Bathurst son and father combination, Andrew and David Travis have claimed a remarkable third consecutive Classic Outback Trial and fourth in five attempts after winning the 2018 edition by more than nine minutes. Continue reading
Andrew and David Travis head into the final day of the Lasseters Classic Outback Trial with a lead of more than nine minutes, after dominating the final three stages of day six. Continue reading
Adam Kaplan and Aleisha Penney continued to set the pace in their Mazda RX7, with a clean sweep on day five of the Lasseters Classic Outback Trial. Meanwhile, Andrew and David Travis extended their lead to 7m17s at the top of the standings with two days to go. Continue reading
Reigning 2WD Australian Rally Champions Adam Kaplan and Aleisha Penney, were the team to beat on day four of the Lasseters Classic Outback Trial winning three of the four stages, but Andrew and David Travis maintained an overall lead of almost 7 minutes just past the half way point of the rally.
The leader’s closest challenger stumbled and fell on day 3 leaving Andrew and David Travis a 7 minute buffer to the next best, the Tuthill prepared Porsche 911 of Joost Van Cauwenberge and Jacques Castelein from Belgium. The Porsche however is on a charge, and stated their intentions by winning the last 3 stages of the day.
Phil Kerr and Jenny Cole hit trouble on day two of the Lasseters Classic Outback Trial, while Andrew and David Travis extended their advantage at the top of the leaderboard, winning three out of the day’s five stages.
Day one of the Lasseters Classic Outback Trial felt a bit like history repeating itself, with the 2016 winners Andrew and David Travis taking the honours in their Nissan Gazelle.
Three-time winners and defending Classic Class champions Andrew and David Travis have kicked off their 2018 Classic Outback Trial by going fastest on the 13km prologue stage in their V6 powered Nissan Gazelle. Continue reading
Bathurst son and father combination, Andrew and David Travis were the cream of the crop at the end of the 2016 Classic Outback Trial (COT), as they took back to back wins and their third in four attempts, this time in a Nissan Gazelle.
Wednesday provided our crews with a visit a genuine working cattle station for service and lunch but not before the field had rode the roller coaster 65 km Winneke Goldfield stage. It proved to be a most exhilarating drive for most with crest after crest after crest, requiring a serious amount of commitment to be fast. But for some it was a ride they’d want to get off.
The first stage of the day, SS13 Ironwood Creek of 29 km gave the Callinan’s in their Historic Motorsport build Ford Escort RS1800 their first stage win. 5 seconds down the road though was the other RS1800 of Companc / Volta. Overnight leader Cuthbert / Evans retained the overall lead despite being 1:27 off the pace. Even further off the pace was Travis / Travis 1:41 behind but still retaining 2nd place. Crane / Anderson (Peugeot 504) began their charge up the leader board from 12th with a fine 3rd place on stage. Continue reading