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Motorsport: Pukekohe needs to be upgraded

The penultimate round of the Supercars Championship, held last weekend at Pukekohe was a great event.No doubt about that. A Kiwi winner in race #1. A Kiwi driver fighting for the lead in race #2 and, as the series goes into the...

Motorsport: Storey/Hackett fastest in Highlands practice

Dominic Storey and Peter Hackett have ended day one of the Highlands 501 weekend as the fastest car on the grid; having set a 1:31.424 at the end of second practice. On his return to the venue and the CAMS Australian Endurance Championship,...

Motorsport: New Mustang for Fanga Dan

Two-time Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship title winner Daniel Woolhouse ('Fanga Dan' to fans and rivals alike) has confirmed that he will wield a newly built Formula Drift-spec RTR Ford Mustang for the upcoming drift...

Motorsport: Whiddett expands to top 32 at Summer Bash

Thirty-two of the best drifters in the country will go head-to-head at MAZDA 'Mad Mike's' Summer Bash at Hampton Downs on December 9."At the first Summer Bash in February we had a Top 16 Shootout and the plan was to do the same...

Motorsport: Bamber to expand his 2018 calendar

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hour champ and recently crowned World Endurance Championship winner Earl Bamber will remain contracted to Porsche next year but will look to add some big ticket events to his 2018 calendar.Bamber, like Porsche...

Motorsport: Armstrong signs on for Toyota Racing Series

Promising Kiwi racer Marcus Armstrong will return to the Toyota Racing Series this summer as the championship's marquee signing.The 17-year-old was one of three Kiwis competing in last year's series and has secured a deal to return...

Motorsport: French pair sign up for TRS

Two French teenagers, Charles Milesi and Theo Coicaud have signed on to compete in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series which starts at Ruapuna Park, Christchurch from January 12 to 14.Both have just completed a season of single seater...

Motorsport: Radio Sport Driven Hour November 6

Motorsport commentator Bob McMurray joins Radio Sport host D'Arcy Waldegrave to look at the latest motorsport news. The boys are joined by World Endurance Championship winner Earl Bamber and Supercars commentator Greg Murphy.

Motorsport: Stanaway set for fulltime drive in 2018

Kiwi Richie Stanaway will race fulltime in the Supercars Championship next year - but everyone is just awaiting confirmation of exactly how that will happen.The former GP2 race winner impressed in two seasons running as a Pirtek...

Motorsport: Evans, Miles hoping for luck at home

It promises to be a special homecoming for Australian-based Kiwis, Tim Miles and Jaxon Evans, who look set to wrap up the Australian Endurance Championship at the Highlands 501 in Central Otago this weekend.Miles and Evans go into...

Motorsport: Harvick books NASCAR semifinal spot

Kevin Harvick went around the outside of Martin Truex for the lead on the 324th of 334 laps, then stayed in front the rest of the way to win the Cup Series race at Texas on Monday and earn his championship shot in NASCAR's finale.Truex...

Motorsport: Pukekohe event gets ATEED thumbs up

Auckland Council has given the ITM Auckland SuperSprint the thumbs up with a little over 105,000 people turning up to watch the Supercars at Pukekohe Park Raceway over the weekend.The crowd total was just short of what was recorded...

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