"It is loosely designed around WRC so you can have all the smaller cars that manufacturers are really focusing on these days. Holden have really shown some support
That support means a two-car team based out of Christchurch and a more experienced rallying teammate.
"Josh Marston, who is going to be my teammate, has some incredible skills and hopefully he will be able to showcase the car at the front of the field and I'll be able to do something somewhere else but hopefully help raise the profile of rallying.
"I have fallen in love with it. It is just a whole different ballgame which has no comparison to what I have done in all my years of circuit racing.
"I am learning from scratch and loving every minute of it."
The cars are currently being built - the first is to be ready for the Leadfoot Festival in February.