Rally News

Rally Gisborne – by Mitch James

This article was sent by Mitch James on his experience competing in his first National Event. The Build up Well it’s been a big few weeks of preparation heading into Rally Gisborne 2012. The issue of getting the car certified for the rally proved to be a bigger job than expected and we ended up having to take the car to Hamilton …

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Rally Gisborne – Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th

Sloan Cox

This weekend is the final round of the New Zealand Rally Championships and there are a number of local drivers who have entered.  We will be coming along to support you all and hopefully get some good photos etc. If anyone else is interested in going to spectate, all the details of the stages and road closures etc can be found here http://www.rallynz.org.nz/rally-gisborne …

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Mamaku Rally Sprint

So it’s been a while since the event (3 weeks to be precise) but I’ve been pretty busy trying to get this new website up and running and encouraging people to get involved.  Please subscribe by clicking *Follow button on the bottom right hand side of the site if you’d like an email when there’s something new on the site. …

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New Style Website

Jase and Jase in the Escort

Although A Little Bit Sideways is still very new, I’ve decided the traditional website wasn’t able to do what I was hoping.  I’ve decided to make the switch to a blog style website, which I’m hoping will be easier to maintain, and therefore updated more regularly.I will probably write some posts retrospectively to cover the events that have already happened …

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Preparing for Mamaku Rally Sprint

With Mamaku Rally approaching on the 8th July and a Motorsport NZ Rules Change, we had some work to do to be ready.   The main rule change was for the safety clothing advising that all drivers and co-drivers now had to wear a multi-layer suit or a single-layer suit worn in combination with the appropriate safety underwear. So with our …

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