Hayden Paddon and John Kennard are set to contest two FIA World Rally Championship events before the end of the year – piloting the all-new Ford Fiesta R5 MkII at Wales Rally GB and returning to the wheel of the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC at Rally Australia. As one of the sport’s most popular competitors, […]

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OTT TÄNAK WON HIS THIRD CONSECUTIVE ADAC RALLYE DEUTSCHLAND ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO TAKE ANOTHER HUGE STRIDE TOWARDS A MAIDEN FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE. He survived a late scare to claim his fourth victory in five rounds, leading Toyota to its first clean sweep of the podium since 1993 and the first in the […]

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Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon has won the FIA Pacific Rally Cup – part of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) – at the Eureka Rush Rally in Victoria, Australia on 26 August. The Eureka Rally was the final event of four which counted for the APRC’s Pacific Cup. Paddon won the first two […]

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The multi-championship winning rally team, Paddon Rallysport, has revealed they are undertaking a ground-breaking new project – the design, development and construction of the world’s first electric rally car that will be capable of running full length rallies. Headed by New Zealand’s most successful rally driver, Hayden Paddon, the Hyundai Kona EV rally car project […]

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HAYDEN PADDON HAS BEEN RULED OUT OF THIS WEEK’S NESTE RALLY FINLAND (1 – 4 AUGUST) FOLLOWING A TEST CRASH ON MONDAY AFTERNOON ABOARD THE FORD FIESTA WORLD RALLY CAR HE WAS DUE TO DRIVE IN JYVÄSKYLÄ. M-Sport Ford World Rally Team principal Rich Millener confirmed the Kiwi’s entry car was too badly damaged and […]

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New Zealand’s Hayden Paddon knows he needs to make a positive impression at this weekend’s Rally Finland, his first World Rally Championship event since finishing second at Rally Australia last November. With John Kennard returning to his co-driver’s role, Paddon is feeling as ready as he can be for his tenth run at the high-speed […]

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HAYDEN PADDON WILL MAKE A SENSATIONAL RETURN TO THE WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP AT NEXT MONTH’S NESTE RALLY FINLAND, DRIVING AN M-SPORT FORD FIESTA WRC. The Kiwi concluded the deal late last week and will test the car shortly before the start of the Jyväskylä rally. Paddon admitted missing out on a Hyundai seat – after […]

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Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon takes on a new challenge this weekend as he makes his debut in the new European rallycross series, TitansRX Europe. The new FIA-affiliated series kicks off at the Circuit d’Essay in France, about two hours west of Paris, with a full grid of 12 drivers competing in identical PanteraRX6 cars. […]

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Subaru brand ambassador Ben Hunt has now scored a hat-trick of round wins in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) after producing a masterful victory at the Lone Star Rally Canterbury yesterday. Powering his Subaru WRX STI through the seven stages with co-driver Tony Rawstorn, they won every one of them, […]

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OTT TÄNAK WITHSTOOD INTENSE PRESSURE TO CLAIM HIS SECOND CONSECUTIVE FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY IN AN ACTION-PACKED FINALE IN PORTUGAL ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. He claimed a third triumph of the season at Vodafone Rally de Portugal, his second in a row following last month’s success in Chile, to move within two points of championship leader Sébastien Ogier. Driving […]

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