Lake Perkolilli, the most remote race circuit in the world, was also one of the first in Australia. Despite its remoteness, it rose to prominence in the pre-war period. The Red Dust Revival, a modern day event held on the lake, captured the spirit of motor racing in the early days of motoring, along with the fascination of the overseas vintage motor racing fraternity.
Lake Perkolilli, on the fringes of the Great Victoria Desert, was one of the earliest motor racing circuits in Australia and the most remote in the world. It all started with motorcycle racing and the Red Dust Revival was a unique historic event that captured the spirit of racing in the early days of motoring.
Lake Perkolilli, on the fringes of the Great Victoria Desert, lays claim as one of the earliest motor racing circuits in Australia and the most remote in the world. The Red Dust Revival was a unique historic event that captured the essence of Outback Australia in the early days of motoring.
In the heady days of the 1980s, motorcycle road racing in Australia had reached a peak. Mike’s is a captivating story of a young lad from country WA living his dream to race motorcycles.
The tyranny of distance meant few West Australian riders regularly ventured to compete in the big league over East in the 70's, but that didn't mean there was a lack of talent and competition. Brian Cartwright and Peter Senior's story paints a picture of the unique motorcycle racing scene in WA throughout the seventies.
The rally has long been one of WA's premier historic motorcycle events and is always keenly anticipated within the old bike community.