National motorsport championship promoter Speed Works Events admits it has been taken by surprise with the huge level of interest in the first round of its 2018-2019 calendar at Pukekohe Park over the December 7-9 weekend. Speed Works has been keen to develop a pre-Christmas fixture for fans and companies since it took over the […]

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MotorSport New Zealand Championship promoter Speed Works Events has today announced the full 2018-2019 calendar for the country’s top categories, with a new venue to kick off the Toyota Racing Series and the cementing of summer season dates for the next four years. Calendar dates have been fixed for the eight events next season and […]

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You might never recognise him if he walked past you on the street, but CRC Speedshow’s special guest for the 2018 event is one of the best known motoring personalities in the world. Perry McCarthy was not only a very noteworthy and successful racing driver who famously made it as far as Formula 1, but […]

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The 12th edition of the country’s best motorsport, hot rod and automotive show – CRC Speedshow – will take place at the ASB Showgrounds over the weekend of July 21st and 22nd and it looks set to be an absolute cracker. Now under new ownership, the show will feature all of the fan favourites but […]

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The New Zealand Endurance Championship winning team has a new name and a heavily modified car to take on the field at Pukekohe Park this weekend and attempt to defend its title. Wet and Forget Racing is the new name of SMEG Racing and championship winning driver Simon Evans will team up with Callum Quin […]

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The CareVets Scholarship test and evaluation day has been moved from its traditional September date to April 30 at Hampton Downs to give more drivers keen to race in the series a chance to secure the sponsored drive, and for the winner to be in place in time for a crack at Class 3 of […]

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A grid full of the country’s finest racing cars are set to provide this year’s CRC Speedshow event a unique showcase of championship winning machinery from the 2016-2017 circuit racing season. “In a year when Kiwis have won at Le Mans, in Indycar and are dominating Supercars across the ditch, we wanted to showcase all […]

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More of the same close action – that’s the prediction from SMEG Racing Number One driver Simon Evans as the ENEOS North Island Endurance championship heads for its second 2017 round at Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park this Saturday. In the first round at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park last month, reigning New Zealand Endurance […]

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Drift racer ‘Mad’ Mike Whiddett is set to be a major attraction at next month’s CRC Speedshow event at the ASB Showgrounds – both on and off the track. Mad Mike is making his first appearance at the country’s largest annual automotive event, demonstrating his considerable skills on both the Saturday and Sunday of the […]

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The PORTERGROUP V8 Ute series has confirmed its calendar for the 2017-2018 season, with the series introducing some major cost cutting initiatives for competitors that will see more than $20,000 slashed from team’s seasonal operating budgets. Two less events with lower round fees, reduced entry fees, reduced tyre and brake costs and a lower TV […]

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