Re-live the action from 1990

Year in review


1990 … 

The Victorian Rally Championship was won by David Greig and Paul Tirant in their Datsun 260Z 2.8L. 

Australian Rally Championship

Victoria’s round of the Australian Rally Championship was the BP Visco Alpine Rally.

1990 Alpine winners: George Fury & Ross Runnalls. Photo courtesy of alpinerally.org.au
1990 Alpine winners: George Fury & Ross Runnalls. Photo courtesy of alpinerally.org.au


Victorian Rally Championship

VRC events this year were the Bayswater Wreckers Stages, BP Alpine Rally, Akademos Rally, Blue Ribbon Rally and Wodonga North Eastern Rally.

Outright Champions: David Greig / Paul Tirant, Datsun 280Z.

Novice Award: Rob Thomas / Danny O’Reilly, Datsun 1600

For more details, including event results and points tables, go to the 1990 VRC page.

Victorian Trials Series

The Victorian Trials Series, previously called the Victorian Trials Championship, comprised four events:

  1. Experts Trial,
  2. Borderland Safari
  3. Rally of the Rising Sun
  4. William Harvey Memorial Trial.

The 1990 VTS Standing Regulations

Sprint Rally Series

  1. Begonia City Sprint Rally
  2. Zodiac Sprint Rally
  3. Healesville Stages
  4. MMAL Safari

Western Region Trial Series

This series of closed events was for clubs in western Victoria, in particular Geelong, Ballarat and Melton. Events held were: 

  3. Pines Trial
  4. Yulunga Trial
  5. William Harvey Memorial Trial

Riverina & North Eastern Series

This closed series was for members of the car clubs in northern and north-eastern Victoria. The series comprised:

TAUCC Series

This series of closed events were for the various technical college and university car clubs. This year the series comprised only three events. Three calendared rounds were cancelled, primarily due to weather conditions making roads unavailable for use.

  1. Autumn Midnight Trial – Results in March Unicar
  2. Nissan Nightmoves Trial – Results in April Unicar
  3. Forester Trial – Results in Oct Unicar

Group 5

This closed series comprised events run by PIARC, CRB Car Club and the Torana Club of Victoria.

Other Events

George Woods Introductory Trial

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 The Rally Calendar for this year:

11 FebGrant Walker Motors Sprint RallyFFCCSprint
17 FebWestern Districts Trial (cancelled)SCCTAUCC
17 FebNovice TrialbllClub
24 FebIntroductory TrialMSCCClub
24 FebTCV Memorial TrialHMSCCGp5-1
4 MarBayswater Wreckers StagesFFCCVRC-1
10 MarTee-Jay Ess-Oh TrialHDCCClub
10 MarChallenge of ClubsNCCAClub
17 MarAutumn Midnight TrialCCRMITTAUCC-1
17 MarNovice TrialNECCClub
31 MarBegonia City Sprint RallyTCCSRS-1, Gp5-2
31 MarExperts Trial (postponed to July 28)LCCAVTS
7 AprNissan NightmovesNCCATAUCC-2
14 AprYulunga Trial (moved from 5 May))HDCCWR-1
21 AprSpring 200FFCCGp5-3
21 AprNovice TrialCCCClub
27-29 AprBP Visco AlpineLCCAARC-2,
12 MayZodiac Sprint RallyCRBCCSRS-2
19 MayPathfinder TrialPIARCGp5-4
19 MayWhiteknuckles TrialNECCRNES-2
26 MayAkademos RallyMUCCVRC-3
2 JunDaryl Tunbridge Memorial TrialBLCCWR-2
9 JunGeorge Woods Introductory TrialPCCVClub
16 JunBorderland SafariNECCVTS-1
23 JunSouth Eastern TrialSEACClub
28 JulExperts TrialLCCAVTS-2
18 AugPines TrialSEACWR-3
15 SepHealesville StagesFFCCSRS-3
15 SepGoulburner TrialSDCCRNES-3
22 SepBog-A-Duck Trial (cancelled)MUCCTAUCC
22 SepMobil TrialSEACClub
29 SepBernarras TrialLCCABENWR-4
6 OctIvan’s FollyPCCVClub
20 OctForester TrialCerberus CCTAUCC-3
20 OctThe Lost Puma TrialHDCCClub
20 OctSpring TrialNECCRNE-4
27 OctBlue Ribbon RallyLCCAVRC-4
3 NovRally of the Rising SunNCCAVTS-3
10 NovMMAL Safari and Kanga TrialMMALCCSRS-4, Gp5-5
17 NovDouble You Dee TrialHDCCClub
17 NovMG Classic TourMGCCClub
1 DecWodonga North Eastern Rally (originally 24 Nov)NECCVRC-5
1 DecWilliam Harvey Memorial TrialPCCVVTS-4,
8 DecDistrial (cancelled)MSCCTAUCC
8 DecAdam ‘n Eve TrialCRBCCGp5-6