Adelaide Hills Rally

13th to 15th of October 2023

The 2023 Adelaide Hills Rally will burst into life at The Bend Motorsport Park (TBMP) from October 13th to 15th.
The event headquarters and main service park will be based at TBMP grounds and will be traversing the greater Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and Murraylands Regions.

The event brings back the Bosch Australian Rally Championship & the MRF SA Rally Champsiohip Competition to some of the best and most technical roads Australia has to offer. It will also partner with the Shannons Nationals (multiple categories) and The Bend Classic (F1 cars and Exotic Cars). A true Festival of Motorsport.

The 2023 Adelaide Hills Rally will host round 5 and penultimate round of the Australian Rally Championship (ARC) the final round of the South Australian Rally Championship (SARC).
The Event will be broadcast live on Channel 7 as well as several streaming channels and Facebook. It will also have an hour program post event on Channel 7 where the areas we run in will be showcased.
The competition is going to be tense and tight, bringing a great spectacle to the regions for all to watch. The best rally teams that Australia and SA have to offer will be on show, and they will be battling hard for event honours.

The 2023 Adelaide Hills Rally (AHR) will also present opportunities for those that have the desire to take part in the AHR Regularity Rally competition, a gravel rally experience for novices and those wishing to see what gravel rally is all about.

The Program

On the Friday evening, the event’s competition and will commence with a Special Stage (SS) at Tailem Bend Motorsport Park (TBMP) on their 7.7km international circuit.

Day 2 of competition on Saturday will see competitors taking part in stages throughout the Adelaide Hills
south-eastern regions. The teams will compete from Callington to Mt Barker and Meadows to Strathalbyn.
There will be opportunities to get up close to the teams as there will be remote stops for light servicing (fuel and tyres) at Mt Barker in the morning and Strathalbyn in the afternoon.

It is envisaged that the remote stops will be held with support of the Mount Barker Community Library when in Mount Barker, and the Strathalbyn Library & Customer Service Centre when in Strathalbyn. This will allow the library teams to work with the event to have activities that align with the event, creating an interactive experience for the younger general public to enjoy.

Saturday evening will have the crew back at the TBMP Stadium Track Super Special Stage (SSS), with
competitors competing head-to-head, two cars on the track at a time. The SSS will be live streamed by
Motorsport Australia.

Day 3 on Sunday will see the event travel from TBMP through Rockleigh to Walkers Flat and surrounds and back again for a number of Special Stages.

The remote hub with be at the Mid Murray Motorplex (Triple M), on Angas Valley Road, for the day. The
crews will again be performing light servicing on vehicles as well as hosting 2 Super Special Stages.
This will allow those in the region many opportunities to attend Triple M to experience Championship Level Rally.

The event will finish back at TBMP with a Special Stage, then the finale, a Power Stage, with extra points on offer, will be televised live on Channel 7.

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