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Thomson secures junior title at Coromandel

August 22, 2019

Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson has secured his third consecutive junior championship and tightened his strangle-hold on third place in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship after another top five result at the Dayle ITM Goldrush Rally Coromandel. Thomson headed to the event looking to secure his championship position and also look to learn the effect of set-up changes..

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Sheehan takes championship control at Coromandel

August 20, 2019

Queenstown’s Mike Sheehan has one hand on the championship trophy in the front-wheel drive class of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship after a maximum score at the Dayle ITM Goldrush Rally Coromandel held over the weekend. Having seen his lead reduced to nothing at the previous rounds, Sheehan knew he needed to increase his pace and..

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Ben Hunt pilots Subaru WRX STI to his second national rally championship title win

August 17, 2019

Subaru driver Ben Hunt is elated to have wrapped up the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) today, with a round to spare. Hunt and his long-time co-driver Tony Rawstorn needed only to finish eighth or higher in the one-day Dayle ITM Goldrush Rally of Coromandel to secure a second career title – after achieving his first..

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Hunt victorious in Coromandel to seal title

August 17, 2019

Ben Hunt claimed his fifth straight rally win and his second Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship by winning Dayle ITM Goldrush Rally of Coromandel on Saturday. The Subaru driver made it five wins from five starts in 2019 with another commanding performance alongside co-driver Tony Rawstorn – the pair claiming victory by 2.5 seconds. They nearly ran..

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Hunt on the cusp at Coromandel

August 15, 2019

Subaru driver Ben Hunt needs only to finish ninth in this weekend’s Dayle ITM Goldrush Rally of Coromandel to wrap up a second career title. The Auckland-based Hunt holds a 46-point lead over Josh Marston and has two bites at the cherry to claim the 2019 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship with the season-ending Waitomo Rally in..

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Campbell returns to happy hunting ground

August 14, 2019

Tauranga’s Phil Campbell returns to a happy hunting ground for the Dayle ITM Goldrush Rally Coromandel this weekend for the penultimate round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. The Whitianga-based event was the scene of Campbell’s first NZRC round win back in 2014 and since then he has also recorded a second place in 2015 and..

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Sheehan ready to fight for title at Coromandel

August 13, 2019

Queenstown’s Mike Sheehan will come out swinging at the penultimate round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Dayle ITM Goldrush Rally Coromandel, this weekend. Sheehan made an almost perfect start to the season, opening with a win and a second place. A thumb injury slowed progress at the next round in Canterbury, while a freak..

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Dominant Hunt could seal title in South Canterbury

June 19, 2019

Ben Hunt could wrap up the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship at this weekend’s fourth round in South Canterbury. The Subaru driver could secure his second career championship should he make it four wins on the bounce and if closest rival Josh Marston finishes outside the top four at Stadium Finance Rally South Canterbury. Hunt has dominated..

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GILLIES AND PILCHER TAKE CLASS LEAD IN NZ RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

June 3, 2019

Toyota crew Andy Gillies and co-driver Nathan Pilcher made the podium for the third rally in a row over the weekend in the Canterbury Rally, taking second in class despite it being their first time together competing in forest and night stages. The pair enjoyed a virtually trouble free run after overcoming a broken alternator bolt on the first stage...

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Subaru’s Hunt makes it three from three NZRC wins

June 3, 2019

Subaru brand ambassador Ben Hunt has now scored a hat-trick of round wins in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) after producing a masterful victory at the Lone Star Rally Canterbury yesterday. Powering his Subaru WRX STI through the seven stages with co-driver Tony Rawstorn, they won every one of them, which hands Hunt a huge..

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