Rally News

Smoothline to supply Stage Notes for Targa NZ

Smoothline to supply Stage Notes for Targa NZ

It was announced recently that Targa New Zealand’s stable of events have freed up their regulations for 2020 allowing competitors to use Stage Notes for the first time. With the first event of the season, Targa Bambina, only weeks away, Australian-based Stage Note suppliers Smoothline have journeyed across the Tasman and prepared Notes for the 300km-long Hamilton-based course.  Operated by …

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New Mirage AP4 rally car for Summerfield – 12 Years in the making

New Mirage AP4 rally car for Summerfield

A life-long ambition to have a current specification, top level rally car has come to fruition for Matt Summerfield. The North Canterbury driver recently took possession of his new Mitsubishi Mirage AP4 rally car and will be a title contender come the start of the New Zealand championship series at the beginning of April. Summerfield followed a family tradition in …

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Mt Smart Stadium base to provide historic action for Rally New Zealand

Rally New Zealand 2020

Rally New Zealand will make history inside Mt Smart Stadium when it returns as part of the World Rally Championship in Auckland this September. Today (21 January 2020) Rally New Zealand organisers confirmed that Mt Smart Stadium will act as a base for the event’s service park and rally village for the fans. An historic Super Special Stage is also …

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Entries oversubscribed for new Nevis hillclimb

Entries oversubscribed for new Nevis hillclimb

The brand-new Ben Nevis Station Golden 1200 Hillclimb has attracted a full contingent of 90 competitors and several major stars keen to tackle the 6km course on 7 and 8 March this year. Contenders for the outright win include Tony Quinn with his purpose-built Pikes Peak hillclimb car, Ashley Forest Rallysprint winner Sloan Cox, Waimate 50 competitor Ben Terry with …

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