Rally News

Paddon and Kennard keeping calm ahead of WRC debut

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard, New Zealand’s top rally driving duo, are approaching their debut event with Hyundai Motorsport in the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship with their trademark calmness and common sense. Speaking from his base in Frankfurt before heading to the 5-8 June running of Rally Italia Sardegna, Paddon says: “We have to sensible and stay calm. Our …

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Martin looks for more speed at Canterbury

Tauranga rally driver Andy Martin is looking to up the pace when round two of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the Lone Star Rally Canterbury, gets underway this weekend. After a disappointing run at the previous round, Rally Otago, which ended in a shattered driveshaft, the New Zealand Forest Leasing Mazda RX-3 has …

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Pressure off Anderson for home rally

NZ Rally Championship – Round 3 (Rally of Canterbury) Christchurch rally driver Hamish Anderson is hoping for a trouble-free run at his home rally this weekend with a good chance to score maximum points and further extend his championship lead. The defending Open two-wheel-drive champion hopes to consolidate his position after his closest rival, Brent Taylor, elected not to contest …

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Campbell looks for better run at Canterbury

Tauranga’s Phil Campbell is looking for a return to podium speed at round three of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship driven by VINZ, the Lone Star Rally Canterbury, over the weekend. Campbell surprised himself at the opening round of the championship, Rally Whangarei, by setting a string of top three stage times and if not for …

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