2018 Eureka Rally

The 2018 Eureka Rally was organised by Vroom Events together with the Ballarat Light Car Club. It was conducted on March 3 and 4 and was Round 1 of the Australian Championship and Round 1 of the Victorian Rally Championship.

Harry Bates and John McCarthy were victorious in the ARC event winning both heats in their Toyota Yaris.

The VRC round was won by Matt Lee and Annie Dougherty in a Subaru Impreza WRC Sti, after they won Heat 1 and placed second in Heat 2. Heat 2 was won by Glen Raymond and Kate Catford in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX, but they failed to finish Heat 1.
Harry Bates and John McCarthy on the 2018 Eureka Rally

Results and entry list

ARC Results

VRC Results

Stage Times


Day 1 was conducted over four special stages in the Wombat Forest. These were repeated in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday was conducted to the south of Ballarat again over four stages run twice. SS13 was cancelled.

Itinerary and route plot

Other event documents