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Christmas takes top honours at Offroad Racing Shortcourse Champs

Taranaki man, #875 Dean Christmas, took the gold for the unlimited race trucks Class 8, in his 2wd American ProLite race truck. Under intense pressure from an aggressive pack, that included the current national champion, #NZ1 Nick Hall, Dean kept the rabble at bay. The Taranaki Offroad Racing Club’s Midhirst racetrack has provided the [...]

By |2021-08-11T06:57:19+12:00August 11th, 2021|Racing|Comments Off on Christmas takes top honours at Offroad Racing Shortcourse Champs

National Offroad Racing title on the line at Midhirst this Saturday

Offroad Racers from all over the country gather to race at Midhirst on Saturday. They come to race the New Zealand Offroad Racing Shortcourse Championship 2021. This national championship title is on the line as over 50 racers take on each other and the purpose built Midhirst race track. Each racing class races for [...]

By |2021-08-11T23:38:52+12:00August 5th, 2021|Racing|Comments Off on National Offroad Racing title on the line at Midhirst this Saturday

The 2021 New Zealand Offroad Enduro Champs – this weekend in Golden Downs Forest

t’s relentless. The NZ Enduro Champs does not let up. It keeps coming at the drivers for 700km of rough roads and bush tracks. It does care that they are wet, cold, wind-blown and covered in mud. It keeps on coming. Relentless. For the 30 race cars and 50 drivers this relentless race, on Saturday [...]

By |2021-07-13T12:27:47+12:00July 13th, 2021|Racing|Comments Off on The 2021 New Zealand Offroad Enduro Champs – this weekend in Golden Downs Forest

Nelson offroad racer dominates South Island championship

When you have Number 1 on your race car, you start every race as the absolute favourite to win. Certainly the racer to beat. This season, #1 Dan Fisher has proven that racing hard and clean pays off. The Class 1 battle has raged all season long between #110 Alex Bright, #173 Nevil Basalaj [...]

By |2021-06-16T09:34:03+12:00June 16th, 2021|Racing|Comments Off on Nelson offroad racer dominates South Island championship

West Melton’s Offroad Raceway roars back into National Championship action this weekend

This weekend the “Mainland Challenge”, the third round of the ORANZ South Island Championship, is back at West Melton's Can Am Raceway Offroad Racetrack. The Championship series is coming down to the wire with Nelson racer #1 Dan Fisher leading the charge. And he’s bringing his maximum points advantage to Christchurch along with dozens of [...]

By |2021-06-04T07:04:37+12:00June 4th, 2021|Racing|Comments Off on West Melton’s Offroad Raceway roars back into National Championship action this weekend

Nelson racer Dan Fisher wins the Ruff’n’Tuff 250

The 2021 Ruff’n’Tuff 250 was raced on Saturday in Spooners Forest. The 240km off-road endurance race saw more than 30 competitor take on the 12 lap race through forest trails, ridge lines and gravel roads. Race conditions were good with no rain and a damp track supplying good visibility and grip. Qualifying put the [...]

By |2021-05-18T09:38:11+12:00May 18th, 2021|Racing|Comments Off on Nelson racer Dan Fisher wins the Ruff’n’Tuff 250

It’s gonna be rough and really tough at the Ruff’n’Tuff 250 this Saturday.

Rocks and stones will hit their helmets at high speeds. The wet roads will leave the race cars and the drivers covered in thick grime. The rain that happened during the week will make sure the stream crossings will soak the occupants of the space frame race cars. And the snow on the peaks [...]

By |2021-05-14T09:22:46+12:00May 14th, 2021|Racing|Comments Off on It’s gonna be rough and really tough at the Ruff’n’Tuff 250 this Saturday.
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