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Thomson makes step up at Whangarei

May 10, 2019

Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson has made a big step up in speed at the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei. In what represented his second event in the Specialised Auto Services Subaru Impreza WRX STI, Thomson was confident of improved pace heading to the event after multiple enhancements in..

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Championship hopes fade for Barker in Whangarei

May 10, 2019

Round two of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship was contested over the weekend at the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei. A two day event Stephen Barker calls his home rally. Suffering a mechanical DNF in the opening round in Dunedin, Barker found himself at the bottom of the championship table. Eager to fight back with a..

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Campbell takes positives from Whangarei

May 9, 2019

Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has come away from round two of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei, focusing on the positives after a strong run on the opening day was ended by mechanical failure. Coming into the round, Campbell was third in the championship and looking forward to tackling an event that..

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van Klink tops epic Whangarei battl

May 9, 2019

Christchurch’s Marcus van Klink has topped an intense two-wheel drive battle at the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei. After his impressive victory at the opening round of the series, Rally Otago, van Klink expected a fiercer fight at Whangarei and that was exactly what he got, ending..

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GILLIES AND PILCHER MOVE UP TO SECOND IN TITLE CHASE

May 7, 2019

Andy Gillies and Nathan Pilcher enjoyed their strongest performance so far in the New Zealand Rally Championship over the weekend at the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei and now sit in second place in the class points in their ex-Paddon Toyota Levin. The duo - who reside almost the length of the country apart with Gillies based in Arrowtown and..

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Sheehan extends lead at Whangarei

May 7, 2019

Queenstown’s Mike Sheehan has extended his class lead in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship after the second round, the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei, held over the weekend. Having spectated the event last year, Sheehan was excited to compete on some of the most famous rallying roads in the world. In front of massive crowds, he..

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Hunt wins consecutive NZRC rounds

May 5, 2019

Subaru’s Ben Hunt and co-driver Tony Rawstorn have won the NZRC component of the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei today – repeating their result from the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship’s (NZRC) first round in Otago. Hunt was the first of the NZRC drivers home, finishing second overall to Hayden Paddon, who is not competing in the..

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Hunt powers to second straight win

May 5, 2019

Ben Hunt and Tony Rawstorn have gone back-to-back in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship and opened up a healthy championship lead with victory at International Rally of Whangarei Sunday. The Hydraulink Subaru pair started the day in a tight battle with Stephen Barker but pulled away through the morning loop of stages south of Whangarei before..

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Hunt pips Barker to lead in Whangarei

May 4, 2019

Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship leader Ben Hunt passed Stephen Barker in the penultimate stage of Saturday’s action at International Rally of Whangarei to claim day honours. The Subaru driver, and co-driver Tony Rawstorn, holds an overnight lead of 6.4 seconds from Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9 Barker shares with Chris MacIver. Barker impressed during the four morning..

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Gilmour focusing forward for Rally of Whangarei

May 2, 2019

Over the past three weeks Emma Gilmour’s team have been busy fixing the mechanical issues that hampered her recently-rebuilt Vantage Windows and Doors Suzuki Swift AP4 at the Rally of Otago, in time for the 2019 ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei this weekend. The Dunedin rally driver is determined to set aside the disappointment of being unable to put on..

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