Good, better, best of 2018

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I copped a bit of flak from some quarters last month for naming Toyota’s Prado VX Ltd the 4WD of…

Look back in history Sunday: Hayden Paddon’s WRC debut with Hyundai in 2014

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We jump back to June 2014 when Hayden Paddon made his World Rally Championship debut with Hyundai Motorsport.  Kate Gordon-Smith…

Optimist, pessimist or red mist?

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December, long after the traditional silly season, and until this week there was little to be cheerful about for our…

Loeb to Hyundai, who would have thought!

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They say change is inevitable but it doesn’t mean that I like it.  We wake up this morning to the…

Has Christmas come early for NZ’s finest

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Finally! Some good news from Hyundai Motorsport about Hayden Paddon’s potential contract for the 2019 World Rally Championship season.  …

Annual rally rankings announced

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The Grey Roots Group today published their 13th annual rankings of the nation’s fastest rally drivers. However, in a break…

Have long distance marathons had their day?

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The bi-annual Silver Fern Rally reached its conclusion last Saturday after a mammoth eight days, 48 stages, and 1268km of…

A silver lining over local rallying’s clouded future?

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Me? I blame Brian Tressider.   You see, gravel road rallying is the only form of mainstream motorsport I haven’t…

WRC COMMENT: Rally Australia – what’s all the fuss about?

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Rallysportmag.com recently run this article where Australian Rally Museum chairman, Trevor Shelton, delves into the Rally Australia location topic, and…

Look back in history Sunday: 2014 Silver Fern Rally – Day 8

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The final day of the 2014 epay Silver Fern Rally was to see the first international crew win the event….