Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon won’t be holding anything back when he and British co-driver Seb Marshall get their 2018 FIA World Rally Championship season underway on the fast, snow-covered roads of Rally Sweden this week. Fresh from a very positive test on snow with Hyundai Motorsport, Paddon says the cold Scandinavian weather has delivered exactly the sort of snow …Read More »
Mount Manganui’s Dave Holder and his co-driver Jason Farmer, from Hamilton, get their 2018 FIA Junior World Rally Championship season underway in stunning snow conditions at Rally Sweden which runs 15-18 February. The pair are the first New Zealanders to compete in the JWRC which takes in five key European events – the opening JWRC round in Sweden, Corsica (France) …Read More »
Parts Connection’s Mitsi Galore will join the New Zealand Rally X Series for the second and final round at ASB Baypark Stadium in Tauranga next weekend. The partnership will see Mitsi Galore – formerly Kempy’s Bitza Mitzy’s – join the New Zealand Xtreme Motorsport Series alongside sister company Toyotaz Galore. The two parts groups have been long standing partners of …Read More »
Three-time Welsh Rally Champion, Meirion Evans, is the latest international entry for the 2018 Otago Classic Rally.
Evans joins Norwegian WRC star, Mads Ostberg, at the event, both driving Ford Escort RS1800s. Evans is no stranger to New Zealand and is the reigning Silver Fern Rally Champion from 2016, having won the event on his first attempt. For the Otago Classic Rally he’ll team up with Kiwi co-driver Rob Scott, and together they’ll be pushing for a …Read More »
Kiwi motorsport star and Hyundai ambassador Hayden Paddon will swap his rally car for golf clubs, as the first celebrity announced to play in the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open in Queenstown. Paddon will fly home after the Swedish round of the FIA World Rally Championship, where he competes for the Hyundai Shell Mobis World Rally Team, to compete in …Read More »
Popular Norwegian rally star Mads Østberg will be the star driver at this year’s Otago Classic Rally in New Zealand. A former Ford, and current Citroën, World Championship factory driver, Østberg will make his Otago Classic Rally debut behind the wheel of a Ford Escort RS1800 at the April 14 and 15 event. 30-year old Østberg has competed in 111 …Read More »