Kiwi driver Dominic Storey and Peter Hackett have clinched the Australian Endurance Championship in an action-packed Highlands 501. Max Twigg and Tony D’Alberto claimed an unlikely win in Sunday’s feature race with Highlands owner Tony Quinn and Andrew Waite, the resident professional at the Cromwell circuit in second. Much of the drama however, revolved around […]

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Two new Ford Fiesta AP4 cars are on the way with Brian Stokes and Phil Campbell currently building cars to rally next year if not sooner. Rallying veteran Stokes first had the idea nearly a year ago and immediately spoke to fellow competitor Andrew Hawkeswood, whose company Force Automotive has helped build the majority of […]

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Kiwi speedway racer Michael Pickens proved he is world-class by finishing third in the NSAC Indiana Speed Week earlier this week. The Aucklander narrowly missed winning the week-long series against the best midget drivers in the world; instead he came away with some race wins and third overall. “We set the bar pretty high,” Pickens […]

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Two Kiwi drivers are scrapping over the final spots on the 2017 Supercars grid. Chris Pither and Andre Heimgartner drove fulltime in the series this year but are yet to secure a seat in next year’s championship and now there is only one team left searching for drivers – Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport. Heimgartner drove one […]

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Kiwi racer and current Supercars championship leader Shane van Gisbergen thinks there is a good chance a New Zealander will lift the Jason Richards Memorial Trophy at this week’s ITM Auckland SuperSprint. It is mathematically possible that the 27-year-old van Gisbergen could win the championship at Pukekohe Park Raceway although his Red Bull Racing teammate […]

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Hayden Paddon became the first New Zealand driver to win a round of the World Rally Championship today when he finished 14.3 seconds clear of reigning world champion Sebastien Ogier in Argentina. Paddon and co-driver John Kennard also won the rally’s power stage, earning three bonus points. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about […]

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A Tauranga business couple are facing substantial jail time after being found guilty of defrauding ACC of tens of thousands of dollars. Grant and Lorraine Brennan appeared in the Tauranga District Court yesterday to hear the verdict after their seven-week judge-alone trial. Judge Glen Marshall found the Brennan Racing directors guilty of 88 charges of […]

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Two racing teams are being chased by the liquidators of a company that used to run the V8SuperTourers motorsport series. The event started in 2012 and its reigning champion is Kiwi driver Simon Evans. A company that formerly ran the event, V8 Supertourers 2013 Ltd, sold the rights to it in April, a fortnight before […]

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IF TFM CAN KEEP ITS FERRARI ON THE TRACK, IT WILL SHAKE UP ENDURO SERIES, WRITES COLIN SMITH KIWI Ferrari team Trass Family Motorsport is looking to bring some of its front-running pace from the Australian GT scene to the final round of the Mahindra North Island Endurance Series at Pukekohe on Saturday. Jono Lester […]

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Auckland-based International Motorsport is introducing two GT3 spec Audi R8s to its line-up for the North Island Endurance Series, with the highly anticipated additions joining the grid at Hampton Downs this weekend. The team traditionally ran Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars, but this weekend will feature the two Audi R8s and a Nissan GT-R as […]

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