Recipients of the Kay Wharton Fastest Female Category, honouring former race doctor and five-time Finke finisher Kay Wharton (from left) Danielle Foot, Bronwyn Aplin and Kellie Catanese, received their awards on Monday.
Police were dealing with alcohol offences but "despite the crowd number being in the thousands, police were not called to respond to any significant incidents," writes Commander Bradley Currie (pictured).
"You’ve got the pros and the people with budget, the guys out there who want to win it. And then you’ve got the guys who want to just finish it." ERWIN CHLANDA speaks with the TV reporters who were fighting their own battles with the nation's biggest desert race. At left: Toby Price during his record run south on Sunday. His truck broke down yesterday. At right: Jack Rhodes and David Pullino airborne in their race to victory.
“Last year, 2018, a second. 2017, leading, broke down. 2016 third. 2015 in second place, broke down. 2014 second. 2013 axed myself. 2012 second outright. 2011 first in class, 11th outright.” But now ... ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Two Members of Parliament are working on a concept to create certainty of tenure for the nation's top off-road race, and for other areas around the NT where bush drivers and riders can do their stuff. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
Toby Price's trophy truck breaks down to end his dream of becoming the dual King of the Desert. Shannon and Ian Rentsch (pictured) snatch their sixth victory, a staggering 17 minutes ahead David Fellows. But Price easily takes out the bikes race. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.