Xtreme Rally Challenge launched for 2012 rally season
New Zealand : -At lastly it is announced that a new motorsport rally series will be run in the North Island of New Zealand for the 2012 season. It is based on the highly popular Rally Xtreme series, and based on this highly popular Rally of a few years ago, the Xtreme Rally Challenge will see some exciting and fresh innovations in this new format.
In 2012 Xtreme Rally Challenge will be a five round series, where each round is a one day event, all to be run within the North Island. However tailor made packages will be introduced to assist South Island competitors.
“We have adopted a 'run what you bring' style for the series”, says Geoff Argyle who is one of the organisers. “It will be open to all cars that meet the normal safety requirements in Schedule A and any entrant can win the series outright”, he adds.
From there the five rounds of The Xtreme Rally Challenge are:
1. Rally Wairarapa
2. Possum Borne Memorial Rally (to be confirmed as a round)
3. Maramarua Rally
4. Paihia Rally of the North
5. Daybreaker Rally