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Motorsport: Hartley impresses again at winter test

Kiwi Brendon Hartley has enjoyed another successful day in Formula 1 winter testing.The Toro Rosso driver completed 119 laps in Barcelona – second only to the Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo – while he posted the fifth fastest time...

Motorsport: Liam Burke heads south in great shape

A Kaitaia racer has started off this year's campaign in the D1NZ Pro Sports Series with a hiss and a roar after claiming podium finishes in the opening two legs which have put him firmly at the top of the standings.Racing under...

Motorsport: Formula 1 dragging their feet

In a story from the Adelaide round of the Supercars where The Herald managed get some time with the new CEO Sean Seamer, I mentioned that ATEED (Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development) was dragging its feet in making...

Motorsport: Sloan Cox to take up Rallycross opportunity

Kiwi rally driver Sloan Cox, of Rotorua, has been accepted into the highly-regarded RX Academy in Finland, providing the 26-year-old with an exciting opportunity to build an international career in the growing motorsport of rallycross.The...

Motorsport: Holden rivals play catch-up

Team bosses admit 'rocket ship' has an advantage and it will take time to match designs. The dominance of Holden cars at the Adelaide 500 over the weekend has prompted claims of disparity between the leading manufacturers in Supercars.Holden...

Motorsport: MotoFest at Hampton Downs a huge success

Over the weekend the motorcycling community came together at the Mike Pero MotoFest at Hampton Downs Raceway and it was a tremendous success.Truth be told, it has been years since I last watched bike racing in New Zealand. The reason?...

Motorsport: New Supercars boss - Kiwis not taking over

The new CEO of Supercars was announced in November last year after James Warburton decided after four years enough was enough. New Zealander Sean Seamer threw his hat into the ring when Warburton announced he was leaving and came...

Motorsport: Mixed results for Kiwis at Supercars opener

Of the five New Zealanders racing at the opening round of the 2018 Supercars' championship on the streets of Adelaide, three were in with a chance of getting at least one win.As the dust settled late Sunday afternoon it was groundhog...

Christian Hermansen's second NZ title at Oceanview

All the elements were there.The pits were full to overflowing two hours before the start of the meeting, the weather was fantastic, and a good crowd was on hand.And the action at Supercheap Auto Oceanview Family Speedway lived...

Motorsport: Evans makes up for qualifying issue

Daniel Abt grabbed his first career Formula E win in Mexico City as Kiwi Mitch Evans produced another superb drive to bank points.Audi driver Abt took the chequered flag in the opening round at Hong Kong before Christmas but had...

Motorsport: Kiwis have little luck in Adelaide

Two young Kiwis were in good shape in their Supercars championship opener yesterday only for misfortune to strike.Richie Stanaway's car was damaged after contact with fellow Kiwi Fabian Coulthard and the wounded Ford was then pushed...

Motorsport: Evans adds race win to impressive weekend

Porsche racer and New Zealander Jaxon Evans improved on an impressive start to his 2018 Australian Porsche Carrera Cup championship on Saturday. The young Kiwi finished a solid second in Friday's race and took a step up today to finish...

Motorsport: Stone Brothers influence back in Supercars

Stone Brothers Racing was a name to be reckoned with in the V8 Supercars championship back in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Ross and Jimmy Stone won Bathurst in 1998 and three championships; 2003, 2004 and 2005.The New Zealanders...

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