Known as one of the most exciting drivers on the grid One Speed Off Road Racings Harleigh Urens new Pro2 truck will be making its highly anticipated debut at Perenjori. After a short display run at the Camp Quality Ride Day over the weekend, all eyes will be on the big black Extreme 2wd truck as it tackles the Perenjori course!
Taking the battle up to Uren will be current WAORC Extreme 2wd Champion Greg Pickersgill who was in red hot form at the end of 2015 with podiums at Mogumber and the Gascoyne Dash. Luke Worthington will be pushing his Toyota Truck to the max with his usual all or nothing style and Peter Doney in the coolest Baja Bug in Australia will be sure to make this one hell of a hotly contested class
The final entry list for Round 1 of the 2016 CAMS, PGS Industries Western Australian Off Road Racing Championship has now been finalized! Despite 2 competitors suffering mechanical failures at the Camp Quality Ride Day over the weekend and having to withdraw, a field of 40 will tackle the challenging Perenjori Course.
The Nissan Car Club have been hard at work preparing the track which will taken a lot of new and interesting sections. The pits and start line areas have been relocated and should provide good access for competitors and allow spectators to see the crews launch off the line off into the course via a spectator point. The Prologue will be a 21km blast to sort out the start order for section 1. The regular laps are 51kms long, with the night section a slightly shortened 42km lap.
With such a red hot field of entries and new exciting sections of track the Perenjori Event is shaping as one not to be missed!!!
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The Carnarvon 360 is coming up FAST!
The Easter long weekend will see competitors head north to Carnarvon for the newest addition to the calendar. Last years club event proved immensely popular with everyone who made the trek to Carnarvon
Supplementary Regulations and Entry will be available shortly
Intense LED Australia are offering 30% off the advertised price for all lighting equipment for WAORC competitors needing lights for Perenjori. Be sure to support those who support our sport
Saturday night at Perenjori will see the competitors take on a 40km lap, a shortened version of the circuit. Night racing hasn’t featured on the WAORC calendar for several years now and is expected to shake up the order.
Entries for the Rod Hatter Memorial, Duel in the Dirt Perenjori 360 are now open.
With excitement high in anticipation of night racing returning to the WAORC entries are already flowing in. Barry Cochrane’s immaculately prepared Cochranes Racing Streamline Pro Buggy was one of the first entries in. After sitting out the 2015 season all eyes will be on the #8 Pro Buggy to see if Barry can capitalize on the pace shown in the 2014 season.
Another early entry was the Extreme 2wd Trophy Truck of Greg Pickersgill. “Pickers” finished off the 2015 season with a strong 3rd outright at both Mogumber and Gas Dash and is tipped to be one of the front running trucks again in season 2016
Wayne Holt is the first of the Goose Racing stable of buggies to put their entry in. In the off season Wayne has purchase the ex-Sollitt racing buggy and will be attempting to shake up the Pro Lite pecking order.
The first Superlite vehicle to enter is Neville Yeatman in his Arctic Cat. Whilst he has limited experience at WAORC events, Neville has competed in rally, cross country safari and limited long course off road racing events and is expected to push for the class win
There are still plenty of big names expected to enter, including last years winner Dave McShane and last years outright champion Brett Smith
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2016 is set to be one of the hottest years of off road racing ever in Western Australia. With an expansion to 6 rounds the growth in events, competitors and coverage will be at an all new level for the new season. On top of the expansion, the WAORC welcomes PGS Industries on board as naming rights sponsor for the 2016 season. As well as supporting the PGS Industries Racing Pro Truck and Prolite Buggy of Wayne Panomarenko the move to sponsor the series has come at a time coinciding with a vibrant and exciting time for the series. PGS Industries design and manufacture Electrical switchboards and sheetmetal fabrication and have recently undertaken several jobs to CAD draw and manufacture bash plates and other select items for buggy and truck builds.
On top of a bigger than ever schedule in 2016, the WAORC management have also worked hard and have engaged Sportzprint to produce and sell a range of WAORC merchandise including, hats, T shirts, Hoodies and Polos. Sportzprint are renowned for their top quality merchandise and friendly service and over the years have serviced motorsport events around Australia. This exciting partnership is only set to grow in the future as the WAORC cements itself as one of the premiere series in Australia.
The 2016 WAORC Merchandise range is available to buy online. Order yours now ready for Round 1 of the WAORC at Perenjori in early March
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