Rally News

Stadium Finance make rally driver’s dreams come true with Mitsubishi Evolution 8

Young rally driver, David Holder of Tauranga, is stepping up to a Mitsubishi Evolution 8 for next year’s 2014 New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC), after demonstrating his pace in the two-wheel-drive class in 2013. Holder (24) says he knows driving the Mitsubishi is a huge leap from his Stadium Finance Ford Fiesta but says he is looking forward to the …

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Robson takes strong result to round out season

Auckland rally driver Lee Robson rounded out a successful season recently at the 10th anniversary Possum Bourne Memorial Rally, where he finished fifth overall in the Rally Xtreme series, securing second in the XT1 class for the season and sixth overall. It was a season that started in the Maramarua Forest, where Robson and co-driver Glenn Goldring used local knowledge …

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Paddon takes eighth place on debut in WRC Rally Spain

Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard have finished their first event in a world rally car in a very credible eight place. The top ten placing highlights the New Zealanders’ sheer determination to finish Rally RACC/Rally de Espana on their first event in the Qatar M-Sport World Rally Team-prepared Ford Fiesta RS world rally car. Paddon and Kennard started day …

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