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2018 AORC Calendar Announced

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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 …

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The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) has confirmed today that the St George 399 and the Rainbow Desert Enduro will be rounds of the BFGoodrich CAMS Australian Off Road Championship (AORC) in 2018. New to the calendar of Australia’s premier off road championship in 2017, the success of both events this year has ensured …

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Robinson will lead the pack home from Finke on Monday morning in the #13 OBR Jimco

West Australian Travis Robinson and Trent Anthony (#13 Jimco OBR Nissan 3500cc) have completed Day 1 of the 2017 Tatts Finke Desert Race as the lead car into Finke for the overnight stop of Australia’s greatest and toughest off-road event. Travis Robinson was first away this morning from the Alice Springs start after having prologued …

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Luke Ayers and Harley Letner with the Hercules Tatum at the Finke Media Launch

The highly credentialed US Off Road specialist Harley Letner arrived in Alice Springs today ahead of 2017 Tatts Finke Desert Race. Letner’s maiden Finke race will be aboard a familiar vehicle, the # 59 Tatum 2005 Chev that he raced in the US before being sold into Australia several years ago. Alongside Letner will be …

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Today the Australian Off Road Commission confirmed a three-round calendar for the 2017 season of the CAMS Australian Off Road Championship. Chair of the Australian Off Road Commission, Marilyn Emmins says the Commission is looking forward to another year of great racing in Victoria, Northern Territory and South Australia. “All events will be well supported …

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Gartner and Jennings blasting their way to Finke at Sunrise in the Ford F-150 Trophy Truck

2011 Kings of the Desert, Greg Gartner and Jamie Jennings returned to Alice Springs on the Queens Birthday Long Weekend on the hunt for a second Tatts Finke Desert Race Title. After three days of racing, thousands of whoops and almost four hours of limiter bashing, the South Australian team piloted the #410 R&J Batteries Extreme 2WD Ford Truck into fourth …

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Glenn Owen and Matt Ryan - 2016 Tatts Finke Desert Race winners.

Glenn Owen and Matthew Ryan have added the jewel in the crown of the Australian Off Road Championship to their trophy cabinet, winning the Tatts Finke Desert Race held in Alice Springs over the weekend. Finishing second back in 1995, Owen went one better 21 years later, taking his maiden “King of the Desert” title …

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Reigning Dakar winner to tackle the Finke Desert Race on two and four wheels Michelin and Toby Price – it’s a winning combination on two-wheels. So when Price decided to enter Australia’s toughest off road challenge on four wheels for the first time, it was an easy decision to use the Michelin Group’s specialist off-road …

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Toyo Tires is fielding a team of desert racing doyens with hopes of reclaiming the crown of Australia’s ultimate rally raid, the Finke Desert Race. Fitted with Toyo Tires Open Country M/T tyres, Team Toyo competitors will race across several classes over 452 of Australia’s least hospitable kilometres, between Alice Springs and Finke. The Queen’s …

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Toby Price will pilot the V8 powered Geiser Bros Trophy Truck.

In the lead up to the 2016 Finke Desert Race, Australia’s top off-road racer and reigning Dakar Rally Champion Toby Price is prepared to take on two separate and gruelling categories of the race at once, in both the Motorcycle and Truck categories. The multi-terrain two day trek from Alice Springs to Finke and back …

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The Tatts Finke Desert Race has won the Festivals and Events category at the 2015 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards. At a gala awards ceremony held in Alice Springs attended by representatives of the Northern Territory tourism industry, Finke Desert Race President and life member Antony Yoffa received the coveted award to the cheers of …

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