James Nixon caught up with Doug Fernie who, along with Hilary Evans, managed to bring 5 rally cars to Rally Retro Festival in 2020. Doug talks about presenting 2 Datsun 1600’s in the livery of the Datsun 1-2 victory in the 1970 East African Safari. There is also a SAAB from the 60’s, a Quattro … Continue reading The five cars of Fernie
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
These pics from the 2010 and 2013 Old BP Rallies These pics from the 2008 BP Ultimate Rally, recovered from the HRA website archive dated 20 July 2008
The 2015 Alpine Rally of East Gippsland was based in Lakes Entrance on 27-29 November 2015. For more information, and a pile more pics, see the Alpine Rally website. These pics by HRA member, John Doutch.
The BP Rallies were conducted by the Light Car Club of Australia. The original annual BP Rallies roamed the Victorian, New South Wales and South Australia countryside for four days in May, providing a test of navigation and endurance in reasonably standard sedan cars of the time, including early Volkswagens, Vauxhall Vanguards, Ford Anglias, Datsun … Continue reading The BP Rallies…