Darling Rally CPMCC - WP1 of 6

Saturday, March 2, 2019
Darling, Swartland

Round 1 of the 2019 Western Cape Rally Championship starts in the Darling, Swartland, district on Saturday 2 March 2019.

A popular debut round in 2019 the rally looks et to remain a fixture on the annual calender. Sadly Team 432 will be forced to miss the opening round and Team 467 will be absent for the entire season.


It is somehow fitting to see the second oldest motor club in South Africa organise the opening round of the Western Cape Rally Championship scheduled for Saturday 2 March 2019. Back in the 18th century some 29 farmers lived in an area named Groenkloof and the town of Darling was eventually established on the farm Langfontein in 1853. No, I am not a historian of note, you are welcome to find...

Ismaeel Davids (Rondebosch) and Yusuf Ganief (Surrey Estate) made their S5 debut in Darling in 2018 but this year they returned as outright favourites for overall victory in their ex-factory ID Paving 431 CCMCC S5 (S2000) Toyota Run X 4x4. It was wet in 2018 and very dry and sandy in 2019, both favouring the 4x4 and as expected they dominated.  

The eight special stages certainly...

Twenty crews registered during the 27 February 2020 Entry Function at the CPMCC Rollbar, Killarney International Raceway. It is anticipated that there will be a number of late entries as cars are being prepared.

Llewellyn Jones and Christophé Pichon starts 2020 as the defending Western Cape Special Stage Rally Champions in their CEJ Plant Hire 434 CPMCC S5 Subaru Impreza STi...

Darling was hot. No, Darling was extremely hot. No-no, Darling was bloody hot. Actually no, Darling was almost unbearably hot as temperatures soared to 41ºC at the second spectator point – turning every rally car into an uncomfortable oven!

John and Weston Peiser won the opening round of the 2020 Championship by a scant twelve seconds in their Speed Pro Cycling Components 425...

20190302 Darling Rally CPMCC - Supplementary Regulations.pdf695.8 KB
20190302 Darling Rally CPMCC - Entry Form.doc56 KB
2019 Western Cape Rally Championship - Medical Form.pdf263.63 KB
2019 Western Cape Regional Rally Championship - Licence.pdf412.92 KB
2019 Western Cape Regional Rally Championship - Self Scrutineering Form.pdf426.53 KB
20190302 Darling Rally - Entry List.pdf57.31 KB
20190302 Darling Rally - Spectator Guide.pdf2.92 MB
20190302 Darling Rally - Itinerary.pdf570.24 KB
20190302 Darling Rally - Final Results.pdf85.44 KB
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