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Gutted Galbraith forced out of rally lead at Canterbury

Gutted Galbraith forced out of rally lead at Canterbury

New Zealand’s fastest Police officer Darren Galbraith showed his true speed at round three of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Lone Star Rally Canterbury, only to be forced out when a recurring overheating problem forced him to stop. Heading into the event, Galbraith was looking to repeat his podium finish at Rally Whangarei and despite …

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Mechanical’s Halt Cox’s Charge

Mechanical’s Halt Cox’s Charge

Rally Canterbury was all set to be a top event for Sloan Cox and co-driver Sarah Coatsworth. Following a successful test session on their home town forestry roads and well prepared for a wet and slippery rally, the Cox Motorsport team felt good coming into Rally Canterbury, ready to redeem some valuable championship points. However the Cox Motorsport team have …

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Paddon and Marshall looking for the enjoyment of competition in Sardinia

Paddon and Marshall looking for the enjoyment of competition in Sardinia

The new Kiwi-Brit combination of Hayden Paddon and Sebastian Marshall seek to find the passion and enjoyment of competing at the highest level of world rallying, rather than results, as they head to Rally Italia Sardegna this week. Paddon says he’s keeping the same mindset as the previous FIA World Rally Championship round in Portugal. “We’re not result focused, but …

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Solid result for Quantock and Farmer in Hyundai at Canterbury

Solid result for Quantock and Farmer in Hyundai at Canterbury

Kaiapoi’s Job Quantock, with Hamilton’s Jason Farmer as co-driver, successfully finished the 10 special stages of Rally Canterbury in difficult conditions, bringing Hyundai NZ i20 AP4+ rally car in eighth position overall. Quantock, the Hyundai NZ Young Driver Scholarship winner, fulfilled the pre-event goals set by him and Hayden Paddon, who co-manages the Hyundai New Zealand Rally Team with his …

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