Rally News

Some reading for Lockdown

50 percent offer

Hi everyone Here’s an offer to to help out during  these unprecedented times.  As the postal service is still operating, I’m able to offer ALL the back issues with 50% off the cover price. Just use the offer code Lockdown50 when checking out to see the discount applied. If you’re unable to use the website, please EMAIL ME and I …

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Silver Fern 2020 Update

Silver Fern 2020

Here’s a message from Peter Martin regarding the Silver Fern 2020 Hi Silver Fern Rally family As we all face the uncertain weeks ahead, here is some good news from us.  The NZ Silver Fern Rally is still planned for November 2020. The route has been plotted and the council road closure applications have been lodged, the road book is …

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Sideways Magazine Edition #13 is out now

Sideways Magazine Edition #13 is out now

For those of you that have been eagerly awaiting the latest instalment of A Little Bit Sideways Magazine, ALL subscribers have had your copy posted over the weekend.  However, given today’s announcement of the alert level increase due to the COVID 19  pandemic, I don’t know when it will arrive with you.  Likewise, it will not be available in stores …

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International Rally of Whangarei forced to postpone 2020 event

International Rally of Whangarei forced to postpone 2020 event

The scheduled 8-10 May running of the International Rally of Whangarei, the third round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) has been forced to postpone. A statement on Thursday 19 March by MotorSport New Zealand to suspend the necessary permit to run the event has forced the postponement. The event falls inside the two-month period of suspended activity …

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MotorSport New Zealand to suspend all events for two months

MotorSport New Zealand has made the decision to suspend all MotorSport New Zealand permitted events, at all levels, initially for two months in response to the fast-evolving COVID-19 situation, effective immediately until May 19th. Following a meeting between MotorSport New Zealand Management and the Board, it was decided that the most important thing to consider amid COVID-19 was the safety …

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Intense battle expected for inaugural Golden 1200 hillclimb title

Intense battle expected for inaugural Golden 1200 hillclimb title

This weekend’s battle to be the first competitor to win the Ben Nevis Station Golden 1200 Hillclimb is shaping up to be intense. Event founder Hayden Paddon is expecting a close fight for the title with several well-known names in hillclimb circles like Ian Ffitch, Sloan Cox and Tony Quinn in their purpose-built hillclimb vehicles all in with the chance …

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