What could be better than cruising down an amazing rally road in East Gippsland with some fabulous music belting out? Not much! We always have a playlist ready when we’re out surveying and our survey vehicle, the block of flats, even has a passable sound system. At a recent HRA Social Event, in the afterglow … Continue reading The Alpine Rally #100 Spotify List
This article by Carl Stewart appeared in the HRA Magazine Feb 2020. We have reproduced it here as an example of how the Alpine Rally gets into the DNA of families and becomes more than just another rally. It's another element of 'the vibe' that makes the Alpine so special. The Alpine is an event … Continue reading Our Best Yet – Alpine 2019
The Alpine Rally of East Gippsland has been based in Lakes Entrance since 2003 and has established itself as one of the most successful major events in the East Gippsland region. A key part of this success is due to the support provided by the East Gippsland Shire Council and the local communities that are … Continue reading East Gippsland, A Great Place for a Car Rally
Many of us have recently seen a video from an Irish rally crew about their experiences using Rallysafe. I found it interesting that they are so keen on the concept and are pushing its use in Irish rallying. In Australia we almost take Rallysafe for granted - it has become an essential part of our … Continue reading Rallysafe, an essential tool
Never been spectating before? Even if you have, James Nixon has a few things for you to keep in mind while planning your trip to spectate on the Alpine. Be a great neighbour Getting the use of these forests relies on us, all of us, behaving perfectly. Each resident we pass must give us their … Continue reading Spectating 101 – tips for Spectating at The Alpine
Trevor Shelton from the Rally Museum in Coffs Harbour has once again produced a stunning diorama of the podium position cars from the 2017 event. This awesome, one-off diorama will be the subject of a silent auction to be held during the Celebration Dinner in Lakes Entrance on Sunday December 1st. You will need to … Continue reading 2017 Alpine Diorama to be Auctioned.
So, with just 30 days to go until the start of the 2019 Alpine Rally of East Gippsland, are you ready? The organising team are on track, the roadbooks are off to the printer and most of our other documentation is almost finished or ready to print, we have most of our permissions and the … Continue reading 30 Days to Go. Are you Ready?
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
Firstly, we are all exhausted, it's been a massive three days. As we finished stage 18, the last one, we all agreed that it was a tough, challenging event physically and mentally but we were also excited at how good the roads are. This really is an event that will reward a strong team effort. … Continue reading Feedback and observations from the Alpine Course Check – 13/10
I am often asked 'What makes the Alpine so successful?' and my response is; it's the location, the great roads, the organisation, the people, the chance to mix with other competitors from all over, the relaxed atmosphere, the last event of the year but most of all it's "the vibe" to borrow a phrase from … Continue reading The Alpine…”It’s all about the Vibe”