Ken Block Memorial trophy winner still beaming
Visibly stunned when announced as the inaugural recipient of the Ken Block Memorial trophy at the 2023 International Rally of Whangarei, Auckland’s Raana Horan shared insight into the moment. Awarded › Read more
Paddon wins 2023 International Rally of Whangārei
Cromwell’s Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard have won the 2023 International Rally of Whangārei in their Hyundai i20N Rally 2 car, finishing 3min35 ahead of Ben Hunt and Tony › Read more
Paddon holds overnight lead at International Rally of Whangārei
New Zealand driver pairing Hayden Paddon and John Kennard hold more than a two minute lead after the first of two days for the 2023 International Rally of Whangārei – › Read more
All go for International Rally of Whangārei this weekend
The 12-14 May running of the 2023 International Rally of Whangarei is underway with teams now doing pre-event reconnaissance. Preparation for the return of the international level to the Whangārei › Read more
Ken Block memorial trophy to be awarded at the International Rally of Whangārei
US businessman, action sportsman and top-level rally driver Ken Block, will have his memory honoured with a perpetual trophy to be awarded at this year’s International Rally of Whangārei, 12-14 › Read more
Paddon and van Gisbergen top International Rally of Whangārei entry list
Entrants for the 2023 International Rally of Whangārei, being held 12-14 May, include Hayden Paddon and V8 Supercar champion Shane van Gisbergen. A total of 48 teams have entered, in › Read more
International Rally of Whangarei cancelled for 2020
Facing continual border uncertainty at being able to run an international event for 2020, organisers Rally New Zealand have opted to cancel this year’s International Rally of Whangarei. Originally scheduled › Read more
Digital APRC launches online International Rally of Whangarei
Rally fans will get to both contest and follow this weekend’s 8-10 May 2020 launch of the Digital Asia Pacific Rally Competition from the safety of their home. An interim › Read more
2020 International Rally of Whangarei still poised to run
A glimmer of hope remains to run the International Rally of Whangarei in 2020, despite having to postpone it’s originally scheduled 8 – 10 May date. A qualifying round for › Read more
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 › 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. In 2024 we are excited to host the FINAL round, where this years champion will be crowned.