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Record breaking performance for Thomson at Otago

Record breaking performance for Thomson at Otago

Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson has made the perfect start to the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, with a class win and stage record at Rally Otago. Thomson headed to the event looking to defend his Motorsport New Zealand two-wheel drive, Front-wheel drive and Junior championships from 2017. Also for the Otago event, Thomson wanted to beat the Kiwi …

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Hunt starts the season strongly as runner-up at Otago

Hunt starts the season strongly as runner-up at Otago

Ben Hunt and co-driver Tony Rawstorn had a storming start to their Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship campaign, finishing second to WRC driver Hayden Paddon, in the Drivesouth Rally of Otago. The pair completed the 17-stage, 281-competitive kilometre event in an unscathed Subaru WRX STi, with 11 runner-up stage finishes and they were never outside the top …

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Final stage heartbreak for Gilmour

Final stage heartbreak for Gilmour

Dunedin driver Emma Gilmour experienced the tough hand that rallying can deftly dish out – with a final stage puncture deflating her hopes of a podium finish in the Drivesouth Otago Rally today. It followed a strong first leg where she and Australian co-driver Anthony McLoughlin finished yesterday’s first nine stages in third position in the Brian Green Property Group New …

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Paddon and Kennard ready for favourite rally stages in Otago

Paddon and Kennard ready for favourite rally stages in Otago

Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon returns to some of his favourite rally stages in the world when he starts Rally Otago on Saturday 14 April. Former long-time John Kennard, from Blenheim, is back in the co-driver’s seat of Paddon’s Hyundai i20 AP4+ car. Paddon, originally from South Canterbury, isn’t underestimating his local competition as he looks forward to competing in …

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