Welcome to the WRX Club of WA
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About WRX Club of Western Australia
The WRX Club of Western Australia is a group of likeminded car enthusiasts that runs an entertaining social, motor sport and club championship calendar. If you love performance Subaru’s and would like to meet other likeminded people or have thought about taking your pride and joy to the track, read on, you’ve come to the right place.
Bring part of the WRX Club of Western Australia requires Club Membership: our membership secretary can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
Our social events include Cruises and Super Cruises that allow you to take-in some most beautiful areas of Western Australia including the Margret River Wine Region, Swan Valley, Ferguson Valley, York, Perth Hills and Dwellingup to name just a few. Not only will you travel to some of the best known tourist and hospitality destinations around Perth, you can make lots of new friends along the way.
MOTORSPORT AUSTRALIA (CAMS) AFFILIATION
Since 2006 we have been a Motorsport Australia (MA – formerly known as CAMS) affiliated club, which allows us to run professional motor sport events at all of the best motor sport locations in Western Australia. Our motor sport events are open to both members and non-members and include driver training days, hill climbs and timed events. Driver training days give drivers the opportunity to come to the track and have someone sit in their car with them while they learn the track. Hill climbs and other timed events are the next step up where you can get into a bit of competition. We also encourage people to get involved by becoming a MA Official (e.g., Flag Marshal, First Aid, Administration, Scrutineer, Steward or Clerk of Course (CoC). Our club provides a great opportunity to learn the basics of being an official and these professional qualifications can be upgrade right up to the national level. To view more details on MA Officials here.
One of the benefits of being a MA affiliated club, our members who wish to obtain and maintain a MA license can nominate WRX Club of WA as the MA Member Club on the license application form.
It is recommended that first time applicants apply for their Level 2 licence directly through the club in order to gain the instant benefit of a temporary 30-day licence endorsed by the club. This allows the licence holder to compete immediately whilst MA processes their licence application. Contact event organisers for a temporary licence application.
A MA license application form and member portal for MA Licence renewals is available on the MA web site.
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We encourage all our members to “like” us on Facebook to keep up with all the latest events, photos and videos and check out what’s happening.
Who We Are
WRX Club of Western Australia is a club for enthusiast owners and drivers.
Whilst our roots are with the fantastic WRX & STi and other Subaru performance vehicles, we’re open to members with performance vehicles of all makes and models.
We’re proud to say that we’re a club for ‘enthusiast owners’ rather than the vehicles themselves. There’s no better way to improve your driving skills, increase your motoring knowledge and have a whole lot of fun, than to join with others who share the same passion.
The club is supported by Subaru (Aust.) Limited. The benefits of being the only officially supported WRX club in Western Australia have been a close relationship for all things Subaru. In past years, the club had access to Subaru Rally Team Australia (SRTA) members when they are over in WA for Forest Rally. Many members had the privilege of meeting Possum Bourne, Mark Stacey, Cody Crocker & Greg Follett and more recently Dean Herridge (our club patron) & Glenn MacNeal. We also had a close relationship with Subaru World Rally Team (SWRT) and many members met Juha Kankunnen, Juha Repo, Tommi Makinen, Kaj Lindstrom, Petter Solberg and Phil Mills when they had been in Perth for Rally Australia.
What does WRX Club of WA do?
Our event calendar includes a wide range of social, spectator, driving and motor sport events for our members. Events include BBQs, spectating at major motor sport events, Super Cruises (leisurely weekend cruises) to popular tourist and motor sport locations, static car displays and other interesting events for car enthusiasts.
On the motorsport side, the club gets involved in various sprint series, hill climbs, motorkhanas and of cause tarmac rallies including Quit Targa West. A number of our members have held a amateur motorsport championship titles over the years. While the majority of the club members participate in the social calendar, a contingent are very active in motor sport circles and are always happy to show new members the ropes.
Our chosen charity is Cystic Fibrosis WA for which we have been raising funds since 1998.
DRIVER TRAINING DAYS
The club runs a number of Driver Training Days (DTD) at Barbagallo Raceway and Collie Motorplex to help our members get the most from their pride and joy. Members can draw from the wealth of experience of our experienced performance driving instructors, in a safe, fun and encouraging environment.
If you are thinking of joining our club and take advantage of our driver training days, the club is currently running New Member Offer where all new members can receive practical driver instruction. Our driver training sessions are practical, informative, excellent value and a lot of fun too! Check our event calendar for the next Driver Training Day.
1. Free Club Membership Card entitling you to participate in all club events and voting rights at Annual General Meeting (AGM).
2. Entitlement to membership of Motorsport Australia (MA – formerly known as CAMS).
3. The most beneficial part of being a member of our unique club is the valuable information you can gain from socialising with club members. Information which could save you thousands of dollars or many hours of heartache.
Meetings are typically a social occasion, with lots of time to enjoy a drink and chat with other members.
Meetings happen bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of the month throughout the year, commencing at 7.30 pm. Refer to events for more details.
Meetings provide a great opportunity for members (and prospective members) to get together . It also gives the committee a chance to update members on Club events and matters of interest in the Subaru world.
Meeting are usually held at a location of interest to Subaru enthusiasts including specialist Subaru garages, performance turners, modifiers, and other interesting locations. There is normally a guest speaker presentation at each meeting.
Please refer to the events section of the website for more details.