He has done it again, but this time Mosgiel's Chris Hey really had to work for his fastest two-wheel-drive competitor title at the Ashley Forest Rallysprint, in what was his eighth consecutive victory.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel won an incident-packed Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after world champion Lewis Hamilton retired early for the first time this season and an intruder set heart rates fluttering when he strolled on to the track.
The 2016 Otago Rally has sacrificed its date and will now be held from April 8-10 as the first round of the New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC), which brings pluses and minuses for the organising team.
Dunedin's Alyssa Clapperton recently announced she had secured a drive with Team Kiwi Racing (TKR). Drivesouth asked Clapperton and TKR team principal David John what this opportunity means for the talented teen.
Although it is traditionally the higher-powered, more adept at finding traction 4WD entrants that tend to dominate gravel events, next Saturday's Catlins Coast Rally could see strong title challenges from a bevy of 2WDs.