Future Direction for 4WD NZ Rally Championship and 4WD rallying in New Zealand

Super 4WD Rally Cars

Motorsport NZ with the support of the Rally Commission, having received the detailed work of the Rally Technical Working Group together with other relevant information, confirm the future direction of the 4WD NZ Rally Championship for 2015 and beyond as follows.

Note: Existing 2WD categories (FIA R1, R2, R3/ Open 2WD/ Historic) will continue unchanged.

That the NZ Rally Championship 4WD class be categorised in two divisions:

Category 1

  • Cars compliant with the Technical Regulations (outlined below) for Super 4WD Rally Cars – Group NZ (name to be confirmed)
  • Cars respecting their FIA Homologation for GpN, S2000, R4, R5 (R5 to be confirmed subject to performance equity) and Regional Homologation by another ASN, in all respects excluding Fuel Type & Electronic Engine Management Control System.

Category 2

  • Cars complying with Schedule “A” and the Performance Parity Schedule detailed below.

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