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COT20 Pre-Regulations updated – ensure you have the latest version…

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.

Competitors should check their document and if necessary, download the version issued on 30 July 2019 from the Documents and Forms page. Continue reading

2016 Classic Outback Modern winners, Peter Neal & Craig Wayburn, Subaru WRX
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Modern rally cars eligible for Classic Outback Trial in Alice Springs

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

Questions with...

Questions with: Chris McCormack

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.

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