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Motorsport: Hartley remains confident of F1 success

Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley remains optimistic about his chances of fighting for championship points this Formula 1 season despite a lowly 15th position finish at the Australian Grand Prix.The 28-year-old Toro Rosso driver finished...

Motorsport: Formula 1 opener was a total fizzer

Well, there you have it. The opening salvo of the 2018 Formula One season was like one of those fireworks you light, run away and look on in great expectation to be entertained. And all it does is go fzzzzzzzzzzzz, splutter, emits...

Auret and Biggs race for 4x4 title goes to wire

The intense rivalry between Whanganui's Hamish Auret and Auckland's Scott Biggs took another twist at the penultimate round of the National 4x4 Trials at Taranaki's Inglewood on Saturday.Defending champion Auret came into the fifth...

Live updates: Formula One - Melbourne Grand Prix

Join us for live updates of the first race of the 2018 Formula One World Championships from Melbourne, featuring Kiwi Brendon Hartley. Brendon Hartley will start the Australian Grand Prix from 16th on the grid after failing...

Your say: Victim had to relive abuse

I wonder how many "respectable citizens" in positions of trust kept silent during the years when Trevor Gibbs taught music at Wanganui Collegiate School in the 1970s and enabled him to continue his child abuse.Many people were complicit....

Motorsport: Mid-pack battle captures Kiwi fans

There will be two clear battle packs this Formula 1 season and today will provide us with some answers around where each team sits at the start of a fascinating 2018 season.Defending manufacturers' champions Mercedes, Ferrari and...

Motorsport: Hartley has a solid day in Melbourne

The place on the timing board might not look impressive but Kiwi racer Brendon Hartley enjoyed a solid day during practice for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne yesterday.The 28-year-old completed the two 90-minute practice...

Motorsport: Formula 1 really starts today

Today Saturday 24th March 2018 is the first day of the new season for the Formula One circus.Yes, I know they have been testing the cars in Barcelona and that the cars were on track on Friday but today is the first time in the season...

It's here - the biggest sporting weekend of them all

For 11 months of the year the dedicated fan has any number of major and minor events to satisfy an obsession with the wonderful wide world of sport; although there can be long, lean periods of nothing but reruns and highlights.Then...

Motorsport: New chapter begins this week for Hartley

Brendon Hartley is set to embark on a new chapter in his racing career as he counts down to Sunday's Formula 1 Grand Prix season opener in Melbourne.The 28-year-old New Zealander was handed a shock Formula 1 debut during the back...

Motorsport: Brendon Hartley belongs in Formula 1

This weekend is potentially the biggest in decades for New Zealand motorsport. Not only do we have five Kiwis taking to the streets of Albert Park for round two of the Supercars championship, more importantly we now have a Kiwi about...

Motorsport: Brawn ready for Formula 1's big battle

One of the biggest battles this Formula 1 season will be the scrap between the sport and its leading teams.Liberty Media, Formula 1's owners, have put forward the suggestion of a spending cap to try and encourage new manufacturers...

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