International Rally of Whangarei forced to postpone 2020 event
The scheduled 8-10 May running of the International Rally of Whangarei, the third round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) has been forced to postpone. A statement on Thursday 19 March by MotorSport New Zealand to suspend the necessary permit to run the event has forced the postponement. The event falls inside the › Read more
WRC driver Kris Meeke to tackle International Rally of Whangarei
Northern Irishman Kris Meeke will tackle New Zealand’s International Rally of Whangarei, to be held on May 8-10 2020. Meeke will compete in New Zealand for the first time, on roads made famous in the local round of the World Rally Championship through the late 1990s and early 2000s. He will be joined by regular › Read more
Paddon wins International Rally of Whangarei
Continuing form by New Zealand rally driver Hayden Paddon and co-driver Samantha Gray in their Hyundai i20 AP4 saw the duo stretch their early lead to an over four minute winning margin at the weekend’s ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei. Covering 264km of competitive road sections across New Zealand’s Northland region, the three-day event was › Read more
Paddon holds commanding rally lead at day’s end
Heading the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei after Saturday’s leg of competition, four-time winner Hayden Paddon and co-driver Samantha Gray hold a near three minute lead in their Hyundai i20 AP4 over the chasing field. The second round of the 2019 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), today’s eight special stage tests were held north › Read more
Whangarei gears up for international rally
This weekend’s 3 – 5 May running of the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei bring drivers and cars from Japan, Ireland, United States of America, Australia and around New Zealand to the Northland region to test themselves on the cambered fast-flowing rural roads. The second round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), changes › Read more
Paddon takes fourth International Rally of Whangarei win
Fastest across all 18 of the weekend’s special stages at the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei has rewarded WRC driver Hayden Paddon and co-driver Mal Peden with victory in their Hyundai i20. The opening round for the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) and the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand › Read more
Paddon takes commanding lead after first day of International Rally of Whangarei
Wanaka’s Hayden Paddon and co-driver Mal Peden park their Hyundai after today’s eight special stages at the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei holding an advantage of 4m02.4sec. Placed second at the overnight halt is Ben Hunt and Tony Rawstorn in a Subaru while third is Emma Gilmour and Anthony McLoughlin in a Suzuki. Opening the › Read more
Hayden Paddon fastest at ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei shakedown
WRC driver Hayden Paddon and co-driver Mal Peden have set fastest time in their Hyundai i20 at today’s shakedown event ahead of the weekend’s 4-6 May ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei. The opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) and the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally › Read more
International rally to again light Whangarei
For the 12th year in a row New Zealand’s Northland region and host city Whangarei will again entertain drivers from foreign cultures and countries, for the 4-6 May ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei. The opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) and the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New › Read more
Hayden Paddon confirmed for ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei
World Rally Championship driver and three-time winner of the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei, Hayden Paddon (Wanaka) will again challenge for outright victory at this year’s 4 – 6 May event. The opening round (of six) for the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), Paddon will join the four international entrants vying for the winner’s › Read more

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