Victoria Cross Rally on schedule to run on 5 November

Forest Fire Management Victoria has today advised that a permit will be issued for the Victoria Cross Rally, albeit with substantial reductions in the available roads due to damage from recent rain events. So rather than cancel, we’ll do the best we can to reorganise the event at short notice. The Victoria Cross will now … Continue reading Victoria Cross Rally on schedule to run on 5 November

Supp Regs available for the 2022 Victoria Cross Rally

LDV GEELONG VCRS 7 - VICTORIA CROSS RALLY Date: 5 November 2022Time: 5pm- 3amVenue: State Motorcycle Complex, Broadford and Mt Disappointment State ForestOrganiser: Historic Rally Association Inc. The Victoria Cross Rally will comprise two events to be held on the evening of Saturday 5 November. A Special Stage rally will be the 7th and final … Continue reading Supp Regs available for the 2022 Victoria Cross Rally

Call for participants for the 30th Anniversary Tour

30th Anniversary Fontainbleu Dam Tour, Saturday 22 October, 2022. Hi all... On Saturday 22/10 the HRA will be hosting the second part of it's 30th Anniversary celebrations. It will be in the form of a Social Drive with an optional overnight stay and BBQ at the finish. We will be taking off early morning from … Continue reading Call for participants for the 30th Anniversary Tour

2022 Tour of the 1984 George Derrick Memorial Trial

UPDATE - The event has been postponed to 2023. More info to come... Melbourne Cup Weekend, Saturday 29 to Monday 31 October, 2022 Cover, 1984 Derrick Before the 2019 Mallee Tour of the 1981 George Derrick Memorial Trial had concluded, a rough plan was hatched for the next tour of a Ross Runnalls epic car … Continue reading 2022 Tour of the 1984 George Derrick Memorial Trial

Experts Results and Awards announced

Results now final, trophy engraving pens are poised... The results of the Experts Trial re-visited Navigational tour are now final and are available on the Experts Re-visited page. Awards will be presented at the next HRA Club meeting, Wednesday August 10, at the Matthew Flinders Hotel, 667 Warrigal Rd, Chadstone. We meet in the Longitude … Continue reading Experts Results and Awards announced

Competition Report: The Experts Trial Re-Visited Navigational Tour

The Experts returned to the forests around Heathcote on Saturday 23rd July with 22 crews entered. The late withdrawal of 2 experienced navigators (Geoff Floyd and Simon Brown) left 20 crews lining up to try and find all of the tricks and tracks road director Phil Nicholas had hidden in the 7 maps and 2 … Continue reading Competition Report: The Experts Trial Re-Visited Navigational Tour

Get ready for Valley Stages, September 18

Yarra Glen racecourse stage kicks off the rally on Sunday morning The 2022 Japsport Special Vehicles Valley Stages is a rally that is both a VRC and VCRS round. It’s the VCRS section that is a round of the HRA Rally Championship. There will be 10 stages totalling 150 km for VCRS crews, beginning with … Continue reading Get ready for Valley Stages, September 18

HRA is first in Australian Championship Round!

HRA to run first stage in the Middle of Everywhere Gippsland Rally, Saturday August 27 The HRA has the privilege of running the first stage of the Victorian round of the RSEA Motorsport Australia, Australian Rally Championship, based in Heyfield. Our stage will start early on Saturday morning, 27 August. The Rally continues throughout Saturday … Continue reading HRA is first in Australian Championship Round!

Stick Map Definitions

The grapevine suggests that the Organisers of the Experts Trial Re-Visited may be presenting navigators with Strip Charts or Stick Maps to define the route. Stick charts are interesting navigational tests and a nice diversion from plotting and scaling. And, they're straightforward - once you understand the rules. This document will help: Strip Chart & … Continue reading Stick Map Definitions

Rally Navigation 101…

...from the 1970s - but still relevant! We recently tripped over these lecture notes from Roger Bonhomme's Rally Navigation School thanks to a donation to the HRA Archive by Ron Gottschalk. Roger's Rally Navigation School was held over three February evenings in 1972 at Monash Uni's Alexander Theatre - to an audience of hundreds. At … Continue reading Rally Navigation 101…