Following the pathway laid by New Zealand motorsport innovators Bruce McLaren, Burt Munro and John Britten, Hayden Paddon is pioneering the construction of the world's first electric rally car.
Motorsport generally lightens a driver's wallet. However Saturday's Circle Hill Rally-sprint bucked the trend and sent the fastest few away with some dollars in their pockets.
Hayden Paddon revelled in rallying on the gravel back roads he grew up on, winning all 12 stages and finishing six minutes, 54.4secs ahead of the second driver in Saturday's South Canterbury Rally.
"This is my favourite car. One day I'm going to buy a car like this," reigning V8 Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin enthuses, upon spying the Porsche GT3 RS3 he is about to take his debut drive...
Three Otago drivers entered in Saturday's one-day South Canterbury Rally have different agendas for the 12-stage event.
Her wonder-kid son, Liam, might have been making Kiwi motorsport magic on the Highlands Motorsport Park track, yet Kristy Lawson could only allow herself glances at the final Toyota Racing Series ...
Invercargill's Brendon Leitch is returning for his sixth tilt at the Toyota Racing Series which will open its five-round season at Highlands Motorsport Park in Otago this weekend.
The inaugural Wheels at Wanaka is calling for vehicles to register for display at the Easter show next year and the criteria is all-encompassing.
The talent of two young New Zealand drivers was displayed in all its gutsy glory to nearly the very end of the New Zealand Endurance Championship’s three-hour race at Highlands Motorsport Park on...
Dunedin's Black brothers Stu and Arron drove their two BMW E46s to double class success in the one-hour and three-hour races at the New Zealand Endurance Championship.
Because it is hosted at Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell, the New Zealand Endurance Championship is chock-full of the region’s drivers, in both the one-hour and three-hour races on Saturday.
‘‘Merry Christmas,’’ motorsport presenter turned Giltrap Group head of communications and public relations Shaun Summerfield says with a grin, as he hands me the keys to a Lamborghini Urus, writes Catherine Pattison.
Former Channel 9 news presenter and more recently former Newshub motorsport reporter Shaun Summerfield may have the best car job in New Zealand.
Dunedin's two national rally championship competitors will have this season’s sole opportunity to trade times with overseas drivers at this weekend’s International Rally of Whangarei.
Dunedin driver Emma Gilmour experienced the tough hand that rallying can deftly dish out as a final-stage puncture deflated her hopes of a podium finish yesterday.
Confidence and commitment were the key ingredients to WRC driver Hayden Paddon once again blitzing the Otago Rally field by a massive margin.
WRC driver Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard have won the Otago Rally in their Hyundai i20 AP4, finishing almost 8mins 30sec clear of their nearest rivals.
New Zealand’s WRC driver Hayden Paddon is dominating the Rally of Otago, winning all eight stages today and leading Auckland’s Subaru WRX STi driver Ben Hunt and Tony Rawstorn by 4mins:44.5secs.
The Otago Rally roars out of Dunedin this weekend and with new cars, fresh faces and WRC stars scattered throughout the field, it promises some quality action.
A Shortened 2018 WRC schedule has seen Hayden Paddon seek solace in his home country's ample rally calendar - beginning this weekend with the Dunedin Isuzu Otago NZRC Rally. As far as consolation...