Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Great Free Attractions on Offer at the Rally

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Great Free Attractions on Offer at the Rally

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VISITORS don't need a ticket to enjoy every highlight of Kennards Hire Rally Australia - there's plenty to see and do that's free and close to Coffs Harbour.


CBD, Harbour Dr,

Coffs Harbour

Rally Show and Ceremonial Start

Thursday, 4pm

World Rally drivers are among the friendliest and most accessible sportsmen you'll meet and they'll all be on deck for the Rally Show and Ceremonial Start in front of the Coffs Central shopping mall. Check out all the cars on display, meet the drivers, get selfies and autographs and win prizes before the stars and cars drive over the ramp to officially start their weekend journey. Buy rally tickets and souvenirs here.

Big-screen videos and

live updates


The rally show and ceremonial start are over, but the giant video screen stays in action to play action footage from the forests, announcements, updates and news to keep you informed throughout the weekend. Make sure you go back for the podium ceremony on Sunday afternoon.

Finish podium ceremony

Sunday, 3.15pm

Head back to the stage and giant screen in front of Coffs Central shopping mall to see the winners crowned.

As they cross the stage, it will be the last moment of the rally and of the 2016 WRC season, which finishes in Australia.

This spectacular event includes interviews with the top crews and the new World Champion SA[c]bastien Ogier. Did the drivers like the rally? Did they like your welcome? You'll find out here.


C.ex Coffs International Stadium, Stadium Dr,

Coffs Harbour

Rally car service

Friday, 11.29am

Saturday, 11.33am

Sunday, 11.17am

Rallying's equivalent of racing's pits is a must-see attraction. Major teams set up impressive service bays to repair and replenish cars and drivers during periodic returns from the competition special stages. …

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