Re-live the action from 1999

Year in review


1999 summary to come

The Victorian Rally Championship was won by Scott Peddar and Paul Humm in a Lancer Evo 1

Australian Rally Championship

Victoria’s round of the Australian Rally Championship was again the Rally of Melbourne.


Victorian Rally Championship

VRC events were Rally in the Valley, Strzelecki Stages, Rally of Melbourne, Begonia, North Eastern and Djerriwarrah.

Outright champions: Scott Peddar / Paul Humm, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 1

2WD champions: Mark Miller, Ford Escort Mk II
Co-driver: David Leoncini (with Brian Semmens)

Novice award: David Schneiders / Michael Stiglich, Holden Commodore

For more details, including event results and points tables, go to the 1999 VRC page.

Victorian Club Rally Series

There were 5 VCRS events this year. The Bog-A-Duck Trial was intended to be Round 1 but was abandoned due to a fatal accident. Results are in March Unicar but it didn’t count towards the series.

  1. Bog-A-Duck (abandoned)
  2. TCV Trial – Results in April Unicar (amended due protest in June Unicar)
  3. George Derrick Memorial Trial – Results in April Unicar
  4. Nissan Nightmoves – Results in Sep Unicar
  5. Spring 200 Trial – Results in Oct Unicar, revised results and points in Dec Unicar
  6. Mount Alexander Trial – Results in Oct Unicar

Robson Cup Rally Series

The Western Region Trial Series morphed into the Robson Cup. Events:

  1. Tunbridge Trial
  2. Moonlight Meander
  3. William Harvey Memorial Trial

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 The Rally Calendar for this year:

6 FebGeorge Woods Introductory TrialPCCVInterclub Novice
20 FebBog-a-Duck Trial (abandoned)MUCCVCRS
20 MarChallenge of ClubsNCCAInterclub
20 MarAutumn TrialNECCInterclub
27 MarMirboo MeanderHRAInterclub
3-5 AprCarrera Southern Cross RallyeTRECInterclub
10 AprRally in the ValleyFFCCVRC-1
17 AprTunbridge TrialBLCCRCRS-1
24 AprGeorge Derrick Memorial RallyCCRMITVCRS-2
1 MayStrzelecki StagesCERBVRC-2
8 MayMoonlight MeanderMMSCRCRS-2
8 MayWhiteknuckles TrialNECCInterclub
29 MayMount Alexander Trial (postponed to 30 Oct)BCCVCRS
29 MayMaroondah Historic RallyHRAClub
19 JunLongest Night TrialHRAClub
17 JulBagshot RallysprintBCCClub
18 JulMUCCKemmish Touring AssemblyMUCCClub TA
7 Aug?South West ClassicHRAClub
14-15 AugRally of MelbourneVRSARC-5, VRC-3
21 AugMt Gambier Sprint RallySEACInterclub
4 SepCommencement Trial (originally 11 Sep, postponed to 6 Nov)MUCCClub Novice
11 SepNissan NightmovesNCCAVCRS-3
18 SepRallysprintNECCInterclub
25 SepBegonia RallyBLCCVRC-4
2 OctWilliam Harvey Memorial TrialPCCVRCRS-3
9 OctSpring 200 TrailFFCCVCRS-4
16 OctIntroductory TrialMSCCInterclub Novice
23 OctNorth Eastern RallyNECCVRC-5
30 OctMount Alexander TrialBCCVCRS-5
6 NovAutumn Midnight Trial (cancelled)CCRMITInterclub
6 NovCommencement Trial (cancelled again!)MUCCClub Novice
13 NovDjerriwarrah RallyMMSCVRC-6
20 NovAlpine Trial (cancelled)AWDCCInterclub
27 NovRivertown Trial (cancelled)CERBVCRS
27 NovGoulburn Murray SafariHRAClub
4 DecAnglia Memorial Sprint RallyNCCAClub