Ken Block returns to New Zealand rally stages
Global Motorsport sensation Ken Block has today announced he is heading to New Zealand. The American rally driver who has participated in the World Rally Championship and Global Rallycross series will include a round of the New Zealand Rally Championship on his 2015 competition schedule. Block and co-driver Alex Gelsomino will contest the International Rally › Read more
New look Whangarei to host rally season opener
A revamped International Rally of Whangarei will kick-start the 2015 rally season as it hosts the opening round of the 2015 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship and also the first round of the 2015 New Zealand Rally Championship. Event Organisers are excited by changes to the format for 2015 which includes a host of new › Read more
Gill breaks through to win VINZ International Rally of Whangarei
India’s Gaurav Gill and Australian based co-driver Glenn Macneall clean swept today’s six special stages concluding the 2014 VINZ International Rally of Whangarei – snatching victory from overnight leader and team mate Jan Kopecký. The opening round of the 2014 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) saw competitors head south for today’s six remaining special › Read more
Kopecký takes comfortable lead at VINZ International Rally of Whangarei
First time visitor to New Zealand, 32-year-old Jan Kopecký from the Czech Republic, has surged to the lead of the two-day VINZ International Rally of Whangarei – the opening round of the 2014 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). Of the six special stages contested so far today Kopecký and co-driver Pavel Dresler topped the › Read more
Tenths of a second split rivals at VINZ International Rally of Whangarei shakedown
Today’s shakedown ahead of the 12-13 April VINZ International Rally of Whangarei has seen European Rally Champion Jan Kopecký set fastest time, two tenths of a second quicker than team mate and defending Asia Pacific Rally Champion Gaurav Gill. In New Zealand to contest the opening round for the 2014 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship › Read more
International champions headline season opening rally
This weekend’s VINZ International Rally of Whangarei opening round of the 2014 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) features both its defending champ Gaurav Gill from India and European Rally Champion Jan Kopecký from the Czech Republic. Starting from the northern North Island city of Whangarei, 160km north of Auckland, the 11-13 April event uses › Read more
Kiwis take on internationals at VINZ International Rally of Whangarei
Adding to the illustrious list of entries for this year’s VINZ International Rally of Whangarei will be a group of 39 Kiwi teams also out to measure themselves and score against the internationals tackling the 11-13 April event. Covering 220.87 kilometres of fast flowing rural road in the Far North and Whangarei districts the test › Read more
Family and friends day out opportunity at VINZ International Rally of Whangarei
Friends and family looking for something to do in the Far North and Whangarei regions this weekend have the VINZ International Rally of Whangarei to enjoy as spectators, on both Saturday and Sunday 12-13 April. Drivers from countries such as India, Japan, China and the Czech Republic along with Australia and New Zealand will contest › Read more

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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.

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