HRA News


Less than 8 weeks till the 2008 Rich River Trial!

Entries are starting to roll in for the 2008 Rich River Trial, to be held on Saturday 12th July.

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.

Team Officer lead BP Ultimate Rally after Division 1.

The experienced team of Dinta and Kate Officer lead the BP Ultimate rally after dvision 1. Driving their Galant, Dinta and Kate are narrowly ahead of the hard charging pair of John Rawson and Simon Brown in the trusty Datsun 180B SSS, with Doug Fernie and Geoff Floyd in their Datsun P510 in a well deserved third place.

The Old BP Rally returns...

The Historic Rally Association this weekend is celebrating 50 years since the running of the first BP Rally of South Eastern Australia in 1958, with the running of the 2008 BP Ultimate Rally.

bp ultimate rally - further regs now available

Further Regulations for the BP Ultimate Rally are now available on the BP Ultimate Rally page.  There is also information and invitation for the Event Luncheon on the Sunday afternooon. 


Officer and Cole take out 2008 Melways Meander!

HRA President Kate Officer and experienced navigator Jenny Cole have taken out the 2008 Melways Meander ahead of some other fancied teams. With Officer driving and Cole expertly calling the directions, the pair were too good and came home to score a convincing win. See event page for full results and information.

Tayell Automotive 2008 Nightstalker Trial

Round 2 of the 2008 HRA Rally Championship

The HRA will conduct the Tayell Automotive 2008 Nightstalker Trial on 14th June as round 2 of the 2008 HRA Rally Championship. It will be a Multi-Club Touring Road Event to be based in the township of Dunolly and held throughout the surrounding box-ironbark forests of the Goldfields Region of Central Victoria.

General Meeting - April 9 2008

A reminder that the next general meeting of the HRA is scheduled for April 9 (next Wednesday) at the East Malvern RSL. Some new initiatives will be introduced particularly in the area of making new members to the club feel welcome to our meetings.

First News on 2008 Rich River Trial

Surveying has commenced for the 2008 Rich River Trial, scheduled for Saturday 12th July.

Bulletin 4: Old BP Rally looming fast!

The First of May is not far away. Supp regs are now available. Time to stop thinking and talking about it, and get that car and crew organised. You may not currently have an eligible car, so go and find one, and get the basic preparations in place. Time is running out. You will regret it if you miss out on this one.

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