NSW Development Rally Series – Datto Wins!

Michael and Erin Valantine achieved first outright in the 2017 Techworkz Automotive New South Wales Development Rally Series – or DRS. The MV Solar team of Father and Daughter, started out on a high, with a win at the first of the six-round series in their 2WD Datsun Stanza. The Singleton Automotive Caves Classic rally […]

Rally NSW – Development Rallying in Australia

Rallying is a popular and exciting form of Motorsport that challenges man and machine against the clock.  In recent years, we have seen a slow decline in entrants in Australia, but in New South Wales, there is a bit of a surge occurring and there are plenty of rally drivers turning up to events.  Take the NSW […]

FJ40 Modified Landcruiser Winch Truck

Rod and Russell Rathbone have been stalwarts of the Xtreme Winch Challenge series and have shown their consistency and skill over the years in their Wyong Automatics Toyota FJ40 Landcruiser Comp Truck.  At Round 1 of the 2016 COMEUP Xtreme Winch Challenge Series, Rod and Russell took their highly modified Winch Truck to victory at […]

Team Ranga – Nissan Patrol Winch Truck

They say only a “Ranga” can call another red head a Ranga, but when your team name is Team Ranga, we may need to make an exception for these two blokes in their Nissan Patrol GU.  Paul Semmens and Nathan Mills have had a few thrills and spills in their 4.8 inter-cooled turbo Patrol, sporting […]

FJ45 V8 Landcruiser Farmtruck Winch Machine

Round 2 of the 2016 COMEUP Xtreme Winch Challenge is on in a few weeks’ time and we are featuring a few of the trucks that have competed at previous events.   One fine example is the 1973 modified Landcruiser of Dave Burrows.  Dave has been competing in these winching events for many many years […]

80 Series Landcruiser – stuck in a tree!

With Round 2 of the COMEUP Xtreme Winch Challenge series coming up on the 24th of June, we thought we’d take you back to round 1 for a quick re-cap. In this video, Luke McNicol gets stuck into the Saturday stages. Unfortunately he gets a bit too “stuck” and ledges himself onto a tree. The […]

4WD Offroad Competition – ARB Extreme Winch Challenge

Check out all the action from this the second round of the ARB XWC from Tamworth NSW.  Held over the weekend of the 14-16th August, nine teams are battling it out for outright honours.     You can see all of the other “On the Dirt” videos here: https://www.youtube.com/c/OnTheDirt

4WD Offroad Action at XWC – Night Stages

The Extreme Winch Challenge (XWC) is an off road winching event held in NSW and Queensland, Australia.  This is round 2 and features nine winch trucks battling it out for the outright Win.  This is part 1 of our 3 part feature on the event.