Hayden Paddon has won the final round of the 2018 New Zealand Rally Championship in Raglan in his Hyundai i20 AP4+ car, giving Hyundai New Zealand their first-ever NZRC manufacturers’ championship title. Paddon made the win look easy with a margin of nearly five and a half minutes over second-placed Ben Hunt, having set the […]

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It’s only 1.7 kilometres of gravel road in a forest near Rangiora in North Canterbury, but the iconic Ashley Forest Rallysprint represents unfinished business for Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon. Fresh from securing a hard-fought third place at Rally Turkey on 16 September, Paddon is homeward bound ready to get behind the wheel of his […]

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Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon has secured his first podium finish of the 2018 World Rally Championship season in Turkey. With his British co-driver Seb Marshall, Paddon stuck to their plan of being consistently fast and clean to finish Rally Turkey with a strong result for Hyundai Motorsport and bring home his seventh WRC career […]

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New Zealanders Dave Holder and Jason Farmer have finished Rally Turkey, their final event of their debut FIA Junior World Rally Championship season, with two stage wins, the honour of being the fastest JWRC crew for Sunday, and a seventh-place finish in their class for the rally. Of Sunday’s very encouraging results, Holder says: “It […]

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Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall are feeling relaxed and focused as they join fellow World Rally Championship competitors for their first run at Rally Turkey this week. The Turkish rally returns to the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time since 2010, running for the first time in […]

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This year’s Australian GT Championship will be decided at the Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 on October 13-14. The event will feature some of the finest GT production cars in the world including Audi, Aston Martin, BMW, Ferrari, KTM, Lamborghini, McLaren, Mercedes-AMG, Nissan and Porsche “We’ve seen some incredibly competitive racing this season […]

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This Saturday’s Hyundai NZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel represents unfinished business for Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon – it’s the one national rally he’s never won. Paddon returns to Coromandel for just the second time, contesting round five of this year’s Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship with Malcolm Peden returning for […]

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Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall have secured a well-deserved fourth place at Rally Finland, their best ever result at this iconic World Rally Championship event, which ran 26-29 July. For his ninth run in Finland, Paddon’s pre-event goal was to be in the top five early on so he […]

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New Zealander Dave Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer believe they have the right frame of mind to tackle the high-speed stages of Rally Finland following recent competition at home. Holder and Farmer, from Mt Maunganui and Hamilton respectively, head to the famed, forest-lined roads of Rally Finland for the first time this week. They are […]

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Fighting for a podium finish is what Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall aim to do as the FIA World Rally Championship heads to the iconic roads of Finland this weekend. Rally Finland, running 26-29 July, is the one event that Paddon has contested every year since 2010, making it […]

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