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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Local driver Josh Marston has produced a stunning final stage performance in treacherous conditions to win Lone Star Rally Canterbury and claim his maiden Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship victory. Marston and co-driver Andrew Graves handed the Holden Barina its first win as well after overcoming a spin earlier in the day […]

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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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Fastest across all 18 of the weekend’s special stages at the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei has rewarded WRC driver Hayden Paddon and co-driver Mal Peden with victory in their Hyundai i20. The opening round for the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) and the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand […]

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Wanaka’s Hayden Paddon and co-driver Mal Peden park their Hyundai after today’s eight special stages at the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei holding an advantage of 4m02.4sec. Placed second at the overnight halt is Ben Hunt and Tony Rawstorn in a Subaru while third is Emma Gilmour and Anthony McLoughlin in a Suzuki. Opening the […]

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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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For the 12th year in a row New Zealand’s Northland region and host city Whangarei will again entertain drivers from foreign cultures and countries, for the 4-6 May ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei. The opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) and the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New […]

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World Rally Championship driver and three-time winner of the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei, Hayden Paddon (Wanaka) will again challenge for outright victory at this year’s 4 – 6 May event. The opening round (of six) for the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), Paddon will join the four international entrants vying for the winner’s […]

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This year’s 4 – 6 May running of the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei celebrates 30 years of FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) competition. Currently New Zealand’s only international level car rally event, its history brings prestige to those chasing top-level accolades. The geographical characteristics of the Northland region elevated New Zealand’s status at […]

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Hayden Paddon stormed to a convincing win at Rally Otago in the first round of the Brian Green Property New Zealand Rally Championship on Sunday. The Hyundai WRC star, alongside co-driver John Kennard, eased to a 8:27.7s win to start his five-round domestic campaign off in sparkling fashion. The pair won all 17 stages in […]

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