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Rally of the Heartland

June 2, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm



Planned for 2/3/4 June 2017, and will run on just the Saturday and Sunday. The event will be for Classic cars, an all comers category, and also be a round of the SARC on the Saturday.img_0294-5

The 350 competitive km event in a relatively compact loop, based in the Hallett/Burra area, with long special stages on bulletproof roads – all with full special stage set-up and infrastructure.

Key Points:

Naming rights sponsor is Lightforce Performance Lighting

  • Eblen Subaru and Shannons Insurance also sponsors
  • Jeff David is the event ambassador/spokesman
  • Prize for hybrid/electric cars
  • Prize for “Escort Challenge”
  • Prizes for performance in Wind Farms/special trophies (turbine models)
  • 20% Discount for anyone who is a Rally Champion
  • Stages under the Turbines, very challenging
  • Media day, sponsor rides etc – offered on the Friday on the “Town” Stage
  • One stage is 75km, another is 86km
  • will be a SARC round on the Saturday
  • Long night stage in full darkness, SARC included
  • Significant Lightforce discount on LED lights offered
  • easy liaisons
  • Accommodation is all around – Terowie, Jamestown, Burra, all within 30km or so
  • Paxton Square is the official accommodation provider
  • Service Park is in Burra
  • Homestays on course are available if required, officials and competitors alike
  • Great boost to the mid north, lots of support there accordinglymercedes-450slc-stuart-bowes-1
  • Minimum time away from home, but 350 competitive km in total
  • No local testing offered, no recce allowed
  • Whole-hearted support from the community, local leadership
  • RallySafe is mandatory, but not included in Entry fee
  • Entry is just $750 ex GST for SARC entrants, or $1250.00 ex GST for the entire weekend
  • 2 minute gaps
  • Tyres are not mandated, unless required by SARC
  • No recce allowed, no pace notes available. It is a road book only rally
  • About 170km of stages on Saturday, and 180km on Sunday
  • No parc fermé for Classics or all comers
  • Regional scrutiny allowed across the board, spot checks during event
  • Entries limited to 60, plus 15 reserves

Sunday “tour” Key stages, with leader and follower – get the Rally experience and enjoy a top class lunch/dinner in Burra, limited to 50 cars. Sup Regs due in Jan 2017


June 2, 2017 @ 8:00 am
June 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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