Agreements between Supercars and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development are close to being signed off to keep the New Zealand round of the series in New Zealand. The deal will keep the Supercars event in New Zealand for three more years at Pukekohe Park Raceway for three more years, with ITM remaining as the […]

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Indy 500 pole sitter Scott Dixon and former IndyCar Series driver Dario Franchitti were robbed at a Taco Bell drive-thru on Sunday night (Monday NZ Time) in Indianapolis, according to a police report obtained by ESPN. Dixon, his wife Emma Davies-Dixon and Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint around 9.40pm local time (2.40pm Monday NZT) at […]

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Kiwi Fabian Coulthard has taken overall honours at the non-championship Supercars round at the Australian Grand Prix, despite a blown tyre in race four on Sunday. Coulthard was leading seven laps into the 13-lap final race when he sustained a puncture to his left front tyre, forcing him into the pits in his Ford Falcon. […]

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Bruce McLaren, the New Zealander who founded the McLaren Motor Racing team has been posthumously voted into the Auto Racing Hall of Fame at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum. The hugely successful Kiwi driver, designer, constructor and engineer’s name lives on in the Formula 1 team which has won eight Constructor’s Championships and 12 driver’s titles. McLaren, who grew up […]

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Rising Christchurch motorsport ace Marcus Armstrong has been confirmed to drive in two Formula 4 series later this year. The 16-year-old, who was added to the Ferrari Juniors programme in December, will drive for Prema in both the German and Italian F4 series. Armstrong recently wrapped up driving in the Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand where he finished […]

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Christchurch’s Jamie Duff has returned from a racing ban to blow away his rivals at Ruapuna Speedway. Duff came into the meeting in second place for round five of the Hydraulink War of the Wings (WOW) Sprintcar series, four points behind Luke Keegan. But he finished the night with commanding lead by more than 60 […]

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Formula One was never like this. Jacky Ickx was awestruck at his visit to the Team New Zealand base in Auckland last week, marvelling at the technology and dedication of the staff to be the very best. The 72-year-old Belgian former motor racing driver is in New Zealand to be the guest speaker at the Chris […]

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New Zealand IndyCar star Scott Dixon has confirmed he will have another crack at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year. The four-time IndyCar champion will take a break from open-seater action to return to France in June for his second attempt at the famous endurance race. He will be part of Chip Ganassi’s […]

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While some run away to join the circus, motocross star Levi Sherwood is bringing it home with the opening of Nitro Circus in Palmerston North. The city will host the first show of Nitro Circus’ 2017 international tour with homegrown star Sherwood among the main attractions. Sherwood, a three-time X Games medallist and Nitro World […]

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Bernie Ecclestone’s ousting as Formula 1 supremo will take the sport in a different, digital direction under new American owners Liberty Media, but there is much work to be done in the months and years ahead. “F1 has huge potential with multiple untapped opportunities,” new chief executive Chase Carey said after ending 86-year-old Ecclestone’s 40-year […]

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