After finding himself only 12th overall at the end of day one of the International Rally of Whangarei, Cusco TRD Yaris driver Mike Young fought back on day two to finish 6th outright and 4th in the APRC and NZRC categories. “We have to be happy with that result” said Young at the finish, “We […]

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Hayden Paddon has ticked off his key goals at the 3-5 May running of the International Rally of Whangarei – the outright rally win, maximum points towards the Pacific Cup component of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship, and new stage records on more than 80% of the rally’s special stages. With new co-driver Samantha […]

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New Zealand’s Hyundai rally star Hayden Paddon tackles this weekend’s International Rally of Whangarei with a new co-driver calling the pace notes. Paddon will naturally focus on his own performance, aiming to set several new stage records on the fast, cambered roads of the Whangarei rally that he enjoys so much and has won four […]

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Hayden Paddon and John Kennard, New Zealand’s most successful rally pairing, are back together for this weekend’s Rally Otago in their Hyundai i20 AP4 rally car. The 12-14 April rally is the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship and, for the first time, also a round of the FIA […]

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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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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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New Zealander Mike Young will drive a 4WD Toyota Vitz (Yaris) built by Japan’s Cusco Racing and supported by Dunlop in the 2018 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship. The Vitz will be powered by a Lexus 2000 cc direct injection turbo engine supplied as part of a joint project with TRD-Toyota Racing Development (operated by […]

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