Meet the drivers

Sloan Cox

Name: Sloan Cox Age: 21 years old Motorsport class: New Zealand Rally Championship and Rally Xtreme Series Current Race/Rally Car: Mitsubishi Evo X Website : www.coxmotorsport.blogspot.com and www.facebook.com/CoxMotorsport At what age were you when you first got involved in motorsport? I grew up watching Dad compete and then at 12 years old I got into the driver’s seat at club …

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Ari Vatanen

Ari Vatanen

Name: Ari Vatanen Age: 61 Motorsport Class: 1981 World Rally Champion At what age were you when you first got involved in motorsport? Driving tractors at 6 yrs, cars at 12 and I was 18 when I did my first rally. Life has flown very fast! Who was your biggest influence in rallying when growing up? I was living far …

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Phil Campbell

Name: Phil Campbell Age: 26 Motorsport class: NZRC Current Race/Rally Car: 2012 Ford Fiesta R2 Website : Campbell Rally Sport  At what age were you when you first got involved in motorsport? I first got involved in motorsport when I was very young when dad was co driving in a rally car.  I used to go and watch him race …

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Dave Holder

Name: David Holder Age: 24 Motorsport class: NZRC Current Race/Rally Car: Group N Ford Fiesta – Supplied by Stadium Finance Website : www.holderbrothersracing.com At what age were you when you first got involved in motorsport? I’ve been lucky enough to have a brother that loves rallying as much as me, so since I was about 13 I started coming along …

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Hayden Paddon

Name: Hayden Paddon Age: 25 Motorsport class: WRC Current Race/Rally Car: Unknown Website : www.haydenpaddon.com At what age were you when you first got involved in motorsport? I was brought up around rallying with Dad driving for many years. I started driving myself in go-karts at 6, then as soon as I got my motorsport licence at 12, I started driving …

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Alister McRae

Name: Alister McRae Age: 42 Motorsport class: International Rally Current Race Car: 2012 factory driver for Proton. Just starting build of MKII Escort Website : www.alistermcrae.com You started out in motocross and motorcycle trials.  What made you switch from motorbikes to cars? Motocross and Trials allowed me to compete before getting my driving licence. Once I had my licence and after …

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