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3 days agoCanterbury Rally entries published
 Canterbury Rally published
4 days agoGilmour focused on the second half of the season
1 week agoFirst Targa win for McKenzie and Sayers, while Bell and Forbes make their mark on the final day
8 days agoMcKenzie and Sayers retain Targa lead - but there's still just seconds in it!
9 days agoTarga Hawkes Bay: Start List for Leg 3 published
10 days agoMcKenzie and Sayers claim early lead in Targa Hawkes Bay event.
 Targa Hawkes Bay: Start List for Leg 2 published
11 days agoTarga Hawkes Bay: Start List for Leg 1 published
 Will extra day make a difference to final result of Targa Hawkes Bay
 Paddon launches ‘Driven’ documentary series
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Thu, 23 May 2019 - Gilmour focused on the second half of the season

Dunedin rally driver Emma Gilmour has had to make some hard decisions, following a mechanically mired start to the season and has opted not to enter the Lone Star Canterbury Rally on June 1.

“The championship chase is non-existent for us this year now, which is hugely disappointing after all the effort and money spent in the off-season.” Gilmour says.

“To get things right for the remainder of the season and looking forward to the future, we are going to skip Canterbury to get things 100% sorted and to do some testing. We plan ...    more...

Mon, 20 May 2019 - First Targa win for McKenzie and Sayers, while Bell and Forbes make their mark on the final day

Haydn McKenzie and co-driver Matthew Sayers (Mitsubishi Evo 10 4WD) have won this year’s Targa Hawke’s Bay tarmac motor rally after managing a lead they held from midway through the first of three day’s competition on Friday.

Arriving at event’s end in Havelock North this afternoon with almost a minute up their sleeve, the Albany, Auckland pair led home teammates David Rogers and Aidan Kelly (Mitsubishi Evo 10) who were second, and finished just over two-and-a-half minutes up on the third placed BMW 318ti (and first 2WD car home) of last ...    more...

Sun, 19 May 2019 - McKenzie and Sayers retain Targa lead - but there's still just seconds in it!

Haydn McKenzie and co-driver Matthew Sayers (Mitsubishi Evo 10 4WD) have retained their Day 1 lead at the end of the second day of competition in this year’s Targa Hawke’s Bay tarmac motor rally.

However, after the longest day of three, which took the 70+ field of Targa competition and Targa Tour cars over 400km from Rotorua in the Bay of Plenty this morning, to Havelock North in Hawke’s Bay late this afternoon, there are still just seconds – 17 to be exact – between AndrewSimms.co.nz class teammates McKenzie & Sayers (Production 4WD ...    more...

Fri, 17 May 2019 - McKenzie and Sayers claim early lead in Targa Hawkes Bay event.

Auckland pair Hadyn McKenzie and co-driver Matthew Sayers (Mitsubishi Evo 10 4WD) have taken an early lead in this year’s Targa Hawke’s Bay event.

After the first of three days’ competition over seven stages comprising 121km of closed roads through the south-eastern Waikato today they have a 21 second lead over fellow Mitsubishi Evo 10 4WD driver David Rogers and his co-driver Aidan Kelly, and a 1.18.1 buffer on last year’s event winner Steven and co-driving brother Carl in the first of the 47-strong field’s 2WD cars, Steven’s BMW 318ti.more...

Thu, 16 May 2019 - Will extra day make a difference to final result of Targa Hawkes Bay

As competitors in this year’s three-day Targa Hawke’s Bay tarmac motor rally gather at documentation and scrutineering in Rotorua today the question many are still asking is ‘what sort of difference will the extra day make this year?’

For those who are either new to marathon-style motor race events, or have yet to tackle anything longer than a two-day Targa Rotorua or the first two-day Targa Hawke’s Bay event, the answer is either ‘a lot’ or ‘a little.’

For veterans of event organiser, ...    more...

Thu, 16 May 2019 - Paddon launches ‘Driven’ documentary series

Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon has launched a behind-the-scenes documentary series about his New Zealand-based rally team Paddon Rallysport.

The four-part documentary series – with part one launched on 15 May – uses the same name, Driven, as Paddon’s autobiography being published by Penguin Random House later this year. The two projects complement each other but Driven: The Paddon Rallysport Story has a different storyline to Driven: The Hayden Paddon Story. While the autobiography promises a candid look at Paddon’s professional and personal life, the documentary series will cover twelve months of action with ...    more...

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PosDriverTotal 
1New ZealandHaydn McKenzie3:03:29.1
2New ZealandDavid Rogers+55.3
3New ZealandSteven Kirk-Burnnand+2:38.2
4New ZealandEddie Bell+3:40.1
5New ZealandAndrew Oakley+8:55.8
6New ZealandMike Tubbs+9:13.6
7New ZealandGraeme Wong+11:18.0
8New ZealandJeremy Friar+12:36.8
9New ZealandJohn Rae+13:43.3
10New ZealandTim James+14:28.4
11New ZealandAndrew Simms+15:05.9
12New ZealandGraeme Drummond+15:11.1
13AustraliaRobert Darrington+15:50.0
14New ZealandChristopher Lewis+16:51.5
15New ZealandRichard Gillies+17:57.8
16New ZealandRichard Ramson+18:03.4
17New ZealandBarry Kirk-Burnnand+19:17.1
18New ZealandGraeme Coley+19:54.6
19New ZealandIvan Knauf+20:29.9
20New ZealandAnthony Butler+22:23.0
PosDriverTotal 
1New ZealandHayden Paddon2:40:28.5
2New ZealandBen Hunt+4:16.7
3New ZealandDavid Holder+4:40.8
4New ZealandJosh Marston+7:14.2
5New ZealandAndrew Hawkeswood+9:42.6
6New ZealandMike Young+11:15.5
7New ZealandDylan Thomson+11:36.0
8New ZealandJack Hawkeswood+12:12.3
9New ZealandMatt Adams+14:49.6
10New ZealandMarcus van Klink+16:31.2
11New ZealandAnthony Jones+17:03.7
12New ZealandBruce Herbert+18:09.2
13New ZealandKingsley Jones+19:31.8
14New ZealandRobbie Stokes+20:08.7
15New ZealandWayne Pittams+21:30.9
16New ZealandBevan Wilson+23:28.2
17New ZealandScott Rutherford+24:47.2
18New ZealandMike Sheehan+28:00.4
19New ZealandBrendan Oakden+28:00.5
20New ZealandDave Strong+29:46.2
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