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8 September – Autosport At Nelson Rally

Sunday the 8th of September dawned wet and misty, and with heavy rain overnight the clay based roads of the Golden Downs Forest promised some interesting conditions. Stage 1 was very slippery in some parts and this saw the demise from the rally of Autosport club captain Dermot Martin and co-driver Bede O’Connor’s Evo 4.…
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1 September – Sefton Autocross

Sunday the 1st of September was another great day to be out skidding around in cars. Bright sunshine and warm temperatures helped to dry the ground slightly after the dampness earlier in the week leaving the Sefton paddock in great condition for the event. Entries were good, with 28 cars taking to the short flowing…
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18 August – Mt Alexander Sprint

The trip from Christchurch under a clear blue sky with snow covered mountains on the horizon made it worth getting out of bed just to travel to the event. Many wondered what the road condition would be like following the heavy rain or the days preceding but all concerns were put to rest through the…
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5 May – Rakaia Zigzag Sprint

A cloudy Sunday saw 50 cars line up for the Rakaia Zig Zag sprint. The event went well for most concerned, although Sean Sands’ Escort suffered mechanical trouble and Kevin Hobson’s Corolla encountered a large rock and broke a tie-rod end but both were back to contest the following runs. Hard luck award of the…
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