Rally News

International Rally of Whangarei cancelled for 2020

International Rally of Whangarei cancelled for 2020

Facing continual border uncertainty at being able to run an international event for 2020, organisers Rally New Zealand have opted to cancel this year’s International Rally of Whangarei. Originally scheduled to run 8 – 10 May as a combined FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) and Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) event, it was postponed just …

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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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