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Vic Rally Ch'ship - Round 3(!) MUCC hosting!

08/04/13 | by admin [mail] | Categories: Race/Rally

Well ok, not really round 3, as round 1 was cancelled due to the threat of fire, and round 2 was cancelled because there actually was a fire and all the trees fell onto the road, so we are now up to round 3, without a wheel having even been turned.

We are expecting a MASSIVE field, as everyone will be itching to get going, PLUS we are offering discounted entry for people who haven't joined us in East Gippsland for a while. Check the Supp Regs to see if you are eligible for a discounted entry!

The best place to download the regulations and all the event information is on the VICRALLY website.
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A message from the organisers:

Welcome and thank-you for your interest in Menace Motorsport East Gippsland Stages 2013.

This Event is Round 3 of the 2013 Victorian Rally Championship and will be held on Saturday 4 May 2013.
Based at Bairnsdale in East Gippsland, Victoria, it will be a State Championship Special Stage event with all the thrills and spills that these events are famous for.

The roads of East Gippsland are generally easy on the car varying from smooth sandy tracks to well constructed forest logging roads. You will enjoy a wide variety of driving surfaces and conditions. This event will run under the A-to-A timing format which is the standard for modern Special Stage forest rallies. It will be conducted over one division and two heats made up of approximately 125 km of competitive and 110 km of transport sections. There will be one service break at which catering and amenities will be available.

The Event (and Heat 1) will commence in Bairnsdale followed by approximately 70 competitive km in 4 stages, finishing with a service break in Lindenow. Heat 2 will be approximately 55 competitive km in 2 stages, finishing in Lindenow which will also be the finish of the Event.

As a State Championship special stage event, crew members will require a Clubman Rally Licence or superior. Vehicles will be required to be fitted with the usual rollover protection and safety features and crews will be required to wear CAMS-approved flame-resistant clothing.

The East Gippsland Stage finishes at Lindenow for the post event social function and a champagne presentation to the provisional winners.

There are a number of accommodation venues within a short distance of the Event start/finish/headquarters providing a range of accommodation styles to suit varying requirements. We recommend contacting these venues via The Lakes & Wilderness Tourist Centre, telephone 1800 637 060.

I would like to acknowledge and thank all the people and organisations that have contributed to making the East Gippsland Stages possible including the event sponsor Menace Motorsport, East Gippsland Shire Council, Bairnsdale Police, Bairnsdale CFA, Bairnsdale SES, Bairnsdale Ambulance, the Department of Sustainability & Environment, and the many volunteers from inside and outside the Melbourne University Car Club Inc who are giving up their time to help us in the forest.

Glen McAliece
Clerk of Course
On behalf of The Directing Team

See you there!

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