Experience vs Youth at Whangarei

Experience vs Youth at Whangarei

27 March 2015

The 2015 International Rally of Whangarei is set to be a battle between experience and youth with the entry list for the April event headed by former FIA Asia Pacific Rally Champion Gaurav Gill from India and young Swedish rising star Pontus Tidemand. The event contested over 282 kilometres of challenging gravel stages from 17th-19th… read more

Skoda sign Tidemand for 2015

Skoda sign Tidemand for 2015

27 March 2015

ŠKODA Motorsport has pulled off a spectacular coup with the signing of exceptionally talented rally driver Pontus Tidemand (Sweden). The former Junior World Rally Champion will drive a ŠKODA in the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). Tidemand and co-driver Emil Axelsson (Sweden) will make their debut for the ŠKODA works team at the opening round… read more

Competitor Update – March 2015

Competitor Update – March 2015

20 March 2015

International Rally of Whangarei Plans for team containers to be cleared and delivered to Northtec, Whangarei are in place. Teams involved in MPI quarantine inspections have been advised of location and date for this to happen. Team containers are expected to be available at Northtec pre-event service area from approx midday on Saturday 11 April…. read more

Night Rally Action to Start Whangarei

Night Rally Action to Start Whangarei

20 March 2015

The 2015 International Rally of Whangarei will race into action with a spectacular evening of action in the city on Friday 17th April. A pre rally display, rally start and two runs of the Hella Pohe Island Super Special Stage will provide motorsport fans a fantastic opportunity to see the cars and stars up close… read more

Young in line for WRC Fiesta Trophy Seat

Young in line for WRC Fiesta Trophy Seat

4 March 2015

Last years Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Production Cup winner and overall APRC drivers championship runner-up, 22 year old Mike Young from New Zealand, has received an invitation to join the M-Sport run Drive DMACK Ford Fiesta Trophy in the World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2015. Young says: “To say I’m excited is an understatement,… read more