What goes up, keeps going up

Most elevation covered, most hours, most intensity – many PB’s this week! Some bad weather and travelling meant a few improvised sessions, but the big killer was the weekend training camp in Kangaroo Valley. It was nicknamed “Dr Evil Camp” by our coach with the motto “what goes up, keeps...

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Despite your best intentions…

Consistency, with a bit of patience and common sense… That is what I learnt this week! The way the week panned out meant that I didn’t hit my targets. I’m becoming more and more OCD with my weekly totals, so the biggest issue is me getting annoyed at myself...

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I wish my mind and body would get along

I wish my mind and body would just get along with each other In rallying we have a saying – it’s called getting your “A’s” mixed up. That is, your ambition and ability. Things tend to go south if your ambition gets ahead of your ability! I’m finding a very similar...

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Post Rally Reality

Post rally depression is a real thing. Coming off the back of weeks (and in our case for Rally South Australia 3 whole months) of anticipation and preparation, then adrenalin of the rally itself, is a big high to come down from. The week of the rally I make my...

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VINTAGE PERFORMANCE IN WINE COUNTRY FOR SUBARU DO

Reigning Australian Rally Champion Molly Taylor has captured the lead* in this year’s closely-fought competition, following a second-place in Heat Two of the Lightforce Rally SA, this afternoon. Barossa Valley wine country produced a vintage performance from Taylor and co-driver Bill Hayes in the Production Rally Car (PRC) class All-Wheel...

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STRONG START FOR SUBARU DO IN SA

The Subaru do Motorsport team has made a strong start over the first fours stages of Heat One of Lightforce Rally Australia this afternoon, seizing overall second place following a mechanical mishap for CAMS Australian Rally Championship leader Harry Bates. Molly Taylor and Bill Hayes, in the Production Rally Car...

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SUBARU DO SEEKS SA ADVANTAGE

Subaru do Motorsport is preparing to apply the pressure as the domestic rally season reactivates next weekend at the Lightforce Rally South Australia. Just three point separate Subaru do’s Molly Taylor from leadership of the CAMS Australian Rally Championship after three rounds. With Harry Bates on 195 and Taylor on 192,...

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Why is triathlon a good sport for a rally driver?

Rally driving is a funny old sport. Take almost any other sport; footy, tennis, golf, triathlon and you see competitors training pretty much every day. In rallying, I compete only 6 times a year, with limited in-car testing prior to each event. Over a year, maybe we will get...

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