Rally

October 16, 2017
Wilde Rally Finale

WARC 2017 Outright Winners, Wilde/Kirkhouse. Images: CMR Photographic.    Tom Wilde and co-driver Madelin Kirkhouse are the CAMS Onslow Contracting Western Australian Rally outright champions for 2017. It’s the first time since ’87 – the year the Nannup cheesemaker was born – a 2WD has won the WA title.    He and Maddie finished third in…

October 11, 2017
Cliffhanger for Carrington’s Rally

Image: CMR Photographic.  Australia’s oldest rally will be hotly contested on Saturday with just 35 points separating the top three vying for title honours.  The 53rd Carrington’s Traffic Services Safari Rally is the final round of the CAMS Onslow Contracting Western Australian Rally Championship. Tom Wilde is the first 2WD competitor to lead the WARC…

September 7, 2017
Tough Tussle at Kirup

State 2WD champ RAZLAN VLAD. Image: RALLYWA Battle Lines Drawn WARC outright leaders Tom Wilde and  Madelin Kirkhouse. Image: CMR Photographic.   WITH JUST TWO ROUNDS  to go in the 2017 CAMS Onslow Contracting Western Australian Rally Championship the battle lines are drawn. This weekend’s Wheels on Yirrigan Kumho Tyre Kirup Stages rally will be hotly contested…

August 14, 2017
Peter Major wins QTW ’17

Co-driver Ben Searcy. Image: BARNSIES PHOTOS.   Thumbs up from Gentleman Jim “TARGA WEST is a well organised event, the locals are friendly and BARRY and I always have a good time here.”    The words of motorsport legend JIM RICHARDS,  seven-time Bathurst winner and four-time Australian Touring Car Champion.     He and long…

July 4, 2017
Chilly Collie Welcomes Experts Cup

WARC leaders Tom Wilde and Madelin Kirkwood. Image: Rally WA/CMR Photographic Cold but dry conditions expected DIANNE BORTOLETTO reports COLLIE IS THE STAGE on Saturday for round four of the CAMS Onslow Constructing Western Australian Rally Championship – the Make Smoking History Experts Cup Rally.     WARC competitors compete over 125kms of stages, over a total…

June 27, 2017
GT Fabrication Targa Bunbury Sprint

Images: RallyWA Events/TIM ALLOTT   Close competition to the finish LAUREN CORNES reports:   LOCAL MOTORSPORT FANS, young and old, turned out en masse at Bunbury’s Halifax light industrial area to cheer on the 90 tarmac rally vehicles competing in the weekend’s GT Fabrication Targa Bunbury Sprint. In the first half of the event, former West…

June 15, 2017
GT Fabrication Targa Bunbury Sprint June 25

Image: DEAN KNOWLES. Shannon’s Show ‘n’ Shine Saturday THE BUNBURY CITY CENTRE will come alive with the colour and noise of tarmac rallying as 100 competitors in classic and modern machines take to the streets on Sunday June 25. “The street circuit is exciting for competitors, spectators and local businesses as Mustangs, Chevrolets and Porches…

June 10, 2017
Herridge Takes MRF Tyres Boddington Rally

Images: RallyWA/CMR Photographic/Gemma Lucas Drift Images A Wilde Grip on 2WD  TOM WILDE and MADELIN KIRKHOUSE lead the driver and co-driver standings after three rounds of the Onslow Constructing Western Australian Rally Championship.   In second outright – just two points behind – are Michael Steele and Tracey Dewhurst  in their Natrad Malaga Japline 2000 Subaru WRX STI….

May 22, 2017
Dynamic Duo win Quit Targa SW

Images: Tim Allott Pacesetters Throughout WILL WHITE and MATT THOMPSON have clinched the 2017 Quit Targa South West Cup, with a lead of just under a minute. Last year’s Quit Targa Cup winners set the pace early on Saturday by clocking the fastest time on 13 of the 14 stages, in and around picturesque Pemberton…

May 20, 2017
These Guys Know Their Stuff

Image: WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP Another stunning video, below,  from my dear friend ANNE-CHANTAL PAUWELS TESTE –  journalist and helicopter pilot extraordinaire! 😍😍😍 Posted by Anne Chantal Pauwels Teste on Friday, May 19, 2017 EDITED by AC