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About Chris Nixon

Chris Nixon is Media Manager for Kennards Hire Rally Australia.

CITROËN’S OSTBERG TAKES EARLY LEAD IN COFFS COAST WORLD RALLY FINALE

2018-11-16T14:10:44+00:00November 16, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - Norway's Mads Østberg has emerged as leader of Kennards Hire Rally Australia after an incident-packed start to the FIA World Rally Championship finale on the New South Wales Coffs Coast this morning. Ostberg dramatically upped his tempo in the factory Citroen C3 to snatch a 5.4-second lead after the 26.68km Sherwood special stage,  [...]

PREVIEW: CLOSEST WORLD RALLY BATTLE IN A GENERATION HEADS FOR TENSE FINISH AT COFFS

2018-11-16T06:30:05+00:00November 16, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - The closest FIA World Rally Championship battle in a generation comes to a compelling conclusion when three drivers face the ultimate title shootout at Kennards Hire Rally Australia, which starts today on the NSW Coffs Coast Sébastien Ogier, chasing a sixth consecutive crown in his farewell drive for the M-Sport Ford [...]

OGIER IN FORM AS SHAKEDOWN KICKS OFF “CORKER IN COFFS” WORLD RALLY SHOWDOWN

2018-11-16T09:14:54+00:00November 15, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – It’s been dubbed the “Corker in Coffs” and with a wave of the Australian flag the Ceremonial Start to Kennards Hire Rally Australia today launched the thrilling showdown to decide the next FIA World Rally Champion. The eyes of rally fans around the world will be on the Coffs Coast as [...]

OGIER PUTS DOWN MARKER AT RALLY AUSTRALIA SHAKEDOWN

2018-11-15T13:24:24+00:00November 15, 2018|

Pic: Jeremy Rogers COFFS COAST (NSW) - French ace Sébastien Ogier has snared the top WRC time in the  shakedown test today ahead of Kennards Hire Rally Australia on the New South Wales Coffs Coast. As the final round of the FIA World Rally Championship reaches its gripping conclusion, Ogier set the benchmark through the [...]

AUSSIE DRIVERS TAKE ON THE WORLD AT COFFS RALLY AUSTRALIA

2018-11-14T23:01:37+00:00November 14, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - Australian drivers and their hard-working teams, Kennards Hire Rally Australia offers more than just being the final and deciding round of the CAMS Australian Rally Championship. It’s also a chance to test themselves against the best in the world. PHOTO: Eli Evans is targeting a fourth CAMS Australian Rally Championship at [...]

CARS AND TRACKS GET FINAL PREPARATION FOR COFFS COAST WORLD RALLY SHOWDOWN

2018-11-13T17:49:12+00:00November 13, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Preparations for the FIA World Rally Championship finale at Kennards Hire Rally Australia hit full speed today, just two days before action begins on the New South Wales Coffs Coast. PHOTO: Mechanics on the Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team work on their trio of million-dollar Toyota Yaris cars before their first [...]

WRC DRIVERS RACE TOBOGGANS AND SWING THROUGH TREES IN COFFS

2018-11-13T07:06:14+00:00November 13, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Contenders for the closest FIA World Rally Championship fight in 15 years struck a mock first blow when they raced each other on toboggans at a Coffs Harbour adventure park on Monday. PHOTO: From front, Sébastien Ogier has the lead from Thierry Neuville and Ott Tänak as the three final WRC [...]

WRC DRIVERS TAKE IN SPECTACULAR SYDNEY SIGHTS

2018-11-11T21:47:04+00:00November 11, 2018|

FIA World Rally Championship drivers visited Sydney tourist landmarks today on their way to the title-deciding final round at Kennards Hire Rally Australia on the Coffs Coast next week. PHOTO (from left): Craig Breen (Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT), Elfyn Evans (M-Sport Ford WRT) and Hayden Paddon (Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT) visit Sydney's Bondi Beach [...]

TOYOTA TO DEBUT NEW LOCAL GAZOO TEAM AT RALLY AUSTRALIA

2018-11-10T22:52:43+00:00November 10, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – Toyota will return officially to the CAMS Australian Rally Championship with a new factory-backed team at Kennards Hire Rally Australia next week. PHOTO: From left, Harry Bates, Neal Bates and Lewis Bates. Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia, which was launched in Sydney today, will field 2018 title contender Harry Bates in a [...]