A Formula 1 test and a Porsche Supercup outing are two factors that five-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier will rely on in his Red Bull Ring DTM debut. Allowed to make the grid driving a Mercedes after the DTM made an exception to its own rule – with the blessing of Mercedes’ rival manufacturers […]

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Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon has secured his first podium finish of the 2018 World Rally Championship season in Turkey. With his British co-driver Seb Marshall, Paddon stuck to their plan of being consistently fast and clean to finish Rally Turkey with a strong result for Hyundai Motorsport and bring home his seventh WRC career […]

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New Zealanders Dave Holder and Jason Farmer have finished Rally Turkey, their final event of their debut FIA Junior World Rally Championship season, with two stage wins, the honour of being the fastest JWRC crew for Sunday, and a seventh-place finish in their class for the rally. Of Sunday’s very encouraging results, Holder says: “It […]

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Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall are feeling relaxed and focused as they join fellow World Rally Championship competitors for their first run at Rally Turkey this week. The Turkish rally returns to the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time since 2010, running for the first time in […]

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OTT TÄNAK CLINCHED BACK-TO-BACK WRC VICTORIES IN GERMANY ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON WHICH THREATEN TO GATECRASH THE HEAD-TO-HEAD TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN THIERRY NEUVILLE AND SÉBASTIEN OGIER. The Estonian, driving a Toyota Yaris, won ADAC Rallye Deutschland by 39.2sec, three weeks after success in Finland. It was his second consecutive win on Germany’s tricky asphalt roads after […]

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Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall have secured a well-deserved fourth place at Rally Finland, their best ever result at this iconic World Rally Championship event, which ran 26-29 July. For his ninth run in Finland, Paddon’s pre-event goal was to be in the top five early on so he […]

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New Zealander Dave Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer believe they have the right frame of mind to tackle the high-speed stages of Rally Finland following recent competition at home. Holder and Farmer, from Mt Maunganui and Hamilton respectively, head to the famed, forest-lined roads of Rally Finland for the first time this week. They are […]

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Fighting for a podium finish is what Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall aim to do as the FIA World Rally Championship heads to the iconic roads of Finland this weekend. Rally Finland, running 26-29 July, is the one event that Paddon has contested every year since 2010, making it […]

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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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THIERRY NEUVILLE SNATCHED A THRILLING RALLY ITALIA SARDEGNA VICTORY ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AFTER EDGING WRC TITLE RIVAL SÉBASTIEN OGIER IN AN ELECTRIFYING SHOOTOUT IN THE FINAL SPEED TEST. He trailed Ogier by 0.8sec ahead of the 6.96km test, but delivered a daredevil drive in his Hyundai i20 to overhaul the Frenchman and claim his third […]

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