I know the media team will be trying hard but this years Toyota series seems to have fallen of the media’s radar. It will not be for lack of effort they have a top media team delivering anything that sniffs of a story but it is very hard to find anything. At the best of […]

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I went to the Bathurst Legends meeting at the weekend. That was the worst $50 of motor racing I think I might have ever spent. You could hear from Legends, they were everywhere on the PA, waxing lyrical about their jolly fine memorial dinner and what a treat all the wonderful stories they enjoyed were. […]

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Motorsport will be looking hard to see where we go from here with a premier touring car category. Do we look to carry on with another version of our current V8 cars. Clearly not the current mix of a few very old cars and a mix of the more modern cars has little appeal for […]

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The big thing that has come out of the controversial penalising of Scott McLaughlan was that Craig Baird got it just about perfectly right. I know the result is heartbreaking and you could try and spin it every way you want but Mr. Baird has seen a lap or two and misses very little in […]

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Is someone with an empty wallet. While we calibrate the success of young kiwi drivers like Brendon Hartley we should spare a thought for those who stand behind them. There are many young kiwi drivers who try and play on the world stage. It will have been their parents who are the first to feel […]

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Have you every played the kids game “who am I’? I spent a week playing it with drivers of some fine exotics, they just didn’t know they were playing the game. During the week I noticed that there is a bit of a uniform or dress code to the different marques. The most common everyday […]

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It is very hard to polish the crystal ball and predict what racing classes will dominate our circuit racing in another 5 years. But we can be very certain it will not be V8’s. It is very difficult to focus the attention of the ruling motorsport classes away from the mighty roar of the thundering […]

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  After 5 hours of follow the leader in treacherous conditions with no safety cars suddenly between beers all hell broke loose and it was two hours on the edge of our seats. In the end it was a wonderful battle between the giant powerhouses of the sport, the big teams and the little strugglers. […]

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This week hundreds of Kiwi motorsport fans will make the pilgrimage to Bathurst. Thousands more will spend Sunday afternoon with a few mates glued to the TV coverage. What is it about this race that captivates us? Ever since Jim Richards called the Bathurst fans a ‘just a pack of bastards’ when they booed him […]

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  Nissan have just celebrated 70 years as a manufacturer of electric vehicles. That’s even older than some motoring scribes. Volvo that icon of Chinese vehicle manufacturing has announced that they will cease production of internal combustion powered vehicles after 2019. In car manufacturing terms just a heartbeat away. This is huge news somewhere in […]

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