"Walkerville All Cars Club"
"Robertstown to Dakar Rally"
On Saturday 19th July 2003, the Annual Walkerville All Cars Club Inc. held Round 3 of the South Australian Rally Championship in the Robertstown area.
The Event was proudly sponsored by "Dakar Rack Systems", with stage sponsors as listed below"
|MGA Insurance Brokers||Saratoga Distribution|
|The Railway Hotel - Freeling||Carburettor Sales and Service|
|Gilbert's Transport Service's||Revolution Racegear|
The event commenced at 12 noon, with 32 cars leaving Rally Headquarters at the Robertstown Oval for competition through a 9 competitive stage course, during daylight, set out by the organisers for the Drivers and Navigators negotiate.
A photo was taken at the start of every car at the Control prior to leaving.
Some photos of the cars in action were taken within Special Stage 7 (Inspiration Point) near the Quarry area.
After the daylight session, the cars returned to the oval and were attended to by their Service Crew/s to check them for any faults and make any adjustments that may have been required.
Car 1 - Sam Brand's car being checked by his Service Crew
Car 4 - Brandon Elliott's car waiting to go out on the Night Stages
Car 5 - David MacDonough's car waiting to go out on the night stages after it had been serviced
At 6pm they left for another 4 stages, which was run during the night.
There were some minor incidents throughout the event by the way of cars running off the track and being unable to continue and others which had some type of vehicle failure.
Provisional Results were posted at 10pm for Drivers & Navigators to see how they went and in particular for the spectators, how their favourite driver was able to drive during the event.
Overall, according to the Organisers, the event ran smoothly and was very successful.
See you next year!
For more information about the Car Rally, go to the Walkerville All Cars Club Web Site.
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