New Zealander Mike Young will drive a 4WD Toyota Vitz (Yaris) built by Japan’s Cusco Racing and supported by Dunlop in the 2018 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship. The Vitz will be powered by a Lexus 2000 cc direct injection turbo engine supplied as part of a joint project with TRD-Toyota Racing Development (operated by […]

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Kiwi girl Courtney Duncan has shown the world how it’s done, winning both races in the Portuguese round of the FIM Women’s Motocross Championship and taking the overall points lead this weekend. The 22-year-old Altherm JCR rider from Palmerston, Otago, demonstrated her pure race class over the two days on changing conditions, from a rutted and […]

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New Zealand’s Courtney Duncan fought back from a tough start to her opening FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship (WMX) campaign, to reach the runner-up position after the MXGP of Trentino’s two races this weekend. The Italian round at the beautiful Pietramurata circuit, featured a hard pack surface set against the Dolomite Mountain range, where Dunedin’s […]

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Callum Crawley has claimed the 2017/18 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship after taking the final race of the season at Pukekohe Park Raceway. Heading into the weekend 26 points from the lead, the Manawatu man started his weekend the right way with pole position in qualifying on Saturday morning while then series leader Kaleb […]

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A difficult day in the office, lot’s to learn and digest to come back stronger in Bahrain! Brendon Hartley (STR13-03, Car 28) Race: Pos. 15th “It wasn’t a great race for me today, I locked the brakes into Turn 1 at the start and flat-spotted the tyres, so I had no choice but to pit […]

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M Developments has taken the lead for motorsport in New Zealand, debuting the first Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR. The M Developments team is hoping to create a new conversation and following for this class of racecar. Driver Barry Moore couldn’t be happier with the interest and discussion generated since the TCR landed in New Zealand […]

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Jean-Eric Vergne scored an impressive lights-to-flag victory today, 17 March, in the Punta del Este E-Prix – round six of the 2017/18 ABB FIA Formula E Championship. The TECHEETAH driver had to work hard for his second win of the season, as he was chased right from the start by reigning champion Lucas di Grassi […]

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Kiwi Jono Lester has signed with leading Thai racing team, Vattana Motorsport, to drive a Lamborghini Gallardo FL2 GT3 in the forthcoming Thailand Super Series season. Returning to GT racing in the greater Asian region after a year in Japan’s SUPER GT Series, 28-year old Lester will lead a four-car Vattana line-up in the GTM+ […]

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Entries for the 2018 SpeedSport Star of Tomorrow Motor Racing Scholarship are now open and the stakes are even higher this year with the inclusion of a Formula 4 test to the prize package. The Scholarship has produced some of New Zealand’s most successful drivers including 2016 Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen, Supercars driver Richie […]

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