2013 Bega Valley Rally

The Bega Valley Rally, based out of Eden and organised by Tom and Steuart Snooks, was conducted on June 9. This was the last of the Begas organised by the Snooks family and was the last time the event was part of the VRC. The 2013 edition was conducted entirely in daylight and was a blind rally, i.e. no recce and no pace notes.

Victorian Rally Championship Round 3
NSW Rally Championship Round ?
NSW Clubman Series Round ?
East Coast Classic Rally Challenge Round ?
ACT Regional Series Round ?

The overall winners were Chris Giddens and Damian Grahame in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 6. They were entered in the NSW Rally Championship, as were second place Michael Harding and Julie Boorman in a Subaru Impreza WRX STi. Third place, a mere 1 second back, was the first of the Victorians, Stephen Raymond and Simon Ellis in a Toyota Corolla. They won Heat 1 and placed second on Heat 2 behind eventual champions, Tristan Penhall and Jolie Middleton in a Subaru Impreza WRX STi.

For more detail see the Snooks page.

Winners of the 2013 Bega Valley Rally, Chris Giddens and Damian Grahame

Results and entry list

VRC Results


The event was conducted over 11 special stages, with no repeats and very minimal re-use of any roads. Heat 1 of the VRC round comprised the first five special stages with the remaining six stages constituting Heat 2.

Itinerary and plot of stages

Other event documents

None available.