Alan-Roe took out the Mt Baw Baw Sprint in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 6.5. (JPK Event Photography)In only his second tarmac event, and the first with co-driver Michael Lloyd, Roe (2000 Lancer Evo 6.5) came home two minutes and 17 seconds ahead of Adam Kaplan and Aleshia Penney (1985 Mazda RX7). Ben Calder and Steve Glenney (2000 Lancer Evo 6.5) finished third, a further one minute and 24 seconds behind.
“The aim for the weekend was to have fun, go fast and keep the car tidy, so we’re very pleased with the result,” said Roe, who owns a car service business in his hometown of Shepparton, north-east of Melbourne. "the tyres were awesome, so much grip and wore well" he added.
Naturally Alan chose the Dunlop 03G, the dominant tyre in tarmac rallying.
An overall summary of tyres used for major tarmac events since 2004 can be viewed HERE