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AJACCIO, FRANCE - APRIL 07:  Hayden Paddon of New Zealand and John Kennard of New Zealand compete in their Hyundai Motorsport WRT Hyundai i20 WRC during Day One of the WRC France on April 7, 2017 in Ajaccio, France.  (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)

Paddon begins Argentina title defence seventh-fastest after day one

Paddon took just under two minutes to cover the 1.9km stage in Cordoba.

F1 drivers split on new safety plan to install 'shields' on cars

Plans are in place to test a new "shield" device to protect against flying debris.

AJACCIO, FRANCE - APRIL 07:  Hayden Paddon of New Zealand and John Kennard of New Zealand compete in their Hyundai Motorsport WRT Hyundai i20 WRC during Day One of the WRC France on April 7, 2017 in Ajaccio, France.  (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)

Paddon aiming to jumpstart WRC campaign in Argentina

The Kiwi driver says the place where he won his first ever WRC event last year will give him some confidence.

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Billy Monger was left fighting for his life after his car collided with another during a British F4 race, but now his idols are joining the battle to help him recover.

F1 stars spearhead fundraising efforts for young driver with amputated legs after horror crash

Billy Monger was left fighting for his life after his car collided with another during a British F4 race.

New F1 owners force Lewis Hamilton to delete social media video

The video breached the sport's strict new guidelines.

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After wretched luck last year Courtney Duncan is back on the bike.

Kiwi motocross rider top of World Championship

Courtney Duncan holds a six point lead at the top of the FIM Women's World Championship.

AJACCIO, FRANCE - APRIL 07:  Hayden Paddon of New Zealand and John Kennard of New Zealand compete in their Hyundai Motorsport WRT Hyundai i20 WRC during Day One of the WRC France on April 7, 2017 in Ajaccio, France.  (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)

Frustrated Hayden Paddon finishes sixth at Rally of France

Kiwi driver Paddon improved one place to eighth overall in the WRC standings following a frustrating three days at the Rally of France.

'We're here to put on a race' - Supercars to go ahead on wet track despite crash, drivers withdrawing

At least four cars have withdrawn from today's racing after yesterday's pile up.

Paddon finished seventh in Rally Sweden in his first outing since a fatal accident involving a spectator last month.

Paddon demanding better despite solid first day at Rally of France: 'We want more'

The Kiwi WRC driver is seventh after one day of rallying in Corsica.

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Kris Meeke’s hijinks meant he ended up in a spectator car park on his way to a famous victory.

Video: Northern Irish driver's off road antics seal Rally of Mexico win

Kris Meeke’s hijinks meant he ended up in a spectator car park on his way to a famous victory.

Incredible video shows World Rally leader crash off road, almost hit officials, zig-zag through carpark - then race to victory

Kris Meeke was cruising to a Rally Mexico title when his pursuit went off track in glorious fashion.

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The Kiwi rally driver is at the World Rally Championship in Mexico with the final stages this morning.

Hayden Paddon climbs back to fifth spot after technical fault

The Kiwi rally driver is at the World Rally Championship in Mexico with the final stages this morning.

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The Kiwi rally driver’s car flipped on black ice and slid of the road in Monte Carlo.

Back on track: Hayden Paddon competing in Sweden in memory of spectator

The Kiwi rally driver’s car flipped on black ice and slid of the road in Monte Carlo.

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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.

'That's not motorsport!' Maro Engel lays into Shane van Gisbergen after Kiwi crashes team car in Bathurst 12-hour

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.

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Alex Yoong of Malaysia is trading four wheels for two in next week's Pioneer race.

Ex-Formula One driver taking things down a notch with mountain bike race

Alex Yoong of Malaysia is trading four wheels for two in next week's Pioneer race.

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The three-time NZ Grand Prix champion is still competing, with the likes of Greg Murphy and Paul Radisich sending in tributes.

'I might be old but my mind is still sharp': 75-year-old Kenny Smith honoured by racing greats at Hampton Downs

The three-time NZ Grand Prix champion is still competing, with the likes of Greg Murphy and Paul Radisich sending in tributes.

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The Geraldine driver has withdrawn from the Monte Carlo rally after he fatally crashed into a spectator.

Hayden Paddon uses statement to warn spectators after Monte Carlo tragedy: 'We all want to enjoy a good show and go home'

A spectator died yesterday morning after Paddon's vehicle went out of control on black ice.

'NZ is behind you!' - fans send heartfelt messages of support to distraught Paddon after Monte Carlo rally tragedy

Supporters of the Kiwi driver say it wasn't his fault a spectator died after his crash.

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The Hyundai driver is hoping to improve on a stellar season last year.

Hayden Paddon launching WRC campaign in icy Monte Carlo conditions

The Hyundai driver is hoping to improve on a stellar season last year.

'I find that to be insulting': Supercars boss slams 'sexist' van Gisbergen

Betty Klimenko was due to take on the contracted van Gisbergen at her Erebus team after assuming control in 2012.

'It was quick': V8 Supercars title favourite Van Gisbergen fourth fastest in practice

Kiwi driver 0.17 seconds behind Volvo's Scott McLaughlin, who topped the timesheets.

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Scott Dixon, Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin will be at the Legends of Speed evening.

Kiwi motorsport legends dig deep to support next generation, and return of World Rally Championship

Scott Dixon, Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin will be at the Legends of Speed evening.

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Rod Millen's sprawling Coromandel haven is home to an array of American beasts.

'It brings a huge smile to my face' – the Kiwi petrol head who hosts his own rally

Rod Millen's sprawling Coromandel haven is home to an array of American beasts.

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Fans might still get a chance to see the legendary rider in action in Sunday’s street race in Invercargill.

Rain brings Guy Martin and his 'bloody fast' Suzuki to a stop at Burt Munro challenge

Fans might still get a chance to see the legendary rider in action in Sunday’s street race in Invercargill.

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Michael Scott has had a tough 2016, and needs up to $50k to get his car back in good order.

'How the hell did I get here?' Young Kiwi racer glad to be alive after terrifying crash

Motorsport community now looking to help get 21-year-old Michael Scott back on the track.

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