The original Boss 302 Ford Mustang was sold only in 1969 and 1970, but that's all it took - the car's sole job was to be the basis of the racer that would claim the Sports Car Club of America's Trans-Am championship for Ford, and that mission was accomplished.
Hayden Paddon, arguably New Zealand's most promising rally driver since the late Possum Bourne, often pays tribute to the wise, older man who tells him where to go. Motorsport writer Catherine Pattison talks to Paddon's co-driver.
Rally driving is like a virus. It often remains in the bloodstream, re-surfacing just when you thought you had shaken it off. Waimate's Deborah Kibble, one of the country's top female drivers, has the affliction.