Re-live the action from 1995

Year in review


1995 summary yet to come 

The Victorian Rally Championship was won by Graeme Wise in his Mitsubishi Lancer RS-E 4WD T, with the champion navigator being Greg Foletta, who partnered Cody Crocker. 

1995 saw the running of the first Round Australia trial for 16 years, the Mobil 1 Reliability Trial. The event was held in June and early July and passed through Victoria on the third and fourth days.

Australian Rally Championship

Victoria’s round of the Australian Rally Championship was the Rally of Melbourne, round 3 as a coefficient 10 event in March. Winners were Neal Bates and Coral Taylor in their Toyota Celica GT-Four.


Victorian Rally Championship

There were only 4 VRC events: Rally of Melbourne (also ARC), Win TV Rally in the Valley, North Eastern and Djerriwarrah.

Outright champion driver: Graeme Wise, Mitsubishi Lancer RS-e

Outright co-driver: Greg Foletta (with Cody Crocker)

Novice Award: Michael Cameron / Peter Howgate, Holden Commodore / Subaru Legacy RS

For more details, including event results and points tables, go to the 1995 VRC page.

Victorian Trials Series

The Victorian Trials Series, previously called the Victorian Trials Championship, was a series of open events designed to test the skills of both driver and navigator. This was the last year that the VTS was conducted.

The VTS events this year were:

  1. Borderland Safari
  2. Yulunga Trial
  3. William Harvey Memorial Trial
  4. Jim Maude Memorial Experts Trial

Victorian Club Rally Series

Notes about classes and series registration in January Unicar.

  1. TCV Trial – Report and results in March Unicar (some correction in April & May)
  2. George Derrick Memorial Trial – Report and results in April Unicar (some corrections in May)
  3. Nissan Nightmoves – Results in May Unicar
  4. Rivertown Trial – Results in June Unicar and amended points in Aug Unicar
  5. Spring 200 – Results in Oct Unicar
  6. WDCC Trial – Results in Dec Unicar (and series points and commentary on the complexity!!)

Western Region Trial Series

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


Riverina & North Eastern Series

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

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 The Rally Calendar for this year:

11 Feb1600 ChallengeNCCAClosed
11 FebGeorge Woods Introductory TrialPCCVNovice
16 FebIntroductory TrialMSCCNovice
11 MarChallenge of ClubsNCCAClosed
11 MarClassic Tourist TrophyCRCOpen touring
18 MarRally of MelbourneARC, VRC-1
25 MarGeorge Derrick Memorial TrialCCRMITVCRS-2
25 Mar Far Western TrialHDCCClosed
1 AprAlpine Rally (cancelled)AWDCCVRC, ARC (C5)
1 AprPakenham Yakkerboo Historic RallyPACWRTS-1
22 AprWin TV Rally in the ValleyFFCCVRC-2, ARC (C5)
29 Apr1995 Nissan NightmovesNCCAVCRS-3
19 AprTiger 200AWDCCRNE-1
6 MayCity of Mt Gambier RallySEACARC
6 MayBorderland SafariNECCVTS-1
13 MayWelcome Stranger TrialBCCWRTS-2
20 MayRivertown TrialCERBVCRS-4
27 MayAutumn TrialNECCRNE-2
27 MayMaroondah Historic TrialHRAClosed
10 JunThree PeaksCRCOpen Touring
13 Jun-2 JulMobil 1 TrialAdvantageInternational
24 JunNovice NightmovesNCCANovice
8 JulYulunga TrialHDCCVTS-2, WRTS-3
5 AugAutumn Midnight Introductory Trial (postponed to 4 Nov)CCRMITNovice
12 AugMirboo MeanderHRAClosed
12 AugThe Philtronics TrialSEACClosed
19 AugGoulburnerSDCCRNE-3
26 AugWilliam Harvey Memorial TrialPCCVVTS-3, WRTS-4
2 SepIntroductory TrialNECCClosed
9 SepGas Fields TrialSEACClosed
16 SepBendigo Spring TourHRAClosed
30 SepCerberus IntroductoryCERBNovice
30 SepSeptember TrialAWDCCClosed
7 OctJim Maude Memorial Experts TrialBCCVTS-4
7 OctAnglia Memorial (originally 23 Sep)FFCCClosed sprint
7 OctRennicks RevengeSEACClosed
14 OctPowelltown Historic TrialHRAClosed
14 OctCooper Memorial TrialWDCCWRTS-5
21 OctNorth Eastern RallyNECCVRC-3
28 OctSpring 200FFCCVCRS-5
4 NovAutumn Midnight Introductory TrialCCRMITNovice
4 NovTour AdelaideCRCOpen touring
4 NovSundowner TrialHDCCClosed
11 NovDjerriwarrah RallyMMSCVRC-4
18 NovJim Maude Rally of the Rising SunNCCAClosed
18 NovSummer Safari Historic RallyPCCVClosed