Rally driver Harry Bates embraces rare Australian Grand Prix challenge

Melanie Dinjaski
By Melanie Dinjaski
Updated April 8 2022 - 3:40am, first published 3:30am
Reigning Australia Rally champion Harry Bates will take on the Albert Park circuit. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Canberra's Harry Bates isn't the slightest bit nervous when he's whipping around tight corners at top speeds on rough terrain in the Australian Rally Championship, but that changes when it comes to rubbing shoulders with the world's top Formula One drivers at the Australia Grand Prix.

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Melanie Dinjaski

Melanie Dinjaski

Sports Reporter

Melanie Dinjaski is an experienced sports journalist at the Canberra Times with a genuine love of all sports. She's covered every code from NRL to NFL, and has experience in print, digital, podcasting, TV and video journalism, having spent time working in newsrooms at Nine, Fox Sports and Seven before moving to the capital. Melanie aims to bring Canberrans all the sports news they need to know - have a story worth sharing? Get in touch!

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