Holder rounds out season with another podium
Mount Manganui’s David Holder has recorded his fifth consecutive podium finish in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the GoPro Daybreaker Rally, with a third place finish to round out the season. Holder headed to the Manawatu-based event looking forward to teaming up with a new co-driver for the › Read more
Summerfield survives for strong showing
Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield has come away from the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the GoPro Daybreaker Rally, having produced a mature drive that resulted in fourth place. Heading to the final round, Summerfield and co-driving sister Nicole were part of a six way battle for › Read more
GoPro Daybreaker Rally Gallery
The GoPro Daybreaker Rally, the sixth and final round of the 2014 Brian Green Property Group NZ Rally Championship driven by VINZ was held in beautful conditions in the stunning scenery of the Manawatu and Taihape Districts. Motorsport Photographer Geoff Ridder was out and about on the stages capturing the action, a selection of our › Read more
Records galore for BNT Mason Motorsport at NZRC Daybreaker Rally
A hard earned victory at last weekend’s GoPro Daybreaker Rally has seen five times New Zealand Rally Champions Richard and Sara Mason set a raft of new records in the 40 year history of the New Zealand Rally Championship [NZRC]. Richard has extended his record count of NZRC round victories to 28 and Sara has › Read more
2014 Open 2WD Championship: Anderson repeat winner
Christchurch’s Hamish Anderson successfully defended his Open two wheel drive rally championship title at the Manawatu-based Daybreaker Rally. Anderson and co-driver Sarah Brennan took a cautious approach to the 12-hour event, allowing rival Brent Taylor to take the class win, knowing that second place was good enough to bag back-to-back titles. The Christchurch pairing got › Read more
Masons race to victory at season finale
The Masterton pairing of Richard and Sara Mason have taken victory in the final round of the 2014 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the GoPro Daybreaker Rally. With seven out of eleven stage victories over the 196 kilometres of fast flowing gravel competition in the Manawatu and Taihape districts, › Read more
Just one goal for Holder at Daybreaker
Mount Maunganui’s David Holder heads to the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the GoPro Daybreaker Rally, keen to defend his second place in the championship standings. Still in his first season in a four-wheel drive car, Holder stunned the rallying community when he held the › Read more
Campbell looks to carry good form to Daybreaker
Tauranga’s Phil Campbell heads to the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the GoPro Daybreaker rally, looking to continue the strong form that has bought top results in recent events. Since a rear diff failure at Rally Wairarapa that exposed a problem with the original unit, › Read more
Podium honours at stake during season finale
One of the biggest battles at the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ will be the battle for the remaining championship podium positions. While Richard and Sara Mason have the championship win sealed, a total of six competitors are fighting for the two remaining podium spots, and › Read more
BNT Mason Motorsport determined to finish record-breaking NZRC season on a high
Following their unexpected retirement due to suspension damage at the previous round, five times New Zealand Rally Champions Richard and Sara Mason are determined to finish their record-breaking season in this year’s Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship – driven by VINZ [NZRC], on a high at this weekend’s GoPro Daybreaker Rally in › Read more
Summerfield aims for the podium at series finale
Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield is aiming to stand on the podium again at the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the GoPro Daybreaker Rally. Along with co-driving sister Nicole, Summerfield started the season off by taking the runner up spot at the opening round, Rally Whangarei and › Read more
Hawkeswood looks to send off car in style
Andrew Hawkeswood is looking to send off his current Mazda 2 in style with a podium finish at the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the GoPro Daybreaker Rally. For the 2015 season, Hawkeswood will move to the new generation Mazda 2 that was recently launched › Read more
Anderson aims to repeat championship win
Defending two-wheel-drive rally champion Hamish Anderson, Christchurch, heads to the season finale in the Manawatu this weekend needing just a handful of points to clinch back-to-back titles. Anderson and co-driver Sarah Brennan start the grueling 12-hour marathon Daybreaker Rally with a 26-point lead in the Open 2WD class. Without any pressure to win their category, Anderson › Read more
Special Stage Guide: GoPro Daybreaker Rally
This weekend sees the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ but teams have been set arguably the biggest challenge of the season to finish off the year.  The GoPro Daybreaker Rally takes in close to 200km of special stages across 12 hours of Rallying, kicking off › Read more
Gilmour improves in LA
An extra team member enabled Emma Gilmour to achieve her best-ever heat race result in the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) this weekend. Rhys Millen Racing’s (RMR) inclusion of a spotter – who watches her lines, keeps an eye on the other traffic and tells her when to take the joker lap – helped the › Read more
Challenging finale to National Rally Championship
The 2014 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ is set for its final showdown at the GoPro Daybreaker Rally this weekend.  The sixth and final round of the National Rally championship will take place over 196 kilometres of gravel roads in the Manawatu and Taihape districts with a battle for › Read more
Paddon takes career-best sixth place in Rally Australia
New Zealand’s top rally pairing, Hayden Paddon and John Kennard, has taken their best-ever result in a World Rally Championship event with a well-deserved sixth place at this weekend’s Coates Hire Rally Australia. After an intense battle with the Citroën crew of Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson throughout the event, the Kiwis were perfectly positioned › Read more
Paddon in close fight at Rally Australia
The second day of the Coates Hire Rally Australia round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship sees Kiwi stars Hayden Paddon and John Kennard locked in a tight battle with Mads Østberg and co-driver Jonas Andersson after 14 of the event’s 20 competitive stages. The New Zealanders, in their Hyundai i20 WRC, hold seventh › Read more
Positive start for Paddon at Rally Australia
New Zealand’s star rally drivers Hayden Paddon and John Kennard end the first day of WRC Coates Hire Rally Australia feeling positive about their overall position of sixth. “It hasn’t been too bad today,” said Paddon after the day’s final two runs of the super special stage in Coffs Harbour. “It has been difficult though, › Read more
Paddon all set for Rally Australia
With today’s shakedown sessions now complete, Kiwi rally stars Hayden Paddon and John Kennard are all set for the next three days of international competition as the 2014 World Rally Championship’s tenth round takes place in Australia. Paddon has been looking forward to the 12-14 September running of the Coates Hire Rally Australia all season. › Read more
Rally Nation TV Show – Rally Coromandel this Sunday – 4pm
Rally Nation: VINZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel Coverage – TV3, 4.00pm this Sunday (14th September) Tune into see all the highlights from the VINZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel, round five of the 2014 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ. Join hosts, motorsport commentator Clint Brown and rallydriver Glenn Inkster for a one › Read more
Paddon to draw on experience with Australian Rally
Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard will be drawing on their experience competing on the high-speed country roads and tight, technical forest tracks typical of Rally Australia when they head to this year’s Australian World Rally Championship event. Running 12 to 14 September, the tenth round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship is again › Read more
Holder teams up with Kennard for Daybreaker
Mount Maunganui driver David Holder will benefit from the experience of John Kennard in the co-driver’s seat of the Stadium Cars Ltd Mitsubishi Evo 8 at the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the GoPro Daybreaker Rally. Holder has turned many heads in his debut season › Read more

ABOUT THE NZRC

 
The New Zealand Rally Championship is this country’s premier nationwide rally championship. It attracts New Zealand’s best drivers to compete in numerous categories for the prestigious MotorSport New Zealand-sanctioned rally championship titles. In 2017, there are six NZRC rounds, each with a unique character reflecting the diverse regions – from Northland to Otago.

@RALLYLIVENZ