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22 - 22 Aug '2019

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Timaru  South Canterbury

The South Canterbury Rally will feature the regions gravel public roads including some of the infamous old stages from the years gone by. With over 200km in one day, this event is going to test teams speed and endurance. Also the home place of where Hayden was born and grew up, the event has special meaning.

21 Jun - 22 Jun SOUTH CANTERBURY
LOCATION TIMARU
TIME ZONE -06:00
STAGES 9
DISTANCE 180KM
SURFACE GRAVEL
RESULTS

2018 P1
2008 P1
2006 P2

MAP

RACE VIDEOS

Rally Timaru team highlights

2018 Event highlights

WRC NEWS FEED

Fast Facts

  • Hayden home rally that he first won in 2008. Roads where he learnt to drive.
  • One of the fastest rally's in New Zealand, fast flowing country roads.
  • Includes some of the famous stages of old
  • Over 200km competitive rallying in single day event

Iconic Stage

  • Finishing at the regions local race track, Levels raceway, is an iconic end to a big days of rallying. Levels has been the home of South Canterbury motorsport for over 50 years.

Highlights

  • Hayden's home rally and where he cut his teeth on gravel roads. 
  • Massive community involvement and support for the event with a region that embraces motorsport
  • Some of the fastest stages of the year
  • Huge day of rallying, over 200km in 1 day

Challenge

  • Very fast stages where top end speed is crucial, with long straights and long periods of stages that are flat out in top gear
  • Single pass reduce with such fast stages make for a nice challenge
  • Mid Winter date mean very cold conditions can bring frosty/icey conditions.

Car Setup

  • Very low ride height and less drag for the high speed stages
  • Very low tyre wear

What’s new for 2019

  • Slight revision of stages with some more corners and new sections of stages.


Results

2018 
1st - Hayden Paddon/John Kennard, Hyundai AP4

2008
1st - Hayden Paddon/John Kennard, Evo 9
2006

1st - Hayden Paddon/John Kennard, Evo 8