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Rex Driver

Winter / Spring Edition 2017 #69

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Club Address: Impreza WRX Owners Club of South Australia Inc. PO Box 400, Unley, SA 5061 Incorporated in Adelaide, South Australia - May 1999 Certificate number: AA0024461E

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2017/2018 Elected Club Committee: President: Jason Bartsch

Vice President: Matt Knighton

Secretary: Zoe Rule

Treasurer: Nigel McGaffin Membership Officer: Jordan Rohrlach

General Positions: Membership: Webmaster: Russell Badenoch & Justin Bussell The Impreza WRX Owners Club of South Australia is a CAMS Delegate: Matt Knighton Business Partner: Damien Hirst club for motoring enthusiasts with a passion for Motorsport Secretary: Tania Langcake performance cars. Our focus is on performance oriented Subaru vehicles, including the Impreza WRX, Assistant Motorsport Secretary: David Daly STI, Liberty RS, Forester GT and BRZ’s, but membership Events Coordinator: Jacob Richards Cruise Master: Jacob Richards is considered from owners of other vehicles. Social Media Master: Mathew Langbrandner Merchandise Officers: Pat Caruso & Daniel Schweiger Club Magazine: General Committee Members: Adam Hobbs, Jason The Club magazine Rex Driver is published quarterly. Contributions are welcomed from Club Members and Sears, Jess Anderson & Gareth Scanlen Magazine Layout & design: Seth Coultas interested parties alike and may be submitted via email directly to the Editor at: rexdriver@wrxsa.com Email: rexdriver@wrxsa.com

All contents Š 2015 Impreza WRX Owners Club of South Australia Inc. DISCLAMER: The views and/or opinions expressed in any/all articles in this magazine are not to be considered the views and/or opinions of the Club, editorial staff, or any committee member. While all care is taken in the preparation of this publication, the Club, its committee and its contributors accept no responsibility for the accuracy of the whole or any part of the magazine. The club wishes to highlight that that any modifications made to your car may void your factory warranty, and any racing / sporting events may void your insurance cover. Articles regarding either of these matters are for interest value only and are not recommended to our members.

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Official Magazine of the Impreza WRX Owners Club of South Australia Inc.

Contents CLUB RACING

SOCIAL & NEWS

18 SubiNats 2017

10 Member Profile: Damien McGinn

The biggest Subaru event of the year and SA made our presence known!

12 Member Profile: Justin Bussell 14 Member Profile: Sam Baker

29 SA State Hillclimb Championship 32 Reynella Subaru Collingrove Hillclimb 54 Collingrove Record Times 55 Mallala Lap Records 56 Willunga Record Times 57 Phillip Island Lap Records 57 WRXSA Dyno Records 58 Victoria Park Sprint Lap Times 58 Legend of the Lakes Records 59 Mount Alma Mile Records

Front cover: Rally Of South Australia. Photo by Frank Kutsche

16 WRXSA Annual General Meeting 49 Rally of SA Club Meet 50 The Bend Motorsport Park Update 51 WRXSA Drive In Night: Cars 3

MOTORSPORTS 24 Rally of the Heartland

36 Walky 100 Rally 40 Southern Districts Car Club Rallysprint 44 Light Force Rally of South Australia


REGULARS 3

Club Info Page

6

Look Who’s Torqueing (Club President Report)

7

Behind The Wheel Editorial

9

New Members Welcome

52 2017 S&J Club Championship 60 Classic Rex Driver: Spring 2002 62 WRXSA Club Merchandise 63 Rex Driver Advertising 64 Club Partners

66 Upcoming Events

ARTICLE & PHOTO ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Thank you so much to everyone that contributed to make this another fantastic edition of Rex Driver! Without your support this magazine would not be possible : Jason Bartsch Damien Hirst Damien McGinn Matt Knighton Justin Bussell Tania Langcake Sam Baker Brad Halliday Mark Povey Frank & Jordan Kutsche "Sticks & Stones" Gordon Christie “Tuned Photography” TL Imagery Justin Hanney Photography STS Images

If you would like to contribute or just send in some pics of your car contact me at rexdriver@wrxsa.com


LOOK WHO’S TOURQUING Jason Bartsch A big presidential welcome to this edition of rex driver. I wish to thank the club for electing me as President for another year. I'll be doing my best to keep this club moving in the exciting direction it is. We have big plans for next year as well as maintaining our current mantra of being an active and social club.

Our Reynella Subaru Collingrove event was an outstanding success. A lot of newcomers came out to give it a go and a lot of PBs we broken. It was great to see what our club is capable of achieving in terms of organisation and running of such an event. I'd like to personally thank Matty Knighton and Damian Hirst for everything they did to make it possible. As well as the rest of the committee who helped out on the day.

I want to take this opportunity to thank all those who put their hands up to be a part of the committee at the recent AGM. There are some essential old faces whom we can't do without. As That's all from me for now, hope to see you all out well as some new faces which is great for new ideas at our family friendly Christmas party. Keep an eye and fresh energy. on the forum and Facebook for the event details. The motorsport club championship is getting towards the business end with only a few more point scoring rounds left. This years championship has been the most active and hotly contested in all the years I know of. It will surely end in a nail-biting finish.

Jason Bartsch


Editorial First of all my apologies for the delay in issuing this edition of the Rex Driver Magazine. It has been a very eventful few months and while I have been very keen to capture everything that has been happening, as sometimes happens, work and other It always great to see new members bringing fresh ‘non-motorsport’ commitments can get in the way. ideas to the table, and I look forward to getting to Needless to say we have a very full magazine for you know you all better. this time! The Subaru brand attracts enthusiast from all walks We have 3 member profiles, a very special SubiNats of life and it is this eclectic mix that makes WRXSA recap, details from our very successful club run and the wider Subaru Family generally, so amazing. Collingrove Hillclimb event and heaps of local rally Embracing this diversity can teach us so many and rally sprint action. Frank Kutsche has written things, from responsible driving on the roads during another great selection of rally articles and if you cruises, to how to get the most out of your car at the look back to our classic Rex Driver flashback we see track. that he has been doing this for more than 15 years; what an amazing achievement! Once again thanks to everyone that took the time to contribute to this magazine, with out all your help Since the last edition we have also had our AGM and this would not be possible. have welcomed some new faces to the Committee. Catch you later! Seth Coultas

What I am still reading: Ultimate Speed Secrets: The complete guide to high-performance and race driving by Ross Bentley.


Welcome New Club Members! We have seen an amazing influx of new members this year; everyone please introduce yourself and make our newest members feel welcome at future events. We hope you will all enjoy your time in the club!

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Nigel Joyce Richard Thomas Brenton Taylor Damien Mizow Spilios Zogopoulos Samantha Baker Matthew Reseigh Robert Willshire Paul Johnson Glenn Threapleton Luke Ballard Zak Falzon Marcus Camporeale

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Jess Anderson Eddy Barrett Kelvin Jean Daniel Longurst

Welcome aboard everyone we look forward to meeting you all soon!


Member Profile: Damian McGinn I would have been 11 or so. Standing trackside at the Adelaide Formula 1 track in 1990. Wow... those things are loud and fast... Immediately peaking my interest in everything motorsport. The year after I began my motorsport career in Superkarts, at only 12. It was such an experience. Learning vehicle control, being exposed to other drivers all around me, how to brake, how to take a corner and keep maximum speed and then being exposed to such tracks as Mallala, Phillip Island, Calder, Eastern Creek and Winton. I guess it was a bit of an advantage, because by the time I was 16 to get my learners permit, I already had quite the confidence in how to drive. It was just the finer details like indicating and parking. I had driving well and truly sorted. My first car was a 1976 Toyota Crown. I think it cost me $500 and it looked like it - I to this day almost deny owning it. Not long after that I owned a mini, now that car was fun to drive. Had the original old massive steering wheel. No synchros in the gearbox. I had that whole car given to me, and the engine was in parts.. That’s where I started getting interested in the mechanical aspect of cars also. I put the engine back together, from reading and learning from the limited dial-up internet I had my interest peaked further from that.

I had various cars from then, until I ended up buying a 1997 EL Falcon V8, and within 3 months of owning it. I had built an engine for it. I think the price tag came to around $16k back then, and it dyno’d around 260Kw. Which was decent for back then on pump gas. That didn’t last long, and the car actually caught fire. After that, I purchased my first WRX, a MY00 GC8 in white. Pretty clean and tidy. I remember fitting half the STI gear into it, tracked it once or twice with a 1:25 or so around Mallala. Which I think was actually the first time I had tracked a car there, and been on the track in about 7 years. Well that sparked my interest some more, and began my love for the boxer. I ended up trading that car in about 4 years ago for my current love, and believe one of our other members Wayne Brauer has it now. Now I own a MY06 Hawkeye that has had many hours of work put into it. It has my blood, sweat, and definitely plenty of tears... It’s a built S&J 2.5Ltr motor. Has all the good bits. Carillo Pistons and Rods. STI Crank, EJ257 that’s been closed decked. Tony Knight Heads, standard valve train and cams. And puts down a lazy 285Kw at the wheels, and much to peoples disbelief, behind a standard WRX 5 speed gearbox and drivetrain. I’ve upgraded the brakes to some 356mm floating rotors, with 6 piston calipers at the front, and 4 piston at the rear, so safe to say it stops very, very well . Adjustable Coilovers round out the suspension setup. It has done a 1:18.1 around Mallala on some old tyres, so I know a low 17 is there on some fresh Semi Slicks.


Wanting to spend more time on the track, and to get a cams license, it was only natural to join an affiliated club. So WRXSA it was. My first club event was the time attack back in 2015. 3 laps in… I destroyed the motor. I remember also being sick on the day, so that was the cherry on the cake. I think from then, I built such a relationship with some of the members, definitely Sean from S&J that spent so much time helping me sort out the engine, and car, and even returned calls on the weekend and after hours. I know a lot of workshops wouldn’t have that kind of commitment or back up their service like Sean has, so if he’s reading this - Thankyou mate. Where to from here? Well definitely more track days, I popped my hillclimb cherry this year, and that’s been a fun interesting experience. Something I’ve yet to master, and find that ‘groove’ that works with my setup. My big plan for the car, once funds become available, and I can convince the missus it’s a good idea… a STI 6 speed sequential gearbox. I can’t really see myself upgrading from this car. I’ve certainly sunk a ridiculous amount of money and effort into the car, but I wouldn’t change it once I get behind the wheel, and I hear that turbo spool up. Looking forward to meeting everyone at future events. Come and say Hi if you see REX-069 sitting pretty. (Photo Credit to Dario Duno and Ignition Images)


Member Profile:

Justin Bussell

I never was a car nut growing up, I did like a few growing up but they weren’t Subaru's, they were cars like Astons and Alpha’s etc. the usual flashy (and way too expensive) cars. I got my full licence in September 2014 and have had a few cars since then.

My first car was a black 2005 Suzuki Swift; it was a good car, fuel efficient, nimble and easy to park. Unfortunately in 2012 when I was still on my P’s, I hit a guard rail and wrote it off. I was going too quick along Greenhill and came around a sharp hairpin on Greenhill Rd, I misjudged the corner (and probably slid slightly) and hit the guardrail on the driver’s side. I was also unexperienced, assuming the car (and I) could handle the speed even if the road was slightly wet, an unintelligent decision since prior I did a slight fishtail when I came off the road slightly and touched the dirt. The car was later decided to be a write-off due to some minor damage to the back and some more extensive damage to the front left which included damage to the radiator and steering (the crash wasn’t bad enough for the air bags to trigger). Fortunately I was fine with only a few small scratches, I learnt a few lessons too; slow down in wet conditions and around sharp corners and that parents are more worried about your safety and that you’re alright and to call them anytime even if you crashed your car, and it was due to your own fault.

So with the insurance company transferring the money, I was looking for a new car. I was looking for something that I could use to tow if needed and something with a big boot to carry gear or to sleep in. I finally settled on a 2002 Outback, It had only about 140,000k’s and was in good condition. It was a great car, plenty of power (even without a Turbo) and had plenty of room to carry stuff. It was at that point I began to love Subaru’s. A few years later I decided it was time for an upgrade, the Outback was getting old and close to 200,000ks, which will start to get costly with repairs and the paint work was looking terrible due to me attempting to respray it. The body work had a few small dents and scratches and one largish dent thanks to my friend driving, coming around a corner that had moss on it and, yep, hitting a guard rail on the passenger side (What is it with these guard rails?).


I joined Subaru Scene SA and enjoyed the many cruises even though I wasn’t too happy taking my crappy looking Outback with all the nice WRXs and foresters there, I usually hid at the back of the cruise and didn’t park to close all the other cars. So time for an upgrade again, I wanted something that had a turbo and something that was a Subie so that put it down to a WRX. I looked at a few and settled on a Silver 2005 MY06 Impreza WRX from Reynella Subaru and sold the Outback. As soon as I test drove the WRX, it was love at first sight; I loved the power, the looks, and the sound of it. It was in immaculate condition and only had 137,000 Ks. It was already staged one tuned with an XA kit that had an ECUtek Race Rom, and twin exhaust with a nice tone to it, all tuned and installed by S&J. I later installed a DVD head unit and sub, rear view camera, dash cam and some LED strips under the front seat and dash ( I think that should rack up some JDM points!). I was now happy going on cruises with SSSA; later on I joined SOCSA and I attended more cruises since I didn’t have to hide my terrible looking car. A month or so I later I found out about WRXSA. Now I am now enjoying cruising with all three clubs (SSSA, SOCSA and WRXSA).

At a later point I hope to get it tuned to be more fuel efficient and do a few other mods like strut braces and upgrade the stock top mount radiator to a larger one. I hope to try out a few club events soon like hills climbs and some racing. I’m new to these events so I’m not looking for any placings, just to have some fun. Although I’ll be paying off the car for a few years, and it uses a lot of fuel, it’s defiantly worth it! Look forward to seeing and meeting you all at the next cruise or event. Justin


Member Profile: Sam Baker Hi Everyone, my name is Samantha and I’ve always had an interest in cars, I’d play Gran Turismo and Need for Speed for hours at a time, but it really began when I first saw a picture of an R34 GTR and watched Gone in 60 Seconds and of course Fast and the Furious! Going to Autosalon in 2003 for the first time definitely cemented my love of all car types, I knew I wanted something that would turn heads one day too. I’ve had a few different cars over the years but only one other than Lola that was extra special, don’t laugh… I was 18 when I bought it but it was a bright red 1994 Nissan Pulsar. I spent more money on doing it up over the years than what I originally paid for it. Think giant body kit (front and rear bar and side skirts), rims, x2 12” sub’s in the boot and decent sound system to match and of course an exhaust. That car had loads of personality, it didn’t go fast by any means but I loved it. It was different to anything else out there and that's what made it special, the day I traded it in for a family car when my first son was on his way I cried at the dealership, maybe blame pregnancy hormones but I was genuinely sad to see it go. I never thought I’d own another car like it until now. My previous car to this was a Nissan Pathfinder, great for family stuff, but slow and boring, I’d take any chance I got to take my husbands R34 out for a spin just for that adrenaline rush. When discussing car options with friends I was sent a link to the Liberty GT, I wanted a sports wagon and this was perfect. So without even seeing the car or test driving it I put a deposit on the car, flew to Sydney with my husband and drove it back to Adelaide.


I joined WRXSA as my family and I love adventures, doing car type things and generally meeting new people. So my affectionately named Lola is a 2013 Liberty GT Premium (BR9). We have been camping a few times and attempted our first WRXSA cruise that was cut short by our youngest being ill throughout the backseat (thank goodness for leather seats!). Mostly its just trips to school and soccer games on the weekends, she is my daily, my husbands car lives in the garage (mostly because it always needs fixing!). I’d love a 2017 WRX STI (who wouldn’t!) or to be super ridiculous an R34 GTR M Spec NUR… but that's for when my kids are a lot older and I don’t have a mortgage to pay!!!

Mods: Ecutek tune Turbosmart BOV MRT turbo back quad tip stainless exhaust STI front lip

Carbon roof and mid wing spoilers Lowered on king springs Cosmis 18x9 +25 MR7 rims.


This year the club held its AGM at the very comfortable and picturesque Inglewood Inn function room. Good food and good company made it a very pleasant evening.

BUSINESS LIASON MANAGER - Damien Hirst EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR - Jacob Richards CRUISE MASTER - Jacob Richards SOCIAL MEDIA - Mathew Langbrandner MERCH OFFICER - Pat Caruso (We Print Create The format of the evening included presentations Deliver) from key committee members, a hotly contested ASSISTANT MERCH OFFICER - Daniel Schweiger raffle and the presentation of the Most Outstanding GENERAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS Contribution award to Damien Hirst who has Adam Hobbs continued to work tirelessly over the last year for the Jason Sears benefit of the club. Jess Anderson Gareth Scanlen It also of course included the voting in of you committee for the 2017-18 year; congratulations and thanks to everyone that volunteered to help make this amazing club even greater! PRESIDENT - Jason Bartsch VICE PRESIDENT - Matt Knighton SECRETARY - Zoe Rule TREASURER - Nigel Mcgaffin MEMBERSHIP OFFICER - Jordan Rohrlach WEB MASTER - Russell Badenoch ASSISTANT WEBMASTER - Justin Bussell CAMS OFFICER - Matt Knighton REX DRIVER EDITOR - Seth Coultas MOTORSPORT SECRETARY - Tania Langcake ASSISTANT MOTORSPORT SECRETARY - Dave Irish

Damien Hirst receiving his award for Most Outstanding Contribution


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Subinats 2017 was amazing event and so many awesome Subaru's everywhere! All our members did the club proud: Brenton Bailey was our fastest member, cracking the 40s with a time of 1.49.7. Jordan Rohrlach did very well for his first trip to Philip Island, clocking an impressive 1.52.3. Club president Jason Bartsch 1.54.0 may have been a little distracted, not getting a PB, but still finished the day with a win on one knee! Nigel McGaffin was the fastest of the McGaffins with a time of 1.56.77. Gordon Christie took his Volvo out in the Saturday session and achieved a very impressive time of 1.58.85. Jacob Richards just missed out on a sub-two minute time with 2.00.89. Tania Langcake ran out of time for the flat two she was chasing but achieved a PB of 2.01.75. Colin McGaffin and his EVO joined Gordan in the Saturday session achieving a time of 2.05.64. Jarrad McGaffin unfortunately had turbo issues but did set a time of 2.12.33 before they struck. Dan Day from S&J achieved the fastest lap for the weekend in the Saturday session with a time of 1.40.99. However as he did not compete on Sunday the time didn’t count to SubiNats. Other SA drivers were Phillip Bunker and Martin Donnon both 2mins flat and Kurt Wilson with his show car 25BB, 1.58.68

Myself I just did Show n Shine with he 15' STI but got a 3rd place overall on the Subinats Go Kart competition!! Thanks to the WRXSA members for a great weekend, certainly one to remember. Damien Hirst OUTRIGHT TIMES Brenton Bailey

1:49.7

Jordan Rohrlach

1:52.3

Jason Bartsch

1:54.0

Nigel McGaffin

1:56.77

Gordon Christie

1:58.85

Jacob Richards

2:00.89

Tania Langcake

2:01.75

Colin McGaffin

2:05.64

Jarrad McGaffin

2:12.33


As far as weekends go this is one of my most memorable yet. My proposal to Zoe was months in the planning with only a select few in on the secret. I'm not sure how I managed to concentrate for a whole day of racing knowing what I was planning. I couldn't think of a better setting for the big question. A world class race track after a full days racing with some of our closest friends. Zoe and I made the trip to Philip Island for the first time back in 2014. This was where I started to fall in love with her. I realised her passion for cars and racing was genuine and knew we would share this interest for years to come. Big thank you to Ben for making the beautiful one of a kind ring. Brendan for being my secret messenger to Ben. Also a special thanks to Gordon for capturing the moment on camera. Jason Bartsch


Photo by Gordon Christie: Tuned Photography


Photos by Damien Hirst


Collingrove Hillclimb continues to be very popular among WRXSA club members and a handful decided to see how they stacked up against the best in the State at the 2017 SA State Hillclimb Championship (held on the 9-10th September). Three club members walked away with trophies, and two made it into the Top 10 shootout at the end! 2nd Place Rally Cars 4WD Michael Arnold with a fastest time of 34.21. 1st Place Road Reg 4WD over 4001cc Damien Hirst with a fastest time of 34.24. 2nd Place Fastest Female Tania Langcake with a fastest time of 36.73. Damien & Michael’s results saw them advance to the Top 10 shootout were their shootout time is compared to their fastest time for the weekend. This allows the various classes to compete against each other. Michael got closest to his PB giving him 5th place outright, and Damien finished 8th outright! Well done everyone, you are doing WRXSA proud!

Sticks & Stones Photography Frank is one WRXSA most committed and longest standing members, he is also arguably one of the best Motorsport Photographers in the state. With over 30 years of experience Frank is one of the most experienced photographers you are likely to find; his photos never fail to impress and have graced the cover of our magazine on numerous occasions. If you would like to see more of his work or would like to purchase photos head over to: http://www.freewebs.com/fkutsche/ you will not be disappointed!


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Setting up a Subie 5 speed. PPG helical gears, PPG front and centre diff. All Isotropic super finished. Very nice.

6-speed PPG dog box for an ARC Subaru WRX STi getting a full work over. Peened and polished, new front final drive, new front LSD.


Reynella Subaru WRXSA Collingrove Hillclimb

Photos by TL Imagery & Brad HalliSo that's a wrap on the 2017 WRXSA Hillclimb challenge, our biggest event of the year. What a day. What a club. It was great to see so many people with a common interest in Subaru's finest enjoying themselves all in one place. Making an event such as this run so smoothly takes much effort from a great group. Damien's vision, planning and successful schmoozing of sponsors really brought everyone together - but he's too modest to say anything, so I'll do it for him. And what a job Andrew our Clerk of Course did on executing the day so very well. His professionalism, experience and skills just kept everything humming along so well. Military precision doesn't begin to cover it. So many smiles were solely due to you two guys. Well done men.

Speaking of retail, Jess and Daniel had us covered for Merch for the day and did a great job of it. And when talking of great jobs, how was Jacob not only picking up and delivering the BBQ and eskies, running his own car for himself and his sister Sarah, but also helping Alana run her first time. Top effort.

The power couple, our Pres and Sechatary Jason and Zoe did a great job supporting everyone. It's hard doing the PA duties but Jase did a great job of announcing the winners, and Zoe handled everyone's paperwork so calmly and was the glue that filled in the gaps during the day on a million other things. Thanks guys.

There were many others also - Mathew had those playing at home covered on the social media side, Nigel has been paying the bills and Eddy had us Big ups to Tania for doing all the shopping and making covered in the tow truck (Which I am so grateful we sure we were well catered for. The food was so good. didn't need). Jordan printed up a storm in quick Also to Gary and Gareth for applying the heat on the fashion to get our membership cards to us on the BBQ and cooking up a storm at both brekky and day! This is no mean feat, trust me. Mark kept us all lunch, along with the great team from Reynella keen, all day, with his commentary prowess and Subaru who not only supported the event with cash endless Collingrove knowledge - it was great to have and lunch but by teasing us all with the gorgeous new you on board Mark! WRX STi. Thanks guys, your support is very much appreciated. Mark caught everyone's attention with the SA Motorsport Tyres display and transporter. Thanks for your support of the club Mark, we all appreciate it. And want your truck. Bad.


All of the officials - especially George and his timing team who have a perfect record, and Liam our SCCSA contact were so good to us all. A big thank you to you.

Last - and only because he drove an Evo - least, amongst all the PBs I think Daniel deserves a mention for getting within a second of the overall tin top record for Collingrove. A cracking drive indeed. Well done. Thanks all. Can't wait for the next one. Matt Knighton

Placing

OUTRIGHT TIMES

1

Daniel Longhurst

Associate

32.97

2

Jordan Rohrlach

Modified

34.05

3

Damien Hirst

Modified

34.17

4

Mark Povey

Modified

34.57

5

Ben Wilden

Modified

34.77

6

Jacob Richards

Race / Rally

34.95

7

Jason Sears

Race / Rally

34.96

8

Matt Knighton

Modified

34.98

8

Daniel Schweiger

Modified

34.98

10

Gordan Christie

Associate

35.31

11

Matthew Langbrander

Standard

35.76

12

Dale Marten

Associate

35.77

13

Adam Hobbs

Standard

35.80

14

Braeden Davey

Modified

35.95

15

Craig Gordon

Modified

36.01

16

Jamie Murada

Standard

36.69

17

Jarrad McGaffin

Standard

36.78

18

Tania Langcake

Race / Rally

36.79

19

Paul Jacques

Standard

37.20

20

Andrew Salisbury

Associate

37.42

21

Colin McGaffin

Associate

37.52

22

Leigh Crighton

Modified

37.61

23

Glenn Threapleton

Modified

38.11

24

Allister McNulty

Standard

38.12

25

Alex Hill

Standard

38.20

26

Michael Jacques

Standard

38.46

27

Gareth Scanlen

Associate

38.52

28

Damien Anderson

Associate

38.65

29

Kelvin Jean

Standard

38.69

30

Lindsey Williams

Standard

39.49

31

Robert Willshire

Standard

39.61

32

Alana Creek

Associate

40.35

33

Jason Bartsch

Associate

40.40

34

Zak Falzon

Race / Rally

40.51

35

Sarah Fowles

Race / Rally

40.66

36

Brayden Paparella Brown

Standard

40.75

37

Ekaterini Kandalis

Standard

41.20

38

Michelle Hirst

Modified

41.22

39

Zoe Rule

Associate

43.14

40

Chloe Langcake

Race / Rally

47.41


Thanks Matt Knighton was a great day in the old Suby and being edged on by my kids.... Ben said after lunch "dad, what's wrong with you?"... I looked at him and said ok mate it's time for a bit of rally action! Mark Povey


Another Awesome Club Event successfully done thanks to so many! Matt Knighton has said everything I would have already! The Reynella Subaru Collingrove Hill Climb Club Day keeps building strong after the third year running of the event. You as the entrants make this happen. But not without our major sponsor for the event Reynella Subaru! And how good was the new 2018 STI on display! One of the first new STI’s in SA at our club event along with the new Impreza, Forester and XV also displayed. Thanks to Alex Hill and Maddison Passmore with the Reynella Subaru Team for ongoing support! Mark Povey, for supporting the event not only showcasing the SA Motorsport Tyres Truck but for entering also! S & J Automotive and We Create Print Deliver also pitched in support thank you. Andrew Robinson, our Clerk Of Course, has become part of our club with his expertise. And we don't forget the Sporting Car Club and officials who helped us throughout the day. There’s so many who helped this year it really showed how good our club is! Thank you all. WRXSA. Performance. Passion. People. Damien Hirst


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Rally SA was made even more special for club members thanks to an invite from Subaru Australia to come and display our cars in a prime viewing location. While members enjoyed the show they were treated to a BBQ lunch. Big thanks to Damien Hirst for helping arrange this. Photos by Damien Hirst


The Bend Motorsport Park

Excitement is continuing to build as we get even closer to the opening of The Bend Motorsport Park. SA Time Attack have locked in a date of April 29th and bookings have already been taken for the first Hyperdrive Track Day on the 7th of May. Supercars and Shannons Nationals events have also been confirmed for 2018. While you can’t currently make bookings, you can register there interest to stay at the 4 star Pit Lane Hotel, the new Rydges Hotel located in the main pit building. With the majority of rooms overlooking the tack you can bet the prices will be eye watering, especially when big events are on! The viewing platforms at the top of the pit building should hopefully be a lot more accessible and offer a spectacular panoramic view of the entire racing circuit, unlike anything else in the country.

With 4 main circuit configurations there are lots or new records up for grabs!


Cars 3 Drive in Social Night Photos by Damien Hirst A round of applause please for Damien Hirst who was the driving force behind the Cars 3 Dive in social night, the event was a smashing success, especially for all the families that attended. As we have come to expect from Pixar, the movie delivered high quality mix of kids entertainment that also includes enough mature story elements to get adults invested as well. On top of this the free pre-movie entertainment provided by Mainline was a great surprise, and hit with the kids! Face painting, balloon animals and a petting zoo kept them busy while we waited for darkness to fall and the movie to start. A great night was had by all! Seth Coultas


Round 8 MCSA Super Sprint

39 pts J. Rohrlach 38 pts D. Hirst Mallala August 27th 37 pts M. Povey Outright Points Placings: 36 pts B. Wilden 19 pts L. Ballard - Round 8 Winner! 35 pts J. Richards 19 pts T. Carruthers 34 pts J. Sears 14 pts. D. Butler 33 pts M. Knighton 12 pts D. McGinn 32 pts D. Schweiger 12 pts D. Schweiger 31 pts G. Christie 10 pts. J. Rohrlach 30 pts M. Langbrander 8 pts. J. Sears 29 pts D. Martin 7 pts. T. Langcake 28 pts A. Hobbs 7 pts. A. Hobbs 27 pts B. Davey 2 pts G. Scanlen 26 pts C. Gordon 25 pts J. Muranda Round 9 Reynella Subaru / WRXSA 24 pts Jarrad McGaffin Hillclimb 23 pts Tania Langcake Collingrove September 24th 22 pts Paul Jacques Throughout the Organizing, Fun and Success of The 21 pts Andrew Sailsbury Reynella/WRXSA Collingrove Hillclimb it was easy to 20 pts Colin McGaffin forget that it also formed Round 9 of the S&J 19 pts Leigh Crighton Automotive Club Championship. Coming to the 18 pts Glenn Threapleton 'business' end of the season, the leader board shows 17 pts Alister McNulty some exciting competition. 16 pts Alex Hill 15 pts Michael Jacques Jordan Rohrlach is showing that consistent driving is 14 pts Gareth Scanlen the way to go this season having a clear lead at the 13 pts Damien Anderson top of the table. Jordan having completed each round 12 pts Kelvin Jean this year, will have to pick his best, with only 9 rounds 11 pts Lindsay Williams counting toward the GC, this could indeed bring the 10 pts Robert Whilshire competition suddenly much closer. 9 pts Alana Creek 8 pts Jason Bartsch There's also an exciting Runner Up Grand Champ 7 pts Zak Falzon battle happening. Jason Sears, having had a quiet 6 pts Sarah Fowles start to his championship run, has had some great 5 pts Brayden Paparella Brown results to see him slide into 2nd position but with the 4 pts Kat Kandallis fast improving Adam Hobbs nipping at his heals he 3 pts Michelle Hirst will need to continue his good form. But we also 2 pts Zoe Rule know, not to write of Jacob Richards, who is in the 1 pts Chloe Langcake sweet position of not having to drop any round results, with his 122 point coming from just 4 rounds Round 10 Motorkhana to date. Mallala Skid Pan October 29th Strap in for some skids! The final 3 rounds of the S&J Automotive Club Outright Points Placings: Championship are sure to see a nail biting finish. 4 pts A. Hobbs - Round 10 Winner! 3 pts J. Sears Outright Points Placings: 2 pts J. Rohrlach 40 pts D. Longhurst - Round 9 Winner!


Leaderboard 2017 S&J Automotive Club Championship (Top 20) Class Name

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

R7

R8

R9

R10

R11

M M M RR RR A RR M A RR M M RR RR M M

32 23 19 19 19 17 27 0 14 32 25 0 0 34 0 0

27 0 22 30 24 0 11 0 19 27 0 0 15 23 0 0

34 34 34 38 44 32 22 33 28 30 0 37 32 17 0 32

29 17 25 0 0 20 0 26 0 0 26 0 21 0 24 0

15 12 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 15 0

0 7 8 0 0 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 4

3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

10 8 7 0 19 0 7 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

39 34 28 35 0 31 23 0 38 0 0 33 8 0 0 25

2 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

19 16 0 22 22 0 8 22 0 0 22 8 0 0 0 0

Jordan Rohrlach Jason Sears Adam Hobbs Jacob Richards Todd Carruthers Gordon Christie Tania Langcake Damian McGinn Damien Hirst Dan Pearce Seth Coultas Matt Knighton Jason Bartsch Dave Daly Michael Arnold Jamie Muranda

R12

Total

224 154 151 145 125 109 101 93 89 89 85 78 76 74 67 61

Results with 1 round to go! As per Championship rules only a competitors best 9 rounds are totalled for awarding the Grand Champion. With this factor in play the competition is very close.

Round 11 MCA Twilight Time Attack Mallala: November 18th Perfect weather, glowing rotors and spitting flames, the MCA Time Attack had it all! What's more there were plenty of PB’s crushed, and even a new WRXSA lap record, congratulations to Todd Carruthers for getting a blistering time of 1:17.44. A massive congratulations also to Dan Day’s SJ 1000 coming third outright with an eye watering time of 1:09:25! Outright Points Placings: 22 pts T. Carruthers - Round 11 Winner! 22 pts D. McGinn 22 pts S. Coultas 22 pts J. Richards 19 pts J. Rohrlach 16 pts J. Sears 16 pts D. Schweiger 13 pts C. Gordon 8 pts M. Knighton 8 pts T. Langcake 8 pts D. Butler

Round 12 is the Old Willunga Hillclimb, on December 10th and it's shaping up to be another fantastic event.

Going into last years Willunga event you may remember the close results between Damien Hirst and Jacob Richards. The final Grand Champion would be determined by the results of the Willunga event. This year the exciting battle is up for Runner up Grand Champion. The Challenge is set for Jason Sears (154) Adam Hobbs (151) and Jacob Richards (145). All 3 contenders are on the start list and with just 9 points separating them, it's going to be an exciting run to the finish line. If you haven’t entered the event, then come along and watch the epic battle to the finish of the S&J Automotive Club Championship! Tania Langcake


Collingrove Records Rank Time

Gap

Name

Car

Date

Damien Brand

1997 WRX STI Type R

2015

#1

33.27

#2

33.52

0.25

Damien Hirst

1999 WRX STI

2016

#3

33.89

0.62

Dan Day

2006 WRX STI

2013

#4

33.91

0.64

Jason Bartsch

2006 WRX STI

2015

#5

33.96

0.69

Glen Breugem

2000 WRX

2015

#6

34.05

0.78

Jordan Rohrlach

2006 WRX STI

2017

#7

34.20

0.93

Matt Knighton

2000 WRX

2015

#8

34.55

1.28

Mark Povey

2000 WRX STI

2016

#9

34.74

1.47

Michael Arnold

1999 WRX STI

2016

#10

34.77

1.50

Ben Wilden

2000 WRX

2017

#11

34.82

1.55

Seth Coultas

2000 WRX STI

2017

#12

34.94

1.67

Jacob Richards

2003 WRX

2016

#13

34.96

1.69

Jason Sears

2007 WRX

2017

#14

34.98

1.71

Daniel Schweiger

1999 WRX

2017

#15

35.03

1.76

David Daly

2005 WRX STI

2017

#16

35.09

1.82

Nigel McGaffin

2008 WRX STI

2016

#17

35.15

1.88

Russell Badenoch

2009 Forester XT

2015

#18

35.15

1.88

John Schaefer

2000 WRX STI RA

2016

#19

35.31

2.04

Daniel Pearce

WRX

2017

#20

35.34

2.07

Daniel Chi Yan Wu

2008 WRX STI Spec R

2017

#21

35.36

2.09

Todd Carruthers

WRX STI

2017

#22

35.45

2.18

Brendan Moore

2000 WRX Hatch

2014

#23

35.71

2.44

Richard Paul

1998 WRX

2013

#24

35.75

2.48

Remo Silicano

2003 WRX

2015

#25

35.76

2.49

Mathew Langbrandner

2012 WRX

2017

#26

35.80

2.53

Adam Hobbs

1999 WRX

2017

#27

35.81

2.54

Jarreth Rowley

1999 WRX STI

2016

#28

35.84

2.57

Tania Langcake

1999 WRX

2017

#29

35.95

2.68

Braeden Davey

2003 WRX STI

2017

#30

35.96

2.69

Michael Harding

2004 WRX

2016

#28

36.01

2.74

Craig Gordon

2000 WRX

2017

#29

36.04

2.77

Jake Zuppa

2002 WRX STI

2017

#30

36.18

2.91

Jonathon Loader

2006 WRX STI

2017

#32

36.52

3.25

Michael Arnold

2015 WRX STI

2016

#33

36.59

3.32

Kelly Rielly

2002 WRX

2017

#34

36.61

3.34

Dan Devilchild

1998 WRX

2016

#38

36.66

3.39

Justin Perkins

WRX STI

2017

RACE / RALLY

Updated 27/09/2017

#1 Damien Brand

#2 Damien Hirst

#4 Jason Bartsch

#5 Glenn Breugem Photos by Brendan Capper

If your lap time is not included or is out-of-date just let us know at rexdriver@wrxsa.com


Mallala Lap Records Rank Time

Gap

#1 Todd Carruthers

Name

Car

Date

Todd Carruthers

2004 WRX STI

2017

#1

1:17.44

#2

1:17.72

0.28

David Kim

1999 WRX

2015

#3

1:17.75

0.31

Jason Bartsch

2006 WRX STI

2016

#4

1:17.88

0.44

Damien Hirst

1999 WRX STI

2014

#5

1:18.39

0.95

John Schaefer

2001 STI RA

2016

#6

1:19.07

1.63

Michael Arnold

1999 WRX STI

2016

#7

1:19.23

1.79

Jordan Rohrlach

2006 WRX STI

2017

#8

1:19.28

1.84

Damien McGinn

2006 WRX

2017

#9

1:19.59

2.15

Seth Coultas

2000 WRX STI

2017

#10

1:20.68

3.24

Jacob Richards

2003 WRX

2017

#11

1:20.92

3.48

Damien Brand

1997 WRX STI Type R

2016

#12

1:21.01

3.57

Jason Sears

2007 WRX

2017

#13

1:21.07

3.63

Matt Knighton

2000 WRX

2016

#14

1:21.37

3.93

Craig Gordon

2000 WRX

2017

#15

1:21.86

4.42

Daniel Schweiger

1999 WRX

2017

#16

1:22.26

4.82

Andrew Krieger

1999 WRX

#17

1:22.58

5.14

David Daly

2005 WRX STI

2016

#18

1:23.20

5.76

Daniel Chi Yan Wu

2008 WRX STI Spec R

2016

#19

1:23.85

6.41

Philip Do

1999 WRX

2016

#20

1:23.86

6.42

Tania Langcake

1999 WRX

2016

RACE / RALLY

#2 David Kim

#3 Jason Bartsch

#4 Damien Hirst Photos by STS Images & Justin Hanney Photography


Willunga Records Rank Time #1 #2

Gap

1:27.91 1:28.34 0.43

Name

Car

Date

Class

Jason Bartsch

2006 Subaru WRX STI

2015

Modified 4WD over 3500cc

Damien Brand

1997 Subaru WRX STI Type R

2015

Race / Rally 4WD up to 3500cc

#3

1:30.81

2.90

Damien Hirst

1999 Subaru WRX STI

2015

Modified 4WD up to 3500cc

#4

1:31.20

3.29

Michael Arnold

1999 Subaru V5 STI

2016

Modified 4WD up to 3500cc

#5

1:32.01

4.10

Remo Siciliano

2003 Subaru WRX

2015

Modified 4WD up to 3500cc

#6

1:32.60

4.69

Daniel Pearce

1998 Subaru WRX

2016

Modified 4WD up to 3500cc

#7

1:33.00

5.09

Matt Knighton

2000 Subaru WRX

2016

Modified 4WD up to 3500cc

#8

1:33.90

5.99

Jordan Rohrlach

2006 Subaru WRX STI

2016

Modified 4WD up to 3500cc

#9

1:34.50

6.59

Daniel Chi Yan Wu

2008 WRX STI Spec R

2016

Standard 4WD

#10

1:34.75

6.84

Damien Anderson

2005 Subaru WRX

2015

Modified 4WD over 3500cc

#11

1:36.32

8.41

Jacob Richards

2003 Subaru WRX

2015

Modified 4WD up to 3500cc

#12

1:36.59

8.68

Brendan Moore

2000 Subaru WRX

2015

Modified 4WD up to 3500cc

#13

1:37.45

9.54

Nigel McGaffin

2008 Subaru WRX STI

2014

Modified 4WD over 3500cc

#14

1:38.37

10.46 Jarrad McGaffin

1998 Subaru WRX

2014

Standard 4WD

#15

1:39.28

11.37 Seth Coultas

2000 Subaru WRX STI

2014

Modified 4WD up to 3500cc

#16

1:39.60 11.99 Tania Langcake

1999 Subaru WRX

2016

Race / Rally 4WD up to 3500cc

#13

1:39.90 12.40 Richard Paul

1998 Subaru WRX

2016

Race / Rally 4WD up to 3500cc


Phillip Island Lap Records Rank Time #1

1:44.48

Gap

Name

Car

Date

Damien Brand

1997 WRX STI Type RA 2016

#2

1:48.60

Jason Bartsch

2006 WRX STI

2015

#3

1:49.7

Brenton Bailey

1999 WRX STI

2017

#4

1:50.08

Damien Hirst

1999 WRX STI

2016

#5

1:52.3

Jordan Rohrlach

2006 Subaru WRX STI

2017

#6

1:56.47

David Daly

2005 WRX STI

2016

#7

1:56.77

Nigel McGaffin

2006 WRX STI

2017

#8

1:58.37

Jacob Richards

2006 WRX

2016

#9

1:59.26

Dylan Butler

2006 WRX

2015

#10

2:00.89

Jacob Richards

2003 Subaru WRX

2017

#11

2:01.75

Tania Langcake

2000 WRX

2017

#12

2:02.67

Andrew Kemmler

2002 WRX STI

2016

#13

2:04.63

Mather Langbrandner 2012 WRX

2016

#14

2:08.54

Gary Wolstencroft

2002 WRX

2012

#15

2:12.19

Wayne Brauer

1999 WRX

2016

#16

2:12.33

Jarrad McGaffin

1998 WRX

2017

#17

2:14.07

Zoe Rule

1999 WRX

2015

#18

2:18.05

Spiro Koulianos

2004 WRX STI

2012

STS Images (Street / Track / Show) Special thanks to STS Images for the use of their photos. Focusing on the Adelaide car scene as well as various motorsport events all over the state. If you would like to see more great photos like this head over to: https://www.facebook.com/stsimages/

WRXSA Dyno

Car

Engine POWER!

Pete Lawrence

Subaru WRX

2.0L

240.17kw

Brad Halliday

Subaru WRX

2.5L

203.7kw

Jacob Richards

Subaru WRX

2.0L

201.2kw

Daniel Caruana

Subaru Liberty

2.5L

191.6kw

Nigel McGaffin

Subaru STI

2.5L

177.1kw

McKelvy Reed

Subaru WRX

2.5L

172.6kw

Matt Knighton

Subaru WRX

2.0L

170.0kw

Daniel McAdam

Subaru WRX

2.0L

139.6kw

Thomas Hams

Subaru Forester 2.5L

126.2kw

James Bills

Subaru SVX

3.3L

109.3kw

Daniel Caruana

Nissan Skyline

2.5L

205.0kw

Nick Galliford

Nissan Skyline

2.5L

193.5kw


Victoria Park Sprint WRXSA Lap Records Rank Time

Gap

Name

Car

Date

Class

#1

52.01

Damien Hirst

Subaru WRX STI 1999

2016

Modified

#2

52.56

0.55 Jason Bartsch

Subaru WRX STI 2006

2015

Race/ Rally

#3

54.57

2.56 Seth Coultas

Subaru WRX STI 2000

2016

Modified

#4

54.88

2.87 David Kim

Subaru WRX

2015

Race / Rally

#5

55.99

3.98 Brenton Bailey

Subaru WRX STI 1999

2016

Modified

Legend of the Lakes Records Rank

Time

Gap

Name

Car

Date

1997 WRX STI Type R

2015

#1

54.79

Damien Brand

#2

56.63

1.84 Jason Bartsch

2006 WRX STI

2015

#3

56.99

2.20 Jacob Richards

2003 WRX

2016

#4

57.22

2.43 Damien Hirst

1999 WRX STI

2016

#5

63.11

8.32 Tania Langcake

WRX 1999

2016

#6

64.85

10.06 Seth Coultas

WRX STI 2000

2009


Mount Alma Mile Records Rank Time

Gap

Name

Car

Date

Class

Damien Brand

1997 Subaru WRX STI Type R 2016

Race / Rally

#1

44.92

#2

45.29

0.37

Damien Hirst

1999 Subaru WRX STI

2016

Modified

#3

47.15

2.23

Daniel Pearce

1998 Subaru WRX

2017

Modified

#4

47.37

2.45

Jason Bartsch

2006 Subaru WRX STI

2016

Modified

#5

48.12

3.20

Jordan Rohrlach

2006 Subaru WRX STI

2017

Modified

#6

48.13

3.21

Jacob Richards

2003 Subaru WRX

2017

Modified

#7

48.32

3.40

Brendan Moore

2000 Subaru WRX Hatch

2016

Modified

#8

48.33

3.41

David Daly

2005 Subaru WRX STI

2017

Modified

#9

48.35

3.43

Remo Siciliano

2003 Subaru WRX

2017

Modified

#10

49.03

4.11

Todd Carruthers

2004 Subaru WRX STI

2017

Road Registered

#11

49.17

4.25

Richard Paul

1998 Subaru WRX

2016

Race / Rally

#12

49.40

4.48

Justin Perkins

2015 Subaru WRX STI

2017

Modified

#13

50.07

5.15

Tania Langcake

1999 Subaru WRX

2016

Race / Rally

#14

50.14

5.22

Adam Hobbs

1999 Subaru WRX

2017

Modified

#15

50.37

5.45

Kelly Rielly

2002 Subaru WRX

2017

Modified

#16

50.66

5.74

Ben Wilden

2000 Subaru WRX Hatch

2016

Modified

#17

50.99

6.07

John Schaefer

2000 Subaru WRX STI RA

2016

Race / Rally

#18

51.61

6.69

Dylan Thomas

2006 Subaru WRX

2016

Modified

#19

51.94

7.02

Seth Coultas

2000 Subaru WRX STI

2013

Road Registered


Celebrating over 15 years of Rex Driver! Mallala Debutante: Karen Kutsche Beep, Beep, Beep. That was the alarm going off early on the Saturday morning of Mallala in June. We had decided that I would be driving this time at Mallala. Keeping in mind that I had never driven the car in anger in the hills or on roads I’m not familiar with, I was feeling apprehensive all week.. Despite the threat of rain and some pretty shite weather coming there was no excuse to pike out. This was my chance to get to know the car and my capabilities. I still wasn’t sure whether I would pike out at he last minute and let Frank have today’s session at Mallala. I noticed some other chicks were driving today so it made the chance to have a go a bit easier, despite knowing the guys might be waiting to make comments on woman's driving etc. Remembering that Frank had spun twice before at the notorious Corner 1, I couldn’t be any worse, could I?

the car around, first of all because the track was still a bit wet and I was still a bit worried. It was quite nerve racking to have experienced drivers in my group pass me so often. Then the “last lap” board was already out and it was time to come in. I hadn’t spun the car around, partly from lack of trying too hard; and it was better than sitting in the cold wind in the stands videoing. Watch out session 2 this is going to be fun.

Session 2 and the track had dried out and it made a hell of a difference as I wasn’t passed so often as I got my confidence up. Second to last lap and the rain started, bugger. Over lunch the rain got even heavier, damn. Session 3 and the track was pretty wet, it seemed that everyone was taking it easier, but there were still a few spinners around. I didn’t go out in session 4 because of the wet track, as I had had enough of wet tracks for one day. One thing that I did notice was that with each lap the confidence grew and I can’t wait until next time to learn more about my ability and the cars, if I can wrestle the keys from Franks hand.

It was obvious from the start that this was not going I encourage other chicks to have a go and get more to be a drive in the park, so to speak. The track was involved with some of the clubs activities, you learn in still quite moist, was this why Frank gave up the keys? a safe environment and you can have fun as well! Finally my group took to the track and I gingerly took Karen


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Upcoming Events Don’t forget to mark these dates in your calendar, and check the club website for the full details: www.wrxsa.com

S&J Automotive Club Championship Only 1 motorsport even left this year! December 10th: Old Willunga Hillclimb, Willunga Stay tuned for updates on another exciting Club Championship Calendar for 2018.

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Rex Driver #69 Winter-Spring 2017  

WRXSA's official club magazine, designed and produced by Seth Coultas (and other club members). For more info, or to join the club visit wrx...

Rex Driver #69 Winter-Spring 2017  

WRXSA's official club magazine, designed and produced by Seth Coultas (and other club members). For more info, or to join the club visit wrx...