PHOTO: Shannon Rentsch in action at the 2014 Pedders Suspension Coffs Coast 400 (Randall Kilner Dirtcomp pic)
THE Australian Off Road Championship will return as a major event at Rally Australia in 2015.
The event on 11-13 September will be round four of a five-round championship showcasing some of the most exciting competition in Australian motorsport.
It will give spectators an opportunity across two days to see both off-road and World Rally Championship cars on separate, but adjacent, courses.
The 2014 Pedders Suspension Coffs Coast 400 was won by buggy driver Shannon Rentsch, who went on to claim his sixth championship.
The 2015 championship calendar is:
Rd 1: Mildura (Vic), 10-12 April
Rd 2: Finke Desert Race (NT), 5 – 8 June
Rd 3: Waikerie (SA), 24-26 July
Rd 4: Coffs Coast 400 (NSW), 11-13 September
Rd 5: Lockyer 300 (Qld), 16-18 October