Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon is excited to return the rallying roads of his teenage years for this weekend’s Rally of South Canterbury in his Hyundai i20 AP4+ car. Originally from the South Canterbury town of Geraldine, Paddon will be re-joined by John Kennard in the co-driver’s seat for his ‘home rally’ running Saturday 23 […]

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Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and co-driver Seb Marshall put together a consistent, clean run to bring their Hyundai i20 WRC coupe home in fourth place at Rally Italia Sardegna, 7-10 June. It’s the best result of their 2018 World Rally Championship season so far, being their third event with Hyundai Motorsport. It’s also Paddon’s […]

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Christchurch’s Josh Marston and Hawke’s Bay’s Greg Murphy can’t wait to tackle the frosty roads of the Ashley and Okuku forests north of Christchurch this weekend for the third round of the New Zealand Rally Championship. The two Penny Homes Holden Rally Team drivers head to the one-day Rally Canterbury on 3 June both keen […]

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Rally-turned-rallycross driver Sloan Cox, from Rotorua, scored a pleasing third place in his first event in the rapidly growing Australian rallycross series over the weekend, gaining valuable experience to take into his next RX Academy round in Finland next month. The 26-year-old is the only New Zealander competing in the Scandinavian RX Academy, a five-event […]

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Kiwi rally driver Dave Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer have taken their first podium finish in the 2018 FIA Junior World Rally Championship at Rally Portugal, one of the toughest events they’ve tackled to date. To finish Rally Portugal was an achievement in itself – only 46 of the original 85 entrants completed the rally. […]

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Kiwi driver Sloan Cox showed he’s on the right track with his new rallycross endeavours, securing a well-deserved third place at his very first international rallycross event at the Höljes Motorstadion in Sweden on 6 May (CEST). Cox, from Rotorua, has joined the RX Academy for the 2018 season, taking a new direction away from […]

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Rally driver Dave Holder heads to this weekend’s International Rally of Whangarei with very specific goals in mind. Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer, from Mt Maunganui and Hamilton respectively, are currently competing overseas in the 2018 FIA Junior World Rally Championship with the Portuguese event next on their international calendar. The pair will compete in […]

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Rotorua’s Sloan Cox heads to Finland this week to join eleven other drivers at the RX Academy coaching camp, the first step in his goal of building an international career in rallycross. The 26-year-old two-time New Zealand Junior Rally Champion has stepped away from domestic competition, deciding to focus on rallycross, aka RX, which is […]

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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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