scoop.co.nz 13 Mar, 2021 07:15 am

Paddon Locked In For 2021 Otago Rally

Paddon Locked In For 2021 Otago Rally
Hayden Paddon. The Winmax Brakes Otago NZRC Rally has received its highest profile entry so far, with Hayden Paddon confirming his entry for 2021. Paddon, a multiple New Zealand Rally Champion and the winner of the 2016 Rally of Argentina, will drive ...

Paddon, a multiple New Zealand Rally Champion and the winner of the 2016 Rally of Argentina, will drive his Hyundai i20 AP4 in the Dunedin-based rally.Motorsport New Zealand and Otago Rally have developed a contingency plan to run the event under Level 2 Covid-19 restrictions if needed."John Kennard is an icon of the sport too, and has been a great friend of the Otago Rally over many years, working behind the scenes to attract world class guest drivers.He will again be co-driven by experienced note caller John Kennard.

" Along with Paddon, front runners will include former champions Ben Hunt (Subaru) and Jack Hawkeswood (Mazda 2), Robbie Stokes (Ford), Dylan Turner (Audi), Raana Horan (Skoda) and Dunedin favourite, Emma Gilmour in her Suzuki Swift."Hayden is very approachable and a great ambassador for the sport.

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