The Supercars lit Townsville last weekend and we have the ‘out of left field’ announcement that Supercars stalwart Craig Lowndes is calling it quits on a fulltime drive at the end of the year. I’ll get to more of that in a bit. First I want to touch on how good and in demand New […]

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Tauranga’s Cole Armstrong has come from behind to win the 2018 Link ECU D1NZ National Drifting Championship title; the V Energy ace subsequently becoming the first driver to win back-to-back crowns since Gaz Whiter. Ironically, Armstrong pulled up in the final battle up against Whiter. It was Whiter who would win the round, while Armstrong […]

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He’s not legally allowed to drive on our roads on his own but teenage Kiwi race driver Conrad Clark will head to the United States this year to race in Formula 4. The Taupo product has agreed to a deal with Kiwi Motorsport – a team set up to open doors for Kiwi drivers and […]

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American NASCAR star Tony Stewart walked out of Vodafone Speedway Western Springs on Saturday night, missing the feature race of the International Sprint Car Series. Stewart has been in New Zealand for the past 10 days. Last night’s series finale in Auckland was to be his last event but midway through the evening he simply […]

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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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