Rally News

Van Klink left disappointed despite blistering pace

Marcus van Klink, of Kaiapoi, had a tough weekend at the fourth round of the New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) after the conditions halted his quick pace at Rally Canterbury held over the weekend. Van Klink, and co-driver Dave Neill, closed to within seven seconds of experienced Canterbury driver, Deane Buist, before suffering a minor problem with their Chesters Plumbing …

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Small problems hinder Marston’s serious pace at Rally Canterbury

Photo credit : Geoff Ridder

Christchurch rally driver Josh Marston, was part of one of the closest battles in the New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) at Rally Canterbury over the weekend but ultimately finished in second place, keeping his championship title hopes alive. Marston, who was competing at his home event in his Rubber Developments Ford Feista R2, went head to head with Tauranga’s Phil …

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Tough weekend shatters Cunningham’s title hopes

A tricky weekend in the forests around Canterbury and a small mistake have ended Clint Cunningham’s chances of becoming the New Zealand Rally Championship rookie title. Cunningham headed to Rally Canterbury, the fourth round, needing a top result to keep himself in contention for the rookie title after problems at the opening two rounds at a DNF at the previous …

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New Rally Forum now available

Hi Adding a Forum to the site is something I’ve been thinking about doing for sometime now, but didn’t really know how to go about it.  After chatting with a couple people, I decided to go and find out how to create one.  (Cheers Ric Chalmers & Jase Addison for your ideas and support, and thanks Adrian from Hodgeman Web Design for some technical help when I …

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Three rallies, three islands for Waikato rally co-driver

Three weeks, three events, three drivers, three cars, and three championships in three islands. That’s the task ahead of 25 year old Hamilton based rally navigator Malcolm Read who will compete in the New Zealand Rally Championship, Rally Extreme Championship and Asia Pacific Rally Championship during August. Read, an experienced rally co-driver having competed at New Zealand championship level since …

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