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2003 Story Links
These Pages will be the resting place for old front page story links

December 10-19, 2003. 50 years after the first East African Safari Rally was established to mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, competing crews and motorsports fans everywhere will celebrate the return of the East African Safari Rally
WCRA member Peter Ryce is entered with Paul Haym in a Datsun 1600 (510). Peter's father had entered a team of cars for a number of years when the event was first run.
RBC 2003 EASR Home, Organizers Pre Race Report, Rally Report - Dec 19

Congratulations to Rod and Lee Sorenson for winning the 2003 Totem Rally

2002 Totem Story by William McRae

Event Photos Lee Sorenson Photos
Ron Sorem Story Detailed Totem Results
November 15/16 - 2003 Totem Rally
Round 6 of the BC Rally Championship
Cache Creek to Williams Lake and Back
December 06, 2003 - 11 am to 4 pm
Boston Pizza, New Westminster
Kananaskis Rally

November 09, 2003 in Cochrane, Alberta
Last event of the Western Canadian Rally Championship
Rally Video (21 Mb) by Keith Morison
Congratulations to Bud Stanley/Scott Martin for finishing 7th overall
and Bill westhead for co-driving Gord Olsen to 4th overall
WCRC points after 6 events (revised - provisional)

2003 Novice
Novice Series Home

October 25/26 - 2003 Gold Digger Rally & Novice 3
Round 5 of the BC Rally Championship
Gold Digger Photos and Videos
Results Summary, Detailed Results

MT Home
Start Order (Oct 18)
Results Summary
Photos and Videos
Detailed Results
October 18, Merritt, BC.
Hosted by the West Coast Rally Association
Scott Trinder and Bill Westhead
win 2003 Mountain Trials Rally
WCRC points
after 5rounds - Provisional (Oct 28)
News Flash
Midnight Rally will not be part of the 2003 BC TSD Championship
Island Rally Event - moving to November 08, 2003
ARMAGEDDON XXII - A gravel TSD car rally from Chuckanut Sports Car Club
ARMAGEDDON XXII Postponed - Due to the recent flooding and high winds in Skagit County, Armageddon XXII must be postponed. We are looking at either November 22nd or sometime
in early 2004.
October 13th - Ajaccio, Corsica: 2002 Canadian rally champion and North American Group N champion Patrick Richard is in Corsica for the next round of the World Rally Championship.
Mountains... Rain... and then Retirement - Details at www.patrickrichard.com

September 6/7, 2003
Congratulations to Scott and Bob Trinder - winning PGT by over 7 min!
Scores on Rally America
Awesome action photos on SpecialStage,
more photos by August , photos at TotalAutosport

Sept 6/, 2003
WCRA member Alan Perry was at Defi
2003 Tsunami Rally
Round 4 on the Yokohama Tire - BC Rally Championship

John Fouse/Dennis Wende win the 2003 Tsunami Rally
- Summary

Experienced Co-Driver for Defi Rallye Ste. Agathe, September 4-7

Gord Olsen (Grp 2 VW - 1st in class after 5 events) is looking for an experienced co-driver to recce and compete at Defi. It would require an extra day of travel. Anyone interested can email Gord at [email protected]

2003 Novice Events  There will NOT be a Novice Workshop Championship this year. There will be a detailed Novice briefing at registration on each of the Regional TSD events. This briefing will be suitable for Novices of all experience levels. Any questions  John McLaren.
Novice 2 - August 16/03 Kamloops BC. One day workshop and practice rally.
Teaching all aspects of TSD. Novice 2 Entry Form
Next Round of the 2003 WRC Production Car Championship (Group N)
July 24-27, 2003 - WCRA member Pat Richard is entered. Press Release
Live Results on Rally-Live,
Pictures by Keith Morison
2003 Gold Digger Rally - July 19, 2003 (4pm to midnight)

Important Update: The Gold Digger rally to be postponed. Problems on the route forced the rallymaster to request the delay, new date to be determined.
2003 Oregon Trail Pro Rally
Scott/Bob Trinder were entered
Doing well until Stage 10/12 were they fell out of the rally
A few pictures from Oregon by Owen Parsonage


Mark Lovell and Roger Freeman

Patrick Richard and Ian McCurdy
win Rallye Baie des Chaleurs
Alain Lavoie - Having a moment - 3 rolls and a back flip (Quicktime movie)
Results, Pat's report

Kitsilano Soap Box Derby - June 29, 2003 - West Coast Rally Association club members volunteered to do the timing and scoring for the 13th Annual Kitsilano Soapbox Derby and also entered the Derby with Car 51 piloted by Nia Parsonage.
Pictures from the 2003 event
2003 Coast to Coast Rally - June 28/29, 2003
Final Results (updated July 14) - C2C Photos
Round 3 of the 2003 Yokohama Tire - BC Rally Championship
Hosted by the Island Rallysport Club
Cyprus Rally 20-22 June
Pat Richard Preparing for Cyprus & Final Report New
Keith Morison's photos from Cyprus
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