Rally News

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For those of you who would like to “Follow” A Little Bit Sideways and recieve an email when there is something new to look at on the website, please click the FOLLOW button bottom right of your screen when you’re looking at the website.  Then enter your email address.  Simple as that. You will only get emails when there is …

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Spectating at Maramarua

Once I heard that Rally Xtreme was coming through Maramarua I decided to go along and spectate and take some photos for the website etc.  About 3 or 4 weeks out Linda Loughlin emailed and asked if I would be free to help out being a part of a timing crew.  Well as someone who likes to compete occasionally I thought …

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Be a Hero

GoPro - Be a Hero

I’m pleased to announce that I will have some GoPro HD Hero cameras available for hire at local events (to start with) should you fancy capturing all your fun without having to buy a camera.  I will have various forms of attaching them to the INSIDE of the car including roll cage and suction mounts – however, if you wish to attach the camera …

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Out with the old…In with the older!!!

Following the unfortunate demise of Ian’s faithful steed at the rally of Hawkes bay, there was little time to prepare for the team’s favorite event, the rally of Gisborne. The much loved but heavily damaged DX corolla made way for an early version Mazda RX7. Many will remember the RX7 Ian acquired as “SNOTTR”, a bright green beast constructed and …

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Tough series finale for Campbell

Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has endured a tough final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, powered by Brother, to secure second place in the Group N two-wheel drive championship. Campbell and co-driver Venita Fabbro came into the event off the back of a successful test and having secured strong results at Rally Gisborne in the past, …

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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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