Unfortunately Hanmer Rally will not go ahead in 2020. Autosport Club have made the decision that it is not appropriate to run the rally as the Coroners Hearing is still pending about the sad accident that occurred at the 2018 Hanmer Rally. This is not a choice that our group of volunteers have taken lightly…

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Our next event is almost upon us, the 19th July Kaiwara Rd Gravel Sprint 4.4km of awesome North Canterbury public gravel road. Entries are now open and must be done online via the Motorsport NZ Online Possum system https://possum.motorsport.org.nz/ Important details: All entries must be done via the Motorsport NZ Online Possum system https://possum.motorsport.org.nz/ No…

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A cold, frosty start greeted the entrants to the 2020 Mt Alexander Rallysprint. A new start line further up the road meant competitors had a clean slate on times. A full field of 40 drivers and their nominated codrivers were set to make the long anticipated return to the gravel. Overall, it was a well…

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We’ve slid out of lockdown clawing to get out there and enjoy our sport once again. Work in the background has ensured maximum events possible in this difficult time. With Motorsport NZ issuing permits and procedures now clear we have put together an Events Calendar with plenty of opportunity for everybody to get out and…

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To register for the Mainland Rally Series go to the Mainland Rally Series Facebook Page and fill out a registration form. The organisers of the Mainland Rally Series can confirm that event organisers are pushing ahead with the preparation of their respective rallies on the assumption we will have moved to Covid-19 level 1 (or…

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During this current difficult time with COVID-19 to secure an alternative date due to the likely postponement of the Canterbury Rally we have changed the date to October 24/25. Labour day public holiday is the following day. For many reasons this is the only weekend possible for us to hold this event and this early…

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Checkout other photos from our 2019 Season AGM Prizegiving in our Gallery https://autosport.org.nz/gallery/ Congratulations for all who were awarded trophies for their efforts in the 2019 Autosport Club Championship season. Well done to Sean Haggarty who won the overall 2019 Autosport Club Championship in his Subaru WRX. Checkout the Club Points page to see Autosport…

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David Fahey on his way to winning the 2019 Grass Autocross at Sefton. Huge thanks to Allan Pritchard from River Retreat Photography. Our last event for the 2019 Autosport Club Championship season was a grass autocross, an awesome way to finish the year. We returned to one of our favourite paddocks in Sefton. Congratulations to David Fahey…

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Our penultimate event for the season was a grass autocross at Kirwee. It was a new paddock so it was a fresh track, ready for some dirt slinging fun. What an awesome day racing around a paddock! Monster 48 driver field with the usual fast guns and plenty of first time competitors. Great to see…

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It was a great day in the sunshine racing on the gravel with 33 drivers skidding sideways. Congratulations to David Clearwater (Evo 4) for winning 1st overall, our class winners; class 1 0-1300cc Chris Herdman (Starlet), class 2 1301- 1600cc David Fahey (Escort), class 3 1601+cc Rob “Groove” McCallum (Escort). With long straights at this…

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