only 11 crews finished without missing a major control:

OR crew car points
1 John Rawson/Simon Brown 75 Datsun 180B SSS 174
2 Graham Wallis/Phil Nicholas  70 Peugeot 404 224
=3 Alan Upton/Mark Laidlay 67 Datsun Bluebird P510 258
=3 Tony Ahearne/Laurie Garth  70 Peugeot 404 258
5 Robert Wilson/Matt de Vaus  80 Peugeot 504 305
6 Doug Norman/Jeff Stewart  70 Peugeot 504 314
7 Dennis Baker/David McAdam  79 Holden Commodore 350
8 Brian Canny/Larry Walker  74 Peugeot 504 364
9 Doug Fernie/Geoff Floyd  67 Datsun P510 Bluebird 450
10 Rob Devenish/Phil Wylie 74 Datsun 260Z 466
11 Peter Fulton/Ian Fulton 78 Datsun Stanza 545

Results from the end of the event are attached to this page, and results at the end of each Division are on the Old BP Rally page.

Congratulations to those who did well, and in fact to all who finished this tough event.  Congratulations also to Event Director Ross Runnalls and his team for another classic.  

There will be a full event report soon - when people catch up on some sleep!


2008 bp ultimate rally - Results Div 4.pdf11.97 KB