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Australia 2014: Brad Gallard team wins Albins ARB Goondiwindi 400 race



Brad Gallard with navigators Scott Modistach and Todd Casey have tamed what is arguably Australia’s toughest offroad track this weekend, taking victory at the "Albins ARB Goondiwindi 400" in their #454 Toyo Geiser Truck, Round 3 of the ARB Australian Off Road Racing Series (AORC).

The victory sealed back to back wins at Goondiwindi for the South Australian, with Gallard finishing the 400 km race in a time of 04:08:00 hours. A mammoth 15 min ahead of the second placed Glenn Owen and Matt Ryan in the #30 Jimco Pro Buggy. Dan Bonnor and Richard Clapham were third outright in the #954 GET ProBuggy, a further 03:41 minutes behind Owen. The event was round three of the new ARB Australian Off Road Racing Series.

The weekend started well for Gallard, posting the quickest time in the prologue which included an excursion through a fenceline at the end of the famous Malapunyah Run, which resembles an offroad rollercoaster with its massive whoops and melon holes. However the Top Ten Shoot Out saw the ARB AORRS leader Glenn Owen hit back and take pole position, with Gallard locking in second on the grid for the start of the main race.

However by the end of Saturday afternoons first lap of the 80km course the Toyo Tires #454 truck had stamped its authority on the event, monstering the melon holes and opening up a 28 second lead over Owen. Then on the first of Sundays four laps Gallard took advantage of the dust free run at the front of the field and opened the taps on the 6 litre V8, adding another 4 minutes to his lead, a trend that would continue for the rest of the day.

It was an elated Gallard and Casey who emerged from the cab at the finishline. “We absolutely loved the track, if there was another race here next weekend we would be back.”

“We just got quicker and quicker, the faster we went the better the truck handled it. We ran all four laps today on those rear tyres and the Toyo’s held up perfectly and gripped right to the end and we couldn’t ask for anything more. There is no doubt I did my best to hurt them, hitting some stumps and yesterday we went through some fence posts, droppers and trees and the tyres didn’t end up with a mark on them.”

“We lost first gear on the first day, but we didn’t need to use it all today as we only used it on the start line. We got away in second and didn’t look back. The engine ran strong and didn’t miss a beat. The reliability is back along with the pace. We’re now looking forward to getting down to Coffs for the AORC round and being part of the WRC event. It will be a good fun week and weekend.”

The team would like to thank Toyo Tires, Monster Energy, Hi-Tec Oils, F1 Logistics, PWR, Geiser Bros, Unifilter, LeGassik Signs, Stuart Caravan and Cabin Park and Rigid Industries for their continued support in 2013.

2013/08/12 | 22:47 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS/KILNER











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