With its first event only months away, the final touches are being put on the 2008 GSL RallySport Queensland Excel Series.

Following the enormous success of the format in other states, the series is being launched in Queensland next year!

The one make series provides a level playing field for all competitors, making it ideal for both the novice and seasoned competitor alike. With bullet proof cars and fierce competition, the series provides an Excel-lent platform for those wishing to prove their worth against the best drivers in the country, and given the low cost, it’s also one of the most accessible forms of motorsport.

Queensland Automotive Parts and Motorsport Promotions business, GSL RallySport, is spearheading the introduction of the series locally, and they already have the boxes ticked in making this one of the best series’ in the country.

“Having seen first hand the enormous coverage and enthralling battles that this unique format generates in other states, it was too good to ignore!” said GSL RallySport’s Greg Latham. “The series provides a unique opportunity to combine both great competition and outright spectacle, whilst still maintaining its low cost appeal.”

The series also has support from both Hyundai, and Motorsport Solutions Australia, who have partnered the series in assisting competitors with the preparation, build and safety of their vehicles. The series also has welcome support from Hyundai A-League team, the Queensland Roar, in promoting the series.

January 13 is the official Excel Series season launch at Suncorp Stadium, coinciding with the last home game of the regular 07/08 A-League season. The Excel series will be contested over six rounds of the Queensland Rally Championship and is one of the most challenging in the country. With events based in South East Queensland and also as far north as the challenging roads of Rockhampton, the series will also head south to the smooth fast flowing roads of Coffs Harbour for the Excel ‘State of Origin’ with NSW in July.

All inquiries about the series can be directed to GSL RallySport, email gslrallysport@bigpond.com, or phone 0439 774 126.

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