Rally Retro's James Nixon gets Australian Rally Champions Ed Ordynski and Ross Dunkerton talking about the ground breaking Mitsubishi Galant VR4. The car's owner, motorsport photographer extraordinaire Stuart Bowes introduces the car - the first one built by Ralliart for Rally Australia. https://youtu.be/69AHhYmXZGY Watch to the end for fun facts on the VR4 and Bowes, … Continue reading Video: Galant VR4 at Rally Retro Festival
James Nixon found Neil Taylor with his highly authentic Datsun 710 SSS rally car and drags Multiple Australian champion and rally retro judge Jeff Beaumont in for his thoughts on the winning the Southern Cross Rally in one. https://youtu.be/yN7qIXqH54c Click here to see 3 min video
Our June meeting for Wednesday June 10th is cancelled due to COVID 19 health regulations. No real surprise there! As restrictions ease we will look at reintroducing meetings based on the usual yearly schedule of the 2nd Wednesday of every even numbered month. Next scheduled club night is Wednesday August 12th. This may or may … Continue reading June 10 HRA club night set aside.
Talking about the Renault Alpine A110. James Nixon gets Colin Stark and Bob Watson to give us the benefit of their "Alpine Experience" at Rally Retro Festival. Watch the video here Want more Alpine? See Colin Stark talking about picking up Alpine's in New Caledonia. More Alpine please even more: another 8 minutes of Renault Alpine
The Autumn 2020 edition will be in HRA member's letterboxes from May 12. Featuring Joel and Ted Perkins and their Mark 1 Cortina on the cover, this edition is 32 pages in glorious glossy colour. Want this in your letter box? Become an HRA member today. Join up and receive the HRA NEWS magazine quarterly, … Continue reading Autumn 2020 HRA News magazine OUT NOW.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Motorsport Australia Board has approved changes to the expiration of certain licence types. These changes were the result of a month long consultation by Motorsport Australia with members and other stakeholders. Motorsport Australia President Andrew Papadopoulos said with State and Federal Government restrictions still in place across … Continue reading Motorsport Australia Licence Update – extensions
Graham Hoinville died peacefully at home on July 15 2019, aged 90 years. The membership of the HRA is saddened by the passing of Graham Hoinville this week. It is unlikely there was anyone more respected and revered in Australian motorsport than Graham Hoinville. Graham received a medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in … Continue reading Vale Graham Keith Hoinville, OAM.
HRA members are invited to join together at Gabriella Pizza for dinner on Friday July 12 at 7:00 pm. 146 Koornang Road, CARNEGIE. To book you place, please call ROB CRANSTON: 0414 560 688 Gabriella Pizza must be one of Melbourne's oldest Pizza houses, being established in 1966, the year Bob Menzies retired from Parliament, … Continue reading Pizza Social Night Friday July 12
The June HRA meeting will once again feature an interesting and rarely heard guest speaker... Automotive Historian, Professor Harriet Edquist, will bring us Shifting Gear: stories of priceless vehicles in country sheds, passionate collectors and a whole roomful of sports cars. But before we get to that, we will present awards for the Victoria Cross … Continue reading Shifting Gear at the HRA June club meeting
Officials needed for the Grampians Tour, July 20 & 21... Fancy a weekend of spectacular roads, meeting happy crews and enjoying great company? We need a few people to help run this laid back weekend "Rally Style" tour that includes 10 timed closed road stages. You don't have to do 2 days. Your choice. We … Continue reading Officials needed for the Grampians Tour