Catherine Pattison

Motorsport: Focused Paddon forging on

Motorsport: Focused Paddon forging on

Eight years ago, Otago Daily Times motorsport writer Catherine Pattison started reporting on the rallying exploits of a young driver from Geraldine. Now, Hayden Paddon is on the world stage. Pattison helps the rally ace reflect on an exciting year.

Motorsport: F5000s of yesteryear still a blast

Motorsport: F5000s of yesteryear still a blast

Wrestling a brawny, 41-year-old F5000 race car that has ''steering issues'' around a circuit is a sure-fire way to wear a man out, Steve Ross reckons.

Motocross: An Otago rider on every podium

Every class podium at the New Zealand supercross championships had at least one Otago rider standing on its steps on Thursday night.

Supercross: Columb in for Winton

Despite supercross racing not featuring on his schedule and his focus being firmly on next year's national motocross championships, Scott Columb will ride in today's supercross event in Winton.

Rallying: UK pairing has narrow lead at halfway stage

United Kingdom team Vince Bristow and co-driver Dean Mitchell seized a slim lead in the Silver Fern Rally last night as the cars arrived in Timaru.

Rallying: Wales just like Otago

Rallying: Wales just like Otago

Hayden Paddon plans to channel experience gained on the Otago Rally's slippery forestry stages when he contests the final World Rally Championship round, Wales Rally GB, this weekend.

Motorsport: Otago drivers to fore in 1+01

Motorsport: Otago drivers to fore in 1+01

Otago drivers popped up all over the class podiums in the 1+01 (one-hour-plus-one-lap) mini-enduro at Highlands Motorsport Park on Sunday.

High times at Highlands event

High times at Highlands event

Highlands Motorsport Park owner, promotor and competitor Tony Quinn couldn't have asked for more from the Cromwell facility's second running of its 101 endurance meeting at the weekend.

Motorsport: Quinn, Tander snatch victory

Motorsport: Quinn, Tander snatch victory

The Highlands 101 endurance race delivered in sensational style yesterday when the race circuit's owner, Tony Quinn, and Garth Tander snatched a last-lap victory.

Motorsport: 'Perfect way to finish the season'

Motorsport: 'Perfect way to finish the season'

Claiming her first spot in a Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) final, Emma Gilmour ended her season on an absolute high in Las Vegas yesterday.