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Motorsport: Paddon seventh fastest on opening stage

Kiwi Hayden Paddon recorded the seventh-quickest time on WRC Poland's opening super special stage overnight.The 2.50km arena stage is right next to the rally service park in the host city of Mikolajki. Of the purpose-built super...

Motorsport: Queensland events secured to 2019

Golf Coast-based Supercar drivers James Courtney and Will Davison cannot wait to resume hostilities with the infamous Surfers Paradise "Concrete Canyon" after a new deal which will take the event to its 25th anniversary.After threatening...

Motorsport: Full Noise Podcast Thu Jun 30

Motorsport commentators Jamie McCarthy and Dale Budge chat about Kiwi Scott McLaughlin's move from Volvo to DJR Team Penske in the V8 Supercars, Formula 1's latest stop in Austria and the chances of Hayden Paddon at this week's WRC...

Motorsport: McLaughlin departs GRM on good terms

Kiwi V8 Supercar driver Scott McLaughlin will leave Garry Rogers Motorsport at the end of the season with the veteran team owner's blessing.Rogers handed the 23-year-old McLaughlin his first shot at V8 Supercars when he signed him...

Motorsport: Future kart-blanche for young racer

Dylan Smith has cut a swathe through the motorsport ranks and classes since starting in karts when he was eight.Now 16, the Orewa College Year 12 student has just won a SpeedSport "Star of Tomorrow" scholarship valued at $50,000...

Motorsport: Paddon's pre Poland update

Firstly, my apologies for our recent silence following the previous rally, but it has been important for our preparations - to lay low in order to move forward. I can now safely say the outcomes of the previous two events are well...

Motorsport: Flames and Lames Tue Jun 28

Flames Shane van GisbergenFresh after winning in the most recent round of V8 Supercars in Darwin last week the Kiwi bagged a win in the Blancpain Endurance Cup 1,000km event at the Circuit Paul Ricard in France over the weekend....

Motorsport: McLaughlin confirms DJR Team Penske move

DJR Team Penske today announced that one of the top rising stars in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Scott McLaughlin, will join the team beginning in 2017 to drive the No. 17 DJR Team Penske Ford. Currently ranked third...

Motorsport: More success for van Gisbergen in Europe

Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen tasted victory for the second weekend in a row as he claimed the third round of the Blancpain Endurance Cup at the Circuit Paul Ricard 1000km event.van Gisbergen's #58 Garage 59 McLaren 650S GT3, shared...

Motorsport: Emotional win for Tony Stewart

For at least one weekend, Smoke was back.Tony Stewart returned to victory lane for the first time in three years in vintage fashion - refusing to let Denny Hamlin steal a win at Sonoma Raceway away from him on the final lap Monday.Now...

Motorsport: Cassidy back to his best at Nuremberg

Former Toyota Racing Series champ Nick Cassidy was back to his best at round five of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, accumulating a podium, a fourth, and a sixth place over the course of the category's three races at the...

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