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Cox Yet to Conquer Rally Whangarei

Cox Yet to Conquer Rally Whangarei

The International Rally of Whangarei started out as planned for the Cox Motorsport team of driver Sloan Cox and co-driver Sarah Coatsworth with the pair winning the opening two super specials stages around Pohe Island on Friday night, heading into Saturday’s stages with a 4.2 second lead. Saturday morning saw the pair continue to set top times as they headed …

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Holder takes positives from Hyundai drive in Whangarei

Holder takes positives from Hyundai drive in Whangarei

The faultless service and professionalism of Paddon Rallysport running the Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car are just some of the positives that Tauranga’s David Holder takes away from this weekend’s International Rally of Whangarei. While a damaged cambelt meant the 2016 New Zealand Rally Championship was unable to finish, Holder says he continued to learn and improve during the second …

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AP4 Barinas show huge potential, say Murphy and Marston

AP4 Barinas show huge potential, say Murphy and Marston

The brand-new Holden Barina AP4 rally cars have enormous potential according to Penny Homes Holden Rally Team drivers Greg Murphy and Josh Marston. Although neither driver finished this weekend’s International Rally of Whangarei – Murphy due to an off-road excursion and Marston due to a drivebelt issue – they’re upbeat about prospects for the in-development cars. “There’s no doubt we’re …

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Conditions catch Gilmour out at Rally Whangarei

Conditions catch Gilmour out at Rally Whangarei

In the battle of attrition that was the International Rally of Whangarei’s Leg One, Emma Gilmour was one of the many casualties – although she was able to salvage some points on the second day. In weather conditions that could only be described as atrocious, Dunedin-based Emma and co-driver Anthony McLoughlin slipped and slid their way safely through the first …

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