Pedal to the metal


Ray Casey and Jimmy Martin, of Cromwell, rocket their Subaru Impreza Sti into a sweeping left near the Junction of Perry and Table Hill Rds, on the 28.4km stage 15 of the Otago Rally between Waitahuna and Milton on Sunday.

The pair were contesting the Allcomers Division, won by Kaikoura’s Regan Ross. The rally’s overall winner was Hayden Paddon, also of Cromwell, with co›driver John Kennard in a Hyundai i20AP4. Paddon notched up his record ninth victory with a lead of 5min 27.1sec over the two›day event, where the fastest competitors reached speeds of up to 130kmh on gravel roads. REPORT & PHOTO: NICK BROOK