The Buggy classes have come to put on a show at the 2019 Gascoyne Dash as a large field of entrants including some former winners are lined up and ready to go. The Pro Buggy class will be a battle of the heavyweights as some of the sports big names prepare to go toe to toe through the desert.
#19 Troy Schoen had a difficult run in 2018, but is back to make amends this year. Shane Elphinstone has always been strong when the WAORC heads to the north west and will again be one of the front runners. #61 Dean Terry is making his Pro Buggy class debut after previously piloting a Can-Am and will be a dark horse in the Terry Haulage Jimco. Brett Renton will be flying the flag for the locals in his Jimco and David Don will be hoping for a strong run in his #76 ‘Troppy Tavern’ Buggy. Round 1 winners Undecided Racing will be hoping to back up their Perenjori win and taste the champagne again at Round 2, whilst Justin Steadman will be hoping for a better run this round after a broken axle put him out of Round 1 in early March. The #968 of Brad Cooper will be a strong contender again this year and look out for the day 2 charge as this team has been known to lay out all on the line late in the race
In the Prolite class George Metaxas and Mal Yeardley will duke it out for honors, but both will be hoping that they can nail down a few of the higher powered Pro Buggy competitors. In Sportslite Peter Barrett is the only competitor in his Honda powered Bullet, whilst Michael Davis is the only Super 1650 competitor
All eyes will be on this group of competitors to see who can fire the first shot by taking pole position during prologue and if they can then convert the dust free run into a strong day 1 advantage. We are tipping a close race between all of the buggy competitors and cant wait to see the red dirt fly!