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Paddon and Marshall aim to push hard in Australia

November 13, 2018

New Zealander Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall will be pushing hard at this week’s final round of the FIA World Rally Championship in Australia, striving to end the season on a good note. “After a podium finish here last year, it would be good at a minimum to repeat that,” says Paddon of the 15-18 November event..


Paddon wins Raglan rally for Hyundai NZ

October 13, 2018

Hayden Paddon has won the final round of the 2018 New Zealand Rally Championship in Raglan in his Hyundai i20 AP4+ car, giving Hyundai New Zealand their first-ever NZRC manufacturers’ championship title. Paddon made the win look easy with a margin of nearly five and a half minutes over second-placed Ben Hunt, having set the fastest stage times on all..


Close-fought seventh for Paddon and Marshall in Wales

October 8, 2018

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall finished Wales Rally GB, the 11th round of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship, with a consistent and close-fought seventh place. After three days and 317.74 kilometres of rallying through northern and mid-Wales, just 15 seconds separated Paddon’s Hyundai Motorsport team-mate Thierry Neuville in fifth place and Mads Ostberg..


Paddon and Marshall aim for consistency in Wales

October 2, 2018

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall want to continue their recent form as they head to Marshall’s home event, Wales Rally GB, this week. The eleventh round of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship, running 4-7 October, takes in familiar roads in north and mid-Wales. Paddon has competed here seven times previously; Marshall has competed..


No luck for Paddon at Ashley Forest

September 23, 2018

This weekend Kiwi WRC star Hayden Paddon tackled the iconic Ashley Forest Rallysprint in his revamped Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car for the second time. The car, dubbed Barry 2.0, was in +++ mode according to Paddon with a new 2.1-litre engine, improved aero package and engine management system. Saturday saw Paddon and a few other top competitors allowed only..


Ashley Forest more unfinished business for Paddon

September 18, 2018

It’s only 1.7 kilometres of gravel road in a forest near Rangiora in North Canterbury, but the iconic Ashley Forest Rallysprint represents unfinished business for Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon. Fresh from securing a hard-fought third place at Rally Turkey on 16 September, Paddon is homeward bound ready to get behind the wheel of his New Zealand-built Hyundai i20 AP4+,..


Finely-judged third for Paddon in Turkey

September 17, 2018

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon has secured his first podium finish of the 2018 World Rally Championship season in Turkey. With his British co-driver Seb Marshall, Paddon stuck to their plan of being consistently fast and clean to finish Rally Turkey with a strong result for Hyundai Motorsport and bring home his seventh WRC career podium finish. The 13-16 September..


New Turkish challenge for Paddon and Marshall

September 11, 2018

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall are feeling relaxed and focused as they join fellow World Rally Championship competitors for their first run at Rally Turkey this week. The Turkish rally returns to the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time since 2010, running for the first time in the Marmaris/Mugla region in south-west..


Coromandel win gives Paddon fourth New Zealand title

August 18, 2018

Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon has wrapped up the 2018 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship title by winning the one-day, Hyundai NZ-backed Rally of Coromandel today (18 August). With Malcolm Peden in the co-driver’s seat for the second time this season, Paddon overcame turbo hose issues in his Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car to win his fourth..


Paddon secures NZRC title at Coromandel

August 18, 2018

New Zealand’s WRC star Hayden Paddon won the Hyundai New Zealand Goldrush Rally of Coromandel on Saturday to claim his fourth Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Paddon and stand-in co-driver Mal Peden had to work hard to overcome a troublesome turbo hose across the day’s eight special stages but they did enough to hold off the Subaru..