Rally News

2021 NZRC Calendar taking shape

2021 NZRC Calendar taking shape

The first four events of the 2021 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship have been confirmed and will be a replica of what was planned for the 2020 season. The season will start with the Otago Rally on April 16-18 before heading north to the International Rally of Whangarei on May 14-16. Rally South Canterbury will run June …

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MotorSport New Zealand looks to future with new rally working group

A new rally working group involving Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon has been formed to support MotorSport New Zealand’s long-term plans for rally sport in this country. The rally working group is the first of its kind within the structure of MotorSport New Zealand and will complement the activities already undertaken by MotorSport New Zealand’s Rally Advisory Commission which helps …

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New Zealand Hillclimb Championship adds new Cross Car Championship

New Zealand Hillclimb Championship adds new Cross Car Championship

Cross Cars will be an exciting addition to the MotorSport New Zealand Hillclimb Championship when it gets underway in September this year. Cross Car competitors will have the chance to vie for the New Zealand Cross Car Championship in the introduction year and the overall New Zealand Hillclimb Championship in subsequent years. Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon is behind the …

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North Island rally calendar confirmed for remainder of 2020

North Island rally calendar confirmed for remainder of 2020

Thanks to the efforts of motorsport officials and club volunteers, a series of club rallies are now scheduled to take place around the North Island during the remainder of 2020. Following the postponement of the 2020 New Zealand Rally Championship due to COVID-19, clubs up and down the country have worked together to ensure a series of high-quality events are …

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Rally New Zealand look towards the future after WRC event cancelled

Rally New Zealand look towards the future after WRC event cancelled

Rally New Zealand organisers today confirmed that the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship event in and around Auckland in September has been cancelled due to the ongoing challenges with the Covid-19 pandemic. With three months until the planned return of the WRC event, but with the New Zealand borders remaining closed to international visitors for the foreseeable future, the organisers …

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