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Eddie Maguire Wins Hellyer North West Rally

Burnie’s Eddie Maguire has claimed outright victory at the inaugural Hellyer North West Rally of Champions tarmac rally, 23 seconds ahead of seven-time Targa champion Jason White. Maguire, driving a V10-powered Dodge Viper ACR, and navigator Zak Brakey, traded close stage times with White and navigator uncle John White, in…

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New North West Rally A True Family Event

This coming February, Burnie and Hellyer Gorge in North West Tasmania, will come alive to the sounds of a new tarmac rally event, with a waterfront finish line and celebrations at Burnie Bite and Brew. Supported by Burnie City Council, the event to be known as the Hellyer North West…

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Pritchard Claims Poatina Mountain Race 2016

Hobart’s Mike Pritchard and Michael Hutchinson have won the tarmac rally title at this year’s Stuart Benson Petrusma Property Poatina Mountain Race, while Damien Moore, also of Hobart, took a victory in the tarmac rally driver only category. Pritchard, driving a 2016 Dodge Viper ACR, and navigator Hutchinson, achieved both…

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Riverland rally deferred to 2017

Auto Corsa Group disappointing wishes to confirm postponement of the Waikerie Auto Corsa Riverland Tarmac Rally, scheduled to take place on Sunday 25 September 2016. Auto Corsa Group has expended considerable time, effort and resources in gaining approvals and planning, particularly towards developing a rigorous safety process to meet the…

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Entries open for new South Australian tarmac rally

Entries have opened for an exciting brand new one-day, tarmac rally event to be held in regional South Australia. The inaugural Waikerie Auto Corsa Riverland Tarmac Rally, will occur on a collection of challenging closed roads between Waikerie and Ramco, in the stunning Riverland region of South Australia, on Sunday 25…

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Extra, extra, read all about it!

If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab yourself a copy of the latest issues of Unique Cars magazine. Along with all the great usual content, within the new look format you’ll also see fantastic features on Auto Corsa Group’s most recent events. Issue 385 (18 Feb) has a sensational…

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Tassie rally brothers face off at Poatina Hillclimb

Arguably the fastest brothers in Tasmanian tarmac rallying, Eddie and Steve Maguire, will go head-to-head this Sunday 6 December at the second annual running of the Poatina Hillclimb. Hailing from Somerset in Tasmania’s North West, 28-year old Eddie and his younger brother Steve, will campaign the event’s Tarmac Rally category…

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Poatina Hillclimb mad dash for Hobart sign master

Tasmanian rally stalwart, Andrew Morris, is in a race against the clock to be a starter at this year’s second annual running of the Poatina Hillclimb on Sunday 6 December. 46-year-old Andrew, who owns and operates Signworks in Hobart, blew the engine on his 1982 Mazda RX-7 Group B Replica…

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7 things you may not know about Poatina, Tasmania

With the 2015 Poatina Hillclimb fast approaching, we thought we’d share with you some things you may not know about this quaint and picturesque town, nestled at the foothills of the Great Western Tiers, about 45 minutes south west of Launceston. 1. Poatina is home to Hydro Tasmania’s second largest…

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O’Keefe eyeing category win at Poatina Hillclimb

Still on a high from finishing second at the 2015 Tasmanian Sports GT Championship circuit series, Hobart’s Peter O’Keefe has turned his attention to his next motorsport outing - this year’s second annual running of the Poatina Hillclimb on Sunday 6 December. The 53-year-old, who manages the automotive Derwent Park…

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Lamborghini safety car for Eden Valley Hillclimb

A stunning Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera LP570-4, valued at over $300,000 will act as the official safety 'Zero' car for the inaugural Eden Valley Hillclimb on Sunday 13 December 2015. The Lamborghini safety car will be crewed by 2015 Classic Adelaide runner-up and 2013 Targa Tasmania winner Dennis Sims, who will…

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Tasmanian rally duo set for Poatina Hillclimb return

Launceston couple Ben Manion and Aleshia Penney will make their return to this year’s Poatina Hillclimb on Sunday 6 December, in their self-built 1990 Nissan Skyline GTS-t tarmac rally car. Promoted by Auto Corsa Group, the second annual running of the Poatina Hillclimb, formerly the Poatina Mountain Race, in 2015…

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Hotham Auto Corsa Alpine Tarmac Rally Postponed

A STATEMENT FROM THE ORGANISERS Auto Corsa Group has been forced to postpone next month’s Hotham Auto Corsa Alpine Tarmac Rally, following advice from our sanctioning partner (insurer) that it cannot support the event in 2015. On Wednesday 14 October 2015, we received a letter from the Australian Auto-Sport Alliance…

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Final vehicle safety and technical regulations released for national rally and hillclimb events

Auto Corsa Group’s vehicle safety and technical regulations, finalised today, will create a fairer and more accessible sport for drivers of all makes and models in its new tarmac rally and hillclimb events. The Melbourne-based promoter of closed road motorsport events released the regulations two weeks ago in draft form…

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Draft vehicle safety and technical regulations released for industry feedback

Auto Corsa Group is pleased to issue for competitor and industry feedback its draft Vehicle Safety and Technical Regulations for this year’s inaugural Hotham Auto Corsa Alpine Tarmac Rally and Mount Hotham Alpine Cup International Hillclimb events. Auto Corsa Group Co-director, Stuart Benson, said that feedback on the regulations would…

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Hotham then Peking to Paris for Garnsworthy

This year’s inaugural Alpine Cup International Hillclimb will prove the perfect testing ground for Rob Garnsworthy’s stunning 1970 Mustang Boss, as both driver and car prepare for the gruelling Peking to Paris Motor Challenge in 2016. The Victorian rally veteran will tackle the world’s longest hillclimb in the Victorian Alps…

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Weeks charged for inaugural Hotham Hillclimb

South Australian motorsport identity, Kevin Weeks, is charged and at the ready for this year’s inaugural Mount Hotham Alpine Cup International Hillclimb where he will run his 2009 Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera. The experienced rally and circuit driver will contest the world’s longest hillclimb in Victoria’s North East from 14-15 November.…

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