Masterton’s Tracey Stringer has been selected as the New Zealand participant in a trans-Tasman exchange for female motorsport officials. Now in its third year, the exchange is organised by the Women in Motorsport advisory commission (WIMNZ) of MotorSport New Zealand with their Australian counterparts, the Women of Australian Motor Sport (WAMS) to assist female motorsport […]

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Motorsport in New Zealand is one of the few sports in which women compete on a completely level playing field with men. That’s why MotorSport New Zealand, via its Women in Motorsport Advisory Commission, will be at this weekend’s CRC Speedshow at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds. “We know tens of thousands of Kiwi women from all […]

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Motorsport is one of many sports in New Zealand that would not function without volunteers and that’s why MotorSport New Zealand (MSNZ) is marking National Volunteer Week 2018, which concludes 23 June. MSNZ, the governing body for four-wheeled motor sports in New Zealand, has a small team of eight paid employees and contractors based in […]

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MotorSport New Zealand joins with the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and other national motorsport governing bodies to acknowledge and thank the thousands of volunteers who contribute to their time and talents to motorsport around the world for the FIA Volunteers Weekend on 19-20 May. The initiative is being promoted using the hashtag #FIAVolunteersWeekend. In […]

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Hampton Downs owner Tony Quinn has confirmed the 4Guys Autobarn Legends of Bathurst will become an annual event to be held in January every year. The festival, celebrating all things Bathurst, concluded today with hundreds of fans turning up to meet their heroes and watch some classic cars in action. “It’s exceeded my expectations and […]

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Nineteen-year-old race driver Jordan Baldwin has topped the points-table following the intensive week-long camp in Dunedin which commences the New Zealand Elite Motorsport Academy programme for 2017. Baldwin, from Howick, Auckland, is one of eight young motorsport competitors selected to participate in the year-long training and coaching programme designed to provide the competitors with an […]

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Eight motorsport competitors from Auckland, Whakatane, Hamilton, Marton and Christchurch have been selected to participate in New Zealand’s world-class Elite Motorsport Academy programme for 2017. Represent race and rally motorsport disciplines, the talented young competitors selected for the 2017 Elite Motorsport Academy are: Jordan Baldwin, 19, race driver, Auckland Sarah Brennan, 25, rally co-driver, Christchurch […]

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East Auckland’s Jacob Smith has topped the points-table of the 2016 New Zealand Elite Motorsport Academy to win the Ian Snellgrove trophy. The prestigious trophy, awarded in memory of long-time Motorsport New Zealand general manager and academy programme trustee Ian Snellgrove, was presented to Smith during the Motorsport New Zealand annual awards dinner in Wellington […]

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The South Canterbury Car Club hosts the final round of the 2017 New Zealand Hillclimb Championship over the weekend of 1-2 April. An integral aspect of grassroots motorsport in New Zealand, the NZ Hillclimb Championship attracts competitors from around the country keen to demonstrate their speed and skills behind of the wheel in a controlled, […]

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Aussie motorsport specialists engaged to bring together cars and stars to celebrate the ‘Legends of Bathurst’ ORGANISERS of the ever-popular New Zealand Festival of Motorsport have confirmed the date for the 2018 event at Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park. Next year’s event, which will be headlined by a special celebration of the ‘Legends of Bathurst’, […]

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