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The Racetech Steel sponsored opening round of the Ultimate Rock SportsTG Rocks – International Rock Sports Series was held at Rover Park near Tenterfield last weekend. Rain in the lead up to the event resulted in the boulders resembling blocks of ice as the crawlers scrambled for traction in the creek bed. After two days of competition it was Andy Stewart …

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British Offroad powered their Landrover to the round 1 win of the Winch Truck Challenge in Central Queensland

The 2017 series of the Winch Truck Challenge has kicked off with the 1st round held at “New Chum” Mount Morgan last weekend.  Some tough stages were set for the 18 teams over Saturday, Saturday night and Sunday covering an array or terrain including steep rock ledges, rocky wall, sandy creeks, speed runs and side by side …

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The Roadsafe Soft Shackle is a safe, lightweight alternative to the conventional bow shackle.

Conventional rated steel bow shackles have long been the standard in 4wd Recovery Kits. However there is now a safe, lightweight alternative on the market, the Roadsafe Soft Shackle. Australian made from UHWMPE 10mm 12 strand synthetic rope, as used in a range of winch ropes supplied by Roadsafe, the Roadsafe soft shackles are rated …

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The 9,000km of the 2017 Dakar Rally is coming to a close with the Buenos Aires finish line now just three days away. With racing suspended on Wednesday due to raging thunderstorms and landslides it gets back underway tomorrow as the Dakar convoy heads south through Argentina. Dakar competitors were given the chance to recharge their …

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Nasser Al Attiyah (QAT) of Toyota Gazoo Racing SA races during stage 1 of Rally Dakar 2017 from Asuncion, Paraguay to Resistencia, Argentina on January 2, 2017.

Today, the Dakar Rally finally started into its 2017 edition, with stage one taking the field from Paraguay’s capital Asuncion to Resistencia, Argentina. Prior to the border crossing the drivers had to contest a short 39-kilometre special stage. In terms of time for the competitors this was just under half an hour under the clock, but …

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2017 Dirtcomp Wall Calendar - packed with high action offroad images! Free with a 6 Edition Subscription to Dirtcomp. Limited time only.

The highly anticipated 2017 Dirtcomp Magazine Wall Calendars are at the printers and destined for subscribers mailboxes in later December. Featuring action images from many of Australia’s biggest offroad events including the BF Goodrich Sunraysia 600, Tatts Finke Desert Race, Riverland Enduro, Tough Dog Tuff Truck Challenge, King of the Hunter, Cliffhanger, WE Rock, Stadium Super …

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Rusty Nuts Racing

The Mickey Thompson SSS Winch Challenge Series has now finished up for 2016 with the final round held at Landcruiser Mountain Park over the weekend just gone.  15 Teams set out to tackle the technical, long stages with multiple winches as well as the side by side tracks that have become a trademark of SSS. …

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2015 King of the Hunter runners up, Mitchell Gregory and Marshall Bell went one better this year. Taking the overall win at the King of the Hunter.

Congratulations to Mitchell Gregory and Marshall Bell from MRG Motorsport on winning the second  ULTRA4 Racing Australia Tough Dog King of the Hunter held at Milbrodale this weekend. Mitchell Thorpe from Thorpe Motorsport was second overall and OPW – Offroad Performance WarehousePete Antunac and David Camp finished third.   In the TT/WINCH Class Team Anything Mechanical Motorsport took the class win, ahead of Remson …

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Bright Spark Racing

The final round of the ARB Winch Truck Challenge and the decider for the series was run over the weekend of the 17 – 18 September 2016.  Held at Seeonee Park in Rockhampton, 18 teams set out to tackle some tough stages that were originally set out for Round 2 and unable to be done …

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With the 2016 instalment of King of the Hunter just days away we have raided the vault and hand picked some of our favourite images from last years race. The action at Milbrodale was spectacular with the Ultra 4’s, Tuff Trucks, Winch Trucks and UTV’s turning it on as they tackled the rocks made famous at …

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1st place at round 2 of the SSS Winch Challenge was CBT Racing

Round 2 of the SSS Mickey Thompson Series was held at Crofters Estate (Formerly Landcruiser Mountain Park) on the 10-12 June. A total of 19 teams started out the weekend ready to tackle the tough and technical stages produced by Stirlo & Jubbo including tight tracks, long winches and side by side action. Friday night …

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The rocks of Wellington play host to the second round of the Racetech Steels WE Rock Australia Championship this weekend, June 11 & 12. A high quality field of 24 teams including the class winner from round 1, Warren Hatherly (Pro Mod) and Phil Meyers (Unlimited), along with 2015 Champion Tim Scutt. The crawlers will …

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