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Motorsport businesses get behind AMH Automotive Group Rally Of The Bay

This year’s AMH Automotive Group Rally of the Bay will feature 7 fantastic stages, Including the ever-popular River Road and a marathon 44km stage that utilises sections of the smooth and fast Runnyford Road out of the township of Mogo. Despite the devastating bushfires over the summer season, the forest and shire roads in the Bateman’s Bay area are in the best condition they have been in years and rally crews are in for a real treat, with the best of the best selected for the course.

Rally stage names will reflect the businesses that have put their support behind the rally, with some familiar, and also new businesses getting involved. The stages will be separated by two service opportunities back in Batehaven at the Hoosier Service Park which will be setup in Corrigans Beach Reserve. The Hoosier Service Park will have a different layout compared to previous years to ensure the event aligns with COVID-19 requirements.

Throughout the rally, results will be fed directly from Rallysafe and be available on the Chris Sport website, provided courtesy of Techworkz Automotive.

Event Itinerary

  • Rally start in the Hoosier Service Park at 8:45am
  • SS1 – TME Motorsport – Old Highway – 10.37km
  • SS2 – Specialised Brake and Clutch Service – Sproxtons – 12.99km
  • Premier Pools Remote Refuel
  • SS3 – MRF Pinnacle Tyres – Drury – 26.02km
  • SS4 – Shamrock Haulage – Follow the River – 9.45km
  • Hoosier Service Park
  • SS5 – SW Motorsport – Run to Mogo – 44.57km
  • Hoosier Service Park
  • SS6 – SSS Automotive – Drury 2 – 26.02km
  • SS7 – Premier Panel Beating – Follow the River 2 – 9.45KM

About the Partner Businesses

Hoosier Tire Australia

Hoosier Tire Australia is the sole Australian agent and distributor for the Hoosier Racing Tire product range, widely regarded as one of the best tyres available for street, strip, rally and oval track competition.

The giant US Hoosier Racing Tire manufacturing plant is in Plymouth, Indiana, USA and produces race tyres 24 hours a day. The plant was first opened in 1979 and was the world’s first facility dedicated to the exclusive production of racing tyres and has grown to be the world’s leading producer.

Hoosier Tire Australia can supply a wide range of Hoosier tyres for several different racing divisions as well as Hoosier apparel, track wear and pit accessories for racers and fans alike. From speedway to drag racing to street, Hoosier Racing Tires are designed for champions and will help racers get to the finish line first.

Shamrock Haulage

Shamrock Haulage started in 2009 as one man with a Twin Steer Hiab Crane Truck and a vision to create a company with a focus on streamlined heavy lift service for clients. Shamrock Haulage has grown into a booming, privately owned company, dedicated to exceeding its client’s expectations with a focus on achieving the highest safety, quality, and production results-based culture possible.

Shamrock Haulage offers an Integrated Management System, incorporating a highly refined Health, Safety and Quality suite. Fully licensed, insured and nationally accredited, Shamrock Haulage is equipped to service any Crane Truck needs.

Transformance Mechanical Engineering (TME)

Transformance Mechanical Engineering (TME) is an Automotive Engineering workshop that provides clients with optimal solutions for their automotive needs. TME’s Springwood facility includes a vast array of equipment, meaning they have the right tools for the best possible result. As well as the usual mechanical tools, the workshop includes specialist equipment such as Corner Weighting Scales, AC/DC TIG Welder, Hydraulic Press, Pipe Bender, Lathe, Mill and an All-Wheel-Drive Mainline Chassis Dynamometer.

Having the correct equipment is one part of the automotive engineering puzzle, TME also have the engineering expertise needed to utilise the equipment to its full potential to provide clients with the best possible result.

MRF Tyres

MRF Tyres are available from Pinnacle Tyres who also has a great selection of the world-renowned Speedline Wheels. The business is made up of Tony Sullens, who has been involved in the Sport of Rallying for over 30 years. He has competed in the Australian Rally Championship, as well as Targa Tasmania. Tony has a great knowledge of cars and setup, and how to get the most from your MRF tyres.

Darrin Trigg is a very highly regarded Automotive Mechanic and has had many years of experience in all facets of the automotive industry and is also a part time teacher to the mechanical trade.

Together, Darrin and Tony make a great team to help you get the best performance and the right tyre for your application.

SW Motorsport

SW Motorsport specialise in historic Datsun and Nissan vehicles and have more than 20 years’ experience in the preparation and modification of high-performance cars. SW Motorsport, under the direction of Steward Wilkins, offer an extensive range of high quality and hard to get parts for rally, race, street and historic motoring.

Premier Pools

Premier Pools was created by John Long and Klaus Christochowitz in 1983. Both John and Klaus are still directors in conjunction with sons Damien Long and Justin Christo and they take pride in being responsible for the business’ daily management. Between them all they have over 130 years’ experience in the swimming pool industry.

Premier Pools has designed and constructed over 6000 pools in 35 years. Some of Australia’s largest and best known commercial and residential builders choose Premier Pools to design and construct their pools, as they are recognised as industry leaders.

Specialised Brake and Clutch Service

Specialised Brake and Clutch Service (Penrith) began operating in St. Mary’s in 1968 and are currently located in Penrith. SBCS has a vast knowledge of the Brake and Clutch industry and are able to provide a high level of expertise to the trade in the form of quality products and services.

SBSC stock more than just brake and clutch products, they also have fuel injection components, power steering pumps and racks, shock absorbers, radiators plus much more. They also offer a large range of services including disc, drum and flywheel machining as well as brake hose and cable manufacturing.

Techworkz Automotive

Techworkz Automotive was founded in 2010 in Tuggeranong by owner Michael Harding. Over the years he has developed Techworkz into a well-known workshop to the Canberra Subaru scene. After almost 10 years in Tuggeranong, Techworkz has now ventured to bigger things, moving their workshop to Fyshwick.

Techworkz as a team, has over 30 years’ experience in Subaru’s with knowledge in maintaining, building, racing and driving them. They expand their knowledge everyday with new technologies being brought out by Subaru and other manufacturers. The Techworkz team take pride in the work they do, so you can be sure your vehicle will be treated with the highest care, using only the best quality parts.

The Techworkz Rally Team has competed in events supporting local Canberra car clubs such as Brindabella Motorsports Club and the Light Car Club of Canberra and has sponsored the ACT Rally Championship and the Rally NSW series since 2013. Highly regarded within the rally community as well as the local community, Techworkz can be your go to for car servicing, repairs and maintenance.

SSS Automotive

SSS Automotive is a specialist parts importer for Japanese vehicles, stocking high performance, standard and hard-to-find parts for imported and locally delivered vehicles. This includes Nissan Syline GTR, GTS and GTST, Nissan Silvia, Toyota, Honda, Subaru, Mitsubishi, Suzuki, Isuzu, Daihatsu and Mazda.

SSS Automotive has an established yard and reliable buying networks in Japan. Their experience in Japan benefits customers enormously. They travel there regularly and hand-pick and pack the stock, including low kilometre engines and half-cuts. This ensures that the parts are of the highest quality and means SSS can confidently stand behind the warranty to customers. SSS Automotive stock performance engines (turbo and non-turbo), half cuts (front and rear), wheels in a variety of sizes, and thousands of used parts and panels to suit a variety of applications for street, rally and race use.

Premier Panel Beating

Premier Panel Beating is a family owned business that has been trading for over 30 years and is a major vehicle repairer and one of the most respected in the Bankstown area. The combination of quality repairs and the latest in smash repair technology has ensured their continued success. Premier Panel Beating operate a very efficient business and will guarantee a professional job at a competitive price. The business’ focus is to deliver a personal and friendly experience to all customers and provide the highest quality and service possible.

Premier Panel Beating has 10 full time staff members who have each been with the business for a long period of time and are constantly being trained and retained to ensure the best possible outcome is met at all times.

Keith Byrn is the proprietor and Kelvin Smith is the manager. They have both been in the repairs industry for over 45 years. Both are experts in all different aspects of smash repairs. Premier Panel Beating has been a Motor Traders Association (MTA) members for the past 30 years.