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Mon 06 Sep 1999
APRC: Singapore Tarmac Rally Report

APRC: Singapore Tarmac Rally Report

Possum Bourne Wins in Singapore by Wayne Munro wayne@power-pictures.com Asia-Pacific rally star Possum Bourne has competed in international motorsport events worldwide - but never anything quite like the contest he won in Singapore today: A car...

Fri 03 Sep 1999
Innovations for Gauteng Rally

Innovations for Gauteng Rally

A number of innovations have been included in planning for the Stannic Gauteng Rally, the final round of the Stannic Rally Championship, on November 13 and 14. The event is being organised by the East Rand branch of the Sports Car Club and will...

Thu 02 Sep 1999
Saxon Safari Preview

Saxon Safari Preview

The largest mainland entry in the history of the Saxon Safari will line up to tackle this year's Australian Rally Championship finale, beginning in the centre of Hobart next weekend. Headed by outright rivals Neal Bates and Possum Bourne, the...

Mon 30 Aug 1999
Stannic Great North Rally Route Finalised

Stannic Great North Rally Route Finalised

The route for the Stannic Great North Rally on September 17 and 18, round five of the Stannic Rally Championship, has been finalised with the event likely to be one of the toughest of the season. The event is based in Northern Province and...

Fri 27 Aug 1999
Millennium Autos Galway Summer Rally

Millennium Autos Galway Summer Rally

5th SEPTEMBER 1999 Round 12 Red Mills Motorsport Ireland National Rally Championship for Vard Trophy Round 4 Top Part West Coast Challenge The rally will start at 11.00am and cover three stages at Derrygoolin, Moyglass, and An Bothar Dubh three...

AFRC: Rally of South Africa WRC Plans on Track

AFRC: Rally of South Africa WRC Plans on Track

PLANNING FOR RALLY OF SOUTH AFRICA ON SCHEDULE CAPE TOWN - 22 – 24 OCTOBER 1999 Planning for the Rally of South Africa in the Western Cape from October 22 to 24 – a pilot project aimed at securing South Africa a place on the FIA World ...

Mon 23 Aug 1999
Millenium Autos Galway Summer Rally Top 12

Millenium Autos Galway Summer Rally Top 12

5th SEPTEMBER 1999 Round 12 Red Mills Motorsport Ireland National Rally Championship for Vard Trophy Round 4 Top Part West Coast Challenge Promoted and Organised by Co.Galway Motor Club Ltd. MILLENNIUM AUTOS GALWAY SUMMER RALLY TOP 12 The...

Thu 19 Aug 1999
Rally of Melbourne Day Two Coverage

Rally of Melbourne Day Two Coverage

Day 2 coverage of the 1999 Rally of Melbourne will be screened on Network Ten this Sunday at 1:30pm. Coverage will include a wrap of day one, with footage of the dramatic retirements of Neal Bates and Possum Bourne, as well as the debut ...

Mon 16 Aug 1999
Stannic Mountain Trial Rally Race Report

Stannic Mountain Trial Rally Race Report

JAN HABIG AND DOUGLAS JUDD WIN MOUNTAIN TRIAL BY 3 SECONDS Colin Windell 14 August 1999 - Aliwal North, Saturday - South Africa's two top rally crews today fought out a running battle on the Mountain Trial which finished here, round four of the...

Sun 15 Aug 1999
Rally of Melbourne Race Report

Rally of Melbourne Race Report

A win by Neal Bates in heat two of the Rally of Melbourne today has reignited the race for the Australian Rally Championship with just one round remaining. The result gives the Toyota Team Australia driver the lead in the series on unadjusted ...

Sat 14 Aug 1999
Rally of Melbourne Update 1999-08-14

Rally of Melbourne Update 1999-08-14

Possum Bourne has crashed out of the Rally of Melbourne on Ben Cairn, SS6. Ben Cairn is a fast 15km downhill stage run almost entirely on bitument - and last night 1/2" of snow fell making it terribly slippery The crew are ok but have...

Rally of Melbourne Update 1999-08-14

Rally of Melbourne Update 1999-08-14

Neal Bates and Coral Taylor, Toyota Corolla WRC have retired from Heat 1 of the Rally of Melbourne after rolling their car on Stage 2. The car is currently still in stage. The rest of the field are in a regroup with Possum well in ...

Fri 13 Aug 1999
Rally of Melbourne - Another Wet Rally!

Rally of Melbourne - Another Wet Rally!

It seems that bad weather is following this years Australian Rally Championship with all competitors facing adverse conditions in today's pre-event reconnaissance, with intermittent rain throughout the day and even snow and sleet reported on 2...

Wed 11 Aug 1999
Rally of Melbourne - Latest Spectator Info

Rally of Melbourne - Latest Spectator Info

Australian Rally Championship http://www.rally.com.au ----------------------------------------------------------- The latest spectator information for this weekend's Rally of Melbourne has been added to the 'Official' ROM website. For...

Mon 09 Aug 1999
Australiam Rally Championship on TV

Australiam Rally Championship on TV

Day one action from the fourth round of the Australian Rally Super Series, the Rally of Melbourne will be screened nationally on the Ten Network on Sunday 15 August at 1.30pm. The program will feature detailed coverage of Special Stage 2 - ...

Wed 04 Aug 1999
Mountain Trial - Inverted Grid for Start

Mountain Trial - Inverted Grid for Start

INVERTED GRID FOR START OF MOUNTAIN TRIAL Castrol Toyota pair Serge Damseaux and Guy Hodgson have been drawn first on the road for the Mountain Trial on August 13 and 14, round four of the Stannic Rally Championship, but what is normally an ...

Tue 03 Aug 1999
Mountain Trial Rally Gains Additional Funding

Mountain Trial Rally Gains Additional Funding

BIG ENTRY FOR MOUNTAIN TRIAL The Mountain Trial on August 13 and 14, round four of the Stannic Rally Championship, has been given another boost. Following on additional funding for the event from Stannic, Sasol, SoBe Healthy Refreshment and ...

Telstra Rally Sponsors Australia

Telstra Rally Sponsors Australia

Telstra is the new naming rights sponsor for the Australian round of the FIA World Rally Championship. The event will be known as Telstra Rally Australia. Telstra has agreed to a three year sponsorship deal with an option...

Sat 31 Jul 1999
Marty Beckton Retires From Ulster

Marty Beckton Retires From Ulster

Australian Marty Beckton has retired after only 5 Special Stages of the 1999 Stena Line Ulster Rally in Ireland, Round 5 of the British Rally Championship. Driving his ex-Colin McRae Group N Impreza WRX, Beckton had climbed to 21st position on...

Fri 30 Jul 1999
Stannic Sponorship Withdrawn at End of Season

Stannic Sponorship Withdrawn at End of Season

STANNIC ANNOUNCES WITHDRAWAL FROM RALLYING IN 2000 30 July 1999 Stannic is to withdraw its sponsorship of the South African Rally Championship from the end of the current season. The announcement was made in Johannesburg today by Stannic ...

Wed 21 Jul 1999
Tenuous Lead in Stannic Rally Championship

Tenuous Lead in Stannic Rally Championship

TENUOUS STANNIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD FOR FORMER CHAMPIONS Former champions Jan Habig and Douglas Judd will have the luxury of a slender seven point lead in the series when the Stannic Rally Championship moves to the Free State and Eastern...

Top Crews Clash in Stannic Western Cape Regional Rally

Top Crews Clash in Stannic Western Cape Regional Rally

TOP CREWS CLASH IN STANNIC WESTERN CAPE REGIONAL RALLY The rivalry between South Africa's two top rally crews will spill over into the Total Overberg Rally, round five of the Stannic Western Cape Championship, on July 30 and 31. Castrol...

Sun 18 Jul 1999
Rally new Zealand Possum Sunday Report

Rally new Zealand Possum Sunday Report

Australian Rally Championship http://www.rally.com.au ----------------------------------------------------------- Subaru's Possum Bourne has reclaimed and finished in 5th position in New Zealand after sole remaining Ford driver Thomas Radstrom...

Sat 17 Jul 1999
Rally New Zealand - Possum Saturday Update

Rally New Zealand - Possum Saturday Update

Australian Rally Championship http://www.rally.com.au ----------------------------------------------------------- Possum: "But it's been a great day. The best day's rallying I've had for a long time. We've been able to measure ourselves...

Fri 16 Jul 1999
New Zealand Rally Leg 1

New Zealand Rally Leg 1

Possum Bourne stayed out of trouble, apart from one spin on the day's penultimate stage, to rise from ninth to fifth at the end of the first Leg. "It's become a rally of survival in these conditions," said Bourne. "We had a mixed day although...

Stannic Mountain Trial Rally A Challenge for Crews

Stannic Mountain Trial Rally A Challenge for Crews

MOUNTAIN TRIAL A CHALLENGE FOR CREWS With the Mountain Trial in the Free State and Eastern Cape back on the Stannic National Rally calendar in August - albeit on a one off basis - crews will renew acquaintance with one of the most fearsome ...

Thu 15 Jul 1999
Rally of New Zealand Special Stage Surprise Leader

Rally of New Zealand Special Stage Surprise Leader

Possum Bourne, driving his Subaru Impreza World Rally Car leads the World Cchampionship Rally of New Zealand after tonight’s super special stage at Manukau City. Driving the car which Subaru Australia bought from the Prodrive team ...

Wed 14 Jul 1999
Rally NZ Shakedown Report

Rally NZ Shakedown Report

The 1999 Rally of New Zealand got that little bit closer today with most teams including all the WRC teams taking part in today's shakedown. The roads were a little wet for the first few runs through but as the loose stuff was swept off the...

Sun 11 Jul 1999
Rally NZ - ARC's best prepared to take on the World

Rally NZ - ARC's best prepared to take on the World

Australian Rally Championship http://www.rally.com.au ----------------------------------------------------------- 29th Rally New Zealand World Rally Championship July 15-18 The Australian Rally Championship's top drivers are preparing for ...

Thu 08 Jul 1999
Volkswagen Rally Postponed Due to Fire Hazard

Volkswagen Rally Postponed Due to Fire Hazard

VOLKSWAGEN RALLY POSTPONED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD IN THE SAFCOL LONGMORE FOREST The Volkswagen Rally on July 18 and 19, round four of the Stannic Rally Championship, has been postponed because of a fire hazard in the Safcol Longmore Forest in the...

Tue 06 Jul 1999
AFRC: Rally of South Africa Taking Shape

AFRC: Rally of South Africa Taking Shape

FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR RALLY OF SOUTH AFRICA PLANNING The Rally of South Africa in Cape Town from October 22 to 24 is quickly taking shape on the organising committee drawing board with the event intended as the flagship of this year's Stannic ...

Mountain Trial Route Takes Shape

Mountain Trial Route Takes Shape

The route for the Mountain Trial on August 13 and 14, round five of the Stannic Rally Championship, is starting to take shape. Clerk of the course Fred Vroomen, from the Bloemfontein branch of the Sports Car Club, has completed preliminary...

Satnnic Rally Championship Calendar Finalised

Satnnic Rally Championship Calendar Finalised

The Stannic Rally Championship calendar for the rest of the season has been finalised. This follows the cancellation of the Rally of South Africa which was scheduled to be the third round of the championship. The Project: WRC Rally, however,...

Galway Summer Rally Preview

Galway Summer Rally Preview

Galway Summer Rally '98 5th SEPTEMBER 1999 Round 12 Red Mills RIAC National Rally Championship Round 4 Top Part West Coast Championship Promoted and Organised by Co.Galway Motor Club Ltd. RECORD ENTRY EXPECTED FOR MILLENNIUM AUTOS GALWAY...

Tue 29 Jun 1999
Stannic Rally Eastern Cape Preview

Stannic Rally Eastern Cape Preview

HABIG/JUDD TAKE SEVEN POINT LEAD IN STANNIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP Former champion Jan Habig and Douglas Judd will defend a narrow championship lead in round four of the series when the Stannic Rally Championship moves to the Eastern Cape for the...

Sun 27 Jun 1999
Respect Yourself Second Heat Winner

Respect Yourself Second Heat Winner

Australian Rally Championship http://www.rally.com.au ----------------------------------------------------------- Team Subaru's Possum Bourne has convicingly claimed victory from Toyota's Neal Bates, the New Zealander finishing the second Heat...