The Repco Battle of Jacks Ridge returns in November for a second edition with inaugural champion Shane van Gisbergen set to defend his crown against WRC winner Hayden Paddon and a star-studded line-up....more...
Alzenau, Germany June 23, 2021 – Hyundai Motorsport is the subject of a brand-new documentary, commissioned by Hyundai Motor Company, that charts the company’s journey to become two-time title winners in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). ...more...
Technical issues early in the event blunted any chances of a podium finish for Mike Young at last weekend’s NZRC South Canterbury Rally, however in the last loop of stages he and co-driver Malcolm Read fought their way back to 4th in the Category 1 and 8th overall....more...
Kiwi Mike Young and Beckwith come from behind to be crowned West Australian Rally Champions November 9, 2020
Mike Young and Scott Beckwith have clinched their first Western Australian Rally Championship amidst a dramatic year of COVID-19, close finishes and last-minute entries.
What began as a one-off event at the Forest Rally in September, quickly turned into a stunning championship-winning season. Young’s clean sweep of victories proved his driving class, while also proving the speed and reliability of his Maximum Motorsport Subaru.
Heading into yesterday’s Safari Darling Rally, Young’s absence at the championship’s first event meant he still had to rely on his rivals’ results while also winning the event himself. Fortunately for Young, however, luck was on his side early in the Jarrahdale event. ...more...
Penguin Random House NZ is excited to announce the August release of Driven, the explosive autobiography from New Zealand’s most successful rally driver, Hayden Paddon.
The book will cover Paddon’s commitment to racing from a very young age, his many highs and lows on the local and international circuits, and his latest Paddon Rallysport initiative out of its base at Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell.
Driven will provide rare insights into Paddon’s formative years growing up in Geraldine, his entry into competitive racing, success locally and ascendency on the international circuit, the 2017 accident in which a spectator was killed, his controversial axing from the Hyundai Motorsport team in 2018, and how he is regearing his career and maintaining a future focus...more...