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Fireball explosion on motorcycletrack in Spain

Four riders have been involved in a highly-dangerous Moto2 race at the Motorland Aragon in Spain, where an exploding gas tank created a fireball that engulfed part of the track. All riders reportedly escaped from this crash/explosion...

Motorsport: Christie named new MotorSport NZ President

Christchurch's Wayne Christie has been voted in as President of New Zealand motorsport's governing body, MotorSport New Zealand Inc.Mr Christie takes over the voluntary position from Palmerston North's Shayne Harris who held the...

Motorsport: Ricciardo takes maiden pole in Monaco

While Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo let out a screech of joy after securing the first pole position of his career at the Monaco Grand Prix, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton struggled to mask his latest disappointment.Hamilton...

Motorsport: Evans claims fourth on streets of Monaco

Kiwi driver Mitch Evans has finished fourth in the GP2 series sprint race in Monaco.Honda protege Nobuharu Matsushita dominated the race from pole from Marvin Kirchhofer in second, Russian Time's Raffaele Marciello in third and...

Motorsport: Everyone wants to win 100th Indy 500

Tony Kanaan spent the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 talking to the race track.He wanted to be kind to the old lady, to land in her good graces before the historic 100th running of "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing.""I...

Motorsport: Evans fifth in first Monaco battle

Kiwi race driver Mitch Evans has had to settle for fifth in the first race of the GP2 series at Monaco this weekend.Evans was locked in a fierce battle towards the front of the field with Oliver Rowland and Alex Lynn before he jumped...

Motorsport: 500 MILES TO IMMORTALITY

The winner of this year's Indianapolis 500 IndyCar race is going to have the mother of all bragging rights no other past winner can match.He, or she, will trump all before them when their likeness is immortalised on the Borg Warner...

Motorsport: Bamber amped for crack at Green Hell

One of the biggest 24-hour races, alongside Le Mans, Spa Francorchamps and Daytona, is the Nurburgring 24 Hours at the legendary Nordschleife.This track in northwest Germany is arguably the toughest of all the long-distance circuits...

Motorport: Full Noise Podcast Fri May 27

Our very first Full Noise motorsport podcast features Dale Budge chatting to commentator Jamie McCarthy about the Monaco Grand Prix, Mitch Evans returning to form and Scott Dixon's chances at the 100th running of the Indianapolis...

Motorsport: Bianchi's family taking legal action

The family of Jules Bianchi is taking legal action against motorsport's governing body, the Marussia team and Formula One Management following the French driver's death from head injuries.Last July, Bianchi died after a long battle...

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