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Force Motorsport to take on international rivals at APRC Finale

Force Motorsport to take on international rivals at APRC Finale

New Zealand-based rally team Force Motorsport will look to recreate history when they take on an international field at the final of the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, the Longyou Rally in China, over Labour weekend (New Zealand time). Force Motorsport have sent a two-car line up for father and son drivers, Andrew and Jack Hawkeswood to the winner takes all …

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van Klink secures title in nail-biting season finale

van Klink secures title in nail-biting season finale

Christchurch’s Marcus van Klink has secured the Motorsport New Zealand Two-wheel drive section of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship after a thrilling battle at the final round, the Handy Rentals Hamilton Rally of Waitomo. Throughout the season, van Klink had set the pace and looked set to secure the title with a round to spare before …

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Thomson secures third in championship  

Thomson secures third in championship

Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson has secured third place in the 2019 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship despite a gut-wrenching mechanical failure at the Handy Rentals Hamilton Waitomo Rally. Moving into a four-wheel drive car for the 2019 season after teaming up with Specialised Auto Services, Thomson’s season prior to the event was a model of consistency with five …

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Campbell goes close in season finale

Campbell goes close in season finale

Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has gone close to adding another national championship round win at the final event of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Handy Rentals Hamilton Waitomo Rally, held over the weekend. Campbell and co-driver Mal Peden have shown pace throughout the 2019 NZRC season, starting with a podium finish but frustrating technical glitches have …

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Subaru’s Hunt secures third Manufacturer’s Championship in four years

A near-perfect Brian Green New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) season has seen Subaru brand ambassador Ben Hunt and co-driver Tony Rawstorn secure Subaru’s claim the 2019 Manufacturer’s Championship, after the final round yesterday. The long-term driver/co-driver pairing won five out of the six NZRC rallies giving Subaru a seven-point lead over its closest rival marque and its third championship in …

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Maiden win for Horan as Van Klink, Adams win titles

Maiden win for Horan as Van Klink, Adams win titles

Raana Horan got a break-through win for a Skoda one-two finish while Marcus van Klink and Matt Adams were crowned national champions in a chaotic Rally Waitomo on Saturday. Horan collected his maiden Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship victory with a narrow 18.1 second win over fellow Skoda Fabia R5 driver Kingsley Jones. Hydraulink Subaru driver Ben …

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