Jaffa Report – Round one – Whangarei International Rally

Being part of the APRC, Whangarei rally starts are always a colourful affair and Friday night was no exception. Held in the centre of town 53 contenders crossed the start ramp along with glorious sound of high lift cams and straight cut gearboxes……. Brrrr gets me every time. Saturday morning dawned to a bright sunny and yep potentially dusty day, …

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Young returns to APRC to defend championship titles in New Zealand


New Zealand rally driver, Michael Young, returns to the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) again this year at the championship’s first round, the International Rally of Whangarei in New Zealand held this weekend, to defend the three titles he won during 2013 including the junior cup title. Young, who is the only registered New Zealander competing in the 2014 APRC …

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All new ground for defending champ

NZ Rally Championship – Round 1 (International Rally of Whangarei) Christchurch driver Hamish Anderson will be taking on the ‘unknown’ when he begins the defense of his two-wheel-drive New Zealand rally title this weekend, at the International Rally of Whangarei. Firstly, Anderson has never competed at the Northland based rally before, all the roads used by the competitors on the …

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Busy lead up to Whangarei for RCK Rally Team

The whole RCK Contractors Rally Team have been burning the midnight oil in the lead up to the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, Rally Whangarei, this weekend. Since the season closing Rally Gisborne in 2013, the team have been hard at work trying to resolve the reliability issues that dogged …

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