Victory for Hunt at Waitomo lines up three-way title fight!
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 › Read more
Capacity field to tackle Waitomo Rally
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 › Read more
Reeves triumphs at chaotic Coromandel rally
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 › Read more
Trans-Tasman battle heads record NZRC field at Coromandel
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 the Coromandel holiday town of Whitianga, crews will tackle seven special stages and 140 kilometres of competitive action over one leg › Read more
New challenge awaits at Rally Waitomo
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 › Read more
Summerfield wins in treacherous Canterbury Rally
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 › Read more
Featherstone leads Championship into the forests
Championship points leader Graham Featherstone will lead the field into the iconic Ashley Forest this weekend. The Te Aroha Mitsubishi driver leads the 2017 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship fuelled by Gull and Driven by Dunlop as teams head to the third round of the series, the Lone Star Rally of Canterbury. With winter conditions including › Read more
Summerfield victorious in Whangarei
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 › Read more
Summerfield takes leg one advantage amongst Whangarei carnage
Rangiora brother and sister duo Matt and Nicole Summerfield (Subaru Impreza) have come out on top of an action packed opening leg of the International Rally of Whangarei, round two of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship powered by Gull and driven by Dunlop. The pair survived horrific weather conditions that played › Read more
Holder takes advantage to Whangarei
Defending Champion David Holder will start the International Rally of Whangarei, round 2 of the 2017 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, fuelled by Gull and driven by Dunlop, with an 8 point margin over his nearest rival Andrew Hawkeswood. Holder who was victorious at the opening round of the championship in Dunedin › Read more
Holder victorious at NZRC opener.
Tauranga’s David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer have taken victory at the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship fuelled by Gull and driven by Dunlop. The pair powered their Hyundai AP4+ home ahead of Andrew Hawkeswood/Jeff Cress, with Rhys Gardner/Ally McKay home in third, both driving Mazda AP4+ cars. › Read more
Defending champion leads NZRC opener
Defending champions David Holder and Jason Farmer have started where they left off in the 2017 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship fuelled by Gull and Driven by Dunlop. The pair powered their Hyundai AP4+ to a lead of 16.7 seconds over Rhys Gardner and Ally Mackay’s Mazda, with Andrew Hawkeswood and Jeff › Read more
Meet the Toyota Yaris AP4
The NZRC team caught up with Carl Davies and asked the hard questions… to find out a bit more about the new Toyota Yaris AP4. Sadly no photos yet, as the car will be launched soon, but here is a quick run down from the team. Last year you campaigned the ex-Ben Hunt WRX, so › Read more
Six round battle for 2017 NZ Rally Championship
An exciting six round calendar has been announced for the 2017 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Otago, Whangarei, Canterbury, Coromandel, a new addition of the Waitomo Rally and the return of Rally New Zealand as the season Grand Finale, form the six rounds of the 2017 championship. The 2017 calendar includes an › Read more
Reeves takes victory at NZRC finale
Australian driver Brendan Reeves has taken a dominant victory at the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel, leading the field home by more than a minute. Reeves and co-driving sister Rhianon Gelsomino won the opening stage and never looked back in their Mazda 2, › Read more
New Champ Holder heads Coromandel Rally field
Newly crowned National Rally Championship David Holder heads a seventy four car strong field for the fifth and final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship this weekend. Based from the holiday town of Whitianga on the Coromandel Peninsula, the Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel will feature 10 special stages and 120 › Read more
5min with Donald Welsh
Some of you will know Donald, some will have seen him and wondered whats with the hat, but everyone will know the smile and enthusiasm that he brings to the sport as a volunteer. We sat down with Donald and got some insights into what he does on, and off events. A lot of us › Read more
Reeves joins Force Motorsport for NZRC finale
Top Australian rally driver Brendan Reeves will join an expanded Force Motorsport line up for the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel, on August 20. Reeves will line up in the team’s older Mazda 2 campaigned across the past three seasons by Andrew Hawkeswood, › Read more
5min With Historic’s Champ – Dave Neill
So… another year and another championship for the dynamic duo of Marcus and Dave. We thought, we’ve all heard about Klinky, so why not get another side and hear from the guy that controls the car, the dude with the notes… step up MR DAVE NEILL. First up lets get a little personal… what does › Read more
5min with the CHAMP
After Canterbury, and the little excursion into the Christmas Trees, was there any extra pressure for the team coming into Gisborne? I’d be lying if I denied it… so yes there was pressure there. Ultimately we needed to score a good result at Gisborne to keep the championship hopes alive, so I was feeling a › Read more
Gisborne win nets championship for Holder
An action packed 2016 Rally Gisborne has seen Mount Maunganui’s David Holder and Jason Farmer not only take an event victory, but with it also secure the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship title with a round remaining. Holder and Farmer came into the event with a six point lead over Dunedin’s Emma › Read more
NZRC Title fight heats up at Gisborne
One of the most closely fought editions of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship heads to a crucial penultimate round at Rally Gisborne. Currently Mount Maunganui’s David Holder leads Dunedin’s Emma Gilmour by just six points, but with only two rounds remaining a total of 26 drivers have a mathematical chance of › Read more
Emma wins challenging Canterbury Rally
Dunedin’s Emma Gilmour has taken her first round win in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship after an action packed Joe’s Garage/Lonestar Rally Canterbury. Gilmour and co-driver Anthony McLoughlin drove their Suzuki Swift to a victory of 1 minute 15 seconds over Andrew Hawkeswood and Jeff Cress in their Mazda two, with › Read more
Murphy and Holden announce a two AP4 car rally program for 2017
Former V8 Supercar driver Greg Murphy and experienced rally champion Josh Marston have teamed up to announce a Holden backed two AP4 (NZ spec) car rally program that will contest the 2017 New Zealand Rally Championship. Two Holden Barinas’ will be prepared over the rest of the year in time to start in the new › Read more
Championship battle heats up in Canterbury Forests
The temperature forecast in the Canterbury Forests might be cold but the pace will be hot this coming weekend as round three of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship sees the series return to the South Island for the Joe’s Garage/Lone Star Rally Canterbury. Contested over nine special stages and 171 kilometres of › Read more
5 Minutes With Ben Hunt
Ben Hunt came in to the 2016 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship not only as defending champion, but also with a brand new 2016 Subaru WRX STi at his disposal. However things turned pear shaped at Rally Whangarei when he suffered the biggest crash of his career, which saw Ben break three › Read more
5 Minutes With Richard Baddock
One of the most impressive drives to date in the 2016 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship has come from Christchurch young gun Richard Baddock, who currently sits third in the standings. As well as building his own cars as well as for others, Richard also largely self-funds his NZRC campaign, but took › Read more
5 minutes with Klinky
Marcus van Klink has made a dream start to the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship for 2016, not only topping the Historic category standings but moving the Group B Mazda RX-7 into fifth outright, and with Hayden Paddon not contesting the last three rounds, will have fourth choice of road order at › Read more
Holder claims maiden victory at Rally Whangarei
Mount Maunganui’s David Holder has taken his maiden round win in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship at a chaotic second round, the International Rally of Whangarei. Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer took their Stadium Finance Mitsubishi to a victory of 1 minute 29.6 seconds over Emma Gilmour and Anthony McLoughlin’s Vantage › Read more
Holder takes out drama filled opening day at Whangarei
Mount Maunganui’s David Holder has taken the overnight lead in round two of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the International Rally of Whangarei, after one of the most action packed legs in recent memory. Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer (Stadium Finance Mitsubishi) hold a lead of just over a minute over › Read more
WRC Star Paddon returns home for Whangarei rally
Kiwi World Rally Championship pairing Hayden Paddon and John Kennard will head to the second round of the 2016 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship direct from their maiden WRC round victory at Rally Argentina. The Kiwi duo who outpaced French World Champion Sebastien Ogier to take the first WRC round victory by › Read more
Paddon takes record breaking win at season opener
Hayden Paddon has continued his domination at the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, powering to an eventual winning margin of 9 minutes 22.1 seconds, a new record. While Paddon was in a class of his own in his brand new Hyundai i20, the battle for the remaining podium › Read more
Paddon leads exciting NZRC opener
Hayden Paddon has opened a commanding lead on the opening day of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, powering his Hyundai i20 to a lead of more than four minutes over his protege, David Holder. Starting first on the road, Paddon steered clear of hanging dust to take a full minute out › Read more
Rally Championship moves up a gear for start of 2016 series
One of the most eagerly anticipated editions of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship gets underway this weekend with the southernmost round of the series, The DriveSouth Rally Otago. New cars including seven different manufacturers along with New Zealand’s best rally stars will herald the start of the 2016 Championship. Headlining the › Read more
Cox returns to contest full championship
The Cox Motorsport team are pleased to announce that international co-driver Malcolm Read, based in Hamilton, will co-drive for Sloan Cox for the 2016 New Zealand Rally Championship. Cox will be piloting the Taslo Engineering Mitsubishi Evo X and the pair are gearing up for a successful championship with the aim of consistent podium finishes and overall rally › Read more
Gilmour looking for positive start to 2016
Emma Gilmour means to start the six-round 2016 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship the way she ended last year’s season – by winning stages. New Zealand’s top female rally driver will be running her compact but convincingly fast 1600cc Vantage Windows and Doors Suzuki Swift Maxi again, which was reaching its true › Read more
Hyundai New Zealand enters local rally sport with Paddon
Hayden Paddon is joining up with Hyundai New Zealand to launch the first-ever New Zealand-developed Hyundai rally car and create a new partnership to benefit the New Zealand rally sport scene. Paddon is New Zealand’s most successful rally driver who currently competes in the World Rally Championship with long-time co-driver John Kennard as part of › Read more
Five minutes with Klinky
As well as being a three time winner of the NZRC Classic class, Marcus van Klink is one of the real characters of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Needless to say, when we caught up with him he had a few stories to tell, although we’re still not sure why he › Read more
Five minutes with Lee Robson
This year see’s the “Return of the Robson” back to rallying. A past Xtreme class winner and a recently married man [CONGRAT’S MR & MRS ROBSON]. It’s great to have Lee & Glen in NZrC5 this year, so let’s spend 5min, and find out a little about them. This is always the big question, how › Read more
Five minutes with Amy Hudson
Next Up… Amy Hudson. We think it is exciting to have Amy in the championship this year. It is the second generation of the family “Rockstar” to be part of the NZRC and the one question that remains unanswered, what will her nickname will be? So take it away Amy… Obviously you had to start › Read more
Five minutes with Glenn Inkster
For the last two and a half seasons, Glenn Inkster has made a name for himself as New Zealand’s Rallying Expert as part of the TV Team covering the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. We thought we’d catch up with Inky and find out what is happening for him in 2016.   › Read more
Five minutes with Carl Davies
Next up on our 5min of fame roster is Carl Davies… a local Thames Valley Car Club member and NZRC rookie. Carl was a real rockstar in the Xtreme series and then took a year out to play in little boats [why?]. Now he’s back, he’s in a blue car and stepping up to NZRC1. › Read more
Five minutes with Graham Featherstone
  Graham Featherstone has been a steady improver since he first joined the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship three seasons ago. Rookie and Challenge Champion in 2013 and a consistent top five runner in 14 & 15, ‘Feathers’ is back for another crack in 2016. We caught up with the Te Aroha farmer › Read more
Five minutes with Crunch Bennett
Raymond “Crunch” Bennett is a well known personality in NZ Rallying. 2016 marks Crunch’s 35th season competing in the sport as a co-driver and over that period he has won the national title (alongside Geoff Argyle in 1998) along with guiding a number of young chargers as they learned the art of top level rallying. › Read more
Dunlop drives New Zealand Rallying
Dunlop New Zealand have thrown their support behind New Zealand Rallying today announcing a partnership to be the official tyre partner of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Along with being a supporting sponsor of the NZ Rally Championship (NZRC), Dunlop will provide technical and on-event support to competitors running their tyres at each › Read more
Subaru offers Hunt a WRX STI NR4 for 2016
Subaru of New Zealand has offered 2015 New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) winner Ben Hunt the ultimate reward for his victory – the use of a brand-new Subaru WRX STi NR4. Subaru of New Zealand is truly invigorated about continuing its support of talented Kiwi rally drivers. Five-time national rally champion Richard Mason, one of › Read more
Podium for Gilmour at Wairarapa
Emma Gilmour’s season came together in a rewarding way today, when she finished third in the Trusthouse Racetech Daybreaker Rally Wairarapa and recorded a string of fast stage times. Over the eight stages in the Manawatu and Wairarapa districts, Emma’s Vantage Windows and Doors Suzuki Swift was in the top three on six occasions, which › Read more
Summerfield claims maiden NZRC round win
Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield has finished his 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship campaign in perfect fashion with his first NZRC round win at the Trusthouse Racetech Rally Wairarapa to also claim third for the overall championship. Summerfield and co-driving sister Nicole made a bold decision to run first on the road which › Read more
Hunt the champion and maiden victory for Summerfield
Auckland based Ben Hunt and co-driver Tony Rawstorn have claimed their first national rally championship title after a conservative drive in one of the most closely fought rounds of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship in recent memory, which saw Rangiora brother and sister Matt and Nicole Summerfield take the round victory. › Read more
Campbell looks to round out solid season at Wairarapa
Tauranga’s Phil Campbell heads to the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, this weekend’s Trusthouse Racetech Rally Wairarapa, looking to challenge for another top result. The 2015 season has been a standout season for Campbell and co-driver Venita Fabbro, with a string of podium finishes that has seen the › Read more
Holder looks to thank supporters at Wairarapa
Mount Maunganui rally driver David Holder will be looking to reward his supporters with a strong result at the final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Trusthouse Racetech Rally Wairarapa. In what has been a tough season for the 26-year old, Holder has struggled to make the start line › Read more
Conservative not an option for van Klink
Kaiapoi’s Marcus van Klink heads to the weekend’s Trusthouse Racetech Rally Wairarapa with a solid lead in the Historic category of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, but won’t let that stop him chasing glory. Needing only to finish to claim the title, many would excuse van Klink for taking a conservative › Read more
Gull Rally Challenge goes down to the wire
One of the biggest battles at this weekend’s Trusthouse Racetech Rally Wairarapa will be that for the Gull Rally Challenge title, with as many as seven drivers still in contention for the title. Over the course of the five rounds in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship to date, three drivers have › Read more
First pics: Team Ralliart NZ’s Mirage Evolution
Team Ralliart NZ have completed the build of their new NZRC Challenger and it’s stunning. The Mirage Evolution will make its competition debut at this weekends Rally Wairarapa in the hands of former National Champion Chris West and we can’t wait to see this car in action on the stages. › Read more
Championship showdown at Wairarapa finale
The 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship is set for its final showdown at the Trusthouse Racetech Daybreaker Rally Wairarapa this weekend.  The sixth and final round of the National Rally championship will take place over 156 kilometres of gravel roads in the Manawatu and Wairarapa districts with a battle for the › Read more
Feature: Back to the future at series finale
While the battle for the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship in 2015 has seen the sport’s rising stars battling for top honours, the final round, Trusthouse Racetech Rally Wairarapa, will have a distinct retro feel as several top drivers from the 2004 season will once again do battle on the gravel.   › Read more
Gilmour offered Middle Eastern cross country rally opportunity
Dunedin rally driver Emma Gilmour has been offered an exciting opportunity to attend a desert racing training camp in Qatar. In November, she will be exchanging New Zealand’s gravel roads for Qatar’s sandy dunes after being chosen today out of 85 applicants from 39 countries, to participate in the joint FIA Women in Motorsport and › Read more
Team Ralliart’s new challenger – The Mirage Evolution
Another strong finish for Campbell
Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has once again bagged a solid haul of points at the Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel, round five of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, held over the weekend. Campbell headed to the round looking to repeat last year’s round win at the Whitianga based event and felt the first › Read more
Holder makes successful NZRC return
Mount Maunganui’s David Holder has made a superb return to the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship with a podium finish at the Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel. In his first event with co-driver Jason Farmer, Holder promised a conservative start but by the time he returned to the first service, had moved into › Read more
Summerfield banks solid points at Coromandel‏
Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield has secured another consistent finish at the weekend’s Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel, coming home fourth to leave him well in contention for third place in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Summerfield and co-driving sister Nicole came to the event looking to avenge an off-form run at last year’s › Read more
Gilmour’s Vantage Suzuki shows pace at Coromandel‏
Two second fastest stage times at today’s Mahindra Gold Rush Rally Coromandel were encouraging recognitions of the speed Emma Gilmour’s Vantage Windows and Doors Suzuki Swift is able to achieve. Although a failed master switch in stage four meant an overall result was not possible, Emma has many positives to take away from her first › Read more
Hunt strengthens championship hold with third successive win
Nelson Subaru driver Ben Hunt has strengthened his chances of a first national rally title after taking his third successive round win at the Mahindra Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel. Hunt lead from start to finish over the nine special stages and 132 kilometres of competition on the twisting roads of the Coromandel Peninsula to › Read more
Summerfield looks to avenge Coromandel demons
Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield is looking to avenge the demons of 2014 when the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship returns to Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel for the penultimate round this weekend. Last year, Summerfield was held back by niggling car problems for the majority of the day, but was able to avoid trouble › Read more
Coromandel challenge lies ahead for Van Klink
Kaiapoi’s Marcus van Klink heads to this weekend’s Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel with little pressure on his shoulders in his pursuit for a third historic title in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. A near-dream run in the Chesters Plumbing Supplies Mazda RX-7 to date this season has seen van Klink open › Read more
Campbell looks for Coromandel repeat
Tauranga’s Phil Campbell is looking for a repeat result when the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship returns to Whitianga this weekend for the Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel, which last year saw Campbell takes his first NZRC round win. Campbell heads to Coromandel full of confidence, having taken his second consecutive victory on › Read more
Rally Coromandel a first for Gilmour
After a decade in the driver’s seat, there are not many rallies in New Zealand that Dunedin’s Emma Gilmour hasn’t done but this Saturday’s Mahindra Gold Rush Rally Coromandel will be one of them. “I am really looking forward to doing the Coromandel Rally for the first time. It’s a direct repeat of last year’s › Read more
Championship battle heads to Peninsula roads
The 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship is reaching a pivotal point as teams head to the penultimate round of the series this weekend at the Mahindra Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel. Championship leader Ben Hunt and co-driver Tony Rawstorn hold a 42 point lead over their closest challenger Phil Campbell and › Read more
Season best field heads to Coromandel
Next weekend’s penultimate round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel, is set to see the biggest NZRC field assembled in more than 10 years with 36 championship cars due to cross the start ramp on August 22. Last year, the Whitianga-based event proved to be one of › Read more
Kelsey and Mad Creation return for home event
Having missed the last two rounds of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Alex Kelsey has confirmed he will return for his home round of the series, Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel. Having spent literally thousands of hours on the construction of his home built Mad Creation 2, Kelsey decided to take a › Read more
Rally Beginners Backed by Monit
New Zealand based rally tripmeter manufacturer, Monit Rally Computers, are backing the local rallying community by offering prizes for new competitors in rally racing events throughout the country. Aiming to further promote participation in the sport, Monit are providing prizes for the top novice drivers and also for the top novice co-drivers at the upcoming › Read more
Tough weekend for Cox
FUCHS Rally Gisborne proved to be a tough event for Sloan Cox finishing 6th overall in his first rally in over 15 months. Although the Taslo Engineering Mitsubishi Evo X rally car felt better to drive than ever before, Cox struggled to get into the groove and realised early on that his own pace notes › Read more
Heartbreak for Campbell at Gisborne
Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has come away from the fourth round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Fuchs Rally Gisborne, gutted but looking at the positives after a problem half way through the opening stage saw his rally over before it had begun. Campbell headed to the event sitting second in the › Read more
Cunningham progresses at Gisborne
West Auckland rally driver Clint Cunningham has come away from the fourth round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Fuchs Rally Gisborne, having made progress despite a challenging day. Cunningham came into the event looking for a clean run in the RCK Contractors Mitsubishi Evo 8 Proto car to continue to › Read more
van Klink continues strong run at Gisborne
Kaiapoi’s Marcus van Klink has recorded another top result at round four of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Fuchs Rally Gisborne, not only topping the Historic standings but also coming home as the top two-wheel drive and eighth overall. Heading into the event, van Klink was looking to continue his best › Read more
Hawkeswood back on the podium at Gisborne
Andrew Hawkeswood has returned to the podium with third place at the fourth round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Fuchs Rally Gisborne, over the weekend. A string of niggling problems over the past season and a half have seen Hawkeswood frustrated and a spin in the opening stage saw him › Read more
Gilmour finishes in top five at Gisborne
Finishing the tough, four-stage Fuchs Rally of Gisborne in fifth was a satisfying result for Dunedin’s Emma Gilmour. Her Vantage Windows and Doors Suzuki Swift performed admirably over the nearly two hours of competitive driving in the event, which welcomed the return of classic rally stages including Motu, Whakarau, and Raukaroa to national competition. “Our › Read more
Hunt masters the Motu
Nelson Subaru driver Ben Hunt mastered the challenging Eastern Bay of Plenty stages including the infamous Motu Road to take victory in the FUCHS Rally Gisborne, the fourth round of the 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Hunt and co-driver Tony Rawstorn lead the event from start to finish with a commanding › Read more
News between the rallies…
The 2015 Brian Green Property Group NZ Rally Championship resumes battle this weekend at round four the FUCH’s Rally Gisborne. To catchup on all the latest news in the NZRC carry on reading below….. One of the largest NZRC fields for several years will converge on Gisborne this weekend, the attraction of the infamous Motu › Read more
Holder to get new perspective at Gisborne
Mt Maunganui rally driver David Holder will get a new outlook on rallying at the Fuchs Rally Gisborne, round four of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, this weekend when he lines up in the co-driver’s seat alongside good mate Jono Shapley. Holder began the season chasing the dream of being a › Read more
Gilmour targeting another strong finish in Gisborne‏
Emma Gilmour intends to start the second half of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship the way she finished the first half – challenging the leaders in her Vantage Suzuki Swift. She and Australian co-driver Anthony McLoughlin will be aiming to better the Class 1 podium they achieved at last month’s Lone › Read more
Cox returns to championship at Gisborne
Cox Motorsport are eagerly looking forward to this weekend’s Gisborne Rally where 23 year old Sloan Cox returns to the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Cox is pairing up for the first time with experienced co-driver Erin Kyle and the pair are aiming to record a top result. After missing the opening › Read more
Van Klink looks to continue strong form
Kaiapoi’s Marcus van Klink is looking to continue his strong form at round four of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Fuchs Rally Gisborne, this weekend. His best ever start to a season has seen van Klink score 108 of a possible 118 points in the NZRC historic championship driving the Chesters › Read more
Big effort sees Summerfield return for Gisborne
Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield will return to the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship at round four, Fuchs Rally Gisborne. The team suffered a rollover at the previous round, Lone Star Rally Canterbury, but a big effort by the team to rebuild the Castrol Edge Subaru means that they line up to tackle some › Read more
Campbell aims for another top result at Gisborne
Tauranga’s Phil Campbell is looking for another top results to keep him amongst the top runners of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship at the fourth round, Fuchs Rally Gisborne, which runs this weekend. In just his second season in a four-wheel drive car, Campbell has proved himself as a leading contender › Read more
2016 Championship to rally New Zealand’s best roads
The 2016 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship will travel the length and breadth of the country to the best rally roads on offer with the announcement of a provisional six round calendar. The NZRC will visit Whangarei, Otago, Canterbury, Gisborne, Coromandel and the new addition of Paihia, as rounds of the 2016 › Read more
Big field set for championship battle at Rally Gisborne
The 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship is set for a titanic battle at round four FUCH’s Rally Gisborne, with one of the strongest championship line ups in recent years to take the start line at round four in Gisborne on Saturday 27th June. Championship leader Ben Hunt heads the 53 car › Read more
Top weekend at home for Van Klink
Kaiapoi’s Marcus van Klink has recorded another class win on his home event, the Lone Star Rally Canterbury, round three of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship over the weekend. The event in the past is one that has not treated van Klink well, including slipping off the road in the dark › Read more
Campbell cements championship spot at Canterbury
Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has secured his spot near the front of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship after the third round, Lone Star Rally Canterbury which was held over the weekend. Campbell headed to the event sitting second in the NZRC standings after his best ever start to the championship season, including › Read more
Gilmour third in class at Canterbury Rally
It was with a huge smile and big thanks to her team that Dunedin’s Emma Gilmour finished the Lone Star Rally of Canterbury third in Class 1 in her Vantage Suzuki Swift Maxi. Her relief and gratitude were well warranted as despite some strong performances on legs of rallies recently, the Suzuki has had a › Read more
Summerfield takes positives from home rally
Rangiora rally driver Matt Summerfield is taking the positives from one of the toughest events in his rallying career, the Lone Star Rally Canterbury, round three of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, over the weekend. Summerfield and co-driving sister Nicole entered their home event full of confidence off their first ever › Read more
Greg Murphy finds rallying contagious
The Lone Star Canterbury Rally threw up its challenges for Kiwi motor racing legend Greg Murphy, but he found the whole experience ‘quite contagious’. Murphy made his rallying debut in the third round of the New Zealand Rally Championship, held in the Okuku and Ashley Forests north of Christchurch over the weekend. Driving in the › Read more
Hunt extends championship lead at dramatic Rally Canterbury
Auckland’s Ben Hunt has extended his lead in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship with a maximum haul of points at the third round, Lone Star Rally Canterbury. Hunt and co-driver Tony Rawstorn guided their a commanding lead in the opening two special stages held on Saturday night, allowing him to maintain › Read more
Focus on finishing for Gilmour
Emma Gilmour has one main goal in sight at this weekend’s Lone Star Rally of Canterbury – the finish flags at the end of the ten stages. She and Australian co-driver Anthony McLoughlin will be doing their utmost to bring the Vantage Suzuki Swift Maxi home in one piece, trailing a string of competitive times › Read more
NZRC to heat up Canterbury Forests
Images: Geoff Ridder Photography The Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship roars back into action this weekend with round three of the series, the Lone Star Rally Canterbury, set to heat up the Ashley and Okuku forests. The man picked to set the pace is current NZRC leader Ben Hunt. Hunt and co-driver › Read more
Summerfield looks for top result on home soil
Rangiora’s Matt Summerfield is looking to continue his superb form to date into the third round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Lone Star Rally Canterbury. The event is Summerfield’s home rally, with the service park based in his home town of Rangiora and half of the events stages are based › Read more
Home rally awaits van Klink
Kaiapoi’s Marcus van Klink heads to his home rally keen to avenge last year’s result at the Lone Star Rally Canterbury, round three of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, this weekend. Both van Klink and co-driver Dave Neill have made a dream start to the NZRC, opening up a solid lead › Read more
Campbell looks for points at Canterbury
Tauranga’s Phil Campbell heads to the third round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Lone Star Rally Canterbury, looking for another solid haul of points. Currently sitting second in the NZRC standings after topping the four-wheel drive class at Rally Otago, Campbell and co-driver Venita Fabbro head to the Christchurch-based event › Read more
Murphy to make rally debut in Canterbury
Kiwi motor racing legend Greg Murphy will make his rally debut at the 2015 Lone Star Canterbury Rally over Queen’s Birthday weekend. Having made a race career on tarmac, Murphy has always had a hankering to try his hand at rallying on gravel and will compete in the Historic Class. “It’s something I’ve wanted to › Read more
Top result for Van Klink at Otago
  Kaiapoi’s Marcus van Klink has recorded a fantastic runner up in the Otago Classic Rally, which also doubled as round two of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, over the weekend. A star studded line up saw van Klink and co-driver Dave Neill facing opposition from current World Rally Championship star › Read more
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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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