Category Archives: Team and Event News

The Croatia Rally is unveiled for European Rally Championship 2011

The promotion in the FIA European Championship calendar – of which it will be the third seasonal round after the 1000 Miglia in Italy and the Elpa in Greece – has given even more enthusiasm to the organizers of the Croatia Rally, who have prepared for the 2011 edition an even more interesting, meaningful and complete event. Continue reading The Croatia Rally is unveiled for European Rally Championship 2011

Al-Attiyah claims ninth successive Qatar International Rally victory

Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah claimed a record-breaking ninth successive victory in the 2011 Qatar International Rally, round one of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship (MERC), this past weekend.

At the wheel of his new Ford Fiesta S2000, the 2011 Dakar Rally winner overcame a serious propshaft problem on Day Two to overtake the overnight leader Mubarak Al-Hajri and to then stamp his authority on the event to win the event by a dominant margin of 03m 38.8ssec. It was the six-time regional champion’s 39th MERC win and a tenth for his Italian co-driver Giovanni Bernacchini. Continue reading Al-Attiyah claims ninth successive Qatar International Rally victory

Tassie’s DSA Motorsport Team Unrestricted For 2011 Championship

The 2011 Australian Rally Championship is set for its biggest series ever – with top teams running no turbo restrictors – crowds will see the fastest rally cars to hit the dirt in an Australian series possibly ever.
A Tasmanian based team led by driver/team owner Mark Butcher will be taking on Australia’s best with round 1 kicking off in April. The first round in the forest surrounding Busselton – 3 hours from Perth, Western Australia is a long way from the team’s base however Butcher is keen to improve on his 9th outright result when last there in 2006. Continue reading Tassie’s DSA Motorsport Team Unrestricted For 2011 Championship

2011 Rally Canberra Experience

This Saturday the 12th February marks the return of the Canberra rally experience. The Brindabella Motor Sport Club, the Light Car Club of Canberra and the Shoalhaven and Kiama Districts Auto Club are joining forces to once again hold a ride day to raise money for the Snowy Hydro Southcare Rescue Helicopter Service. The event is an effort to promote the sport of rallying to the public, whilst raising much needed funds for the region’s local Aero-Medical Rescue Helicopter. Continue reading 2011 Rally Canberra Experience