1980 Victorian Clubman Series

The 1980 VCS was closely fought with six different winners across the seven rounds. Dennis Billings and Steve Ellis emerged victorious with two wins and two third places in their Datsun 1600.

To see what else happened during 1980 in Victorian rallying, go to the 1980 year page.

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

Series Regulations

A brief set of Standing Regulations was included in the Victorian Addendum to the Australian Rally Code. Points were scored for the first six places, as per the VRC, 9-6-4-3-2-1 with th best five results to count.


The 1980 series comprised seven events as follows.  Click on each event for more details and results.

  1. Melton Shell 200
  2. Camcrusher Rally
  3. Rally of the Rising Sun
  4. Zodiac Rally
  5. Karinna Sunrise Trial
  6. North Central Trial
  7. Rallye Renault

Outright Pointscores

Outright Drivers Pointscores

1Dennis Billings494926
2Jeff Marsh66623
3Laurie Mitchell1245624 (21)
4John Bramman5914
5Gary Grealy911½
6Steve Ashton910½
7=Brian Melbourne99
7=Shane Blandford99

Outright Navigators Pointscores

1Steve Ellis494926
2Ian Sichalu1245624 (21)
3Jim David5914
4Harold Pearon½912
5Robert Frost611
6Ro Nixon910½
7=Peter Cullis99
7=Ron Harper99