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Motorsport: Radio Sport Driven Hour Mon Aug 29

Motorsport commentator Bob McMurray joins Radio Sport host D'Arcy Waldegrave as they review all of the talking points from another busy weekend of motorsport action including the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Belgium and the V8 Supercars...

Motorsport: Cassidy collects second in Japan

Aucklander Nick Cassidy has claimed a close second over the weekend in the TOM'S Lexus RC F with teammate Daisuke Ito during round six at Suzuka, the 1000km circuit, making it the longest and most important race of Japan's SUPER GT...

Motorsport: Evans needs to iron out bumps

New Zealand single-seater racer Mitch Evans is hoping to get some consistency back into his racing this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, for round eight of the championship.Evans has had a mixed season that's had the team...

Motorsport: Full Noise Podcast Fri Aug 26

Motorsport commentator Jamie McCarthy joins host Dale Budge in this week's Full Noise podcast. The boys look at the second half of the Formula 1 season beginning at Spa in Belgium as well as the V8 Supercars round at Sydney Motorsport...

Formula One is about to get scary again

Fans, drivers and stakeholders alike haven't been thrilled by F1 in recent times.Whether it's the lack of roaring from the engines, confusion over radio communication rules chopping and changing or boredom over the seemingly impossible...

Motorsport: Winterbottom trying to play catch-up

Ford driver Mark Winterbottom is hoping to have found that last little edge over the winter break as V8 Supercars hit the track at Sydney Motorsport Park today.The defending series champion has been a model of consistency in 2016...

Motorsport: Frosty poised to pounce on Red Bull Holdens

Defending V8 Supercars champion Mark Winterbottom is in the prime position to strike as he predicts Kiwi star Shane Van Gisbergen and Red Bull Racing Holden teammate Jamie Whincup to fight each other atop the standings.Pro Drive...

Motorsport: Flames and Lames Tue Aug 23

Flames Sebastien OgierThe three-time world champion avoided having to sweep the roads clean on the hard tarmac of Germany and promptly found himself back in the winner's circle over the weekend. The Volkswagen driver has not been...

Motorsport: Power wins in Pocono; Dixon sixth

Will Power continued his late-season surge, holding Mikhail Aleshin at bay after a final restart and won the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway on Tuesday.It was the fourth win of the season for Power, 29th of his career and cut the...

Motorsport: Button, Palmer to learn fate by September

Formula One returns from its mid-season slumber this weekend with two British drivers facing a crucial few weeks amid uncertain futures in the sport.Both Jenson Button, a veteran of 16 seasons, and Jolyon Palmer, the 25-year-old...

Motorsport: Kiwi track rated best in the world

Kiwi racing driver Shane Van Gisbergen has nominated Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell as his favourite track in the world.The young Kiwi Red Bull Racing V8 star has clocked up some serious driving miles all around the world...

Motorsport: Paddon fifth as Ogier wins in Germany

Kiwi Hayden Paddon has secured fifth place at Rally Germany, his best result on the event described as the most difficult asphalt rally of the season. The solid points' haul moves Paddon moves up to third in the WRC Drivers' Championship...

Motorsport: Harvick takes win at Bristol

Kevin Harvick wasn't worried about his poor qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. In fact, starting 24th gave Harvick exactly what he wanted to win at Bristol Motor Speedway."It kind of motivates me," Harvick said Monday. "I think...

Motorsport: IndyCars postpones Pocono race due to rain

The IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway has been postponed until Tuesday because of rain.The race was supposed to begin at 3:09 p.m. Monday, but a steady midafternoon rain drenched the 2.5-mile track. IndyCar officials announced that...

Motorsport: HRT boss in town to pick up the pieces

Holden Racing Team boss Ryan Walkinshaw has jetted into Australia to begin picking up the pieces following Holden's bombshell announcement to axe his famous team.The Sunday Telegraph can reveal the powerful owner of both HRT and...

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