Exclusive access from $6.55/month

Raleigh International Raceway, near Coffs Harbour, will host a four-round rallycross series in 2016.

The track is the first to receive CAMS approval since the mid 1980s, and come and try days have already been successfully held.

The 1.1 kilometre circuit consists of 50% dirt and 50% tarmac, and includes a 132-metre “Joker Lap” section.

According to Raleigh Motorsports Association Inc. marketing manager, Helen Haworth, they are now in the process of extending the track to a length of 1.5km, with the ultimate goal of hosting a round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.

The Raleigh International Raceway has previously hosted rounds of the International Championships for Go-Karting in the 1990s, and again in 2000/2001.

- Peter Whitten

Right: The new Raleigh Rallycross track near Coffs Harbour will be 50% gravel and 50% tarmac.

READ THE LATEST ISSUE OF RALLYSPORT MAGAZINE FOR FREE - CLICK HERE NOW!

Get full, exclusive access for only $6.55/month.
  • Full access
  • Exclusive news
  • Store & Tour discounts

Show Your Support

Author

Recent Posts