Monthly Archives: June 2015

Local classic set for Victorian alpine region’s new tarmac rally

Great Alpine Road resident and classic car enthusiast, David Thirlwall, is rubbing his hands together with delight at the news Australia’s first all new major tarmac rally in five years will be right on his doorstep. This year’s inaugural Hotham Auto Corsa Alpine Tarmac Rally from 14-15 November, promoted by Auto Corsa Group, will be…
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Group B Audi brings Pikes Peak heritage to world’s longest hillclimb event

A modern-day recreation of the World Rally Championship and Pikes Peak-winning Audi Sport Quattro S1 Group B rally car is set to thrill onlookers at this year’s inaugural Mount Hotham Alpine Cup International Hillclimb from November 14-15. The 1981 replica four-wheel-drive Audi, built by Auckland rally driver Andrew Hawkeswood and later sold to Tasmanian-born businessman…
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Classic stalwart Broadbent confirms tarmac rally comeback

Following a two year sabbatical, the biggest name in Australian classic tarmac rallying – Rex Broadbent – is set to make his comeback at this year’s inaugural Hotham Auto Corsa Alpine Tarmac Rally. The 66-year old Porsche driver from Melbourne has been lured back by the brand new event that will be held over 250…
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