The Slalom Of Symmons - Cams sponsored junior development day was held at Symmons Plains raceway. Primarily aimed at introducing newcomers and juniors, from 12 years of age upwards, to a simple form of motor sport.
The event was open to regular members as well. There were enough available places within the entry limit, with approximately 50 contestants enjoying the freezing cold conditions. Can't say the same for the officials out in the blustery cold conditions.
.The event was run on the concrete skip pan area at rear of the pits. .
Vehicle requirements were basic road worthiness. No special clothing or helmets were required.
Australian all-wheel-drive rally champions Marcus and Scott Walkem dominated the second round of the Tasmanian Rally Championship series yesterday, the Stanley Hotel Hellyer Rally, winning all eight stages of the demanding event their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9.
The event was also the 25th anniversary Hellyer Rally and attracted a strong field of crews from all over the state, with the event starting from and finishing at the Stanley Hotel.
IMPORTANT UPDATE #2 ---- Round 2 of the Tasmanian Rally Series. SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS AND ENTRY FORM NOW AVAILABLE ON EVENT PAGE.. --- Entry fee will be $250.00 and will be by direct deposit and a completed entry form posted or emailed, details of which will be in the regs on Sunday night. Accommodation for the event is easily arranged with a simple call to 1800 222 397 with multiple options...
From a cold corner of the state a snippet of rally action. 10 remaining competitors battle out for the honours With six cars from the Hobart area and four from Circular Head the club level rally competitors had a great day. Weather was cold but the forecast rain held off and a bit of sunshine was welcome. Unfortunately this camera spot was in the shade of a big hill.