Paddon finished seventh in Rally Sweden in his first outing since a fatal accident last month.
The Mercedes driver couldn’t hide his emotions and even went on camera to say he was annoyed by all of SVG’s "mistakes" at the event.
The three-time NZ Grand Prix champion is still competing, with the likes of Greg Murphy and Paul Radisich sending in tributes.
A spectator died yesterday morning after Paddon's vehicle went out of control on black ice.
Supporters of the Kiwi driver say it wasn't his fault a spectator died after his crash.
McLaughlin is the chief threat to Triple Eight's dominance of the series, sitting in fourth place behind championship leader Shane van Gisbergen.
Hamilton stayed in hot pursuit of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the chase for the Formula One season championship, posting the fastest lap in today's first practice.
Mike Whiddett tore through the corners of the R45 between Franschhoek and Villiersdorp in Red Bull's film 'Conquer the Cape'.
Phil Brock says it was 'fitting' Will Davison and his 'small, hard working team' came away with the Peter Brock Trophy yesterday.