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 Daily Archives: September 24, 2020

MotorSport New Zealand Hillclimb Championship kicks off this weekend

September 24, 2020

The 2020-21 MotorSport New Zealand Hillclimb Championship kicks off this weekend with the first South Island qualifying round hosted by the Marlborough Car Club. Registrations for the championship have been strong, partly thanks to MotorSport New Zealand’s ‘Back in Motion’ support package which has encouraged competitors to enter ClubSport events. With budgets taking a hit in line with the national..

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Matt Summerfield top seed for South Canterbury

September 24, 2020

South Island rallying returns this weekend with the South Canterbury Rally based out of Timaru, and is the second Mainland Rally Series event for the season since the calendar was suspended earlier this year due to COVID-19. However top seed Matt Summerfield says the disrupted calendar and cancellation of the national series for this year hasn't been all bad. It..

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Andrew Lawrie takes points at Teretonga ClubSport event

September 24, 2020

Andrew Lawrie of Invercargill was the big winner at Round 2 of the Southland Sports Car Club’s Evolution Motorsport ClubSport Championship at Teretonga Park on Sunday. Lawrie, in his Mitsubishi Mirage, won the Motorkhana event in the morning from Craig Allan in a Honda Prelude with Stacy Lines third in a Mini while in the afternoon he won the Autocross..

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Rankleburn Rally returns

September 24, 2020

The Rankleburn Rally is on again with a field of cars heading to the Rankleburn Forest in West Otago on Saturday 10 October. The event is organised by the Eastern Southland Car Club with support from MLT / Heartland Hotels and Ernslaw One Limited. Last year’s winners, Carter Strang of Wallacetown and co-driver Stewart Robbie in their Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 6,..

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Toyota New Zealand confirms boost for Kiwi racers

September 24, 2020

Toyota New Zealand has announced today a COVID-19 support package of up to $500,000 to help Kiwi up and coming single-seater drivers, and to continue their support of motorsport in New Zealand. The fund will be managed by the Kiwi Driver Fund. Focused on finding New Zealand’s next motorsport champion, the Kiwi Driver Fund provides vital support to up and..

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