Holder sets the bar high

Looking back five years ago, Mt Maunganui rally driver David Holder could be found watching some of his New Zealand rally heroes in awe…. Now he is challenging those same heroes for the rally lead. Heading into VINZ International Rally of Whangarei last weekend, Holder had very realistic expectations of his abilities given that he had only done a few …

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Campbell on the pace in 4WD debut

Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has made an impressive debut in The Roofing Store Mitsubishi Evo 9 at the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ over the weekend, where only a mechanical problem robbed him over an almost certain podium finish. Campbell came into the event realistic in his expectations for a result …

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Speed rewards Cox with day 2 win

Rally Whangarei gave a mixed bag of results for the Cox Motorsport Team. The opening stage started off great with Cox recording the second fastest stage time by only 0.4 seconds to Mason. Stage two saw this all change with the Taslo Engineering Mitsubishi Evo X leaving the road, resulting in the team having to temporarily withdraw. A great effort …

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Lucky win for Anderson

NZ Rally Championship – Round 1 (International Rally of Whangarei) A broken electrical wire almost cost Christchurch driver Hamish Anderson a successful start to the defense of his two-wheel-drive New Zealand rally title last weekend, but a makeshift effort got the car to the finish line and he scored maximum points in the process. The drama began towards the end …

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