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Gilmour going cross country rallying in Italy

Gilmour going cross country rallying in Italy

New Zealand’s top female rally driver Emma Gilmour has been selected to go cross-country rallying again – this time competing in the Italy Baja this month. Following her successful selection in the FIA Women in Motorsport and QMMF cross country rally project, and her debut in April’s Sealine Cross Country Rally in Qatar, Gilmour and South African co-driver Sandra Labuscagne have …

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Murphy looks for fun at Canterbury Rally return

Murphy looks for fun at Canterbury Rally return

Former Bathurst winner Greg Murphy returns to the event where his rallying career began only twelve months ago, the Joe’s Garage/Lonestar Rally Canterbury, looking to learn and have fun. Murphy took to the stages in Ashley and Okuku Forest’s north of Christchurch last year and enjoyed the experience so much he stepped up his involvement, including moving into the Stadium …

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Targa Rotorua 2016

Targa Rotorua 2016

By Richard Leggett It was great to be invited to ride shotgun in Ross MacDonald’s 1994 Fiat Tipo Sedicivalvole for Targa Rotorua, entered in the Classic category. This was my first Targa event as a competitor, having spectated at lots of Targas in the past. Two days of tarmac rallying on some of the best roads in the Waikato and …

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Championship battle heats up in Canterbury Forests

Six round battle for 2017 NZ Rally Championship

The temperature forecast in the Canterbury Forests might be cold but the pace will be hot this coming weekend as round three of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship sees the series return to the South Island for the Joe’s Garage/Lone Star Rally Canterbury. Contested over nine special stages and 171 kilometres of competitive driving on forestry roads …

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Holder aims for more of the same at Canterbury

Holder aims for more of the same at Canterbury

Mount Maunganui’s David Holder heads south for the third round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Joe’s Garage/Lonestar Rally Canterbury, looking to continue the run that currently sits him atop the NZRC standings. Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer started the season off with a third place at Rally Otago before taking their maiden NZRC round …

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