Re-live the action from 2003

Year in review


2003 Summary to come.

The Victorian Rally Championship was won by Mike Reeves and Robin Smalley in a Lancer Evo 3.

Australian Rally Championship

The Victoria round of the Australian Rally Championship was Rally of Melbourne (Results in Oct Unicar)

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Victorian Rally Championship

VRC rounds were the David Nutter Ford Rally, Strzelecki Stages, Bega Valley, North Eastern and Akademos.

Outright champions: Mike Reeves and Robin Smalley in a Lancer Evo 3.

2WD champions: Andrew Vibert / David Gallacher, Toyota Corolla TE37

Clubman and Novice awards: Matthew Douglas / Adam Douglas, Toyota Sprinter

For more details, including event results and points tables, go to the 2003 VRC page.

Victorian Club Rally Series

There were 6 VCRS Events in 2003. The Bog-A-Duck was to run concurrently with the Akademos but when the Akademos was postponed, the VCRS sub-event was cancelled. The Mt Alexander Trial was calendared but was cancelled.

  1. TCV Rally – Result sin March Unicar
  2. Trax Kawasaki Strzelecki Stages – Results in April Unicar
  3. Nissan Nightmoves – Results in Oct Unicar
  4. George Derrick Memorial Trial – Results in Nov Unicar
  5. Spring 200 Trial – Results in Nov Unicar
  6. Yakerboo Trial – Results in Dec Unicar with final series points

Robson Cup Rally Series

This series comprised events that were predominantly tests of navigational skills rather than driver speed. This appears to have been the last year of the Robson Cup.

  1. Murrindindi Magic Historic Rally
  2. Daryl Tunbridge Memorial Trial
  3. Nissan Nightmoves
  4. Yakerboo Trial
  5. Moonlight Meander (possibly did not happen)

HRA Rally Championship

This series was solely for members of the Historic Rally Association.

This was the first year of the Alpine being moved to Gippsland.

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The Rally Calendar for this year:

8 FebGeorge Woods Introductory TrialPCCVClub
15 FebMirboo Meander Historic RallyHRAClub
22 FebDavid Nutter Ford RallyCCRMITVRC-1
1-5 MarTrading Post Grand Prix RallyOctagonNational
1 MarFord Four Novice TrialFFCCMulticlub
15-20 MarTour T AdelaideHarmanMulticlub
29 MarChallenge of Clubs TrialNCCAMulticlub
29 MarPresidents Trial (postponed a week)SEACClub
5 AprTrax-Kawasaki Strzelecki StagesCCCVCR-2/ VCRS-2
12 AprMurrindindi Magic Historic RallyHRARCRS-1
26 AprAutumn RallysprintNECCMulticlub
3 MayDaryl Tunbridge Memorial TrialBLCCRCRS-2
10 MayAkademos (including Bog-A-Duck) (postponed to 13 Nov)MUCCVRC / VCRS
17-18 MayForest Classic RallyRallysportMulticlub
24-25 MayRallye of Mt Gambier (postponed to 18 Oct)SEACMulticlub
31 MayCarlectrics Night Stalker Historic RallyHRAMulticlub
7-9 JunWinter Classic RallyBLCCTouring
8 JunBega Valley Motors RallyDSCCVRC-3
21 JunNissan NightmovesNCCAVCRS-3, RCRS-3
12 JulKelly Country TourNECCMulticlub
19 JulJuly TrialSEACMulticlub
26 JulGeorge Derrick Memorial Trial (postponed to 2 Aug)CCRMITVCRS
2 AugGeorge Derrick Memorial TrialCCRMITVCRS-4
23 AugMt Alexander Trial (cancelled)BCCVCRS
30 AugNECC RallysprintNECCMulticlub
6 SepNovice NightmovesNCCAMulticlub Novice
13 SepAutosport Spring 200 TrialFFCCVCRS-6
20 SepWestern Districts TrialSEACMulticlub
4-5 OctRally of MelbourneVRSARC-5
11 OctDirty Night in Colac (cancelled)HRAClub
18 OctRally of Mt GambierSEACMulticlub
25 OctNorth Eastern RallyNECCVRC-4
25 OctSundowner TrialSEACCClub
1-3 NovThree PeaksHarmanMulticlub
8 NovYackerboo TrialPACVCRS-7/ RCRS-4
15 NovAkademosMUCCVCR-5
22 NovNovice Nightmoves (cancelled)NCCAMulticlub Novice
29 NovAlpine RallyHRAMulticlub SS
6 DecAnglia Memorial Sprint Rally (cancelled)FFCCMulticlub