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  • International Rally of Whangarei winners 2016

    Whangarei hosts New Zealand’s international car rally

    This weekend’s 28-30 April International Rally of Whangarei brings a large multi-cultural blend and top cars to New Zealand for the opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). The only international FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) rally event held in New Zealand since the last World Rally Championship (WRC) experience in 2012,
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    Stars in cars for International Rally of Whangarei

    From 28-30 April Whangarei will again host the opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), which brings new cars and a star driver line-up for the 796.78 km journey across revered Northland New Zealand rural gravel roads. The International Rally of Whangarei, part of the Whangarei Festival of motorsport, will include defending
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    Cyclone bypasses coming International Rally of Whangarei

    Two weeks out from the opening round of the 2017 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), New Zealand’s International Rally of Whangarei has been spared the predicted lashing Tropical Cyclone Cook was expected to deliver. Ploughing southward, having impacted Pacific Island regions of New Caledonia and Vanuatu, the Category 3 graded cyclone was predicted to
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Our Events @ Rally Whangarei

International Rally of Whangarei
28 Apr
All day Whangarei Town Basin
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The FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) is one of the premier regional championships in world rallying and is contested by teams from New Zealand, Australia, China, Czech Republic, Japan, Malaysia, India, and New Caledonia running primarily Super2000, Group N, or production, rally cars.
National Rally of Whangarei
28 Apr
All day Whangarei Town Basin
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The National event gives competitors with lower specification or older cars a way to compete in their own overall and class battles and be part of an international event without the cost of full international competition.

Watch the action from the 2016 APRC International Rally of Whangarei

See the stars @ the Ceremonial Start

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Join us in the centre of Whangarei on Friday night to meet the teams and see the cars. With a car show and official start, this is the place to be seen!

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Get a map & see the action!

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Get out on the stages on Saturday / Sunday to see the crews throwing gravel… every corner has action and drama as the teams battle for the title of champion!

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The exciting Super Special Stage!

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As darkness falls on Saturday night, head to Pohe Island to see the lights and the cars as they race against the clock in the Pohe Island Super Special stage.

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Rally of Whangarei

 
The FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) is one of the premier regional championships in world rallying and is contested by teams from New Zealand, Australia, China, Czech Republic, Japan, Malaysia, India, and New Caledonia running primarily Super2000, Group N, or production, rally cars.

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