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No slowing down for Club Champion

No Slowing down for Club Champion He may have celebrated forty years of rally competition back in 2017 but Dave Jenkins of Gropers Bush near Riverton is not slowing down one bit.

He may have celebrated forty years of rally competition back in 2017 but Dave Jenkins of Gropers Bush near Riverton is not slowing down one bit. Jenkins will contest the Catlins Coast Rally for the first time since 2015 when the event takes place on Saturday 10 August and he will do so on the back of having won his …

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Paddon to push 100% at Rally Finland

Paddon to push 100% at Rally Finland

New Zealand’s Hayden Paddon knows he needs to make a positive impression at this weekend’s Rally Finland, his first World Rally Championship event since finishing second at Rally Australia last November. With John Kennard returning to his co-driver’s role, Paddon is feeling as ready as he can be for his tenth run at the high-speed rally dubbed the Finnish Grand …

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McRae returns to the roads Of Catlins

Mcrae returns to the roads of Catlins

After taking four years out, Graham McRae of Invercargill will return to competitive rallying in this year’s Catlins Coast Rally on Saturday 10 August. McRae’s motorsport journey is an interesting one. “I was completely not into motorsport,” he said recently. ”I even got my driver’s licence a little later than most. It was my little brother Robert that got me …

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Paddon to fly with Fiesta in Finland

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard will take to the wheel of the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC at next month’s Neste Rally Finland

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard will take to the wheel of the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC at next month’s Neste Rally Finland. Making a welcome return to the FIA World Rally Championship, the New Zealanders will pilot a third M-Sport Ford World Rally Team Fiesta and will be eligible to score manufacturer points for the Cumbrian squad. Paddon made his …

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Paddon ready for WRC return in Finland

Paddon ready for WRC return in Finland

New Zealand rally star Hayden Paddon returns to the top level of world rallying with the announcement that he will drive the third M-Sport Fiesta WRC car at Rally Finland in August. With John Kennard returning as his co-driver, Paddon is understandably delighted to have this opportunity to contest one of his favourite FIA World Rally Championship events, particularly as …

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