I love Toowoomba. It was my home town for many years and the location where I bought my first house. More importantly, Toowoomba was the first place where I would commute daily over 300kms to work in the DirtComp office, a place that harboured my passion for 4wds. Getting back into the countryside for the …

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WE Rock Australia Round 2

A little over a week ago, the second round of W.E. Rock Australia saw teams and spectators lining up to the entry gates of the now iconic piece of land close to MERRIWA, in the NSW Upper Hunter Valley. The event, held over two days attracted 23 teams over three classes of vehicles and around …

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The first day of racing on the iconic grounds of the Bidgemia Station lead to a fantastic result from all classes; the auto front runners proving their worth; the local lads on the two-wheeled bikes shining though and the sole 2014 quad entrant traversing the terrain to secure a solid finish.   Day one of …

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2014 Gascoyne Dash has Kickstarted – Day One Scrutineering   Perfect weather with a cool breeze and a desirable forecast Improved track with the inclusion of more sandy river racing 11th annual event with a who’s who lineup   The 2014 Kickstarters Gascoyne Dash is alive and well and has come to life in the …

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W.E.Rock returns to Australia

This weekend just gone was the first round in the 2014/15 series of Racetech Steel W.E. Rock Australia. After several years of hiatus on Aussie soil, the event has been launched again and the first round was a showing of the who’s who in Australia’s rock crawling fraternity.   Hosted at SE QLD’s City View …

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Brad Gallard - Toyo Tyres - DirtComp Magazine

Is this the first documentary to tell the story of trophy truck racing in Australia? The film that is produced by Jetpilot and presented by Toyo Tyres profiles the rapidly growing off road racing scene, from the perspective of one of its most successful drivers, Brad Gallard,  as he prepares for the infamous Finke Desert …

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The Ironman 4×4 Adventure Challenge is in full swing down on the rugged coastline of Western Australia. The town of Esperance is the host to the event and the dramatic week of stages takes teams from harsh desert trails and jagged rocky outcrops through to limiter bashing on the beach and winching up talcum power …

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This weekend just gone saw the second round of the Superior Engineering Short Course event held on the Sunshine Coast. With over 50 competitors racing in seven classes of vehicle, the action was fast, often and spectator friendly. With over 800 people passing through the gates over the weekend, the drivers had plenty of eyes …

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A few weeks ago, Randall and Michael got to spend the day in the Toyo Tyres Distribution warehouse shooting Brad Gallard’s Geiser Bros Trophy Truck. The job was to make this ultra sharp looking vehicle look amazing for a poster that would then be handed out for free in Alice Springs over the course of …

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We want to take a moment to recognise a few businesses within the Offroad industry that take the time to stock the magazine for their clients. These guys religiously order bulk quantities off us each edition and offer the magazines for sale through their outlets. If you are close to one of these outlets, drop …

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Congratulations to Jon Beer for winning this months OFFROAD CARTEL Wild Rides vehicle. Jon has picked himself up a prize pack from the brand that lives and breaths Dirt Sports. Jon has been involved in the offroad racing scene since the 70s and he currently drives his #500 performance 2WD Commodore ute in races like …

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We bailed up Pete Antunac after the event was run & won and had a chat to him about this year’s happenings. As well, we talked about the future of the event and some exciting new things that will happen in the years to come. Here are his thoughts on the 2013 Tough Dog Tuff …

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