COT Pre-Regulations for Classic and Modern Competitions were updated and re-issued on 30 July 2019. While there were a number of corrections, the updated document does contain some important changes over the version first in relation to vehicle eligibility.
Any person interested in entering the event is encouraged to submit details of the vehicle to the organisers to check on its eligibility and receive confirmation in writing if it is eligible for the event, providing confidence to prepare the vehicle. 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
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.
Following a successful competition debut in 2016, the 2018 Classic Outback Trial will once again welcome competitors with modern rally cars to experience the challenge of the week-long endurance event from August 18-25.
Initially born as a long-distance rally for classic cars, in recent years there has been a growing interest from competitors with modern competition vehicles to take on Australia’s Red Centre epic event. Continue reading
Let’s meet Chris McCormack – a first time COT entrant, an Alice Springs local and President of the local rally club. He’s going to enter Classic Outback Modern, in what sounds like a very effective Magna…
What car will you be running in the 2016 COT? What is special; what is its history; where is it at?
I will be in Group 7, Modern Club Car – I have 1997 Mitsubishi TF Magna FWD, running a standard 2007 Mitsubishi 380 Engine with a factory Ralliart LSD in a factory 5 speed gearbox. I have built the car myself from a repairable write off I bought about 4 years ago. It’s made up of mostly standard mitsi parts (it helps to own a wrecking yard) and some custom bits.