State racers versus interstate
LOCAL rally driving crews will be looking to knock interstate rivals off the podiums in this month’s Forest Rally in the South-West.
Lesmurdie driver Brad Markovic with co-driver Toni Feaver, of Byford, and Gooseberry Hill’s John O’Dowd with Perth co-driver Kenneth Shiel will be leading the charge of WA drivers, along with Cannington’s Dylan King and Abbey Hayes, of Floreat.
More than 50 crews will contest the April 21-23 rally, the second round of the CAMS Australian Rally Championship (ARC), through the forests of Nannup and race the electric Busselton Super Special Stage under lights around the foreshore.
Canberra driver Harry Bates and his Queensland co-driver John McCarthy head into the event leading the ARC, following victory at the Eureka Rally in Ballarat last month.
However, they will have to fight against a strong field of contenders to get