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Super Rally: it all started with an Aussie idea

These days, retiring on the first day of a rally usually means licking your wounds and coming back the next day once you have your car repaired, but it hasn’t always been like that.

In fact, before 1996, if you retired from a Australian Rally Championship event you were done, and were forced to head home with your tail between your legs, with eyes firmly on the next rally on the program.

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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'.