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Canterbury marks history-making first win for Marston and Holden rally team

Canterbury marks history-making first win for Marston and Holden rally team

Christchurch’s Josh Marston and co-driver Andrew Graves, from Gore, have taken their first ever rally victory at New Zealand Rally Championship level in the mud-slicked Rally Canterbury on Sunday 3 June. It was also the first rally win for the Penny Homes Holden Rally Team running two Holden Barina AP4+ cars which Marston formed with Greg Murphy in 2017. The …

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Tough day at the office for Gilmour

Tough day at the office for Gilmour

The slippery forest roads north of Christchurch proved an immense challenge for the Lone Star Rally Canterbury drivers, with Emma Gilmour among the many casualties at today’s event. Many of the front-runners in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship classes were sidelined due to the stages being run on narrow tracks between trees, that were deep in …

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Marston grabs stunning win at drama-filled Lone Star Rally Canterbury

Marston grabs stunning win at drama-filled Lone Star Rally Canterbury

Local driver Josh Marston has produced a stunning final stage performance in treacherous conditions to win Lone Star Rally Canterbury and claim his maiden Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship victory. Marston and co-driver Andrew Graves handed the Holden Barina its first win as well after overcoming a spin earlier in the day that threatened to de-rail their …

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Frosty Canterbury roads ahead for Murphy and Marston

Frosty Canterbury roads ahead for Murphy and Marston

Christchurch’s Josh Marston and Hawke’s Bay’s Greg Murphy can’t wait to tackle the frosty roads of the Ashley and Okuku forests north of Christchurch this weekend for the third round of the New Zealand Rally Championship. The two Penny Homes Holden Rally Team drivers head to the one-day Rally Canterbury on 3 June both keen to improve on recent strong …

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