This weekend, the China GT Championship continues with round three from Beijing, as the racing programmes that receive technical support from Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific look to continue their strong starts to the 2018 campaign. The upcoming round will mark the second visit to the Goldenport International Circuit this year, with the Porsche teams having […]

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With New Zealand drivers up and down pit lane for this year’s Bathurst 1000, there’s a good chance of at least one of them standing on the podium on Sunday. David Long runs his eye over the nine Kiwi drivers. Shane van Gisbergen Car: Holden, Red Bull Racing Australia Number: 97 Partner: Alex Premat Age: 27 […]

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Kiwi racing ace Chris Van Der Drift has completed his first laps in the Erebus Commodore he will share with Shae Davies throughout the Pirtek Enduro Cup. The 30-year old said it was a childhood dream to race in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship and jetted in from the UK on Saturday to prepare for […]

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Erebus Motorsport has locked in its newest driver line-up, with Shae Davies set to share his #4 Commodore with Chris van der Drift in this year’s Pirtek Enduro Cup. The highly experienced Kiwi has been based in Europe since the beginning of 2003 and holds three European Championships – in Formula BMW, Formula Renault 2.0 and International […]

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The Mobil 1 New Zealand team return to Bathurst from 5-7 February 2016 to compete in Australia’s iconic international endurance race driving a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup S. The three driver team from NZ is spearheaded this year by Chris van der Drift. Chris got the late call up to join the team in 2015 […]

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One of the strongest fields ever assembled will contest the 2016 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour at the iconic Mount Panorama. Forty entries, including some of Australia’s and the world’s best drivers, will start on the grid at next month’s endurance event. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ENTRY LIST – including current confirmed drivers. The international […]

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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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The new-for-2016 Intercontinental GT Challenge will kick off at next year’s Bathurst 12 Hour, it was confirmed today. The SRO Motorsport-run series will be first global GT3 competition of its kind, with a calendar that kicks off at the Bathurst 12 Hour, and includes the Circuit of Americas 6-Hour, the Spa 24 Hours, and the […]

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Recently-crowned Porsche Carrera Cup Asia champion Chris van der Drift says he is hoping to steer his career in the direction the DTM or V8 Supercars. The 29-year-old enjoyed a stand-out season in the Asian Carrera Cup, taking seven wins on his way to securing the title ahead of Craig Baird. While the Kiwi is […]

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