New Zealand Rallies 2022
The New Zealand 2022 'gravel rashers' season started for some with the Golden 1200 Hill Climb. Won again by Paddon with the I20 AP4+ hot rodded for the event.
It is expected there will be a few new cars making appearances for NZ rally scene in 2022.
Likes: Rally Hokkaido (9th March 2022)
Round 1 - Otago Rally is on.
A mix of R5 and AP 4 cars lined up. Local operation Brand support for Paddon - Hyundai, Hunt - Skoda Fabia Evo2, Jack Hawkeswood - GR Toyota, Robbie Stokes - Ford.
Stage 7 cancelled due to loose cattle stop/ grate on the road being loose. Usually steel slats over a shallow pit.
1. Paddon (in the long used AP4 Hyundai i20) 2. Hunt - first rally in a left hand drive (in the fresh Skoda Fabia Rally 2 Evo) 3. Horan in the Skoda Fabia R5 (has an Fabia Evo back in the garage to be used later)
otago rally - pure sound
Last edited by Humber; 5th May 2022 at 23:30.
Likes: the sniper (9th April 2022)
Van Klink has track tested a new tarmac spec quad rotor Mazda RX8 at the South Island Ruapuna race track. The car's first event is the 5 day NZ Targa starting from New Plymouth in late May with 750km of tarmac stages.
Short video with sound on the Klink Rallysport FB.
Round 2 of the New Zealand Rally championship.
After Friday night/ Saturday leg - 1. Paddon. 2 Marston 3 Hunt 4 Pettigrew 5 Horan
At the end of Sunday. 1 Paddon 2 Hunt 3 Pettigrew 4 Horan 5 Marston
NZ Rally Champs points after 2 round 1. Paddon 88 2. Hunt 66 3. Horan 47 4. Pettigrew 43 5. Campbell 26
Rally of Hawkes Bay 2022 (Traditional NZ wet winter rally) Van Gisbergen (Supercars -Australia, Blancpain etc driver) was in front of the early stages of the rally until sliding off road.
(1) Hunt - Skoda Fabia Rally 2 Evo (2) Pettigrew - Holden Barina AP4 (3) Summerfield - Mitsubishi Mirage AP4
Stokes crash at Rally NZ 2022 Stage 12
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1st September 2022, 21:26
Nice from the NZ series that have highlights from all rounds!!
15th November 2022, 20:13
NZ Silver Fern 2022 - a week long special stage gravel event, kicks off this weekend. South Island.
Day 1 - spectator map (from Ally MacKay) https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%...155401&o=OneUp