The race for the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by Dunlop and fuelled by Gull has taken another twist, with Ben Hunt’s victory at the Handy Rentals Hamilton Rally Waitomo moving him right into contention for the title at the series finale in six weeks time. Hunt and co-driver Tony Rawstorn […]

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A capacity 81 car field marks the return of national championship rallying to the Waikato and next weekend’s Handy Rentals Hamilton Rally of Waitomo. Covering 207 kilometres over six special stages in the King Country and Waitomo districts the event is the fifth and penultimate round of the 2017 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand […]

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Tauranga’s David Holder will take over Greg Murphy’s Holden Barina AP4+ car for the final two rounds of the 2017 New Zealand Rally Championship. Murphy is understandably disappointed that he’s unable to contest October’s Waikato Rally or November’s Tauranga-based Rally New Zealand due to other commitments, but is pleased to offer this opportunity to Holder […]

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Australian Brendan Reeves has taken victory at the latest round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship fuelled by Gull and driven by Dunlop, the Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel. Reeves and co-driver Ben Searcy powered their Mazda 2 AP4 car to victory by 1 minute 15.3 seconds. Reeves set the pace in […]

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A record field off 56 teams will assemble for round four of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship fuelled by Gull and driven by Dunlop, the Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel. Based from Coromandel holiday town of Whitianga crews will tackle seven special stages and 140 kilometres of competitive action over one leg […]

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Fifty years ago, the Hamilton Car Club ran a competitive motorsport event which is now regarded as the first rally in New Zealand. The May 1967 event was called the Rally of the Pines and was won by club member Bill Purvis in a 1951 Morris Minor that he rebuilt after bidding for it as […]

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Two new Ford Fiesta AP4 cars are on the way with Brian Stokes and Phil Campbell currently building cars to rally next year if not sooner. Rallying veteran Stokes first had the idea nearly a year ago and immediately spoke to fellow competitor Andrew Hawkeswood, whose company Force Automotive has helped build the majority of […]

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A new challenge awaits competitors at Rally Waitomo, the penultimate round of the 2017 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship on Saturday 14th October. The event marks the return of the NZRC to the roads of the King Country and Waitomo districts for the first time in over a decade, providing a fresh […]

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Six co-drivers from around the country have been selected to attend the inaugural Rally New Zealand co-drivers Academy in August. The Rally New Zealand Co-Drivers Academy to be held from 1st-3rd August is aimed at developing Kiwi co-driving talent to compete at the top level of the sport. Over the three days of the Academy […]

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Rangiora brother and sister duo Matt and Nicole Summerfield have taken their second consecutive round win. In the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship fuelled by Gull and driven by Dunlop after mastering the difficult conditions at the Lone Star Rally Canterbury. The Summerfield pair driving a Subaru, led home Ben Hunt and […]

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