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    Haddon Patton what a legend

    Takes out the Otago Rally in a 40 year old Escort BDA that kid can drive
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    What a car, forget the driver!
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    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    That's insane alright , would have loved to see that unfold . Came from something like 12 seconds behind and made it up in 10km s . 2 wheel drive 40 yrs old car
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    Amazing....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maca49 View Post
    What a car, forget the driver!
    Best car ever made
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    Quote Originally Posted by moonhunt View Post
    Best car ever made
    And they sound right.
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    I just watched the in car footage. That kid's going to be a world champion!

    Can't post the footage from my phone, but look it up, 8 minutes of the most incredible driving you're ever likely to see

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    He was flying all weekend eh, a few of the quicker modern cars had problems which helped him win but it was a hell of a drive all the same. First 2wd winner of an NZRC round since 1987!

    Here is a clip from Saturday:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqx9cH_r9ig
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    Just dye his hair ginger and get him to do a Finnish accent, voila Hayden Vatenen!
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    i sort of know one of the navigators off one off the cars there gearbox went and then there clucth blew just before the finish on the last stage. fairly gutting because they were coming 3rd to.
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    Yep they should bring back real cars! And turbos!
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maca49 View Post
    Yep they should bring back real cars! And turbos!
    Bring back turbos from where? Most of the post-1985 cars have them already!

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    This is worth a watch too. 5 Mins long. Ari Vatenen 'Climb Dance'

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEuZG37gFdM
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    Awesome effort alright, didn't believe it at first so had to look it up that he actually won outright

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    Yes to all above, but his name is Paddon.
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