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Government run Rally Australia likely for our WRC return

The return of Rally Australia to the World Rally Championship is at least two years away, WRC Event Director Simon Larkin has told RallySport Magazine.

Last run almost four years ago, Rally Australia was based in Coffs Harbour each year from 2013 to 2018 before losing its slot on the calendar due to several reasons, including the WRC’s desire to get to a larger host city.

Speaking to RallySport Magazine before the recent Rally New Zealand, Larkin, an Australian, said that there was nothing to talk about in terms of Rally Australia rejoining the series, and that Australia has no event planned at present.

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Peter Whitten

Peter has been the editor of RallySport Magazine since its inception in 1989, in both printed and online form. He is a long-time competitor, event organiser and official, as well as working in the media. In 2020 he received a Motorsport Australia 'Media Service Award'.
Peter has been the editor of RallySport Magazine since its inception in 1989, in both printed and online form. He is a long-time competitor, event organiser and official, as well as working in the media. In 2020 he received a Motorsport Australia 'Media Service Award'.

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