The Motu is back – Worlds most challenging stage returns
The Motu Road gorge, widely regarded in World Rallying as the toughest most challenging piece of road is making a comeback. The Motu will be the feature of Rally Gisborne to be held on 27th June, round four of the 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. The Gisborne event, run by Rally › Read more
Tough run for Hawkeswood at Whangarei
  Andrew Hawkeswood has endured a trying weekend at the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship after a roll-over and a misfire hamstrung his efforts. Hawkeswood headed to the event with a new engine configuration and looking to score some solid points while his new Mazda 2 is under › Read more
Top start to season for Van Klink
  Marcus van Klink has made the perfect start to his Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship with a dominant victory on the opening round, Rally Whangarei. Defending his historic championship in the Chesters Plumbing Mazda RX-7, van Klink faced strong opposition from former New Zealand Rally Champion Brian Stokes but stamped his › Read more
Campbell makes solid start at Whangarei
  Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has recorded a solid finish at the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Rally Whangarei. Campbell and co-driver Venita Fabbro headed to round one confident with their speed and after a conservative start on Friday night, the pair laid down some impressive stage times to › Read more
Major setback for Holder at Whangarei
  Mount Maunganui Rally driver David Holder has suffered a major setback in his 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship campaign, after a heavy crash ended an impressive run at the opening round, Rally Whangarei. Joined by stand-in co-driver Rob Scott for the event, Holder took the opportunity to write his own › Read more
Dream start for Summerfield
Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield has made a dream start to his campaign in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, banking a solid third place finish in Rally Whangarei. The off-season saw Summerfield move to a new Subaru and with no chance to test the car, headed to Whangarei looking for a solid finish. The › Read more
Gilmour has solid start to season
Dunedin’s Emma Gilmour ended leg two of the International Rally of Whangarei in third place today in her Suzuki Swift Maxi. It was a welcome boost after a tiny part broke off the alternator at the start of special stage nine on leg one yesterday. It left the Suzuki’s battery unable to hold the charge and › Read more
Photo Gallery – International Rally Whangarei
Renowned motorsport photographer Geoff Ridder was out and about on the stages over the weekend capturing the action of round one of the 2015 Brian Green Property Group NZ Rally Championship. Check out a gallery of Geoffs pics here:     › Read more
Block wins Rally Whangarei
  American Rally superstar Ken Block has taken victory in the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Rally Whangarei, after a dominant performance saw him and co-driver Alex Gelsomino finish more than two minutes clear of their nearest rival. Block took his Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta to a › Read more
Block storms to NZRC lead after day one
American driver Ken Block holds a comfortable lead after the end of leg one of Rally Whangarei, the opening round of the 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Block and co-driver Alex Gelsomino powered their Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta to stage wins on both of the Friday night super special stages › Read more
Cunningham plays the long game at Whangarei
Plenty of changes inside the Clinton Cunningham Rallysport team will see Clint Cunningham looking at the long term goal when the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship gets underway this weekend with Rally Whangarei. Cunningham will make his competitive debut in the team’s new Mitsubishi Lancer ‘Proto’ car, which is styled like a › Read more
Campbell looks to step up pace for 2015
Tauranga’s Phil Campbell heads to the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Rally Whangarei, this weekend looking to step up his impressive 2014 pace. The second half of the season in 2014 saw some impressive results, including a maiden championship round win, despite running The Roofing Store Mitsubishi in › Read more
Title number three the goal for Van Klink
Kaiapoi’s Marcus van Klink heads to the opening round of the 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Rally Whangarei, looking for the perfect start to the championship. The 2014 season saw van Klink take his second NZRC Historic title and his aim for the 2015 season is to add a third to his › Read more
Stage Previews: International Rally of Whangarei
The 2015 International Rally of Whangarei is set to be a spectacular start to the Brian Green Property Group NZ Rally Championship. A revised format featuring nearly all new stages, and a star studded entry list of cars and stars has generated massive interest in the event. Five times National Champion Richard Mason, young chargers › Read more
NZRC Driver Feature: Darren Galbraith
The Gull Rally Challenge Category has undergone changes for the 2015 season, with competitors now counting their best four scores from six events and able to participate in reconnaissance. This has seen numbers increasing and although he won’t be at Whangarei, defending champion Darren Galbraith has confirmed he will be defending his title, starting at Otago. › Read more
Emma Gilmour eager to begin 2015 NZRC season
A strong build-up over summer, backed up by two years refining her Suzuki Swift Maxi, has Emma Gilmour eagerly anticipating the International Rally of Whangarei on April 17 to 19. With no overseas commitments this year, Dunedin-based Emma will be driving her Suzuki, in its third Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, and will › Read more
NZRC Driver Feature: Walker Brothers
Dan Walker has been one of the biggest supporters of Category 5 – The Gull Rally Challenge, having contested the class every year since it was introduced for the 2013 season in his older Mitsubishi Evo. 2015 sees Walker moving into a newer generation Subaru Impreza and bringing brother Jono along as a team mate › 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.

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