Marcus Armstrong continues to show race-winning form in the Italian Formula 4 Championship with a win and a second placing at the latest round – and has increased his championship lead despite a frustrating third race. Armstrong (16, Christchurch) said being third fastest in pre-weekend testing at the fast 5.245 km Mugello circuit in Tuscany […]

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Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon will race in September’s Polaris NZ 1000 offroad endurance race in his home country. The event, over two days, is modelled on the iconic Baja 1000 and challenges teams to complete 500 km per day over two days of racing in production pine forests in the heart of […]

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Christchurch-born race driver Marcus Armstrong, 16, has achieved all his goals in his single-seater debut at the daunting Nurburgring in Germany. Competing in the penultimate round of the 2016 Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Championship on Saturday and Sunday with respected team R-ace GP, Armstrong was quickly on the pace and served notice of his […]

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New Zealander Marcus Armstrong is preparing for his first Formula Renault race in Europe, taking on the long fast straights and sweeping turns of the Nurburgring Formula One circuit in Germany. Armstrong is currently based in Oxford, England, as he pursues his motor racing career. He has been racing karts in Europe this year with […]

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Ash Blewett has one hand on the trophy in the Toyota Finance 86 Championship with victory in the first race today at Manfeild. The championship leader swept into the lead at race start and was never challenged, leader John Penny and Callum Quin battling throughout the race for second place. “John had better speed than […]

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Ash Blewett is in dominant form with six wins from six starts in the 2015-2016 Toyota Finance 86 Championship. Pursued hardest by fellow Aucklanders Callum Quin and John Penny, he won in the rain AT Hampton Downs on Saturday from pole position, again on Sunday from eighth in an accident-marred partial reverse ten lap race, […]

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A record 19-strong international contingent among the 23-car grid for this year’s Toyota Racing Series promises tough competition as New Zealand’s premier motor racing championship begins this weekend at Teretonga circuit near Invercargill. As the championship enters its tenth year, the strength of the overseas contingent raises the prospect that the title could be taken […]

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Two famous names return to the sweeping corners and high speed straights of Pukekohe Park Raceway this weekend as the Toyota Finance 86 Championship welcomes Oxton and Smith back to touring car racing. Ken Smith and David Oxton last met at Pukekohe in single seaters in 1984, when they raced in Formula Pacific. Now Smith […]

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It doesn’t get much closer: championship leader Angus Fogg has taken pole for the first race of the second round of the inaugural Toyota Finance 86 Championship by a fraction of a second. Going into this weekend at Pukekohe Fogg held a narrow points lead over Wellington’s Jamie McNee and Christchurch driver Tom Alexander. Now […]

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Angus Fogg is holding on to a narrow four point lead in the inaugural Toyota Finance 86 Championship going into the second round this weekend at Pukekohe. The new series hits the track this weekend at the final round of the BNT V8 Supertourers at Pukekohe Park Raceway and Fogg will be looking over his […]

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