A bit different for the first round of the Australian Rally Championship, an event held at Calder Park, stages run on the national circuit, the NASCAR style dome and dirt/mud stages often, all run over the one stage.
Honda factory backed S2000 spec Jazz.
There was a fair bit of rain on the Saturday. This left the stages out in the carpark a little damp and muddy
Neil Bates in his classic Celica rally car.
Aston Martin V8 Vantage rally car, mudflaps and all.
It didn't end well on the Sunday afternoon, it ran wide through a chicane and put its rears into the grass, causing it to spin around, heading backwards toward a concrete barrier. Results below.
During the ARC downtime there was a drift demo out in the thunderdome.
Nigel Petrie in his 180sx getting an early entry into the chicane ahead.
Dan Lemish stretching his legs whilst cars were lining up for the stage ahead.