Rally News

Disappointment for Summerfield at home

Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield discovered just what a cruel sport rallying can be at the third round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, Rally Cantebury, over the weekend. Sitting second in the NZRC standings prior to the weekend, Summerfield and co-driving sister Nicole were looking forward to securing a solid result at their home …

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Another win puts title in sight

NZ Rally Championship – Round 3 (Rally of Canterbury) Another class win at his home rally has put Christchurch driver Hamish Anderson in a commanding position to retain his Open two-wheel-drive rally championship title. Anderson and co-driver Sarah Brennan drove a tactical rally to ensure they scored maximum championship points and head back to the North Island for the next …

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Taylor Takes a Hat Trick

Round one of the Total Lubricants Rally Xtreme Challenge looked to be straight forward, on paper that is. The Tomoana Warehousing Rally Hawkes Bay was 133km over well known stages, including Cricklewood, Hereheretau, and Mohaka Coach Road, combined with 3 service opportunities. But the reality turned out to be a little different, and as the stages mounted up so did …

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Masons make it three from three

The Masterton pairing of Richard and Sara Mason have taken the honours in the third round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ to make it three wins from three championship starts. The Masons in their BNT Subaru Impreza mastered the icy North Canterbury roads to win the Lone Star Rally of Canterbury by …

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Disappointing Rally of Canterbury for Gilmour

The 2014 Lone Star Rally of Canterbury was one to forget for Emma Gilmour, with engine issues ending her event early today. She and Australian co-driver Ben Atkinson began this weekend’s third round of the 2014 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ in the dark on Saturday night. Unfortunately, the Suzuki Swift Maxi’s demister was …

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