FINKE BIKE AND QUAD ENTRY DATE AND COST SET

All bike and quad hopefuls for the 2014 Tatts Finke Desert Race need to mark Tuesday 28 January in their diary, with entries for Australia’s greatest and fastest desert race opening.

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TODD SMITH TAKES 2013 TATTS FINKE DESERT RACE VICTORY

Todd Smith from Condobolin in New South Wales has been ‘crowned’ King of the Desert after taking victory today in the 38th running of the annual off-road classic event, the Tatts Finke Desert Race.

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HAYDEN BENTLEY DOMINATES AS PREVIOUS CHAMPIONS FILL TATTS FINKE DESERT RACE PODIUM FOR CARS

Hayden Bentley in his #18 Racer Buggy Cadilac 3500cc (single seater) has taken victory in the 2013 Tatts Finke Desert race.

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“BROTHERS IN ARMS” AS SMITH BOYS DUEL IN 2013 TATTS FINKE DESERT RACE

Todd Smith (#3  Honda CRF450) from Mittagong in NSW has led the 400 strong bike field into Finke on Day 1 of the 2013 Tatts Finke Desert Race with a time 2 hours and 23 seconds over the 226 kilometre trip from the Alice Springs start to the overnight stop at Finke. 

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HAYDEN BENTLEY STORMS INTO LEAD ON DAY 1 OF TATTS FINKE DESERT RACE

South Australian driver Hayden Bentley has blitzed the field on Day 1 of the Tatts Finke Desert Race car and buggy division by recording the fastest time on the 226 kilometre run from the Alice Springs start to the halfway race point at Finke.

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DAVID WALSH WITHDRAWS FROM 2013 TATTS FINKE DESERT RACE

Alice Springs rider David Walsh (#2 Honda CRF450) is a non-starter for the 2013 Tatts Finke Desert Race.

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Pro Buggies blast their way to the top at 2013 Tatts Finke Desert Race Prologue


Five time Tatts Finke Desert Race winner David Fellows together with co-driver Mark Bergamin have set the fastest time in the Prologue prior to tomorrow’s start of the running of the 38th annual off-road classic.

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SMITH’S DAY AT BIKE PROLOGUE FOR 2013 TATTS FINKE DESERT RACE

The Smith boys from Mittagong in NSW have dominated bike prologue for this year’s Tatts Finke Desert race.

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Marilyn and Warwick Barrett named as 2013 Finke Desert Race Heroes

Well before the start flag has been waved for this year’s Tatts Finke Desert Race, the event already has two new, well deserved heroes.

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FINKE DESERT RACE REVS UP CENTRAL AUSTRALIA

Minister for Major Events Matt Conlan has today joined competitors, officials and volunteers for the launch of Australia’s biggest off road motorsport event – the Tatts Finke Desert Race.

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PAST CHAMPIONS STATE THEY CAN TAKE TATTS FINKE DESERT RACE CROWN AGAIN

This time last year, four time Finke Desert Race champion Ben Grabham had a broken back and missed the event, but the KTM rider is back this year with the single aim to win again.

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TATTS FINKE DESERT RACE SAFETY CAMPAIGN GAINS MOMENTUM

The Finke Desert Race are proud to announce the launch of their new Safety and Environment Campaign, which was today, welcomed by Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Matt Conlan.

The campaign features the theme of, "Don't be the Reason".
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FDR Committee President Anthony Yoffa said the aim of the new commercial is to encourage everyone to act responsibly.

“Don’t be the Reason is an overarching message which alerts people that being irresponsible could see this great race and great event for Central Australia end,” Mr Yoffa said.

“We don’t want that to occur so we urge everyone to enjoy themselves but stay safe, stay clear of the track, keep an eye on your mates and clean up your rubbish.”

STAY TUNED TODAY FOR OUR NEW SAFETY ADS FEATURING TOBY PRICE, BEN GRABHAM, BRAD WILLISCROFT, DAVID WALSH, RYAN BRANFORD, ANTONY YOFFA, LACHY SUMMERS & DANNY AURICHT

http://newsroom.nt.gov.au/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewRelease&id=10877&d=5
 

2013 Tatts Finke Desert Race Inland Electrical Grid Girls Announced

2013 Tatts Finke Desert Race Inland Electrical Grid Girls Announced

The three month Search has come to a close with over 90 beautiful young ladies from across the country all vying for a place on the Grid of the 2013 Tatts Finke Desert Race.

 

Each applicant was judged on four criteria that they needed to excel in each category – Personality, Appearance, an Interview with the Grid Girl Panel and their overall votes on their application image.

 

Just under 25,000 votes were received across all of the applicants and over 2,000 shares of individual applicants images were seen by an audience reach of over 52,000 fans.

 

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