Brendon Hartley used strong language to voice his frustrations at team mate Pierre Gasly with the Kiwi driver’s Formula One career hanging by a thread after failing to get any points out of the season’s penultimate race in Brazil. Hartley finished the Brazil Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo in 11th […]

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One of New Zealand’s largest motorsport events turned sour overnight after a break-in at a support tent where several expensive supercars were stored. Police said tools and a support vehicle were stolen in the burglary at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint event in Pukekohe. District prevention manager Inspector Matt Srhoj said officers were alerted to the […]

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A new national championship and an appearance from Kiwi racing royalty were the signature dishes as southern petrol heads were served up a motorsport smorgasbord during the weekend. Riverside Speedway played host to the inaugural New Zealand production saloons title on Saturday, whilst Teretonga Park played host to double World Touring Car champion Paul Radisich. […]

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V8 Supercars could soon be fitted with warning systems to alert drivers of cars stranded on race tracks. The Supercars Board has tasked its Commission to investigate additional warning systems to alert drivers when the track is blocked ahead. Its investigation comes in the wake of a sickening collision that brought a premature end to […]

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The New Zealand Grand Prix is on track to triple its attendance on the back of a free ticket offer for Palmerston North and ManawatÅ« district ratepayers. Promoter Geoff Short, of Speedworks, said more tickets had been redeemed for the February 9-11 event than attended 2017’s racing. The popularity, which had Short estimating an attendance […]

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Grid girls could soon be a thing of the past in Formula One, should a review result in the long-standing tradition being scrapped. The tradition, labelled as “outdated” and “tarty nonsense” by Silverstone boss Stuart Pringle, has been associated with motorsport since the 1960s and today their official role involves holding up the grid numbers […]

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She’s the 19-year-old who has heads turning on the motorsport track. Ever since Chelsea Herbert was competing in karts a decade ago and her goal was “to beat the boys”, the philosophy is really still the same, as she makes a name for herself as the sole female competitor in the New Zealand Touring Cars […]

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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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