Gore duo capture Southern Rally Series

Gore duo Andrew Graves and Kevin Laird captured the overall drivers and co-drivers titles respectively when the Laird Motorsport Southern Rally Series was decided at the Catlins Coast Rally recently.
 
The series is contested at the three major rallies in the southern region each year - the Rally Of Otago, Rally Of Southland and Catlins Coast Rally -by drivers and co-drivers who reside in the area.
 

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Otago offers hardcore rallying in 2008

Next year’s Rally of Otago will offer competitors real hardcore rallying, with over 270km of special stages, including a monster 51km stage in the Berwick pine plantation.

Organisers from the Otago Sports Car Club will introduce 80km of new roads for the 2008 event, including Kai Forest, Coal Gully Road, Moonlight and Ramrock.


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The Europeans are coming!

The 2008 Otago Classic Rally should see an increase in the number of high-profile European drivers heading down under for the southern hemisphere’s premier classic rally.
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Strong Aussie interest in 2008 Otago Rally

Australian competitors are already showing a strong interest in contesting the 2008 Otago Rally, despite the event still being over eight months away.

The event, which in 2008 will run on May 10 and 11, is already well into the planning phase with a number of changes set to enhance the event even further.



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Otago Rally returns to May in 2008

The Otago Rally will return to its traditional May date in 2008, with the expectation that more settled weather will make things more pleasant for competitors, officials and spectators alike.

Widely regarded as the best event on the New Zealand Rally Championship calendar, the event will once again host a round of the national championship, as well as the increasingly popular International Classic Rally of Otago, and the Allcomers Rally.


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