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Rock and Rally For Children With Cancer

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Media Release 11th November 2008

Rock and Rally For Children With Cancer

Kiwi chart toppers Shihad and Opshop will join leading rally drivers Chris West and Haydon Paddon for a unique event next March, featuring celebrity rally race-offs and a rock concert, with all proceeds going to Camp Quality, a charity for children living with cancer.

Andrew Simms Mitsubishi has signed the award winning bands, West, Paddon and a host of celebrities for the inaugural Rock n Rally charity event to be held at Western Springs on Saturday, 21st March 2009.

And as an added bonus, a high spec street version of the Evo 9 rally car worth over $40,000, courtesy of Andrew Simms Mitsubishi, will be given away on the night.

Celebrities racing with West and Paddon include Lana Coc-Kroft, Vicky Lee Valentino, Johnno and Simon Doull from The Rock FM, Stacey Jones, Peggy Bourne and Temepara George.

The racing will pit Paddon’s Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 against West in the brand new Evo 10, with the winning team receiving $5,000 and the runners up $1,000, for the charity of their choice.

Andrew Simms, Managing Director, Andrew Simms Mitsubishi says: “This all new charity event features NZ’s top award winning rock and pop bands and NZ’s top rally drivers, with celebrities racing each other for Camp Quality NZ, a worthwhile children’s charity. By buying a ticket to this fantastic occasion you will get to enjoy the racing, music, chance to win an Evo 9 and help children living with cancer. What more could you ask for a great night out?”

Tickets from $49 each at Ticketmaster on sale 1st December 2008. Family discounts available. http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz/

Rock n Rally is supported by Exide, Castrol and The Rock FM.

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