Rally News

Rally of the North – KSL Motorsport

17/8/13 Rally of the North – KSL Motorsport Rally of the North was supposed to be the crown in the teams’ 2013 Rally Xtreme season. After the trials and delays experienced at the previous round in the Manawatu the team headed to Paihia with high spirits and full of enthusiasm for the rally. Having been interviewed and filmed as part …

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Kiwi driver wins first APRC event

Kiwi rally driver, Michael Young, has taken his maiden Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) victory at the 2013 Malaysian Rally held over the weekend after a consistent and steady drive over Malaysia’s famous tough roads. 20 year old Young battled through tricky roads and intense heat in his Cusco TRD Toyota Vitz to take the victory after his rivals all …

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Weapon of Choice

So here’s something a little different. What’s fastest around a 10km gravel track: a motocrosser or enduro bike? That race would be pretty interesting. But what if you added a few more machines into the mix, such as an ATV, a UTV and a top-end rally car? Who do you think would win then? The team headed to Maramarua Forest, in little …

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Kiwi team set to tackle Malaysian Rally

New Zealand rally driver, Michael Young, is ready to tackle the challenging Malaysian roads around Johor Bahru ahead of this weekend’s Malaysian Rally, which doubles as the fourth round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). Young is the only registered New Zealand driver in the APRC and is now joined by fellow Kiwi, new co-driver Malcolm Read, making the …

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Rally of the North

This was my second visit to Paihia for this event and I was really looking forward to it as I’d had such a good time up North last year.  I took the Friday off work to travel up with the hope of checking one or two stages in advance for a good spot to take photos from.  The weather wasn’t …

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