The 2023 Lazer Rally of the Bay is shaping up to be one of the most exciting and competitive rally events of the year. With drivers from all over the country set to compete in this iconic Australian event, spectators are sure to be in for a treat.
Organised by the North Shore Sporting Car Club, the Lazer Rally of the Bay is a gravel rally event that takes place in the beautiful Eurobodalla township of Batemans Bay, New South Wales. The event attracts some of the best rally drivers in the state, all vying for the coveted top spot on the podium.
This year's event promises to be even more exciting than previous years, with several new drivers and teams entering the competition. One driver to watch out for is Richie Dalton, who has won the Rally of the Bay in past. Dalton will be driving his Toyota Yaris, and he'll be hoping to add another victory to his already impressive rally career.
In addition to the professional drivers, the Rally of the Bay also features a number of amateur and semi-professional drivers, all competing in a variety of classes. This allows drivers of all skill levels to participate in the event and adds an extra level of excitement to the competition.
One of the most unique aspects of the Rally of the Bay is the scenic location. The rally takes place on the gravel roads of the beautiful Eurobodalla Shire in South Coast region of New South Wales, providing a stunning backdrop for the high-speed action. Spectators are encouraged to come out and enjoy the scenery as well as the rally, with vantage points and viewing areas available on the course.
As with any rally event, safety is of the utmost importance. The organisers of the Lazer Rally of the Bay have implemented measures to ensure the safety of both drivers and spectators, including strict speed limits and safety barriers in certain areas.
Overall, the 2023 Rally of the Bay promises to be an exciting and thrilling event for all involved. With the State’s best drivers, a beautiful location, and a passionate community of rally enthusiasts, this event is not to be missed.
The Lazer Rally of the Bay takes place on the 29th of July and includes 10 special stages (5 stages repeated).
Richie Dalton and Mac Kierans in the Toyota Yaris AP4 – Photo: Roy Meuronen