1973 Victorian Clubman Series

The Clubman Series was closely fought with 5 different winners across the six rounds. Ross Turner and Ian Pearson narrowly won the championship in their Galant from David Bond and Ian Richards in a Mk II Cortina.

To see what else happened during 1973 in Victorian rallying, go to the 1973 year page.

To see other years of the Victorian Clubman Series go to the series page.

Ross Turner and Ian Pearson at the start of the 73 BP Rally

Series Regulations

There may not have been much in the way of regulations for the series as it piggybacked onto the VRC. Points were scored for the first six places, as per the VRC, 9-6-4-3-2-1. The problem of crews being upgraded during the year was fixed by not upgrading crews during the year!!


The 1973 series comprised six events. Click on each event for more details and results.

  1. Invitation Trial
  2. Amateur 100
  3. Brass Monkey Trial
  4. Midyear Rally
  5. Hunter Safari
  6. Winter Trial

Outright Pointscores

Outright Drivers Pointscores

1Ross Turner64919
2David Bond9918
3John Coleman3914½
4Norm Wagner9110
5Eric Sorensen99
6Alf Pearce6

Outright Navigators Pointscores

1Ian Pearson64919
2Ian Richards9918
3Bernard Peasley3914½
4Paul Paterson1910
5Colin Campbell99
6Ian Pearce6