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Mt Smart Stadium base to provide historic action for Rally New Zealand

Rally New Zealand 2020

Rally New Zealand will make history inside Mt Smart Stadium when it returns as part of the World Rally Championship in Auckland this September. Today (21 January 2020) Rally New Zealand organisers confirmed that Mt Smart Stadium will act as a base for the event’s service park and rally village for the fans. An historic Super Special Stage is also …

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Paddon Returns

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard are set to contest two FIA World Rally Championship events before the end of the year

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard are set to contest two FIA World Rally Championship events before the end of the year – piloting the all-new Ford Fiesta R5 MkII at Wales Rally GB and returning to the wheel of the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC at Rally Australia. As one of the sport’s most popular competitors, the rallying community were devastated …

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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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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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