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Motorsport: Bargwanna axed from driver standards role

Supercars driver standards boss Jason Bargwanna has been axed ahead of the 2017 season.The former Bathurst winner has held the role of Driving Standards Observer/Investigating Officer since the start of the 2014 season but Supercars...

Motorsport: New Volkswagen to make 2017 start line?

The new generation Volkswagen world rally car might yet contest the 2017 championship.The German manufacturer shocked rallying when it announced an abrupt exit of the sport at the end of 2016 leaving drivers Sebastien Ogier, Jari-Matti...

Motorsport: Massive talent - Why Giz has wings

Red Bull Racing boss Roland Dane knew newly-crowned Supercars champ Shane van Gisbergen would be a star from the time he debuted in the series as a teenager back in 2007.The Giz, 27, completed his maiden Supercars championship on...

Motorsport: Latvala signs on with Toyota

Jari-Matti Latvala will drive for the new Toyota World Rally Team in 2017 after agreeing to terms this week.The Finn, who spent the past four years with Volkswagen, will be join countryman Juho Hanninen as a fulltime driver in 2017...

Motorsport: Field chasing Evans at round two

Round two of the BNT NZ Touring Cars gets underway at Taupo's Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park this weekend, December 10-11, and the field will be chasing championship leader Simon Evans.Evans and his Smeg Racing Holden claimed the...

Motorsport: Motors not music driving Blackstock

Shelby Blackstock has taken a different route to stardom than his famous mother, Reba McEntire - legendary country music singer, songwriter, actress and record producer.He has instead chosen to follow a motor racing dream that has...

Motorsport: Radio Sport Driven Hour Mon Dec 5

Motorsport commentator Bob McMurray joins Radio Sport host D'Arcy Waldegrave in studio to chat over the weekend's motorsport action. This week the guys look at Shane van Gisbergen's maiden Supercars title and speak to respected journalist...

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