Off Road Racing Tasmania
Posted Tuesday, 26 May 2015
A detailed report of the second round of the state series on the 5 competitors from Southern Off Road Association by Jack Radcliffe #104
“Round Two of the Opposite Lock 2015 Series saw four teams head north to take on the short course wheel to wheel racing at Latrobe.
For two of the teams, overcoming last minute repair issues would see them work late into the night and for one early into the morning.
Lowry Locks in Latrobe
Posted Saturday, 9 May 2015
Husband and wife team Adrian & Mel Lowry have notched up their first outright state series win at todays Metro Auto Spares Short Course Shoot Out in their #257 Super 1650 Buggy. Steve Watkins & Briony Chilcott followed the pairing home for 2nd outright in their Toyota Tacoma and Darren Bott and Glenn Williams taking out 3rd in their Extreme 4WD #888 Patrol......story to come.
Posted Thursday, 7 May 2015
Round 2 of the Opposite Lock Tasmanian Off Road Series is set to go this weekend at Latrobe for some old fashioned wheel to wheel short course racing.
The North West Off Road Car Club will host the Metro Auto Spares Short Course Shoot Out at the clubs home track situated adjacent to the Latrobe speedway complex. Rain in the area over the last few days has ensured round two will be dust free and the recent work at the venue by the club will only add to perfect racing conditions.
Round 2 - Only 5 Days to Go!
Posted Monday, 4 May 2015
This weekend Latrobe will play host to the second round of the 2015 Opposite Lock Tasmanian State Series for the Metro Auto Spares Short Course Shoot Out.
Already, an impressive line-up of cars have taken advantage of the early bird entry; however event organisers will still be accepting entries up until Saturday morning prior to scrutineering.
State Series sponsor Opposite Lock have partnered up with GME Radios to offer a TX6150 handheld 5 watt UHF radio valued at $279.00. for this weekends series prize .
Racing gets underway at 10.00 Saturday with prologue before the cars head out for four 12 lap sections around the 2.6km circuit
Posted Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Michael Donohoe has steered his # 906 Evo Tech Pro Buggy to take out last weekend’s Tasmanian season opener, The Huntington Tavern Wildest Dash at Kempton. Second home was Stephen Watkins in his Performance 2WD Toyota Tacoma followed by Chris Boon third in his Pro-Lite
Donohoe Takes Out the Wilderness
Posted Saturday, 11 April 2015
Michael Donohoe has taken outright honours at the 1st Round of the Tasmanian Off Road Series "The Huntington Tavern Wildest Dash" at Kempton today. Steve Watkins took home 2nd place in his Chev powered Tacoma and Chris Boon 3rd.....story to come
Further Supp Regs for Kempton
Posted Thursday, 9 April 2015
Please note that further supp regs have been released for Round 1 of the Tasmanian Off Road Series this weekend at Kempton. Click here to download
Opposite Lock Announce Round 1 Prize
Posted Thursday, 9 April 2015
Opposite Lock 4WD are pleased to announce Ultra Vision Lighting will be supplying a 1100mm Tornado LED light bar as its inaugural Tasmanian State Series Round prize.
This year Opposite Lock and its partners will be offering one prize per event to be drawn at presentations for those competitors eligible. All entries from Round One will qualify for this weekend’s prize however from Round 2 onwards only those entering all rounds including Round 1 will be eligible for prizes.
Ultra Vision’s Tornado 260watt LED light bar is one of the best in the market, featuring 26 LEDs, 25000 lumens, its 1100 mm long and has a 3 year warranty. The light bar normally retails for $1155.00 and is fantastic opening prize to start the season thanks to Opposite Lock and Ultra Vision Lighting