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Winch Challenge Competition Rules 2014, released

Winch Challenge Competition Rules 2014, released

The 2014 rules are now released, with changes including allowing rear mounted radiators in Challenge class, individual wheel brakes on one axle in Modified class, and changing what recovery gear is allowed to be loose on the floor. Read more

posted by Jeremy Walker on February 10, 2014

Winch Challenge Competition Rules 2012, released

Winch Challenge Competition Rules 2012, released

After a two year long process, 4x4 Challenges have completed version 10 of the Winch Challenge Competition Rules, and they are now released and available to download from this web site, ready for use in the 2012 competition season. Read more

posted by Jeremy Walker on November 29, 2011

Winch Challenge Competition Rules, Draft for 2012

Winch Challenge Competition Rules, Draft for 2012

4x4 Challenges have been working on incorporating the four suggested vehicle classes into the rules over the past year. In an effort to have the rules finalised, a draft version has been released to allow for your feedback, to help us fine-tune and get these rules ready for use for the 2012 season. Read more

posted by Jeremy Walker on September 23, 2011

Vehicle Classes - the reasoning behind them

Vehicle Classes - the reasoning behind them

A Winch Challenge in concept is for production based 4wd vehicles, a concept that crosses over into many different off-road motor-sports. The four vehicle classes have been suggested in an attempt to include more vehicles, and provide different levels of competition within winch challenge. Read more

posted by Website admin on October 08, 2010

Draft vehicle rules for 2011

Draft vehicle rules for 2011

With the planned inclusion of a vehicle class structure, the vehicle rules will be undergoing some significant changes. This is a draft vehicle rules document to provide a starting point for discussion as we move towards the 2011 rules version 10. Read more

posted by Website admin on October 08, 2010

Winch Challenge Competition Rules 2010, released

Winch Challenge Competition Rules 2010, released

The 4x4 Challenges rules committee have completed and released a further developed set of the Winch Challenge competition rules to be used for the remainder of 2010. New rules include; restrictions on allowed fuels, a new course boundary interpretation, and a $20 penalty dispute fee. Read more

posted by Jeremy Walker on September 01, 2010

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New 'Stowing the winch cable' penalty and interpretation

The 'stowing the winch cable' penalty caused some confusion over the last competition year largely due to the wording of the rule leaving room for various interpretations. Because of this, the rules committee have developed a new rule in an attempt to eliminate confusion and simplify the application of this rule. Read more

posted by Jeremy Walker on December 22, 2008

New vehicle rules, an overview

New vehicle rules, an overview

A quick overview of the main changes to the vehicle rules. These involve aftermarket panels, a battery isolation switch and wheel spacers. Also included is how a 4x4 Challenges log book can help simplify your scrutineering process. Read more

posted by Jeremy Walker on December 22, 2008

New Winch Challenge Rules released for 2009

New Winch Challenge Rules released for 2009

The 4x4 Challenges rules committee have completed and released a further developed set of the well proven Winch Challenge competition rules to be used in 2009. Rule changes include; a required battery isolation switch, allowing the use of 4x4 Challenges log books, and a re-developed ‘Stowing the winch cable’ penalty. Read more

posted by Jeremy Walker on December 22, 2008

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Rules Review 2008, we need your thoughts

Working towards version 8, the rules committee has formed lists of upcoming and possible rule changes as well as items under consideration for possible future rule changes. Now is the time to have you say. Read more

posted by Website admin on November 05, 2008

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