The off road component of the WRC Rally in Coffs Harbour this September has attracted a national sponsor.
The off road component of the WRC Rally in Coffs Harbour this September has attracted a national sponsor. Rob Wright

Coffs WRC Rally off road championship announces new sponsor

AUSTRALIAN suspension specialist Pedders will be major sponsor of the Australian Off Road Championship (AORC) fourth round at Coates Hire Rally Australia in September.

The Pedders event will be staged over September 12-14 on a new dedicated course just north of Coffs Harbour.

Around 40 cars are expected to enter, adding another spectacular attraction for visitors alongside the FIA World Rally Championship round being run simultaneously on other roads in the region.

Tickets will allow spectators to watch both events.

Pedders Suspension director Mark Pedder said his company was delighted to back an event for one of the most spectacular categories in Australian motorsport.

"Pedders has had a long and successful association with Australian motorsport for more than 40 years and we look forward to continuing that with this great event, which forms part of our round of the FIA World Rally Championship.

"The Australian Off Road Championship is growing and this new partnership meets with our objectives to lift our share of the 4x4 market."



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