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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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

Learning curve season valuable for Shapley

Jono Shapley has enjoyed his first foray into competing in the top echelon of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. The Whakatane-based Shapley has been a regular starter in his #Rallylife Motorsport Mitsubishi EVO this season. While his results so far have been modest, Shapley has gained invaluable experience despite battling some

Hunt chases the perfect season at Waitomo

Subaru driver Ben Hunt will look to complete the perfect season in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship with victory in this week’s season ending Rally Waitomo. Hunt secured the 2019 title, the second of his career, at the penultimate round on the Coromandel in August but he could become the first

Calm approach for Gillies in quest for title

Andrew Gillies heads to next week’s Rally Waitomo looking at the possibility of winning the Gull Rally Challenge 2WD championship. Gillies trails Daniel Alexander by six points while up to three other drivers remain in contention slightly further behind and should be a serious threat to winning given his consistency and speed so far this

       

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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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