Adelaide Hills to give fans plenty of viewing time

With more than 25 stages spread across the Shell V-Power Motorsport Park and the Adelaide Hills, fans planning to attend the PowerPlay Adelaide Hills Rally will be treated to quite the spectacle this weekend.

The penultimate round of the 2023 Bosch Motorsport Australia Rally Championship will welcome 40 crews over the three busy days, with plenty of opportunities to see the best rally crews and cars up close and in their cars.

Across the whole weekend, there will be nine points where spectators can see the cars and in a major win for all fans, each point will be free of charge.

The first opportunity to see the action will be on Friday night with the event’s opening two stages at The Bend from 6pm ACDT. Fans can head to the circuit where they can watch the cars battle it out.

On Saturday, there will be a massive five opportunities to see the action – the first four being back-to-back in the Adelaide Hills region before returning to The Bend in the evening for some exciting side-by-side racing.

View the full itinerary.

Saturday’s first open spectator point is Callington Back, which will host SS3 and SS5 at 9.23am and 11.24am, while The Glen also has a point for SS4 and SS6 at 10.06am and 12.07pm.

Straight after the second pass of The Glen, both passes of the Bugle Ranges (SS7 and SS10) and Meadows (SS8 and SS11) have an available spectator point – with the first car to pass their the Bugle Ranges stage at 1:10pm and again at 2:57pm, while Meadows action will be live from 1:35pm and 3:22pm ACDT.

The crews will return to The Bend Motorsport Park’s kart track at 6pm on Saturday evening for the two Stadium stages with fans able to watch from the comfort of the grandstands.

On Sunday, the Mid Murray Motorplex hosts the first of three spectator points, with the first pass being at 9:37am and the second at 11:48am, while the day’s second viewing point will be the Pine Nut stage, with the two passes being at 10:37am and 12:48pm.

The final viewing opportunity will be once again at The Bend, with the EROAD Power Stage to run at the complex from 4:45pm local time.

Get more information on the Spectator Points and their locations via the official Spectator Guide.

Those who can’t make it to the event can still tune in via the Live Wall on or via the ARC digital channels, including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and X.

Sunday evening’s EROAD Power Stage will be live on 7plus at 4:45pm ACDT.

Get all the information on how to stay updated across the weekend. 

The penultimate round of Bosch Motorsport Australia Rally Championship will be PowerPlay Adelaide Hills Rally and will take place on 13-15 October.

Photo: Daniel Kalisz Photography