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 Rally from April. We’ll find out about HRA success at the sensational SA Rally of the Heartland and hear about the July Grampians “rally style” tour.
Tickets in the raffle are 3 for $5 with all money raised this month donated to Neuroblastoma Australia. Next Wednesday June 12, at 8:00 pm, meals available from 6:30 pm, at the East Malvern RSL. 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. Continue reading Officials needed for the Grampians Tour
Another unforgettable rally weekend is just around the corner.
The HRA’s unique combination of rally style touring combined with closed road ‘have a go’ stages all feed in to the best social gatherings at the end of each day and on the road.
Everyone who has done one of these HRA style rally weekend’s rave about them – and you will too. It’s a competition wrapped up in a huge amount of motoring fun.
All it needs it you. Continue reading The Grampians Tour… the ultimate historic rally weekend!
Competitors comments on a classic Graham Wallis touring event:
We had a ball. Thanks all the HRA team. – R. Potts. Citroen
Bloody Brilliant – A. Ahearne. Peugeot
This was my first Graham Wallis event and I will be back for more. Great fun, a challenge and best of all a great spirit from all competitors. – O. Polanski. Nissan Skyline Continue reading Thoughts on a classic…
Jeremy Brown was in town, displaying his fabulous Lancia at Rally Retro Day, and we were fortunate he was able to stay and speak at our club meeting on 10 April, 2019. Here is a video of his very entertaining presentation. Thanks Jeremy! Continue reading Jeremy Brown at the April HRA meeting…
The Rich River Revival organising committee made the decision to cancel this event, scheduled for 11 May, due to the weather.
The latest report was that the rally route saw just on 42mm of rain in a 36 hour period, with more to come. This combined with the clay base of some of the roads made it dangerous as well as increasing potential damage to the roads. Continue reading 2019 Rich River Revival cancelled due to rain
Come along to our next social night on Friday May 17 at Race Party in Hawthorn to play the slots….
Slot Cars that is. Not just any slot cars – if you’re thinking your old Scalectrix, forget it. This is boutique slot cars at its best. It’s huge fun and more competitive than you’d believe. There are 2 tracks each 40 metres long with 8 lanes to battle on and previous evenings have been thoroughly enjoyed. First car starts at 7:30 pm. That means you. Continue reading Slot Car Racing Night coming up… Friday May 17
Guest Speaker Jeremy Browne – on driving a 1972 world rally car in Europe and other tales.
Raffle Proceeds to Rural CFA brigades in Mt Disappointment area Continue reading HRA meeting this Wednesday, April 10
August 1979 saw the running of the toughest of all the classic Round Australia Trials.
Automotive parts company Repco sponsored the event, named the Repco Reliability Trial. The event director, South Australian rally champion Stewart McLeod promised the most difficult round Australia event ever run, and he was true to his word. The trial covered 20,000 kms in two weeks, and of the original 187 crews who started, only thirteen completed the entire course. Continue reading Repco Reliability Trial 40th anniversary – reunion lunch
…are now available!
See the Victoria Cross page for Supplementary Regulations and and Entry Form.