This weekend’s one-day Westland Rally offers Penny Homes Holden Rally Team drivers Greg Murphy and Josh Marston an ideal opportunity to prepare for this year’s New Zealand Rally Championship which starts on 14 April in Otago. Marston has already had his Holden Barina AP4+ out in competition this season, taking second place at the Autosport […]

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New Zealand’s star rally driver Hayden Paddon aims to make the most of the five 2018 New Zealand Rally Championship events he’s fitting in among this year’s World Rally Championship commitments with Hyundai Motorsport. “It’s about staying competition fit; and while the events and car maybe different, you cannot substitute being in a competition environment,” […]

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Kiwi rally driver Sloan Cox, of Rotorua, has been accepted into the highly-regarded RX Academy in Finland, providing the 26-year-old with an exciting opportunity to build an international career in the growing motorsport of rallycross. The RX Academy is the starting point for many rallycross competitors in Europe and the world, and offers competitors professional […]

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Two icons of Kiwi motorcycling greatness reunite for the inaugural Mike Pero MotoFest at Hampton Downs this weekend. Record nine-time New Zealand superbike champion Andrew Stroud and the distinctive Britten V1000 motorcycle will be out on track at MotoFest on Saturday and Sunday (March 3 and 4), a spectacle that will be sure to get […]

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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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