The course for next year’s 40th anniversary Otago Rally is taking shape, with the 2016 event likely to include around 280 competitive kilometres over 16 special stages.
The 2016 Otago Rally has had a date change and will now be held from April 8 to 10 as the first round of the New Zealand Rally Championship.
The Otago Sports Car Club will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Otago Rally in 2016, with many of the event’s former winners and organisers to be acknowledged over the weekend of April 8 to 10.
Once again the Otago Rally lived up to expectations with a fantastic battle for the lead and an historic win by New Zealand WRC star Hayden Paddon. Peter Whitten takes a look at some of the more interest aspects of the 2015 event, and on the state of New Zealand rallying.
World Rally Championship star, Hayden Paddon, has blitzed the field in the Stadium Cars Otago International Classic Rally, finishing more than 11 minutes ahead of his nearest rival.
New Zealand World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon has taken a stunning victory in the Otago Rally, round two of the 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship.