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Motorsport: Heimgartner to race NZ V8

Andre Heimgartner will make his racing return to a New Zealand national championship by confirming he will line-up in the BNT V8s at Pukekohe, November 3-5, aboard a Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry.Heimgartner is no stranger...

Motorsport: SVG looks overseas in 2018

Kiwi Supercars driver Shane van Gisbergen enjoyed the benefits of a choc-full schedule last year on the way to winning his maiden Supercars crown.He won the Blancpain Endurance Series in Europe with McLaren as well as featuring...

Motorsport: Big prize offered in Fast and Furious debut

One of the biggest prizes in New Zealand motorsport history is up for grabs at the Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 next week.A $52,000 Super Charged 6.2L 2010 Chevrolet Camaro will go to one of the lucky entrants in...

Motorsport: Title far from Fabian Coulthard's mind

Keeping his lead at the top of the Supercars Championship at this weekend's Gold Coast 600 is the furthest thing from Fabian Coulthard's mind.The DJR Team Penske ace is closing in on his first Supercars title and it's not only the...

Motorsport: Rags to riches for Andre Heimgartner

Kiwi racer Andre Heimgartner speaks to Radio Sport host D'Arcy Waldegrave ahead of the weekend's Supercars endurance finale on the Gold Coast. Heimgartner will again partner Tim Slade in the Brad Jones Racing Holden.

Motorsport: Radio Sport Driven Hour Oct 16

Motorsport commentator Bob McMurray joins Radio Sport host D'Arcy Waldegrave to discuss all the talking points in the world of motorsport. The guys look at Brendon Hartley's Formula 1 call-up and speak to the late Chris Amon's son...

Motorsport: Good signs as Gilmour ponders next step

Suzuki driver Emma Gilmour enjoyed the challenge of Rally Waitomo over the weekend more than most after a difficult New Zealand Rally Championship so far.The Dunedin-based driver came home with a solid fifth-place finish on the...

Motorsport: Heimgartner remains Slade's co-driver

New Zealander Andre Heimgartner will remain with the Freightliner Racing team for this weekend's V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600.Heimgartner was a late call up to replaced the injured Ash Walsh at Bathurst, finishing in an impressive...

Motorsport: Hampton Downs 500 Live

Herald.co.nz will have live streaming of the Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500.The penultimate round of the Australian GT Championship from Hampton Downs Raceway in North Waikato will screen live on our platform on October...

Motorsport: Encouraging result for Holden team

Josh Marston and David Holder were rapt to bring both the Holden Barina AP4+ cars home in the top 10 in the Rally of Waitomo over the weekend.Standing in for the team's usual driver Greg Murphy, Holder was just six seconds off a...

Motorsport: F1 drive a turning point, says Evans

Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley, who has become New Zealand's first Formula One driver in 33 years, could be a "turning point" for other New Zealand drivers to break through.Hartley was confirmed to drive for the Toro Rosso team at...

Motorsport: Hunt takes win at Waitomo

Subaru driver Ben Hunt has claimed a superb win at Rally Waitomo on Saturday to move himself right into title contention in the New Zealand Rally Championship.The 2015 champion showcased his class in a masterful performance on the...

Brendon Hartley: 'Now I'm ready to step up'

Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley is trying to temper his expectations after being confirmed to make his Formula 1 debut with the Toro Rosso team at next weekend's US Grand Prix in Austin.The 27-year-old has been confirmed to replace...

Motorsport: Hartley confirmed for F1 drive

New Zealand has its first Formula 1 driver in 33 years with Brendon Hartley confirmed to drive for the Toro Rosso team at next week's US Grand Prix in Austin.Hartley will take the seat of Pierre Gasly, who will turn out in the Asian...

Motorsport: Kiwi Hartley on cusp of debut in F1

Kiwi takes pole position for drive at US Grand Prix, writes Dale Budge. Hartley chases world title, B6New Zealander Brendon Hartley is poised to join Formula One, completing an ambitious journey to the highest level that started...

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