Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield has fired himself back into championship contention with a strong victory at round two of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship fuelled by Gull and driven by Dunlop, the International Rally of Whangarei. Summerfield and co-driving sister Nicole (Subaru Impreza) led home Dylan Turner/Malcolm Read (Audi S1 AP4) by […]

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To continue the strong growth of domestic rallying, Rally of New Zealand is pleased to announce an investment in the development of local co-driving talent. The Rally New Zealand Co-Drivers Academy will be held from 1st-3rd August and is aimed at developing Kiwi co-driving talent to compete at the top level of the sport. Six places will […]

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Well-deserved win for Holder in AP4 Hyundai in Otago David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer piloted their Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car to victory in the opening round of the 2017 New Zealand Rally Championship. The defending champions had to work hard for the win at Rally Otago against fellow AP4 drivers Andrew Hawkeswood and […]

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A record breaking field of competitors and manufacturers signals the start of the 2017 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship fuelled by Gull and driven by Dunlop. The season opening Rally Otago has attracted 132 entries with 53 of those registered for the championship, a record turnout on both counts. Defending New Zealand […]

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The Penny Homes Holden Rally Team makes its debut at this week’s much-anticipated Otago Rally with Christchurch driver Josh Marston behind the wheel of one of the team’s two Holden Barina AP4+ cars. Gore-based co-driver Andrew Graves will sit alongside Marston who returns to New Zealand Rally Championship competition following a break after winning the […]

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Defending New Zealand rally champion David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer are determined to make the most of the opportunity to contest the Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car at this weekend’s Otago Rally. Holder was selected to pilot the Hyundai New Zealand-backed i20 car for the first two rounds of the 2017 New Zealand Rally […]

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Thirty-one rally drivers and co-drivers from across the country have received support from the Paddon Rally Foundation following the foundation’s first round of applications. Established by star Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon early in 2016, the Paddon Rally Foundation aims to assist New Zealand rallying at all levels over many years. The foundation, with its […]

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Hayden Paddon and Hyundai New Zealand are again joining forces to put together a full-on campaign in the 2017 New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC). Competing under the Hyundai New Zealand Rally Team banner, the team will contest all six championship rounds with the Hyundai i20 AP4+ spec car launched so successfully in Paddon’s hands in […]

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Canterbury’s Job Quantock has won the biggest rally driver development package on offer in New Zealand motorsport by being selected as the winner of the inaugural Hyundai NZ Young Driver Shootout and Scholarship. The Hyundai NZ Young Driver Scholarship is a programme developed by star New Zealand rally driver Hayden Paddon in partnership with Hyundai […]

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Ari Pettigrew is only 17 years of age, but the Rangiora teenager has been pegged as one to watch by rally sport experts and it’s this potential that has gained Pettigrew the backing of Stadium Finance in the form of a Ford Fiesta rally car. Pettigrew’s breakout result took place in August this year at […]

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