Rally NZ Rally of Coromandel in Whitianga

Rally NZ Rally of Coromandel in Whitianga Hot

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Location

Address
Rally Headquarters Mercury Bay Multi Sport Park, Moewai Park Road

Phone

Name
Rally New Zealand
Freephone
0800 RALLY NZ

Hours

7am-4.45pm

Event Info

Event Date
August 26, 2017
Restrictions
General Admission
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What to Expect

The 2017 New Zealand Rally Championship comes back to Whitianga. Come and enjoy the atmosphere with rally cars, crews, service teams, spectators and volunteers all getting involved in the action! 
New Zealand Rally Championships is back in Whitianga with over 60 rally cars expected to participate in the race. New Zealand's best rally drivers including Hayden Paddon will be taking part in the rally.

Spectators can come and view the cars and crews up close as they come in for servicing at the Mercury Bay Multi Sport Park, at the special Super Special Stage on Joan Gaskell drive and at the Ceremonial Finish on Blacksmith lane approx 4.45pm. 
  • Approved spectator areas for the rally (see the attached rally map)
  • Mercury Bay Sports Park is the Rally HQ for this event
  • Whitianga "Super Special" stage 7 great for everyone to view the rally cars.
Rally NZ Coromandel Programme 26th August
The Saturday 26th August programme includes rally teams departing from Mercury Bay Multi Sport Park for special rally stages taking place over public and forestry roads.  The event features gravel roads in the area, some of which were last used for rallying on the 1979 International Motogard Rally of NZ. The rally programme for 2017 includes seven stages as follows:
  • Start -  7am start Mercury Bay Sports Park
  • Stage One - Kennedy Bay 1
  • Stage Two - Coroglen 1
  • Service A
  • Stage Three - 309 Road 1
  • Stage Four - Coroglen 2
  • Service B
  • Stage Five - 309 Road 2
  • Stage Six - Kennedy Bay 2
  • Stage Seven - 4pm Whitianga Super Special Stage
  • Ceremonial Finish - 4.45pm (Blacksmith Lane)
Please download the rally map for specific times for each stage. 

Road Closures for the 26th August have been advised
Please download the attached rally map for road closure information at the following areas
  • All of Kennedy Bay Road, Tuateawa Road, and Waikawau Beach Road. All of Port Charles Road to the intersection of Port Jackson Road and Colville Road. Closed between 7am-11am and 1pm-5:15pm
  • Tapu-Coroglen Road from house number 436 to the intersection of SH25 at Coroglen. Closed between 9:30am-3:30pm
  • 309 Road from house number 1715 at the Whitianga end to the Waterworks gate. Closed between 10am-4:45pm.
  • Joan Gaskell Drive from the intersection of SH25 to the intersection with Kupe Drive. Closed between 3pm-6pm.
  • Blacksmith Lane from the intersection of Albert Street to the The Esplanade. Closed between 3pm-7:30pm.
Safety Messages for Spectators
  • Stand in approved spectator areas
  • Don't walk on the stage road
  • Animals prohibited
  • Listen for the whistle or horn - this indicates a rally car is approaching at race speed
  • Follow the marshalls' instructions
  • Please take rubbish with you
Rally emergency number: 0800 RALLYE (0800 72 55 93)

For more information go to the Rally website www.rallynz.org.nz or contact event organisers.

Downloads

  • File Description
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    File Type
    Downloads
  • Rally of Coromandel Spectator Map 2017
    Download this map to see spectator areas, rally locations, race times and road closure information.
    5 MB
    215

Contact Us

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Location

Address
Rally Headquarters Mercury Bay Multi Sport Park, Moewai Park Road

Phone

Name
Rally New Zealand
Freephone
0800 RALLY NZ

Hours

7am-4.45pm

Event Info

Event Date
August 26, 2017
Restrictions
General Admission
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