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WORLD CHAMPION TÄNAK TO FAREWELL TOYOTA IN AUSTRALIA AFTER TITLE SHOWDOWN WITH HYUNDAI

2019-11-01T18:21:59+00:00November 1, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - FIA World Rally Champion Ott Tänak will make his farewell appearance for Toyota at Kennards Hire Rally Australia later this month – and lead an inter-team title showdown - after signing as a Hyundai driver for 2020. Less than a week after Tänak and co-driver Martin Järveoja secured their maiden WRC [...]

CITROËN BOOSTS OGIER’S TITLE HOPES WITH EXTRA ENTRY FOR AUSTRALIAN WORLD RALLY FINALE

2019-10-18T10:19:33+00:00October 18, 2019|

ENTRY LIST - DOWNLOAD COFFS COAST (NSW) – French team Citroën will boost its entry to three cars in a last-ditch bid for star driver Sébastien Ogier to grab a seventh-straight FIA World Rally Championship at Kennards Hire Rally Australia next month. PHOTO: Sébastien Ogier will have a faster Citroën in Spain and Mads Østberg [...]

TÄNAK, OGIER & NEUVILLE VIE FOR BRITISH WIN AS THRILLING WORLD RALLY TITLE CHASE HEADS FOR AUSTRALIA

2019-10-03T00:54:08+00:00October 3, 2019|

THE fight for the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship reaches a critical point when the three main contenders tackle Wales Rally Great Britain, starting tonight. PHOTO: Red Bull Content Pool Watch TV highlights of Wales Rally GB FREE on 10 BOLD and TENPLAY.COM.AU, Saturday 12 October, 3pm AEST (check guides for local times). Competition between Ott Tänak, [...]

PADDON RETURNS TO WRC ELITE FOR RALLY AUSTRALIA

2019-09-06T19:07:50+00:00September 6, 2019|

COFFS COAST (NSW) – New Zealand driver Hayden Paddon will return to the wheel of a top-flight World Rally Car for the first time in a year when he contests Kennards Hire Rally Australia for M-Sport Ford in November. The British team announced today that Paddon and long-time co-driver John Kennard will drive the latest [...]

BIG TESTING CRASH ENDS PADDON’S FINLAND COMEBACK

2019-07-30T09:25:10+00:00July 30, 2019|

KIWI driver Hayden Paddon’s return to the FIA World Rally Championship has ended brutally with a high-speed collision with a rock during testing for next weekend’s Nesta Rally Finland. PHOTOS: YLIVAA Media Paddon and co-driver John Kennard were in the M-Sport Ford Fiesta they were to drive in the rally when they hit the rock [...]

INJURED EVANS TO MISS FINLAND

2019-07-17T23:05:23+00:00July 17, 2019|

BRITISH driver Elfyn Evans has withdrawn from next month’s Neste Rally Finland to recover from the effects of a heavy landing in his M-Sport Ford Fiesta on Rally Estonia last weekend. PHOTO: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool A team statement said its number one driver had received medical advice to not to contest Finland on [...]

HYUNDAI RECRUITS BREEN FOR FINLAND CAMEO; PADDON “UPSET”

2019-06-26T15:18:39+00:00June 26, 2019|

IRISHMAN Craig Breen will return to the FIA World Rally Championship for a one-off drive with Hyundai at Neste Rally Finland in August. PHOTO: Craig Breen (Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool) The 29-year-old will join Thierry Neuville and Andreas Mikkelsen as the Korean-owned team strives to keep its lead in the Manufacturers’ championship and support [...]

HYUNDAI BOSS NANDAN OUT IN WRC PRE-SEASON SHAKE-UP

2019-01-03T14:24:00+00:00January 3, 2019|

HYUNDAI Motorsport has parted ways with team principal Michel Nandan and appointed a new director to lead its FIA World Rally Championship program. PHOTO: New Hyundai Motorsport director Andrea Adamo (Hyundai pic) Hyundai announced overnight its customer racing manager Andrea Adamo would become team director immediately, just three weeks before the 2019 season starts at [...]

PADDON RULES HIMSELF OUT OF 2019 WRC

2018-12-15T14:01:08+00:00December 14, 2018|

KENNARDS Hire Rally Australia 2018 runner-up Hayden Paddon says he won’t contest the FIA World Rally Championship next year after his former team Hyundai Motorsport signed nine-time champion Sébastien Loeb. PHOTO: Hayden Paddon built a massive group of fans, seen here congratulating him after his second place at Kennards Hire Rally Australia (Jaanus Ree/WRC Media [...]

TENACIOUS TANAK ROCKETS TO WORLD RALLY AUSTRALIA LEAD

2018-11-17T18:09:10+00:00November 17, 2018|

COFFS COAST (NSW) - A blistering attack by Ott Tanak rocketed him into the lead of Kennards Hire Rally Australia as the gripping fight to the end of the FIA World Rally Championship continued on the New South Wales Coffs Coast today. PHOTO: Ott Tänak hurls his Toyota Yaris through the Coffs Coast forest on [...]