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Motorsport: Formula E not for me

I have tried. I really have. But I just can't do it.Try as I might, after hours spent watching it on TV, I cannot get interested in the FIA Formula E Championship, or as a good friend and ex Formula 1 driver calls it 'Formula Exit'...

Motorsport: Kiwi Chris Pither secures Supercars seat

Another Kiwi driver has secured a Supercars drive in 2018 with Chris Pither signing a deal to race at Garry Rogers Motorsport in the 2018 Pirtek Endurance Cup.Pither enjoyed a stellar co-driving stint in 2017 where he really stood...

Kiwi motorsport can boast of vintage year

Brendon Hartley epitomises the Kiwi can-do attitude through bucketloads of talent, hard work and sheer determination. Picture / PhotosportThis year would have to be up there with the halcyon days of the 1960s and 1970s when New...

Motorsport: Man of many tracks with single passion

American racing legend Tony Stewart has enjoyed one of the most successful careers across multiple forms of motorsport but it hasn't been without drama.The 46-year-old is in New Zealand to compete in the International Sprint Car...

Motorsport: Supercars 2017 season by the numbers

Some intriguing season statistics tell the story of the closest Supercars Championship in memory as Jamie Whincup edged Kiwi Scott McLaughlin courtesy of a steward's decision as the chequered flag flew in the final race.A total...

Motorsport: What to like and not like about Formula E

The Formula E season began at the weekend in Hong Kong and I took in my first full experience of the category from the comfort of my lounge room.It certainly is different to traditional forms of motorsport but there was a lot that...

Motorsport: Evans can be even faster with a few tweaks

New Zealand's Formula E racer Mitch Evans enjoyed some ups and downs in the season-opening round in Hong Kong over the weekend but will be buoyed by his team's improved speed.The Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver collected a first...

Motorsport: Daniel Abt stripped of Formula E win

There was champagne for birthday boy Daniel Abt at the HKT Hong Kong E-Prix on Sunday after he had crossed the finishing line first – and then came the real pain when the German was disqualified from the race for a technical infringement.Talk...

Motorsport: Career best finish for Mitch Evans

New Zealander Mitch Evans enjoyed his best ever finish in Sunday's Formula E race at Hong Kong when he claimed a solid fourth place.The Panasonic Jaguar Racing factory driver demonstrated a much improved one-lap pace in his car...

Motorsport: Bargwanna takes round win in Taupo

Australian driver, Jason Bargwanna has taken his Tiger Building Systems Toyota Camry to the overall win at the second round of the BNT V8s Championship at Taupo this weekend.Competitors faced hot track conditions throughout the...

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