Due to extraordinary rain, the first day of competition on COT16 was actually the second day of the event. Crews traveled north out of Alice springs and competed on five stages.
Warren Denham and Arron Topliff
Tim and Bruce Shepherd on day 1.
Iain Reddiex and Mike Mitchell.
Warren Briggs and Gerry Bashford
James Calvert-Jones and Ben Hardy
Ben Kittle and Peter Williams on day 1
Ted and Joel Perkins, 1966 Lotus Cortina.
Keith and Mary Anne Callinan
Spectator on COT16
Murray Rogers and Darren Wythe
Luke Olholm and Gordon Trigg on day 1.
Andrew and David Travis
Ian Swan and Colin Gow
Joseph and Yves Huber
Phillip and Laurette Macwhirter in the Regularity competition on day 1
Adam Kaplan and Mary Hughes
John Midgley and John Pullan
Ben Seehusen and David Moir
Jorge Perez Companc and Jose Volta
Steve Riley and John Doble
Murray Young and Paul McBean, Pajero