First round of the NSW Off Road Racing Championship to be run at Colo Motorsport Park

Sydney Off Road Racing Association [SORRA] is holding the first Round of the NSW Off Road Racing Championship [NSWORC] this weekend, April 6 and 7.

This is a big change for the Club, which has been hosting the last race since the inception of the NSW Championship in 1989.

Local driver: Simon Lennox of Bowen Mountain with his Production class Pajero coming off the jump on the main straight in 2018. Picture: Chris Kenyon

Local driver: Simon Lennox of Bowen Mountain with his Production class Pajero coming off the jump on the main straight in 2018. Picture: Chris Kenyon

Hunter Rivmaster is the sponsor for the Championship.

Lots of working bees to bring the track back together after last year's event in November, have the track back in great condition in this short time span.

Competitors are all ready to go for the new season of racing.

SORRA Club members are chomping at the bit to get good starts in this year's race for points in the Championship.

Derek Rose, a former NSWORC Champion, from Warialda is back to see if he can do it again in a new car.

Rose had a season off, to build his new Buggy, change to the Prolite class and it will be exciting to see him in action again.

Scotty Brown, last year's Championship winner will also be fronting a new vehicle with more horsepower as he searches for another championship.

Local drivers participating in the Championship includes; Prolite driver Alex Powe [East Kurrajong], Extreme 2WD class driver Luke Kenyon, Simon Lennox in his Production 4WD and Nicky Lennox in her Super 1650 class buggy, from Bowen Mountain along with Penny Ramsay from Pitt Town in her 1650 class buggy.

There will be all different types of cars coming from across NSW, including; Extreme 2WD Trucks, VWs on steroids, Polaris buggies, Buggies big and small.

They will all be converging on the Hawkesbury from areas like Warialda, Kempsey, Tamworth, Nowra, Cooma, Dubbo, Coonabarabran and Mittagong.

This is the first NSW Off Road Championship Round, it is also the first Round of the Sydney Off Road Club's off road Championship, all happening in the Hawkesbury at Colo Motorsport Park.

Spectating is free, as is camping. Hot showers and a canteen will be in operation Saturday morning through to Sunday arvo.

The event is for the family at Colo Motorsport Park, this weekend, April 6 and 7.

Comments