"Walkerville All Cars Club"

"Wilson RallySport Solutions Australia" - 2008"

The annual Walkerville All Car Club conducted the “Wilson RallySport Solutions Australia” Walky 100 on Saturday, 31st May 2008 with the Rally Headquarters being the Robertstown Oval with the event being Round 2 of the South Australian Rally Championship.

The years main sponsor for the event was "Wilson RallySport Solutions Australia", with stage sponsors as listed below.

Wilson RallySport Solutions Australia Revolution Racegear
Norwood Auto Services Toyota Kluger Rally SA

Copyworld

S&J Automotive

Wildcat Diesel

The Copier Shop

There were 36 cars that entered for the event, however 1 car did not start.

This year there was a special entrant who was coming from New South Wales, Molly Taylor who is the daughter of Coral Taylor, who Navigates for Neale Bates and they have won the Australian Rally Championship.

A Media Release was written re her visit.

An interview was done with her and her Navigator, Toni Weaver prior to the event by the Rally Director, Andrew Challen.

The first car departed the Rally Headquarters, Robertstown Oval at 12:00pm for the Special Stages, which consisted of day and night driving, which was set up by the Organisers for the Drivers and Navigators to negotiate and went through the areas around Robertstown, including Worlds End Creek, Emu Downs, Brady Creek and Ngapala.

After the daylight session, the cars returned to the oval and were attended to by their Service Crew/s to check them for any faults and make any adjustments that may have been required.

There were several cars that did not finish the event due to mechanical failure and several accidents, with no one seriously injured as all accidents were attended and competitors were checked by the SA Ambulance Service officers who were on duty at the event.

Communications for the event for the safety of competitors and scoring for the event were conducted by the Australian Citizens Radio Monitors (ACRM) – Gawler/Barossa Division.

The Robertstown Football Club catered for everyone with food & drink available and going by the report at the finish by the organisers “the event was a success”.

There were 7 cars that did not finish due to various problems, however from most reports the event was successful.

Congratulations to Matt Selley and Joana Fuller on their win.

Final Results can be downloaded here

Overall, the event ran smoothly and was very successful.

For more information about the Car Rallies, go to the Walkerville All Cars Club Web Site.

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