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Updated Supplementary Regulations

Updated Supplementary Regulations for both the COT Rally and COT Regularity competitions are now available.

Classic Outback Trial Supplementary Regulations V8.2 for the Rally competition are on the Rally Docs and Forms page.

Classic Outback Trial Regularity Supplementary Regulations V6.2 for the Regularity competition are on the Regularity Docs and Forms page.

These updated Supplementary Regulations have been approved by Motorsport Australia and replace previous documents. They have been rewritten from the original document issued in 2019 and subsequent updates, and should be re-read.

Philip Bernadou
Clerk of the Course

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Competitor Bulletin 4 now available

COT Competitor Bulletin 4, for the COT Classic, COT Allcomers and COT Regularity competitions, has been released.

It is available on both the Rally Documents and Forms and Regularity Documents and Forms pages.

Bulletin 4 has been approved by Motorsport Australia and incorporates Further Regulations. The bulletin covers:

  1. REGULARITY SR 107 and COT SR 109 – POSTPONEMENT /CANCELLATION OF EVENT
  2. ARTICLES 203.6 and 204.5 – REFUNDS

Phillip Bernadou
Event Director

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Updated Supplementary Regulations now available

Updated Supplementary Regulations for COT Rally competitions are now available on the Rally Docs and Forms page.

The changes made to the V6 Supplementary Regulations are

  • Dates changing March to August;
  • Article 105.2 changing the Competitor Relations Officer to Alan Patterson;
  • Article 204.5 updating the refund conditions for the August date.’’

Updated Supplementary Regulations for COT Regularity competition are now available on the Regularity Docs and Forms page.

The changes made to the V4 Regularity Supplementary Regulations are:

  • Dates changing March to August;
  • Article 105.2 changing the Competitor Relations Officer to Alan Patterson;
  • Article 203.6 updating the refund conditions for the August date.’’

Tom Snooks
Clerk of the Course

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Rally and Regularity Supp Regs updated for NCR changes

Supplementary Regulations for both COT21 Rally and COT21 Regularity have been updated.

Motorsport Australia recently revised the National Competition Rules (NCR’s) reducing the number of Articles from 241 to 113 and bringing the streamlined document aligning more closely with the recently updated FIA’s International Sporting Code and this will result in greater consistency from grassroots to the international levels of the sport. The revised NCR’s will be applicable from 1 January 2021.

Classic Outback Trial Pty Ltd has therefore updated both the COT 2021 and COT Regularity 2021 regulations to bring them in line with the revised NCR’s.

No other changes have been made to either set of regulations.

COT21 Rally Supplementary Regulations v4 are available from the Rally Docs and Forms page.

COT21 Regularity Supplementary Regulations v3 are available from the Regularity Docs and Forms page.

Tom Snooks
Clerk of the Course

3rd OR: Ian and Val Swan, 1974 Volvo 242 DL
Media, News

Swan’s Swansong

Long time Victorian rally driver, Ian Swan will be hanging up his long distance driving helmet after this year’s Classic Outback Trial.

Swan, a 73 year old from Frankston South in Victoria, will line up in his trusty 1975 Volvo 242 with his “new” co-driver – long-time mate Colin Gow of Wonga Park –  in an attempt to beat a previous third place in the 7 day, 2,300 kilometre Special Stage Rally.

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