Finke Finishers

Fabulous racing weather prevailed in Alice Springs for this years Finke Desert Race.

Of the 6 teams there, Graham Tickner/Bodie Tickner had a stellar weekend, coming home in 24th o/r and 3rd in class. Their Facebook update said it all, “We came, We conquered & We Placed!”

Ben Nixon/Tom Margitich were the last official finisher. Congrats to both teams, gaining a finish at their first attempt of the event.

Toby Whateley/Simon Herrmann made it down to Finke, but did not finish on day 2, and sadly Tim Margitich/Pam Margitich, Tony Whateley/Mark Petersen (The crew from Loveday 4×4 Adventure Park had an epic roll in their buggy during Tatts Finke Desert Race this year) and Bruce Muir/Brendan Foley did not finish the first section of the event.

Of the 127 starters for the event, only 64 made the distance there and back.

The Finke Desert Race is not an easy event to compete at. When you least expect it, something will get you, so to the two teams who made it, Well Done, and to those who didnt, there is always next year, but good on you for trying.

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