Aah, ’tis the festive season. ’Tis also the time for the traditional reflection on the year past and, not being one to go against tradition, here is my 10 cents’ worth. The year started with, hopefully, the end of a divisive and long-running dispute between the warring NZV8 factions — and it’s best to put […]

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PIRTEK Enduro Cup co-driver Chris Pither will join the field of the 2015 East Coast Bullbars Australian V8 Ute Racing Series at the SKYCITY Triple Crown in Darwin later this month in the All Purpose Pest Control Wildcard Ute. Pither last steered a V8 Ute in Darwin in 2013, where he claimed the ARMOR ALL Pole Award […]

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The first weekend of the Gulf Oil Howden Ganley Formula 5000 weekend proved once again to be the pinnacle of historic racing in New Zealand, with record entries, big crowds and mainly fine weather all adding up to a spectacular weekend of motorsport at Hampton Downs. A ‘Who’s Who’ of Australasian motorsport graced the event […]

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The 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire is on track to be a record smashing event, with the entry count climbing over the 300 mark for the first time to 316 entries confirming 303 drivers for the indoor spectacular. Even with the enormous size of the River Spirit Expo […]

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There was no shortage of podium finishes as New Zealand drivers continued to make their marks in major motorsport around the world. From Scott Dixon in the IndyCar Series to Mitch Evans in the GP2s, from Richie Stanaway in the GP3s to Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley in their Porsches New Zealand’s rich heritage continued at […]

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Once again it was a bumper weekend for New Zealanders racing overseas with most of the Kiwi drivers standing on the podium. Evans gets his first GP2 win New Zealand GP2 driver Mitch Evans continues to build on the momentum he started in Monaco by notching up his first win in the highly competitive category. […]

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This weekend New Zealand has a bumper crop of young drivers and riders competing overseas, the majority of them in support categories for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Catalunya. Driven runs a ruler over the runners and riders. Mitch Evans The Aucklander is gearing up for his second GP2 race this season in […]

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It’s been a strong year for some of New Zealand’s top young drivers and although none won a world title, they are positioned for an even better 2014. Former GP3 champion Mitch Evans experienced a bit of deja vu in his first season in GP2. The Aucklander’s first tilt at the GP3 series didn’t go […]

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Shane van Gisbergen and Greg Murphy smiled as they walked side by side, but unfortunately the journey was to pit lane – not the podium – as the New Zealand duo’s V8 Supercar futures lurched to the crossroads at Sydney Olympic Park yesterday. Van Gisbergen’s farewell to the championship he was predicted to ultimately win […]

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Kiwi speedster Jonny Reid’s perfect round at Sydney Olympic Park has secured him second in the Porsche City Index Carrera Cup Australia standings this weekend, while James Koundouris claimed the round win in the Elite Class. After two race victories on Saturday, Reid took the lead from the start of Sunday’s Race 3 ahead of […]

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