Re-live the action from 2009

Year in review


2009 Summary to come.

The Victorian Rally Championship was won for a second time by Mark Fawcett in a Subaru WRX STi, this time with Carrie Morris as co-driver.

First edition of the Classic Outback Trial.

Yokohama Alpine Rally

Australian Rally Championship

There was no Victorian round of the Australian Rally Championship. However, Victorians Simon and Sue Evans won their second national title, this time in a Lancer Evo IX.

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Victorian Rally Championship

VRC rounds were the East Gippsland Stages, Bega Valley, Derrick, Begonia and Akademos.

Outright Champions: Mark Fawcett / Carrie Morris, Subaru WRC STi.

2WD Champions: Brian Semmens / David Leoncini, Nissan 200SX RV S12

Clubman Award: Brenden Brown / Samantha Robison, Datsun 180B SSS

Novice Award: Brett Mackieson / Julian Ong, Daihatsu Charade

For more details, including event results and points tables, go to the 2009 VRC page.

Victorian Club Rally Series

There were 6 VCRS events this year.  With limited candidate events and higher risk of cancellations, the appetite for joint VRC/VCRS events returned with the Derrick and Begonia both dual status.

  1. Rally Bonnie Doon (NECC)
  2. Nissan Nightmoves (NCCA)
  3. George Derrick Memorial Rally (CCRMIT, also VRC)
  4. Begonia Rally (BLCC, also VRC)
  5. Spring 200 Trial (FFCC)
  6. Yackerboo Trial (PAC)

HRA Rally Championship

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

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The Rally Calendar for this year:

21 FebGeorge Woods Introductory Trial (postponed to 2 May)PCCVMulti-club Non SS
27 FebMillard Memorial TrialSEACMulti-club Non SS
7 MarChallenge of Clubs (Cancelled)NCCAMulti-club Non SS
21 MarCerberus Stages (Cancelled)CERBVRC
4 AprTrailblazer RallyHRAMulti-club TRE
18 AprRally Bonnie DoonNECCMulti-club Sprint
25 AprForest Classic Rally (Cancelled)RallysportMulti-club TRE
2 MayGeorge Woods Introductory Trial and Gil Davis MemorialPCCV/HRAMulti-club Non SS and TRE
16 MayEast Gippsland StagesMUCCVRC-1
23 MayThe Italian ConnectionRallysport PromotionsMulti-club TRE
30 MayThe Number 9 TrialHRAMulti-club TRE
7 JunBega Valley Motors RallyMarmelangVRC-2
20 JunNissan Nightmoves (originally 13 Jun)NCCAMulti-club Non SS
27 JunThe Wangrally (Cancelled)NECCMulti-club TRE
4 JulIvan’s FollyPCCVMulti-club TRE
18 JulGeorge Derrick Memorial RallyCCRMITVRC-3 / VCRS-3
26 JulMidwinter SkattaHRAClub TA
9-18 Aug30th Anniversary Repco RerunHRAMulti-club TRE
15 AugBegonia RallyBLCCVRC-4 / VCRS-4
28 AugWinter Classic Rally & TourBLCCMulti-club TRE
30 Aug – 5 SepClassic Outback TrialCOTNational SS
12 SepPorepunkah RallysprintNECCMulti-club Sprint
19 SepSpring 200 Trial and Camcrusher IntroductoryFFCCMulti-club Non SS
3 or 4 OctBagshot RallysprintHRAClub Sprint
18 OctAkademosMUCCVRC-5
25 OctJust Another DayHRAClub TA
Oct?Three Peaks RallyMEMTouring
13-15 NovYokahama Alpine RallyHRAClub SS
28 NovYackerboo TrialPACMulti-club Non SS
6 DecPresidential TourHRAClub TA