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WHO: This course is facilitated by Darren Lee and Tim Possingham


WHERE: Adelaide Hills Venue - "The Manna" Conference Centre, Hahndorf, Adelaide Hills -


WHEN: Dates by arrangement . Mail us and we can organise this course at a time that suits you. Saturday 9am to 5pm + Sunday Morning 9am -12 pm (Accomodation packages avail) see


WHY: Registrants will learn all aspects of entering and participating in Tarmac Rally Events. There is a special focus on navigation / co-driving and writing pace notes. Car preparation and team managment issues are covered in this comprehensive course. Hands-on navigating and note-writing is carried out on actual Classic Adelaide Stages. The course has strong repeated references to Classic Adelaide and similar events. This course also contains a large amount of content focused on driving tips and techniques.


COST: $2000 AUD p/person for intensive weekend course


Includes: Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea. (2 days)


All registrants will receive a track jacket, course folder and discount voucher for other MSA courses.


The Introduction to Tarmac Rally course is run over 1 weekend.

It covers such topics as:


What is Tarmac Rally

  • Rally differences

  • Rally terminology


Rally Crew Responsibities

  • Co Driver Responsibilities

  • Rules and Protocols

  • Protests

  • Derived Times

  • Late Time

  • Penalties

  • Stopping For an Accident


Service Crew



Car Preparation

Crew Apparel

Service Crew Safety



Entering and Planning Your Event

  • Entering and Documentation

  • Planning a successfull campaign

  • Analysing your results

  • Recording your event


Preparing for the Event

  • Car Mechanics

  • Recconaisance

  • Pace Noting

  • Checking Notes


Writing Pace Notes (extensive content and practical exercises (1 day))


Driving Tips




Gravel Rally Module (optional)