Paddon scores career best with second place at WRC Italy

New Zealand’s most successful rally driver Hayden Paddon has ably demonstrated his star potential having secured a history-making, career-best second place at this weekend’s Rally Italy Sardinia. Paddon and co-driver John Kennard marked their first anniversary with Hyundai Motorsport by creating a double podium finish with Belgium team-mates Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul for the World Rally Championship’s newest manufacturer. …

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History-making Paddon holds second in WRC Sardinia

Having held the lead of Rally Italy Sardinia for 15 stages, the opening stage of Saturday afternoon’s itinerary saw New Zealanders Hayden Paddon and John Kennard slip to second place following a spin. The history-making Kiwis managed to hold onto second place after the long day of competition despite an encounter with a rock, damage to their Hyundai i20 WRC’s …

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Paddon secures positive eighth in Portugal

Hayden Paddon feels more positive about his improved competitiveness against his Hyundai team-mates and other World Rally Championship front-runners having secured eighth position with co-driver John Kennard at this weekend’s Rally Portugal. The Kiwi rally star describes his fourth event of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship season as “an up and down weekend” and, although he’d hoped for a …

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