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EMPHATIC SILVER FERN RALLY WIN COMPLETES ‘UNFINISHED BUSINESS’ FOR ROBINSON AND COLLIS

December 1, 2018

Winning this year’s NZ Silver Fern Rally – and doing so in such emphatic style – was like completing unfinished business for top British Historic rally driver Matthew Robinson and co-driver Sam Collis. The pair crossed the official finish line of the eight-day 3,571km marathon from Hamilton to Rotorua this afternoon (Sat Dec 01) just over four minutes ahead of..

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TYSOE HANGS ON TO FINAL PODIUM SPOT ON THE WAY TO ROTORUA FINISH LINE

November 30, 2018

A late event charge on Thursday saw UK historic marathon rally specialist Roger Tysoe and co-driver Paul Morris wrest the final podium spot in this year’s NZ Silver Fern Rally off Kiwi pair Brent Rawstron and Ian McKee on. But any hope Tysoe had of further closing the gap on event leader Matthew Robinson and co-driver Sam Collis, and multiple..

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CHILMAN WINS THE DAY BUT CAN’T WREST RALLY LEAD OFF ROBINSON

November 29, 2018

A hard-charging Roger Chilman and co-driver Max Freeman (Ford Escort Mk 2) dominated the sixth day of 2018 NZ Silver Fern Rally action in the northern Wairarapa and southern Hawke’s Bay today. Yet, after topping the time sheets in five of the six stages, the pair managed to take less than two minutes out of the handsome 10 minute-plus lead..

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SILVER FERN RALLY’S SHORTEST DAY PACKS HEAVY PUNCH

November 28, 2018

Day five of this year’s NZ Silver Fern Rally might have been the shortest in terms of special stages – three – and stage kilometres – just 84 – but it packed a serous punch. For a start, overnight leader Roger Chilman and co-driver Max Freeman (Ford Escort RS1800) from Great Britain broke an axle in the first stage –..

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CHILMAN KEEPS HIS COOL TO TAKE SILVER FERN RALLY LEAD

November 27, 2018

Roger Chilman and co-driver Max Freeman (Ford Escort RS1800) from Great Britain are the new leaders of this year’s NZ Silver Fern Rally after another drama-filled day in the central North Island today. Day 1 pace-setters Meirion Evans and co-driver Lestyn Williams from Wales started out the day in front again after early event leader Matthew Robinson and his co-driver..

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BATTERED AND BRUISED BUT EVANS’ ESCORT IS BACK LEADING SILVER FERN RALLY

November 26, 2018

Battered and bruised it might be but the hard-driven Ford Escort RS1800 of Welshman Meirion Evans and co-driver Lestyn Williams is back on top of the leader board on this year’s  NZ Silver Fern Rally after another long day in the central North Island today. Defending NZ Silver Fern Rally title holders, and number one seed for this year’s eight-day..

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ROBINSON AND COLLIS RETAIN SILVER FERN RALLY LEAD ON MARATHON SECOND DAY

November 25, 2018

Matthew Robinson and co-driver Sam Collis (Ford Escort Mk 2) have retained their early 2018 NZ Silver Fern Rally lead on the second day of competition in the King Country and north-east Taranaki today. The British pair again won the majority of stages (4 of the 7 completed) and finished second in two of the other three to arrive in..

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ROBINSON & COLLIS HEAD SILVER FERN RALLY LEADERBOARD AFTER EVENTFUL FIRST DAY

November 24, 2018

British pair Matthew Robinson and Sam Collis (Ford Escort Mk 2) have taken an early lead in this year’s NZ Silver Fern Rally after an eventful – and for Robinson very tiring – first day in the Waikato today. “I’ve never been through stages so twisty in my life,” said the man who won four of the six stages and..

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IT’S NZ SILVER FERN RALLY TIME AGAIN!

November 22, 2018

It’s NZ Silver Fern Rally time again with a field of some of the world’s best classic gravel marathon specialists now here and counting down the hours until the Saturday (Nov 24)  start in Hamilton. Since 2006 the week-long, historic-focused, revival event has been held every two years and in 2015 was acquired by the Auckland-based Ultimate Rally Group, which..

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