Following a recent surge of new entries for the Classic Outback Trial, only a few places remain in the entry list before a full capacity is reached.
Event Director, Phil Bernadou has confirmed that following the reinstatement by the Federal and State Governments of sporting events, after the long Covid-19 induced lockdowns and travel restrictions experienced in most states, that there we only nine spaces left in the Special Stage event and seven spaces in the regularity event.
With the Australian vaccination rates approaching required levels, State and National Governments are talking about ways to open our border to vaccinated international travellers without the need for quarantine.
Although time frames aren’t year clear yet, there is a push to have borders open to Australian nationals and residents well before Christmas.
The latest entry in the 2020 Classic Outback Trail is the Mercedes Benz 450 SLC of South Australians Stuart Bowes and co-driver Jeremy Browne.
The pair will try their luck in the big 5.0 litre V8 Merc over the seven days of the Classic Outback Trial which starts early in November and is based around Parkes, Orange & Bathurst in the Central West of NSW.
This event proved to be very popular on the last COT and gaining more interest in other organised events, we are again considering conducting a regularity category in the 2020 event.
It will also be conducted over the 7 days and will incorporate the majority of the COT special stages. Continue reading
There will be 4 events during COT week: Classic, Modern, Regularity and the Tagalong Tour.
Modern and Regularity categories will depend on a minimum of 15 entries per category. Should we not receive this number, all monies paid will be fully refunded.Attached is the Nomination forms for Classic and Modern categories. Continue reading