1986 Victorian Trials Championship

Outright Champions: Steve McLaughlin / Noel Kelly, Datsun Stanza

State Recognised Award: Steve McLaughlin / Noel Kelly, Datsun Stanza

Clubman Award: Stephen Taylor / Mark Laidlay, Daihatsu Charade

Production Rally Car Award: Tony Ahearne, Peugeot 504

To see what else happened during 1986 in Victorian rallying, go to the 1986 year page.

To see other years of the Victorian Trials Championship, got to the VTC page.

Series Regulations

These were specified in VTC Standing Regulations.

The 1986 VTC was made up a variety of events comprising varying degrees of navigation.

Awards were made for outright champions, State Recognised (previously Grade 2, Grade 3 also assumed to be eligible) and Clubman (Grades 3 and 4 only). This year an award was also introduced for the first Production Rally Car crew.

Consistent with the the VRC, in each division points were allocated 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1 for first to tenth with all four results to count.


There were only four VTC events this year. The Experts Trial was to be included but was cancelled. Click on each event to see further details, including results.

  1. Halda Skalta
  2. Eureka Trial
  3. Rally of the Rising Sun
  4. Summer Safari

Summary points are available here.

Outright Pointscores

Outright Drivers Pointscores

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Outright Navigators Pointscores

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State Recognised Pointscores

State Recognised Drivers Pointscores

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State Recognised Navigators Pointscores

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Clubman Pointscores

Clubman Drivers Pointscores

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Clubman Navigators Pointscores

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