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2018 Western Victorian Crane Trucks Valley Stages
Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Western Victorian Crane Trucks Valley Stages.

This Event is Round 5 of the 2018 Focus on Furniture and Bedding Victorian Rally Championship (VRC) and Round 3 of the Victorian Club Rally Series (VCRS) and will be held on Sunday 16th September 2018. The Event will be based around Healesville Victoria.

The roads of the area are generally well packed forest roads with a few Shire roads. You will enjoy a wide variety of driving surfaces and conditions. There will be approximately 12km of bitumen over 2 stages.

The Event will run under the A-to-A timing format which is the standard for modern special section forest rallies.

The VRC will be conducted over 1 division and two heats made up of approximately 135km of competitive and 130km of transport sections. There will be 2 service breaks based in Yarra Glen where catering and amenities will be available. The VCRS will be conducted over 1 Division with approximately 110kms of competitive stages and 130kms of transport with 1 service with catering and amenities available

The VRC (and Heat 1) will commence in Yarra Glen followed by approximately 65km competitive finishing with a service break in Yarra Glen. Heat 2 will be approximately 65km competitive finishing in Yarra Glen which will also be the finish of the Event. The VCRS will start in Yarra Glen and will cover 65km competitive and return to service then another 55km then return to Yarra Glen for the finish

The Western Victorian Crane Trucks Valley Stages finishes at the Yarra Glen race course for the post Event social function and a presentation to the provisional winners.

There are a number of accommodation venues within a short distance of the Event start/finish & headquarters providing a range of accommodation styles to suit varying requirements.

The Event will be pace noted for VRC Crews only, while the VCRS component will be fully route charted/road book - provided on the day of the Event.

Friday (14th September 2018) afternoon shake down / sponsor ride will be also be provided at a cost of $150 in the Toolangi State Forest.

Full security will be provided on Saturday night, so Crews can set up at the Service Park and leave rally cars and service vehicles on-site.

Craig Jarvie
Clerk of Course
On behalf of The Directing Team