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NORTH WEST CAR CLUB - Latest News

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NORTH WEST CAR CLUB - Latest News
CLUB MEETING 1st and 3rd WEDNESDAY evenings of month at Upper Burnie Rugby Club rooms  7.30pm
 
Can anybody who has any other club property please return it ASAP. Bring it along to a club meeting even.

 

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EVENTS 2017


AUSTRALIAN MASTERS GAMES - BARRINGTON HILLCLIMB - Oct 28th

Igor features in Masters Promo

Provisional Competitor listing LINK

 

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Maguires take out 1-2 in Tas Rally Championship after Southern Safari Rally Link

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SCOTTSDALE CLASSIC RALLY - August 19 2017 

PRESS RELEASE  Click here - August 20 2017

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Symmons Slalom MotorKhana
A great day was had by all, with some excellent driving exhibitions for the spectators. Competitors included 5 junior drivers. Ross Arnold won the day with Neil Ogden second 15 seconds behind. David Owens came home in close battle a further 3 seconds back.
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NWCC Team wins CAMS Clubs Challenge hillclimb at Baskerville

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Tall Timbers HELLYER RALLY May 20 2017

Hellyer Rally Provisional RESULTS

 

Sara Rogers at Publicity day at Tall Timbers Motel

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PRECISION EXHAUST BARRINGTON HILLCLIMB - April 22nd
 RESULTS AND REPORT
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ANDERSONS AUTOTEST #2 April 8th

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ANDERSONS AUTOTEST #2  April 8th

Saturday morning started with little promise of fun day with rain falling Intermittantly,

however proceedings commenced on time at 11.00 am.
At times the sun came out and then an odd bout of rain fell but the event continued on smoothly.

31 competitors, including 10 juniors, enjoyed the slippery conditions with some of the more experienced drivers losing rhythm on their way and spinning out on the back corner.

The drivers lined up for the morning briefing in damp conditions
The course was swapped around several times.
The top 8 drivers for the day lined up for the King of the Paddock shootout in the NWCC Red Hyundai Lantra (the equaliser)

Consistency is the key to a good result at the end of the day.

Outright winner of the day was Stephen Turner.

The top 8 shootout for King of the Paddock was tightly contested, with the first four within three tenths of a second, but Jarom Rhind won out to take the crown.

Results

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NEW CLUB CAR - REBUILD & SOCIAL EVENINGS

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NEW CLUB CAR - REBUILD & SOCIAL EVENINGS

New Club Car - Junior Development and social evenings
Thanks to a very generous donation by Eddie Maguire, our club is now in possession of a Hyundai Lantra rally car.  The car was one of two built by Wayne Bell for Hyundai Australia to compete in the 1994 Asia Pacific championship, in which it won the formula two category, so it comes with some interesting history. The car will be ideal for juniors or club members to compete at various club events in and could even be used for other purposes such as zero car in rallies or promotion of our club....

Before the Lantra can be used however, it needs a general tidy up and some. . . .

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SLALOM OF SYMMONS - GYMKHANA EVENT

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SLALOM OF SYMMONS - GYMKHANA EVENT

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. 

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HELLYER RALLY WRITE-UP

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HELLYER RALLY WRITE-UP

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.

 

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