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  1. Paddon Takes First WRC Stage Win In SpainRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... on the tarmac and keep trying to do that." Paddon's Hyundai Shell World Rally Team team-mates Dani Sordo (#8 Hyundai i20 WRC) and Thierry Neuville (#7 Hyundai i20 WRC) have also been among the front runners during the opening stages of this ...

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  2. Ogier Ahead Of Latvala - Volkswagen One-Two Lead In Spanish DustRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... the best to defy the limited visibility. They ended day one of the twelfth race of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) season in second place. Latvala/Anttila lost 36.6 seconds to their direct rivals in the battle for the drivers' and co-drivers' ...

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  3. Kiwi rally driver Paddon wins first WRC stageRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Timaru Herald

    RIPPING UP THE ROAD: Hayden Paddon in action during Rally Espana, where he picked up his first WRC stage victory on special stage three. Kiwi rally ace Hayden Paddon has taken his first stage win on a FIA World Rally Championship, on an otherwise frustrating day at Rally Espana on Friday .

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  4. Bright Start For Volkswagen In SpainRead the original story

    Yesterday | Paddock Talk

    ... crowd who had turned out to watch stage one of the twelfth round of this season's FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The World Rally Cars, including the three Polo R WRC, passed the Barcelona Pavilion, which was designed by Mies van der Rohe and ...

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  5. Volkswagen Sticks With Winning Combination Of Ogier, Latvala And MikkelsenRead the original story

    Thursday | Paddock Talk

    Volkswagen Motorsport, SA bastien Ogier , Jari-Matti Latvala and Andreas Mikkelsen are set to continue their successful cooperation: Volkswagen has renewed its contracts with the men currently first, second and third in the FIA World Rally Championship . Given the extremely successful partnership - every World Championship title* on offer in 2013 and 2014, and 38 WRC podiums, including 20 wins from 24 rallies - the contract extension is a logical step for all involved.

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  6. Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy Returns With New CarRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Paddock Talk

    ... tles throughout the year. I am pleased to say that the championship will continue with a similar format next year - five WRC events in which we hope to find yet more talent." PaddockTalk Perspective

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  7. Maximum Attack - Wales Rally GB Attracts Full EntryRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Paddock Talk

    ... the National event, which provides amateurs with the chance to tackle the same timed sections immediately after their WRC counterparts. In total, 105 entries have been received for Wales Rally GB National - these have been accepted on a first come ...

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  8. Kubica Ready For Dual Surface DuelRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Paddock Talk

    Sport World Rally Team's Robert Kubica will tackle the mixed surface stages of RallyRACC Rally de EspaA a next week as he takes to the Ford Fiesta RS WRC for the penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship . The Spanish fixture hosts the only dual surface event of the year and challenges crews to convert their driving style from gravel to asphalt with ease and precision.

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  9. Supercars And Rally Legends Roar Into Chirk Castle RallyfestRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Paddock Talk

    ... Rally Championship. Visitors of all ages will be treated to a wealth of fun-fuelled entertainment topped by dramatic WRC action as the world's top drivers blast their turbocharged machines around a special competitive section laid out on the private ...

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  10. Hyundai Shell World Rally Team Ready To Tackle Mixed Surfaces At Rally De EspanaRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Paddock Talk

    The Hyundai Shell World Rally Team is gearing up for the penultimate round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship - and the only mixed surface event of the season - RallyRACC Catalunya - Costa Daurada, Rally de EspaA a next week. Three Hyundai i20 WRC cars will tackle the combination of gravel and asphalt stages with Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul driving the #7 car, local heroes Dani Sordo and Marc MartA with the #8 and Kiwis Hayden Paddon and John Kennard, who make their return to the #20 Hyundai i20 WRC.

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  11. Hyundai ready to tackle mixed surfaces at Rally de EspanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Motorsport.com

    Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo will once again represent the Hyundai Motorsport team, while Hayden Paddon will score points for Hyundai Motorsport N. The Hyundai Shell World Rally Team is gearing up for the penultimate round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship - and the only mixed surface event of the season - RallyRACC Catalunya - Costa Daurada, Rally de EspaA a next week. Three Hyundai i20 WRC cars will tackle the combination of gravel and asphalt stages with Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul driving the #7 car, local heroes Dani Sordo and Marc MartA with the #8 and Kiwis Hayden Paddon and John Kennard, who make their return to the #20 Hyundai i20 WRC.

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  12. M-Sport mount mixed surface challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Motorsport.com

    ... - Rally de EspaA a. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Spanish fixture is the FIA World Rally Championship's (WRC) only true dual surface event and the M-Sport pairing are well prepared for the challenges ahead. Following an opening super special ...

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  13. Driveclub [w/video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Autoblog

    ... well, last week. The product of the minds at Evolution Studios (you might recognize the outfit for its MotorStorm and WRC franchises), Driveclub has been touted as the driving/racing game most perfectly crafted to take advantage of the social, ...

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  14. Volkswagen Trio Hungry For Victory: World Rally Championship Reaches Fever Pitch In SpainRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Paddock Talk

    ... and Co-Drivers' Championship enters the finishing straight at the penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC): the Rally Spain (23.10.-26.10.). The spotlight at the 12th of this season's 13 rallies will be on the Volkswagen pairings ...

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  15. Paddon Keeps Focus For WRC SpainRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Paddock Talk

    Sporting an attitude of keep-your-head-down and keep-on-working-and-learning, Kiwi rally stars Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard are one of three Hyundai Motorsport crews heading to the FIA World Rally Championship's penultimate round, Rally Spain, next week. The 24 to 26 October running of RallyRACC-Rally de Espana will see Paddon and Kennard contest the event for the fourth time, a fact that provides a welcome level of experience to balance against the fact it's the New Zealanders first tarmac event in the Hyundai i20 WRC car.

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  16. Graeme Swann Reveals Rally Challenge At London Olympic ParkRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Paddock Talk

    ... the BT Sport presenter and ambassador, is set to join the exciting finale of this year's FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) by competing at Wales Rally GB in November. Swann will contest the event in a Ford Fiesta R2 rally car that will be run ...

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  17. Rally legend Ari Vatanen to be honoured at Wales Rally GB 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | IcNorthWales

    ... in 2014 to celebrate the outstanding achievements of past heroes. The widely-admired Vatanen won the UK's round of the WRC exactly 30 years ago in 1984 when competing in one of the revered Group B Peugeot 205 T16s and will be in attendance ...

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  18. Picture Gallery - Drivers set to tear through the region for the Wales Rally GBRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | North Wales Chronicle

    ... live television coverage of the new-for-2014 Brenig Power Stage and November's fabulous finale to the fast-and-frenetic WRC really does promise to be an event not-to-be-missed. Throngs of media gathered at Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre today to hear ...

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  19. Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 30/2014Read the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Paddock Talk

    In the FIA World Rally Championship , Jari-Matti Latvala is competing for the World Championship title, during the 2014 Rallylegend the Finn in his Volkswagen Polo R WRC was able to get underway without any pressure. The winner of the most recent WRC round in France delighted tens of thousands of motorsport fans with his spectacular driving on the track at the rally festival in San Marino .

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  20. Euan Thorburn - Road to WalesRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | Paddock Talk

    ... entry to the national event through the highly-acclaimed "Road to Wales" initiative. However, the Duns-based Ford Focus WRC driver is now trying to put together a sponsorship deal and budget which would allow him to compete on the international ...

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