Australian Rally History

by Tom Snooks

The Ballad of the Wynn’s Safari

This ballad was dedicated to all those men and women, competitors and officials, and motor cycle heroes, who created the ‘CIRCUS SPECTACULAR’ that was the 1986 Wynn’s Safari.

Those who were on the Wynn’s Safari will understand the background to, and the wording in, the ballad.

The Ballad was composed by Nigel Collier, navigator for Car 121 with Gerry Crown in a Toyota Hi-Lux in the 1986 Wynn’s Safari, Winners of the Over-50s Crew Award.

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THE BALLAD OF THE WYNN'S SAFARI