It all came right for the SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at the annual ITM SuperSprint meeting at Pukekohe on Sunday as category newcomer Michael Collins (McRae GM1) took the battle for the lead of the feature 14 -lap final to long-time series fast-man Clark Proctor (March 73A1). A typically boisterous […]

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In claiming their fourth event win in as many years this year’s Targa New Zealand winners Glenn Inkster and co-driver Spencer Winn (Mitsubishi Evo 8) have matched the consecutive event record of previous event ‘King’ Tony Quinn and his co-driver Naomi Tillett. The pair, Inkster from Patumahoe near Pukekohe, and Winn from Howick in south-east […]

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The second-to-last day of any multi-day Targa NZ event traditionally exacts a toll on the field – and on this year’s five-day marathon from Auckland to Wellington, today’s 168kms of special stages from New Plymouth to Ohura and back certainly did that. Though he still has an overall event lead of just over five minutes, […]

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The 2017 Targa New Zealand event’s traditionally tough third day brought drama from one end of the field to the other today. Runaway leader Glenn Inkster and co-driver Spencer Winn had an early scare when a turbo manifold broke in the 44.7km Otewa stage in the morning, handing the win (in that stage) to arch-rivals […]

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The early exit of Day 1 runners-up Leigh Hopper and Michael Goudie (Subaru Impreza WRX) allowed defending title holders Glenn Inkster and Spencer Winn (Mitsubishi Evo 8) free reign to further extend their lead in this year’s Targa New Zealand event in the Waikato today. Hopper and Goudie were just 22.3 seconds behind Inkster and […]

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Defending title holders Glenn Inkster and Spencer Winn (Mitsubishi Evo 8) have taken a decisive early class and overall event lead in this year’s Targa New Zealand tarmac motor rally which started at the Hampton Downs circuit in the northern Waikato this afternoon.. The pair were untroubled in taking the AndrewSimms.co.nz Allcomers 4WD class and […]

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Traditionally New Zealand’s world-leading SAS Autoparts MSC F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series has run – usually as the headline act – at major classic motor racing meetings here and in Australia. This season though the series kicks off with a support class slot at the biggest mainstream motor racing meeting in the country, the ITM […]

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Qualified coaching will be more accessible to all Kiwi karters under a revamped Coaching Academy launched this month by the governing body of the sport in this country, KartSport New Zealand. Key to the revamp is a move to a certified ‘one-on-one’ coaching model. While some group coaching will still be operated by coaches where […]

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There is a mix of youth and experience in the seven-strong Kiwi squad set to travel to Portugal later this year for the 18th annual Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals meeting at Portimao. The final pieces of the annual Grand Final line-up fell into place at the double points/double header round of the 2017 Giltrap […]

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Dylan Drysdale, Tim Loughran and Garry Cullum were the big winners after an all-action final round of the 2017 Molecule ProKart Series at the KartSport Hamilton club’s Agrisea Raceway over the weekend. All three took away series’ class titles – Cullum for a record fourth time – but it was a close-run thing in both […]

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