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McRae becomes first international driver to win Ashley Forest Rallysprint

September 23, 2018

Australian-based Scotsman Alister McRae won the Ashley Forest Rallysprint, in North Canterbury today, in the 1998 ex-Possum Bourne Vantage Subaru WRC - becoming the first international driver to claim victory in the event’s 35-year history. The elimination-style nature of the rallysprint, which featured a 55% uphill and 45% downhill 1.7km course, saw McRae go first in the top-two run off...

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No luck for Paddon at Ashley Forest

September 23, 2018

This weekend Kiwi WRC star Hayden Paddon tackled the iconic Ashley Forest Rallysprint in his revamped Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car for the second time. The car, dubbed Barry 2.0, was in +++ mode according to Paddon with a new 2.1-litre engine, improved aero package and engine management system. Saturday saw Paddon and a few other top competitors allowed only..

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Ashley Forest Rallysprint live for first time in over 30 years

September 18, 2018

The iconic Ashley Forest Rallysprint will be streamed live this weekend for the first time in more than 30 years. While it won't be a big television production of previous live telecasts, a mulit-camera live-stream feed will be available during the two days of competition and for the knock-out finals on Sunday afternoon. The live-streaming is the brainchild of MoMac Socialising Media..

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Cox amped to defend Ashley Forest title

September 16, 2018

Sloan Cox is going all out to defend his Ashley Forest Rallysprint title over the weekend of 22 and 23 September. The Ratec Motorsport Club-run event has gained a mighty following over the years and this year’s battle between Cox as the 2017 winner, Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon and Scottish rally star Alister McRae is set to be one..

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