Hi all.I announced the Class winners for 2019 at the HRA Meeting last Wednesday. It was a messy year due to cancellations, but we managed to cobble together enough scores. Congratulations to the winners… Class A: Driver John Moore / Navigator TBAClass B: Driver Michael O'Brien / Navigator Scott LigginsClass C: Driver Alan Upton / … Continue reading Resto Country Spares 2019 Standard Car Challenge final Bulletin
Fancy a shakedown of car and crew before the Alpine Rally? We have just the thing. A Rallysprint on Saturday November 2 up at Bagshot (near Bendigo). We will run a 5 km course and plan for 6 runs: 3 in each direction. With entries limited to 40, don’t delay your entry. It’s Melbourne Cup … Continue reading Bagshot Rallysprint, Saturday 2 November 2019
Hi all... Starting this Bulletin with the sad news that most are now aware of. One of our most active members, Martin Forbes, passed away on the weekend. Martin will be sadly missed...his enthusiasm and dedication to his chosen sport were always to the fore. RIP Martin Our topsy turvy event year continues. The Starlight Saunter last … Continue reading Resto Country Spares 2019 Standard Car Challenge Bulletin No 3
Martin Forbes’ funeral will be Monday 19 April 11am at F W Barnes funeral parlour in Ballarat, 701 Darling St, Redan 3350. The wake is in the Draft Room at the Ballarat Trotting Club. VALE Martin Forbes.
Supplementary Regulations for the Down the Drains Touring Assembly, to be held on Sunday 8 September, are now available. Down the Drains is a Novice Event and also a round of the HRA Touring Championship. See the Down the Drains page for more...
Phase 2 of Ouyen's Solar Farm project is delayed. But, the Victoria Hotel now has space for the Tour of the 1981 George Derrick! Book your accommodation now. Update from the Director During my first survey of the original '81 GDMT route some 12 months ago, I was the only Friday night guest at the … Continue reading Ouyen is ready for the Tour of the 81 Derrick…
Rally Hall of Fame Dinner Friday August 23 The Australian and Victorian Rally Hall of Fame is back, with 5 names to join the current crop of legendary rally figures in the Australian Hall of Fame. As well, 3 more will be welcomed to the Victorian Rally Hall of Fame. Australian Rally Hall of Fame … Continue reading Honouring rally legends on the eve of the ARC
From the Daryl Tunbridge/Rally4Steve Clerk of Course: Due to 70+mm rain on recently graded tracks, the Ballarat Light Car Club, the Victorian Rally Panel and DELWP have deemed it wise to reschedule to Spring. The rescheduled event will be held on 5th October 2019 As at July 17, we had received 32 entries (22 Tunbridge … Continue reading Resto Country Spares Rally rescheduled
Tour of 1981 George Derrick Memorial Trial. 26 & 27 October 2019 This behemoth of a rally in 1981 that included impassable terrain and a competitor ‘mutiny’ will be re-traced this October, minus both those elements. The event was in the famous Sunset Country and the Western Victorian deserts. The Victorian deserts are remarkable and … Continue reading Victoria’s toughest rally gets a second chance this October
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