News & Recent Events

28 Jul – Malvern Hills Rd Gravel Sprint

This is the inaugural running of the Malvern Hills Rd Gravel Sprint. Used many years ago for Canterbury rally, it has never been used as a gravel sprint so it…
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2 Jun – Canterbury Rally

Congratulations to 2019 Lone Star Canterbury Rally winners Ben Hunt and Tony Rawstorn – Photo: Allan Pritchard
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18 May – Mt Alexander Day Night Gravel Sprint

It was great to have the rare chance to race one of our favourite, tricky gravel roads in the day and night time. It was a perfect opportunity to setup…
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8 May – Autosport Club Night Out Quiz Night

Autosport Quiz Night was a fun night scratching heads, trying to remember names, cars and other rally trivia. We had an unexpected but very welcome international guest Frank Kelly, thanks…
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28 Apr – Autocross Rnd 1 Grass

*CANCELLED* Unfortunately we have had to cancel our autocross because of problems organising a venue. Sorry for the late notice but we tried everything we could to make the event…
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31 Mar – Rakaia Zig Zag Rd Gravel Sprint

One of our favourite twisty roads and steep gravel sprints with a fast finish all in 2.5km of great Canterbury gravel. Situated by the Rakaia gorge this road is always…
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20 Feb – AGM Prizegiving

It was a great celebration of our awesome 2018 Autosport season at our AGM Prizegiving. Congratulations to all the award winners, especially Overall Club Champion Josh Marston.
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10 Feb – Pipers Valley Rd Gravel Sprint

Congratulations to David Quantock for snatching victory in his Ex-Brian Green Mirage from Mike Tall in his Mirage. 31 drivers raced up the twisy and in places steep gravel road.…
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29 Sep – Grass Autocross

Our first event without Kevin Corin taking photos for us. We miss Kevin who gave not only his photos to our club but was a good friend to many. May…
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1 Sep – Hanmer Rally

A message from the club. As our tight community is now aware, on the final stage of yesterday’s rally. A freak accident occurred tragically ending in the death of our…
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19 Aug – Auchenflower Rd Gravel Sprint

One of our most popular gravel sprints Auchenflower Rd Gravel Sprint give drivers 8.7km of fast flowing, public road with twisty section in the middle to test their skills. There…
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29 Jul – Kaiwara Rd Gravel Sprint

Our third Gravel Sprint for the 2018 season is approx. 4.4 km gravel public road; undulating gravel rd. Uphill from the start. Situated just south of Cheviot, Canterbury. Congratulations to…
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3 Jun – Canterbury Rally

The Lone Star Canterbury Rally is the third round of the 2018 New Zealand Rally Championship and third round of the 2018 Mainland Rally Series. The event features stages on the local county…
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20 May – Rakaia Zig Zag Rd Gravel Sprint

Our second gravel sprint for 2018 used one of our favourite twisty roads, the Rakaia Zig Zag Rd. It was a windy, dusty day difficult for the volunteers and camera…
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29 Apr – Grass Autocross

A Mini wins again! This time it was Daniel Males who won 1st overall in his gold Mini, well done! Mike Pentecost, also driving a Mini, made a costly mistake,…
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