Yay, the rally is back in Auckland next year. I got to like Rally as it ran, literally, past my primary school with the special stage in Birdwood Rd, Massey. Watching cars fly down a gravel road we cycled on was just amazing. Hamilton did a great job hosting, with the facilities at Mystery Creek, that Auckland will have to work hard to match. I
Auckland confirmed as host of 2010 Rally New Zealand - Rally New Zealand - 6-9 May 2010
Rally New Zealand, the local round of the FIA World Rally Championship, will return to Auckland in 2010. Organisers have confirmed an agreement with Auckland City Council, supported by Tourism Auckland, which sees the major event based in Auckland from 6 to 9 May, 2010. “We’re delighted to bring Rally New Zealand back to Auckland with the largest population base in the country,” says Chris Carr, chairman of the rally organisation... [continues]
PS: Seems WRC have promoted Auckland to Capital!
World Rally Championship - News -
Rally New Zealand set for Auckland return in 2010
The next three editions of the World Rally Championship round in New Zealand will be run from a new home in the heart of the capital city, Auckland.