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Motorsport: Kiwis hope to get jump on rally rivals

World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard are hoping to build on their recent success in Poland this weekend at Rally Finland.The Kiwi pair had a couple of spectacular crashes, including their Hyundai...

Motorsport: Full Noise Podcast Fri Jul 29

Motorsport commentator Jamie McCarthy chats with Radio Sport's Dale Budge about the sad passing of Super Black Racing owner and founder Tony Lentino, the latest Formula 1 news and Hayden Paddon's chances in this week's WRC Rally F...

Motorsport: Paddon ninth in opening stage

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon's finished ninth after the opening stage of the WRC's latest event in Finland.Estonian Ott Tanak, who came so close to a maiden win last time out in Poland, and eventual winner Andreas Mikkelsen posted...

Motorsport: Dixon loses Target as primary sponsor

Scott Dixon will have a different looking IndyCar next season with news his long-term sponsor is exiting the sport at the end of the season.Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing...

Motorsport: Paddon not concerned with expectations

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon has high hopes for this week's Rally Finland but he doesn't want everybody making a big deal about it.The hard-working New Zealander enjoyed a break-through by capturing his first ever WRC event win...

Motorsport: Earnhardt's return might be a while

Dale Earnhardt Jr. warned Tuesday his return to NASCAR could take longer than planned.NASCAR's most popular driver is scheduled to miss his third consecutive race this Monday with concussion-like symptoms. On his weekly podcast,...

Motorsport: Flames and Lames Tue Jul 26

Flames Chris PitherThe Super Black Racing driver scored a maiden pole position on Saturday's race after blitzling the field with a superb time. While he got knocked around a wee bit on the opening laps of the race, the Kiwi showed...

Motorsport: Murph's Musing - Round 8

I wasn't really surprised about anything from the weekend's round of the Supercars championship at Ipswich to be honest. Triple Eight Racing, like they showed in Townsville, are starting to look like they are creating a bit of a...

Motorsport: Super Black Racing owner passes away

Super Black Racing is deeply saddened to confirm the death of team founder and owner, Tony Lentino who passed away peacefully today at his home in Wellsford, New Zealand following a fifteen month battle with cancer. Lentino was...

Motorsport: Radio Sport Driven Hour Mon Jul 25

Motorsport commentator Bob McMurray joins Radio Sport host D'Arcy Waldegrave. Marc "Elvis" Priestly and Hayden Paddon feature on this week's show as the boys talk all of the motorsport news to come out of the weekend.

Lewis Hamilton blasted for 'disrespectful' gesture

Lewis Hamilton won't be sharing a cold beverage with Esteban Gutierrez in Hungary.The British driver found himself caught behind 21st placed Gutierrez on the 54th lap, and it very nearly cost him the race lead.As Hamilton attempted...

Motorsport: Busch completes clean sweep at Indianapolis

Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Monday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis.He led a race-record 149 of the 170 laps and beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth to the finish line by 2.126 seconds. Jimmie Johnson was third,...

Motorsport: North Island Endurance title shared

The Trass Family Motorsport team, with drivers Sam Fillmore and Danny Stutterd, claimed their first race win of the season at the final round of the North Island Endurance series at Manfeild over the weekend.It doubles as their...

Motorsport: Paddon expects close Rally Finland

Kiwi rally stars Hayden Paddon and John Kennard head to Rally Finland this week expecting the competition to be close at the front of the field.The New Zealanders hold third position on their respective WRC drivers' and co-drivers'...

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