Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon got his 2018 FIA World Rally Championship season underway with a strong top five finish with co-driver Seb Marshall at Rally Sweden, which wrapped up on Sunday 18 February (European time). The pair held fourth place overall for most of the second and final days of action on the WRC’s […]

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Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon won’t be holding anything back when he and British co-driver Seb Marshall get their 2018 FIA World Rally Championship season underway on the fast, snow-covered roads of Rally Sweden this week. Fresh from a very positive test on snow with Hyundai Motorsport, Paddon says the cold Scandinavian weather has delivered […]

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Mount Manganui’s Dave Holder and his co-driver Jason Farmer, from Hamilton, get their 2018 FIA Junior World Rally Championship season underway in stunning snow conditions at Rally Sweden which runs 15-18 February. The pair are the first New Zealanders to compete in the JWRC which takes in five key European events – the opening JWRC […]

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Kiwi motorsport star and Hyundai ambassador Hayden Paddon will swap his rally car for golf clubs, as the first celebrity announced to play in the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open in Queenstown. Paddon will fly home after the Swedish round of the FIA World Rally Championship, where he competes for the Hyundai Shell Mobis World […]

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Mount Manganui’s Dave Holder is hoping for snow when he arrives in Poland early next week. Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer, from Hamilton, are heading to Poland to participate in the official pre-season test for the 2018 FIA Junior World Rally Championship. The pair has confirmed their entry in the five-round JWRC, which gets underway […]

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Hampton Downs owner Tony Quinn has confirmed the 4Guys Autobarn Legends of Bathurst will become an annual event to be held in January every year. The festival, celebrating all things Bathurst, concluded today with hundreds of fans turning up to meet their heroes and watch some classic cars in action. “It’s exceeded my expectations and […]

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New Zealander Hayden Paddon is taking a fresh approach to the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship season as he and co-driver Brit Seb Marshall prepare to return to competition in the updated Hyundai i20 Coupe world rally car. Hyundai Motorsport has announced that Paddon and Marshall will share the #6 Hyundai with team-mate Dani Sordo […]

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‘Difficult and unrewarding’ are the words Paul Radisich uses to describe his relationship with Bathurst. Two second-place finishes in the Bathurst 1000 and two horrific crashes were the highlights and lowlights of Radisich’s racing career around Mt Panorama. Despite the hits and the near misses, Radisich is looking forward to reliving some of his memories […]

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David Holder’s entry in the FIA Junior World Rally Championship has been confirmed by championship co-ordinators M-Sport Poland. The 28-year-old, originally from Invercargill and now living in Tauranga, recently outlined his plans to take his rallying career international, but needed to await official confirmation that he’d been selected to content the five-round JWRC. With this […]

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Hayden Paddon can’t wait to rally on New Zealand roads again at this weekend’s two-day Rally New Zealand, where the Kiwi world rally star will have John Kennard in the co-driver’s seat of their Hyundai NZ i20 AP4+ rally car. “It will be great returning to some iconic Rally New Zealand stages,” says Paddon, fresh […]

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