WRC

Corsica demonstrates Paddon’s never-give-up approach

Corsica demonstrates Paddon’s never-give-up approach

New Zealand’s rally star Hayden Paddon didn’t achieve the results he was looking for in the Tour de Corse, but with a sixth-place finish and a move into eighth place on the drivers’ championship points-table, there were several positives to take from the fourth round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship which wrapped up on Sunday (CEST). “It’s been …

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Kennard to step down from WRC role after Finland

Kennard to step down from WRC role after Finland

History-making Kiwi rally co-driver John Kennard will step down from his role as Hayden Paddon’s co-driver in the FIA World Rally Championship after July’s Rally Finland. Kennard and Paddon have enjoyed a 12-year partnership which has taken the now famous Kiwi pair from domestic rally competition to the heights of world rallying. Rally Finland is a very special event for …

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Fifth for Paddon in Mexico

Fifth for Paddon in Mexico

Hayden Paddon takes a number of positives from the fifth place result he and co-driver John Kennard secured at Rally Mexico, but New Zealand’s top rally driver is striving for much more in future events in this year’s FIA World Rally Championship. Following the final two stages on Sunday (CST), Paddon said: “It’s certainly been a difficult weekend. Okay, P5 …

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Plenty of preparation as Paddon heads to Mexico

Plenty of preparation as Paddon heads to Mexico

Hayden Paddon heads to Mexico’s third round of the FIA World Rally Championship having completed plenty of solid preparation in the preceding weeks. Paddon and co-driver John Kennard don’t underestimate the challenges of the Rally Guanajuato México, based in the city of Leon 400km north-west of Mexico City, where temperatures and altitude as the rally heads into the nearby mountains …

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Rally Argentina

Rally Argentina

The new generation WRC cars will do battle in the Southern Hemisphere for the first time at Rally Argentina from 28th to 30th April 2017.  It will also be the first time Hayden Paddon and John Kennard are defending champions in a WRC event, having scored their debut win following a blistering El Condor power stage in 2016.  Seb Ogier …

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