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Forest Rally revs up engines for this weekend

Daniel HockingManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Last year's rally riled up some intense action for spectators.
Camera IconLast year's rally riled up some intense action for spectators. Credit: Tim Allott

The Make Smoking History Forest Rally is set to have everyone starting their engines all weekend in Bunbury and Nannup.

The three-day event will run from May 19 to May 21.

On Friday, the event begins with the ceremonial start in central Bunbury before a short trip to the Bunbury Special Stage at the Bunbury Speedway and Autocross Track before moving to Nannup on Saturday.

The cars will head to the service park at the Nannup Sport & Recreation Centre. and into the forest for some fast-paced gravel road action, with plenty of areas for spectators to enjoy the event in the thick of the action.

Sunday will be the final day of the rally, with competitors going through more exciting stages before the ceremonial podium finish at the Nannup Sports Club.

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The rally had been on a three-year hiatus due to the border closures in WA during the COVID-19 pandemic, before starting up again last year with Ben Searcy nabbing his maiden victory in the WARC category.

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