Hayden Paddon Wins Get Connected Rali Ceredigion

Multiple New Zealand champion and World Rally Championship (WRC) winner Geraldine-born Hayden Paddon (pictured left), 35, and 18-year-old co-driver Jared Hudson (right), from Christchurch, won this year’s Get Connected Rali Ceredigion, Wales247 reports.

Recording his first ever all-asphalt victory, Haddon described the Welsh event as one of the best rallies of its kind in the world.

Paddon said: “I’ve really loved this event. I can honestly say that it’s one of the best rallies of its kind anywhere in the world. The stages are awesome and the atmosphere has been great, especially for the two runs through the town on Saturday night.”

Paddon told Stuff: “At just 18 years of age, I’ve been very impressed with Jared. This is a tough rally for a co-driver and he’s done really well.”

Original article by Rhys Gregory, Wales 247, September 6, 2022.

Photo by Jakob Ebrey.

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