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Motorsport: Paddon to stick with Hyundai in 2018

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon has confirmed he will remain with the Hyundai team in 2018 despite their logjam of drivers.Thierry Neuville, Andreas Mikkelsen and Dani Sordo are all contracted to the Korean manufacturer along with...

Motorsport: Young fired up for Rally Australia

Kiwi rally duo Mike Young and Malcolm Read are ready to tackle the prestigious Rally Australia, the final round of the World Rally Championship (WRC), this weekend after test driving their Citroën DS3 R3 for the first time yesterday.Even...

Motorsport: Radio Sport Driven Hour November 13

Motorsport commentator Bob McMurray joins Radio Sport host D'Arcy Waldegrave to look over the major motorsport talking points. This week the boys are joined by Kiwi racer Nick Cassidy fresh off his triumph at the Super GT Championship...

Motorsport: Lauda worried about F1 future

Three-time Formula 1 world champion and non-executive chairman of the Mercedes team Niki Lauda has fired a warning shot at the sport's owners Liberty Media.The 68-year-old Austrian has questioned the future direction of the sport...

Motorsport: Kenseth wins, Keselowski into final four

Matt Kenseth doesn't get to end his career the way he hoped. He thinks he's got a handful of good years left in him, and can win races and compete for championships.But, the economics of the sport have made Kenseth a casualty of...

Motorsport: Marquez wins fourth world championship

Marc Marquez cemented his status as the top rider in motorbike racing on Monday after the Spaniard won his fourth MotoGP world title in the final race of the season.Marquez was assured he would retain the crown with six laps remaining...

Motorsport: Cassidy wins Super GT Championship

Aucklander Nick Cassidy has won Japan's premier motor racing championship, the SUPER GT series, after finishing second in the final round at Twin Rings Motegi last night in his Lexus LC500.Cassidy and his co-driver Ryo Hirakawa...

Motorsport: Hartley continues jumping from car to car

New Zealander Brendon Hartley has been jumping in and out of different race cars for the last month. Amazingly, the two cars are in two different world championships. Not a bad feat in this day and age as it's extraordinary to see...

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...

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