The New Zealand Rally Championship is this country’s premier nationwide rally championship and, as such, attracts New Zealand’s best drivers to compete in numerous categories for the prestigious MotorSport New Zealand-sanctioned rally championship titles.

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Youngsters announce themselves at hill climb

Two Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship young guns caught the eye of punters at the Ben Nevis Station Golden 1200 near Cromwell over the weekend. Job Quantock and Robbie Stokes showed impressive speed at times during the 2019 championship but underlined their status as potential future NZRC champions with some serious speed

WRC star Meeke confirmed for Whangarei

Former WRC winner Kris Meeke will head to New Zealand for the first time this year to tackle the International Rally of Whangarei in May. The Northern Irishman will compete on the iconic New Zealand roads made famous during the days the World Rally Championship was an annual visitor through the late 1990s and early

From the Service Park – 2020 pre-season edition

With the 2020 season almost upon us the NZRC team take a look at the latest whisperings from around the traps. Young in an AP4 car Kiwi Mike Young looks likely test himself against the best of his compatriots in the same machinery when he makes a rare start in the Brian Green Property Group

From the Service Park – Christmas special

‘Twas a fortnight before Christmas and all the through the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship there where tiny whisperings that our ears have picked up on. Hudson swap the first of many Jared Hudson’s move to partner Phil Campbell next year is the first of what appears to be many co-driver swaps

Hudson to partner Campbell in 2020

Promising young co-driver Jared Hudson will partner Ford Fiesta AP4 driver Phil Campbell in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship in 2020. Jared, the youngest member of the Hudson co-driving clan, will replace Mal Peden, who will be co-driving elsewhere next season. The 15-year-old spent the past couple of seasons with David

2020 Brian Green Property Group NZRC calendar confirmed

A five-round Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship awaits competitors in 2020 with three international events, a new rally and the return of WRC Rally New Zealand. Championship organisers have today confirmed a five-round calendar that begins with the traditional season-opening Otago Rally, heading north to International Rally of Whangarei, stopping at Rally

Alexander finally crowned champion

Daniel Alexander is no stranger to waiting to be crowned champion but he can finally give himself that tag after he and co-driver Katrina Renshaw were confirmed as the Gull Rally Challenge 2WD champions for 2019. Alexander narrowly missed out on the title two years ago, finishing runner-up. He injured himself in a big crash

Stunning result for Jensen a sign of things to come?

Lost in all the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship title fights at last weekend’s Rally Waitomo was the phenomenal performance of Matt Jensen. The Aucklander won the Gull Rally Challenge at Waitomo in convincing fashion but unfortunately for Jensen, much of the focus was centred on the two cars behind him –

From the Service Park – Rally Waitomo

During an enjoyable but busy Rally Waitomo the NZRC team have been hunting out the latest news and rumours around the service park. International team coming Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship fans can start getting excited about an international team joining the championship next season. Sources tell me a near full-time assault

Maiden win for Horan as Van Klink, Adams win titles

Raana Horan got a break-through win for a Skoda one-two finish while Marcus van Klink and Matt Adams were crowned national champions in a chaotic Rally Waitomo on Saturday. Horan collected his maiden Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship victory with a narrow 18.1 second win over fellow Skoda Fabia R5 driver Kingsley

       

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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 2019, there are six NZRC rounds, each with a unique character reflecting the diverse regions – from Northland to Otago.

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