“I'm not sure if any young drivers have been so brave to step into a world series at the start of only their third year”
Stefan DavisCook's co-driver
"I always seem to be trying to get as much money in as I can just to cover that round."
The reigning British Ladies Rally Champion is competing in the production championship in only her third full season in the sport.
Because of the costs involved, participants are required to nominate six out of eight rounds at the start of the season in which they will compete - and Rally New Zealand is Cook's only long-haul trip.
"I'm just hoping that if I keep doing what I'm doing and trying to get potential sponsors interested, then maybe one day I might be in the position where I can go testing because I've only been testing once in my whole career," she said.
Cook hoping to attract sponsors
"You do have some really rubbish days but if you don't pick yourself up, no-one (else) is going to. The more people you meet, the more chance you'll get of sponsorship. It's a numbers game."
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