It’s likely that you’ve never heard of The Castrol International Rally, it was a local Australian rally held in the wilderness around Australia’s capital city of Canberra between ’74 and ’81. This film covers the 1979 event and it offers a fantastic look back at rally racing in the simpler, less technical era of the 1970s.

The full film is 50 minutes long and if you watch the whole thing, you’ll be sorely tempted to buy an old Ford Escort and go trail bashing. Which probably isn’t a bad pastime.

Published by Ben Branch -