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Throw Back Thursday – 2013 Top of the South Winch Challenge

Bogs, Boulders and Boys at the Top of the South Challenge! WORDS AND PICS BY LUCY JACKSON  Broken drive shafts were the order of the day at the first round of the 2013 Mainland Winch Challenge Series. The event was held at Mt Riley Farm over Queen’s Birthday Weekend, and saw trucks from...

BRENT HOLDEN IS CROWNED 2019 NOVAWINCH KING OF CANTERBURY

A new format combining winch challenge and offroad racing was introduced to the NZ 4WD competition scene at the 4×4 Events promoted Novawinch King of Canterbury extreme off-road race,  just up the road from Methven. Although a number of pretenders to the throne turned up, and it got...

Tough Times in the Akatarawas for the 2019 Tararua Winch Challenge

The conversations in the pits at scrutineering for the 2019 Tararua Winch Challenge on Friday afternoon were all about the truck-breaking reputation of the Rallywoods venue for 2019 — and how to deal with it. And, let’s face it, it’s a well-deserved reputation, with the steep rocky...