Cox makes winning start to NZ Hillclimb champs

Rotorua’s Sloan Cox has made the perfect start to the New Zealand Hillclimb Championship, taking dominant victories in both legs of the opening round, held near Gisborne over the weekend.

The series format sees two events held over two days, with Saturday’s event being held on tarmac and Sunday’s event being held on gravel. Continue reading “Cox makes winning start to NZ Hillclimb champs”

Countdown to BRC Ulster encounter

After a 12-week summer break, the clock is now counting down for the fifth round of the Dulux Trade MSA British Rally Championship: the Todds Leap Ulster Rally. The international element of the event, which is now called Rally NI, takes place on Friday and Saturday 19 & 20 August and represents the second of the British Championship’s three asphalt rallies this season.

The annual visit to Northern Ireland by Britain’s premier series is well and truly etched into the calendar. It holds lots of memories – both good and not so good – for lots of crews and, over the years, has often become a turning point for the fortunes of many. Continue reading “Countdown to BRC Ulster encounter”

Zlín route to feature several changes for 2011

The route of the 41st Barum Czech Rally Zlín, round seven of the 2011 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, will feature 15 special stages over a competitive distance of 248 kilometres, organisers have confirmed.

Following the ceremonial start in front of Zlín city hall at 17:00hrs local time on Friday 26 August, the action will begin with the traditional night time superspecial stage through the streets of the host city with the crews tackling three laps of the course in reverse running order from 21:15hrs. Continue reading “Zlín route to feature several changes for 2011”