Sat 18th & Sun 19th November 2023

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Information for Spectators

Event Location

Saturday – Show N Shine, Pat Usher Foreshore, Bunbury CBD

Sunday – Halifax Light Industrial Area, Bunbury

Event Schedule

5.30PM – 8.30PM

Morning Session
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Lunch Break
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Afternoon Session
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Award Ceremony
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Where To Go

Beginners Guide

Sat 18th & Sun 19th November 2023

Welcome to the GT Fabrication Bunbury Rally Sprint 2023!

We are excited to have you join us for this thrilling motorsport event. Here is everything you need to know to make the most of your experience.

Getting There:

  • Show N Shine Location: Blair Street Car Park
  • Rallysprint Location: Halifax Light Industrial Area, McCombe Road, Davenport
  • Parking: Safely on the side of the road near the spectator points, don’t park on South West Highway
  • Ticketing: Admission is free for all spectators.

Spectator Areas:

  • There will be designated spectator zones along the course.
  • Please see the Spectator Guide maps; They are available from the Rally Van on McCombe Rd, opposite Gibbons Rd
  • Follow the directions of event staff; and
  • Respect all safety barriers.

Food and Beverages: A variety of food stalls will be available on-site, offering a range of refreshments.

Viewing Tips:

  • Safety First: Always follow the instructions of event marshals. Stay behind safety barriers and never cross the track during the event..
  • Bring Sun Protection: The event will be held outdoors. Be sure to bring hats, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
  • Comfortable Footwear: Wear comfortable shoes as you may be walking on uneven terrain.
  • Cameras and Binoculars: Capture the action and get a closer look with binoculars.
  • Family-Friendly Zone: The whole event is a designated family-friendly zone.
  • Accessibility: The event site is wheelchair accessible, with designated viewing areas for those with mobility challenges.
  • Pets: For the safety and comfort of your pets and all attendees, we kindly ask that you leave your pets at home.
  • Emergency Information: In case of an emergency, please notify the nearest event staff member or make your way to the designated first aid station.
  • Social Media: Share your experience with us! Use the official event hashtag: #BunburyRallySprint

Important Reminders:

  • Please respect your local community and dispose of your rubbish in designated bins.
  • Alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited.
  • This is a smoke-free event.

We hope you enjoy the GT Fabrication Bunbury Rally Sprint and have a fantastic time!

If you have any further questions or need assistance during the event, feel free to approach any of our friendly event volunteers for information.


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Information for Competitors

Sat 18 – Sun 19 Nov 2023

Event Schedule


  • 1:00pm – Scrutiny Commences – SW Tafe
  • 4:30pm – Scrutiny Ends
  • 5:30pm Shannon’s Show N Shine – Blair Street Foreshore
  • 8:00pm Shannon’s Show N Shine Ends


  • 7:30am Service Park Open – McCombe Road
  • 8:30am Drivers Briefing – TOLL Car Park, McCombe Road
  • 9:00am Rallysprint Start, Clockwise (4 runs)
  • 12:00pm Lunch Break
  • 12:30pm Rallysprint Re-Start Anti-Clockwise
  • 3:30pm Estimated Finish Time
  • 4:00pm Trophy Presentation – McCombe Road



Information for Officials


Information for Residents

This is a prestigious motorsport event featuring fully prepared rally vehicles racing on closed public roads in the Halifax Light Industrial Area. It show cases skilful driving through the many turns on the stages.

On Saturday we the scrutiny of the cars at the South West Regional TAFE where many of the students get to check the cars and help the scrutineers. It gives them a good insight into the difference of a street car and a rally car.

Then from 5.30pm, the cars are on display next to the Blair Street car park, on the Pat Usher foreshore. This is a great opportunity to get up close to the cars and maybe get to speak to the drivers about their pride and joy.

Sunday is all about the competition. McCombe Road becomes the Service Park or in racing called the Pits. The competitors will race the clock at 20-second intervals, we split them into two groups, Odds & Evens, just so we don’t have all the faster cars in one group. The groups run from fastest to slowest. In the morning they will run in a Clockwise Direction, and in the afternoon, the run Anti-Clockwise.

Road closures will occur for approximately four hours on the day of competition. All road closures will be communicated well in advance. Notification signs will be erected on the roads and a Residents Letter will be distributed three to four weeks before the event. You can also refer to our official website for detailed schedules relating to each event.

To ensure the safety of both participants and the public, specific roads will be temporarily closed during the event to facilitate competitive racing conditions.

No, we need to be sure all cars are off the road and the public are not on the side of the road.

During the specified times, access to certain roads will be restricted. We recommend planning alternative routes or adjusting travel schedules to accommodate these closures. If you have set times you need to leave or return your premises, please let Tarmac Events WA know in advance by email or phone call.

No. Emergency services will have designated access routes and will not be impeded by the road closures. Safety is our top priority. In an emergency, we have medical teams on the stage that we will send to residents to assist until public emergency teams arrive, call 0419 045 042 or 0488 679 287.

Regular updates, including road closure details, will be provided through various channels, including our official website, social media, and local community notifications.
Regular updates, including road closure details, will be provided through various channels, including our official website, social media, and local community notifications.
While some noise may be generated from the rally, efforts will be made to minimize disruptions to the local community. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation. All competition vehicles must meet maximum noise requirements as stipulated in the event technical regulations.

If you have essential appointments or urgent matters, please contact the event organisers in advance. We will work to accommodate special circumstances and provide guidance on alternative routes. Please call 0419 045 042 and we will assist.

We welcome community involvement! If you’re interested in volunteering or participating in the event in any way, please visit our website and go here for more information on how you can contribute or call 0419 045 042 or email

For any further inquiries or concerns, please contact our dedicated resident support hotline, 0419 045 042, or email us at

Thank you for your understanding and support as we work together to make all Tarmac West Rallies safe and enjoyable events for everyone involved. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated!

A reminder that MOTORSPORT IS DANGEROUS. As Safety is our number one priority, there are some safety instructions that we’d like you to be aware of; please take the time to have a quick read through the Spectator Safety Guidelines here so that you can make the most of your motorsport experience.

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