The Alpine Rally is called that for a reason – it goes up into the mountains. In the past we’ve heard suggestions that we cannot be running a “real” Alpine in a beachside town like Lakes Entrance – but nothing could be further from the truth. While Lakes Entrance IS a beachside town, with the … Continue reading The mountains are calling
There has been some interesting social media comments since we posted that we'll be using Virtual Chicanes in the 2019 Alpine. Chicanes are often used on Special Stages overseas on very fast stretches of road. Overseas though, then tend to be *real* chicanes, made out of massive hay bales or tractor tyres. Real chicanes work, … Continue reading Virtual chicanes – safe and easy
The Alpine Rally of East Gippsland needs your help as an event official. Last event we used over 350 officials to make the event run and this year we will need even more. There are all sorts of jobs available and some of them don't require any previous experience at all. We are still specifically … Continue reading Calling for officials…
Joust Racewear will again provide all the merchandise for this year’s Alpine Rally. Joust, a major merchandise supplier to both Australian sporting and racing teams, has been designing and supplying racing merchandise for over twenty years. Joust’s owner, Shane Purvis said “Joust is proud to be supporting the 2019 Alpine Rally. It is such an … Continue reading Alpine Rally merchandise collection coming soon…
East Gippsland will be alive with excitement and the sound of engines when the Alpine Rally of East Gippsland returns later this year. The Alpine Rally, which was first run in 1921 is Australia’s oldest motorsport event and the fourth oldest motorsport event in the world. With a history like that, it is easy to … Continue reading Alpine Rally returns to East Gippsland in 2019
The 2019 Alpine Rally is partnering with The Breakthrough Ride to help raise awareness of PTSD in our emergency services personnel.
Remember what happened when we ran Australia's biggest classic special stage rally during a "once in a hundred years" weather event? Watch to find out... https://youtu.be/ZiZAOQ9MEZg This world-class TV documentary was televised globally in early 2018.
The Alpine team is trying out a few new tools in the lead up to the 2019 event… we’re trying to make better use of “smart technology” to save us some time and to make our jobs a bit easier. Many of the tools we’re using are focused on information sharing and collaboration. This is … Continue reading We’re zooming along…
The Alpine Rally of East Gippsland welcomes the continuation of a long and successful partnership with major sponsor, Toperformance Products, for the 2019 event starting on November 29 in Lakes Entrance, Victoria. Toperformance Products is the Australian distributor for KONI shock absorbers. From its beginnings, Toperformance has seen as its mandate the provision of KONI … Continue reading Alpine Rally welcomes major sponsor back
2019 will be the ninth Alpine to be conducted out of Lakes Entrance. Our first East Gippsland Alpine was in 2003, after we moved out of our previous Bright base due to problems with the landlord. Since 2003 we have run lots of stages - some good and some not so good. And some held … Continue reading On the road again… the 2019 Alpine