Auckland’s Darren Kelly has taken out the first round of the 2019 D1NZ Drifting Championship Series in Tauranga despite technical issues with his brake lights during practice and qualifying. Driving the Nissan R35 GTR, the 2015 New Zealand champion battled through a poor qualifying performance to reach the final, defeating Daynom Templeman at the custom […]

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Jerome D’Ambrosio sprinted to victory in a dramatic last lap dash to the finish in Marrakesh, after a late safety car bunched up the pack following a collision between BMW i Andretti Motorsport pairing Antonio Felix da Costa and Alexander Sims. Despite picking up his third victory in Formula E, it’s the first time D’Ambrosio […]

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Kiwi Jono Lester traded GT for touring cars this weekend with an FIA WTCR test with Alfa Romeo Team Mulsanne, at the wheel of a Giulietta TCR at Italy’s Vallelunga circuit. It was the first taste of front-wheel-drive FR machinery for 29-year old Lester, who has successfully established himself as a professional GT driver in […]

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Whakatane driver Reece Hendl-Cox, 19, has walked away from the second round of the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship with the largest points haul of the field. Hendl-Cox scored a podium finish and a race win in what was a chaotic weekend. Saturday morning’s 15-minute qualifying session saw a slightly larger field of […]

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Jaxon Evans will join Julien Andlauer as a Porsche Junior next year, with the German manufacturer confirming the drivers for its sponsorship initiative for the 2019 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. Evans, a graduate of Porsche Carrera Cup Australia, will step up to a full-season program in the highly competitive international single-make series alongside Andlauer, who […]

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Lewis Hamilton took his 11th pole position of the 2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship as he headed a Mercedes 1-2 i in qualifying for the final race of the season at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit. Hamilton edged team-mate Valtteri Bottas by 0.162s in the final runs of Q3, with the Finn only losing out […]

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DAN TICKTUM DOMINATES FIA F3 WORLD CUP WHEN SOPHIA FLÖRSCH WAS INVOLVED IN A MAJOR ACCIDENT. The incident also involved Sho Tsuboi and led to both drivers, as well as two members of the media and a marshal being transferred to hospital – see separate statement. FIA President Jean Todt also issued a message of support and commitment to […]

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It may have only been the FIA GT World Cup Qualification Race in Macau, but emotions were already running high as Augusto Farfus took a proud win for German marque BMW. Under the watchful eye of legendary Schnitzer BMW boss Charly Lamm, who will be standing down at the end of the year, Farfus produced […]

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Bragging rights and national titles are at stake when Highlands hosts some of the fastest cars in the country at the 2018/19 Carters Tyre Service New Zealand Endurance Championship (NZEC) on Saturday, November 24. The top 20 cars from the North and South Island Endurance Series’ have been invited to compete in the ‘winner takes […]

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Fourth place in the Mexican Grand Prix was good enough to hand Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton his fifth FIA Formula 1 World Drivers’ Championship title, as Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took his second successive win at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen. Going into the race Hamilton knew that even […]

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