Rally News

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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New Zealand Rally competitors to get more international opportunities than ever in 2020

New Zealand Rally competitors to get more international opportunities than ever in 2020

The opportunity to compete for both an FIA Regional and International championship and to compete as part of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) has never been more accessible for New Zealand rallying competitors. The 2020 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) calendar sees three of the five rounds running as International events. The opening two rounds, …

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Thomson announces new co-driver for 2020

Thomson announces new co-driver for 2020

Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson is pleased to announce he will work with co-driver Kieran Anstis for his 2020 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Thomson has worked with partner Amy Hudson since making his rallying debut in 2016 but with Hudson purchasing a rally car of her own and looking to do some driving, Thomson didn’t have to look …

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Paddon: ‘I’m not giving up’

Paddon: ‘I’m not giving up’

New Zealand’s most successful rally driver Hayden Paddon has put a ‘rain-check’ on his WRC career, and is taking a fresh focus on building his own New Zealand-based team to take into international competition by 2025. Keeping their minds open to various possibilities, Paddon and his New Zealand based team will now take a fresh approach to the future, knowing …

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