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Paddon gunning for top-five placing in Portugal

Paddon gunning for top-five placing in Portugal

Fresh from his awe-inspiring overall win at the Otago Rally earlier this month, Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard will have been writing the best pace notes they can during the Rally Portugal recce this week.

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Paddon's rivals left in awe

Paddon's rivals left in awe

Records were shattered and Hayden Paddon's rivals left in awe as New Zealand's rising star of world championship rallying snatched outright victory as well as classic class honours in the Otago Rally yesterday.

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Where to watch the rally

Where to watch the rally

David Thomson's pick of seven prime viewing spots for this year's Drivesouth Otago Rally Fest.

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Veteran McRae at home behind the wheel

Veteran McRae at home behind the wheel

Australian-based Scottish rally ace Alister McRae is in hot demand, with driving commitments in Cardrona Valley, China, Sydney and Dunedin all within a month.

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Championship leader on the Hunt for Otago title

Championship leader on the Hunt for Otago title

New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) leader Ben Hunt is a busy man.

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Otago Rally Fest - how it all comes together

Otago Rally Fest - how it all comes together

The Drivesouth Otago Rally Fest is actually three events in one: a full-blooded national championship event featuring New Zealand's leading drivers in modern turbocharged four-wheel-drive cars; a classic rally featuring a star-studded international cast in old-style two-wheel-drive machines; and an allcomers event, aimed at locals, some of them in very quick cars, who are out to have fun.

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Fortune set to smile on Paddon?

Fortune set to smile on Paddon?

After a rough time rallying in Argentina, Hayden Paddon deserves some good fortune and if his success statistics stack up, it looks like the universe is conspiring to give him some next weekend.

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Everything new for Paddon in Argentina

Everything new for Paddon in Argentina

Hayden Paddon was expecting a rough ride in this week's Rally Argentina, where he will be competing in his Hyundai i20 WRC car with co-driver John Kennard.

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Familiar voice to set pace for Gilmour

Familiar voice to set pace for Gilmour

Dunedin's Emma Gilmour will have a new but not unknown navigator calling the pace notes this weekend at the International Rally of Whangarei and for the 2015 season.

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McRae to headline Otago Classic Rally

McRae to headline Otago Classic Rally

Augmenting his already fearsome speed, former World Rally Championship (WRC) driver Alister McRae will bring his own Ford Escort RS1800 to New Zealand to contest this year's Otago International Classic Rally.

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Price steps up to the heavyweights

Price steps up to the heavyweights

Winton's Garry Price has spent 30 years in speedway racing, and having ''just turned to asphalt now'' has decided to do so in perhaps the most physically commanding class in motorsport.

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Gilmour hoping for luck as she chases championship glory

Gilmour hoping for luck as she chases championship glory

Luck is a much-yearned-for force in motorsport, and Dunedin's Emma Gilmour believes she could do with her fair share this year.

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