World Cup Australian Safari

The Australian Safari, Australias fourth world championship motorsport event has been granted both Drivers and Manufacturers status in the 1994 World Cup Championship for Cross Country Rallies by the world governing body of motorsport, the ...

The Australian Safari, Australias fourth world championship motorsport event has been granted both Drivers and Manufacturers status in the 1994 World Cup Championship for Cross Country Rallies by the world governing body of motorsport, the FIA.

The decision boosts the 6500km, 9 day event above such long time stalwarts as the Paris-Dakar, which is not included in the calendar this year, and the Paris-Beijing epic, which has been cancelled. Safari director, Bob Carpentar said the Oz Safari is now officially the biggest event on the wotld calendar, being the 6th and penultimate round of the year.

The OZ Safari starts in western Sydney on the 13th August and finishes on Darwins' Mindii Beach nine days later.

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