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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeakiwi View Post
    Did the 'Spring Rally' of old use these types of roads?
    At least some of them, I remember watching the Spring Rally on Backline Road (Stage 2 this year) as a kid.

    Parts of Stages 3 and 6 have also been used for hillclimbs/sprints in recent years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeakiwi View Post
    Paddon in-car video from South Canterbury. Did the 'Spring Rally' of old use these types of roads? Fast roads: stage one average speed 130.32 km/h (15km) 2- 130.45 km/h (32km) 4- 132.43 km/h (18km) (Crunch used say he did not like tarmac stages because they were too fast, I wonder what he thought of those South Canterbury gravel stages)

    https://www.facebook.com/paddonrally...9361156543249/
    These were all old Spring Rally roads from the 1970's and 80's. Occasionally the were used in the 1990's and a few of them in the early 2000's
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    Ex-mrf Skoda R5 from Aus for Raana.
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/motorspor...ectid=12088648

    Brian Stokes running the Fiesta AP4 at Rally Nelson, a small fire near the end of stage 6 halted the run.
    https://www.facebook.com/teamstokesr...5090625944672/

    Hunt won his 'home' event Rally Nelson 2018, won all 7 seven stages run. G Thomas showing some pace to finish (3rd) 0.7 sec behind J Marston.
    Last edited by Zeakiwi; 14th July 2018 at 11:05.

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