Rally racers win at charity event
TEN days of driving has paid off for Dalby ute enthusiasts Keith Gooderham and son Ben with the duo placing first in the 2016 Great Endeavour Rally competition.
Mr Gooderham, said he was thrilled to finally win after three years competing.
“We get to go on property roads and wild terrain areas that normal people wouldn't usually go on and raise money for people with disabilities whilst having fun,” he said.
“The cars need to be a special build because it is kind of like 4WDing.”
The aim of the competition is to drive at an average speed similar to all the other competitors, which is judged in different stages.
Mr Gooderham’s Hilux ute, named after comedy show The Goodies 83, is fitted with a V6 Commodore engine.
“We would like to thank our sponsors Dalby Chiropractic, Radiator Works, Nuts Bolts N Fasteners, Darren Grey Accounting, Windmill Insurance, along with our supporters Diesel Electrics McIntosh and Sons’, Scott from Boonarga Welding and Price Right Cars,” he said.
The rally started from Ipswich on June 4 and finished in Ayers Rock on June 14.