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Fri 24 Sep 1999
Longmore Stannic Rally Spectator Friendly

Longmore Stannic Rally Spectator Friendly

After 16 years, the organizers of the Eastern Cape's only national rally have learned how to cater for spectators, while treating top rally teams to some of the best forest roads in the country. To enjoy the rally totally, however, you need to...

Wed 22 Sep 1999
APRC: F.I.A. Asia-Pacific Rally Championship Review

APRC: F.I.A. Asia-Pacific Rally Championship Review

TAGUCHI TAKES THE ASIA-PACIFIC RALLY TITLE JAPANESE driver Katsuhiko Taguchi has taken the 1999 F.I.A. Asia-Pacific Rally Championship after hot favourite Yoshihiro Kataoka retired from the final round, Rally China. The 27-year-old Taguchi...

Mon 20 Sep 1999
VW Rally Preview

VW Rally Preview

Apart from providing crews with a stern test the VW Rally in the Eastern Cape on October 1 and 2, round six of the Stannic Rally Championship, could be make or break for South Africa's two top rally crews. The two crews -- factory VW Motorsport...

Fri 17 Sep 1999
APRC: Ford Rally Cars China Rally Leg 1 Review / Leg 2 Review

APRC: Ford Rally Cars China Rally Leg 1 Review / Leg 2 Review

Concrete slab sidelines Ford from China Rally Amid treacherous conditions, Ford Martini drivers Colin McRae and Thomas Rådström suffered a double dose of misfortune and retired after hitting the same concrete culvert with their Ford Focus...

Thu 16 Sep 1999
Ford Technology Tour

Ford Technology Tour

DETROIT (Sept. 16, 1999) -- Ford Racing and Cotter Promotions, leaders in the motor sports and mobile marketing industries, respectively, have launched the Ford Racing Technology Tour, an interactive attraction which shows how today's ...

Mon 13 Sep 1999
Great North Rally Seeds

Great North Rally Seeds

Current championship leaders Jan Habig and Douglas Judd, in the VW Motorsport Golf, have drawn the number one slot for the Stannic Great North Rally on September 17 and 18. The event is round five of the Stannic Rally Championship with Habig ...

Sun 12 Sep 1999
Possum Bourne Championship report

Possum Bourne Championship report

Possum Bourne has claimed his fourth straight Australian Rally Championship, clinching the win ahead of Toyota rival Neal Bates. Bates and Bourne ended up tying the event, Bates taking the upper hand in Heat 2, winning by 13 seconds. However,...

Sat 11 Sep 1999
Possum Bourne Saxon Rally Heat One Notes

Possum Bourne Saxon Rally Heat One Notes

Team Subaru driver, Possum Bourne, has taken a step closer to a record fourth consecutive Australian Rally Championship title by winning Heat One of the Saxon Safari Rally in Tasmania today. Bourne led his rival Neal Bates for most of the day,...

Thu 09 Sep 1999
Great North Rally Dogfight Looming

Great North Rally Dogfight Looming

The Stannic Rally Championship is entering a high risk phase for the two crews who look likely to fight it out for this year’s title, and the Stannic Great North Rally on September 17 and 18 is a skirmish that carries a "must win" tag for ...

Finalists Ready for Junior Challenge Final

Finalists Ready for Junior Challenge Final

The six finalists in this year's Australian Rallysport News Junior Rally Challenge are ready and raring to go for the Grand Final, to be contested this weekend at the Saxon Safari Tasmania. With a prize package valued at over $16,000 on offer,...

Wed 08 Sep 1999
Four Championships To be Decided at Gauteng Rally

Four Championships To be Decided at Gauteng Rally

The Stannic Gauteng Rally on November 13 and 14, the final round of this year's Stannic Rally Championship, will decide the destiny of the Group N championship and four of the six class championships. Jan Habig and Douglas Judd, from the VW ...

Mon 06 Sep 1999
Saxon Safari Grand Finale

Saxon Safari Grand Finale

September 6, 1999 The grand final of the Australian Rally Super Series has scored a major coup for Australian rallying with 120 minutes of national coverage on Network TEN. The Saxon Safari grand final event takes place in Hobart on ...

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 ...