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Race trucks take top points in offroad racing final round at Raglan

Three race truck teams have taken the maximum 72 points by winning all their heats at the last North Island round of the 2017 Polaris New Zealand Offroad Championship Competing on a spectacular farm-based race hilly track at Raglan, Wellington’s Glenn Turvey won class four for modified truck and 4WDs in his Toyota Hilux V6; [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Racing|Comments Off on Race trucks take top points in offroad racing final round at Raglan

North-south offroad racing rivalry heats up

Leading northern racers in the 2017 Polaris New Zealand Offroad Championship are going from snow, sleet and borderline hypothermia to the possibility of a 30 degree heat wave A fortnight ago, a number of the top championship contenders were battling bleak weather in the central North Island, contesting the stand-alone Polaris NZ 1000 at Ohakuri. [...]

By |September 29th, 2017|Racing|Comments Off on North-south offroad racing rivalry heats up

Thomasen doubles down in epic offroad duel

By |September 11th, 2017|Racing|Comments Off on Thomasen doubles down in epic offroad duel

Record Entry: Polaris 1000 cracks the magic 100

By |September 6th, 2017|Racing|Comments Off on Record Entry: Polaris 1000 cracks the magic 100

Round 3, North Island Nationals Entry (Raglan)

Entry form now available - Prizes for early entries! Click Here

By |August 16th, 2017|Events, Racing|Comments Off on Round 3, North Island Nationals Entry (Raglan)

To all Clubs – Please check out new Bulletin regarding running events

Please take the time to read the new posting regarding running events and communications for all marshals that is required. Download Here

By |August 9th, 2017|Racing|Comments Off on To all Clubs – Please check out new Bulletin regarding running events

Experience the key as Moriarty wins the Mainland Challenge

Experience brings top result for racer Moriarty Christchurch's Wayne Moriarty, one of the fastest and most experienced offroad racers in New Zealand, has once more scooped the Mainland Challenge trophy. Moriarty took a clean sweep of the first day's short course (stadium) racing at the Canterbury club's purpose-built West Melton track. Driving his Alumicraft Toyota [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Racing|Comments Off on Experience the key as Moriarty wins the Mainland Challenge

Rally star Hayden Paddon to contest 2017 Polaris NZ1000

Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon will race in September’s Polaris NZ 1000 offroad endurance race in his home country. The event, over two days, is modelled on the iconic Baja 1000 and challenges teams to complete 500 km per day over two days of racing in production pine forests in the heart of [...]

By |June 15th, 2017|Racing|Comments Off on Rally star Hayden Paddon to contest 2017 Polaris NZ1000

JOHN MORGAN TAKES MAIDEN WOODHILL 100 TITLE

- in association with HasTrak -   Spectacular crashes, wildlife incidents claim top contenders Another new name for the sport’s oldest trophy The ‘Morgan Express’ rolls through Woodhill After 200 km with a misbehaving engine, John Morgan has won his first Woodhill 100, adding his name to the sport’s oldest Kiwi trophy and giving his [...]

By |June 6th, 2017|Racing|Comments Off on JOHN MORGAN TAKES MAIDEN WOODHILL 100 TITLE

CLASH OF OFFROAD TITANS IN STORE FOR WOODHILL

- in association with HasTrak - Media release 30 May 2017   Star-studded entry for 37th Woodhill 100 Oldest race promises fast forest action Classic course set to go   Lotto millionaire Trevor Cooper and 2016 champion Mike Fraser headline the entry for the 2017 Woodhill 100 this weekend. Set in the sprawling pine forest [...]

By |June 6th, 2017|Racing|Comments Off on CLASH OF OFFROAD TITANS IN STORE FOR WOODHILL