Have four-time and defending Targa New Zealand title-holders Glenn Inkster and Spence Winn (Mitsubishi Evo 8) done enough to claim a record-making fifth consecutive event win in Queenstown tomorrow? That was the question being asked late this afternoon as the 57 remaining teams arrived in Heriot for the final stage of the penultimate day of […]

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With his ‘eye back in’ and the exhaust manifold problems which slowed him on the second leg behind him defending Targa NZ title holder Glenn Inkster and co-driver Spencer Winn (Mitsubishi Evo 8) spent a wet, cold Thursday slowly re-building a lead in this year’s southern South Island-based Targa New Zealand tarmac motor rally the […]

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Dunedin pair Martin Dippie and Greg Ball (Porsche GT3 RS) were battling for the lead with defending title-holders Glenn Inkster and co-driver Spencer Winn (Mitsubishi Evo 8) at the end of a dramatic second day of this year’s southern South Island-based Targa New Zealand tarmac motor rally this evening. Another local pairing, Regan Hall and […]

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Event rookies Haydn Mackenzie and co-driver Matty Sayers (Mitsubishi Evo 10) showed their hand early on the opening day of this year’s five-day Targa New Zealand tarmac motor rally on Tuesday. Defending – and four-time consecutive event winners – Glenn Inkster and co-driver Spencer Winn (Mitsubishi Evo 8) won the opening stage from just north […]

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Chris Cox from Rangiora and Zach Zaloum from Hastings were back to their winning ways at KartSport New Zealand’s annual Island sprint kart meetings at Invercargill (Cox) and Palmerston North (Zaloum) over Labour Weekend. For Cox, victory in the 125cc Rotax Max Light class at the 2018 KartSport NZ South Island Sprint Championships meeting at […]

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Young Christchurch karter Jacob Douglas has led a four-strong New Zealand squad to its best ever finish at the big ROK Cup International Final meeting in Italy. In his second appearance at the annual title meeting for karts powered by Italian-made Vortex ROK engines, the 13-year-old two-time NZ champion qualified fourth quickest in the 143-strong […]

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The New Zealand squad to head to Brazil in November for this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Final event has been named after an intense double-header final round of this year’s Giltrap Group-backed New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge series in Hamilton over the weekend. The squad consists of 7 drivers; Jono Buxeda (Tuakau) Rotax DD2 […]

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Auckland karter Mat Kinsman completed a rare Lascom Motorsport KZ2 class title trifecta by winning both the round and 2018 title at the final of the 2018 Molecule ProKart Series in Hamilton on Sunday. At Labour Weekend last year the 27-year-old kart importer and distributor won the KZ2 class title at the North Island Sprint […]

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An all-new motor racing-based charity event planned for later in the year, the Scott McLaughlin Grand Prix, is the Kiwi Supercars ace’s way of giving something back to where it all started for him – KartSport. “It’s my way, if you like, of saying thanks,” the 25-year-old said from his adopted home across the Tasman […]

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Auckland KZ2 class driver Graeme Smyth completed his return to the country’s kart tracks in style over the weekend with class and Open GP race wins at the Carter’s Tyre Service 50th Blossom Festival Grand Prix meeting in Hawke’s Bay. The 27-year-old has been drifting and racing GT3 cars of late and has only been […]

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