It was the toughest car trial ever to be held in Australia. An epic endurance race designed to test vehicle reliability and driving skill.
The event attracted entries from all over Australia and abroad, including 21 teams from Northern NSW.
On a course designed to challenge even the most experienced rally drivers..
NBN News presenter Murray Finlay took part, experiencing more than his fair share of mishaps.
The Ampol Trial 1970, an adventure for all involved including soon to be NBN journalist and motoring expert Jim Sullivan.