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RECORD SIXTH TITLE FOR RENTSCH

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FINKE DEBUT FOR ELECTRIC RALLY CAR

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DOUBLE TAKE – FINKE IRONMAN TITLE IN PRICE’S SIGHTS

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The Finke Desert Race have released the statement below in relation to Mondays tragic incident. “The Finke Desert Race mourns the loss of a spectator yesterday after a tragic incident on the track. Together with all event parties, Motorsport Australia and Finke Desert Race are undertaking an investigation into the incident and will assist and …

Alice Spring’s own David Walsh (#1) is one step closer to claiming back-to-back King of the Desert titles after blitzing the bike field to arrive at Finke (Aputula) in 1 hour 45 minutes and 34.9 seconds on Race Day 1 of the 2021 Tatts Finke Desert Race. The hometown hero left the Start/Finish line alongside …

Red Bull racer, Toby Price (#487), has reached the Finke (Aputula) checkpoint the fastest on Race Day 1, as he looks to create history and become the first-ever competitor to be crowned the King of the Desert in the car category and bike category. The six-time winner of the bike category rewrote the history books …

Alice Spring’s own David Walsh (#2 KTM) is one step closer to his first King of the Desert title after blitzing the bike field to arrive at Finke in 1 hour 55 minutes and 25.7 seconds on Race Day 1 of the 2019 Tatts Finke Desert Race. The hometown hero lead the 612-strong field from the …

Red Bull racer, Toby Price (#487 Geiser Brothers Trophy Truck), has reached the Finke checkpoint the fastest on Race Day 1, as his looks to create history and become the first-ever competitor to be crowned the King of the Desert in the car category and bike category.   The six-time winner of the bike category …

The growth of the Tatts Finke Desert Race is showing no signs of slowing down, with organisers confirming the 2018 event was the biggest to date. Expectations are the 2019 event, to be held in Alice Springs on 7-10 June, will be bigger again. The event has been confirmed as round two of the BFGoodrich …

2016 Dakar Champion Toby Price (#295 KTM 500 EXC-F) has added another Tatts Finke Desert Race title to his name, being crowned King of the Desert for the sixth time in nine years today in Alice Springs. Price managed to seal the win despite falling off his bike with 100 kilometres to go, taking victory after …

Shannon and Ian Rentsch (#33 Jimco Aussie Special Nissan 3500cc) have been crowned Kings of the Desert once again, claiming a record-breaking sixth title at the 2018 Tatts Finke Desert Race. The father-son duo from Warrnambool, Victoria, completed a lights to flag victory, maintaining the top spot from Prologue through to Finke and back, to take the coveted win in …

Rentsch couldn’t hunt Robinson down through the dust and crossed the Finke finish line in second.

Round 2 of the 2018 BFGoodrich CAMS Australian Off Road Championship. Scrutineering Fri 8 Jun 5-9pm : Start/Finish Line Prologue Sat 9 Jun : Start/Finish Line Cars 8am : Bikes 12.30pm Day 1 : Alice to Finke Sun 10 Jun : Start/Finish Line Cars 7.15am : Bikes 11.30am Day 2 : Finke to Alice Mon …

The 2018 Tatts Finke Desert Race will see a nod to the future with Acciona bringing an innovative electric rally car to Australia for the first time, showcasing how renewable energy can be competitive in the toughest conditions. In 2017 the car made history, becoming the first zero-emissions vehicle to complete the Dakar Rally. Since …

Update July 1: The 2018 Tatts Finke Desert Race Photo Galleries are now live! Check out all the racing action from both the Car and Bike Categories from scrutineering, prologue and from various points on the way down to Finke and back. To order prints or high res jpegs CLICK HERE Update 16 June: The …