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Motorsport: Coulthard sweating on repairs after crash

Fabian Coulthard is hoping his Shell V-Power Ford crew can repair his car ahead of this afternoon's qualifying session at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint.His championship charge took a massive hit yesterday when he ended upside down...

Motorsport: Shane van Gisbergen - it was great to win

It was awesome to get the race win yesterday and I celebrated it with a big burnout because it has been a while since my last win.The crowd was awesome and really supportive. They love having a Kiwi win. They are so passionate and...

Motorsport: Win for van Gisbergen as Coulthard crashes

Defending Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen has won Saturday's race at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint to move closer to the front of the championship fight but Fabian Coulthard crashed out badly.Ford's Mark Winterbottom finished...

Live updates: ITM Auckland SuperSprint

Join us here for live updates from the ITM Auckland SuperSprint in Pukekohe. Three Kiwis - Fabian Coulthard, Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen - join Australians Jamie Whincup and Chaz Mostert in the closest championship...

Motorsport: Bargwanna takes wild win in the wet

Jason Bargwanna has taken first blood in the opening race of the BNT V8s at Pukekohe today.The 16-lap race got underway in atrocious conditions with all drivers seemingly struggling to keep their cars on track.Bargwanna started...

Motorsport: Rain halts qualifying at Pukekohe

Qualifying has been halted due to the unsafe conditions in the rain at Pukekohe Park Raceway on Saturday.The session was initially delayed nearly 20 minutes before drivers went out for a couple of laps only for the red flag to come...

Motorsport: Future up in the air at Pukekohe

This weekend could be the last Supercars event in New Zealand with no deal agreed to for next year and rival international venues circling.ATEED [Auckland Council's events arm] and Supercars have been working on a three-year extension...

Motorsport: Second Kiwi in Formula E

New Zealand will have a second driver competing in the all-electric Formula E this season.Kiwi driver Tom Blomqvist has secured a drive with Andretti Racing and will make his debut at the season-opening event in Hong Kong next month.He...

Motorsport: Hartley, Bamber chase title in Shanghai

The focus and media hoopla recently has been on Brendon Hartley and his burgeoning Formula One career. The Kiwi has acquitted himself well having been thrown in at the deep end with very little practice.Thus weekend though, he's...

Motorsport: Plenty to reflect on from Mexico

Last week in Mexico at the 'Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez', a circuit named after the favourite racing sons of that country, the Rodriguez brothers ("Hermanos" translates directly to "Brothers" in English) we saw the most successful...

Motorsport: Waters top Kiwis in practice

Sandown 500 winner Cam Waters has topped the time sheets in practice two at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint.The Monster Energy Ford driver recorded a fastest lap of 1:02.582s to be a touch faster than championship leader Jamie Whincup...

Motorsport: McLaughlin fastest in opening session

Scott McLaughlin set the fastest time in the opening practice session at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint at Pukekohe Park Raceway.The Shell V-Power Ford racer set a time of 1:02.715s to top the sheets in front teammate Fabian Coulthard...

Motorsport: Twins have helped Coulthard's preparation

Kiwi Supercars star Fabian Coulthard has plenty to look forward to over the next few days at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint and beyond.The Shell V-Power Ford driver is relishing the chance to be racing at home in front of friends...

Motorsport: Rain a title-deciding factor at Pukekohe

Wet weather is likely to be a factor at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint at Pukekohe Park Raceway this weekend and that could be a major factor in the five-way title fight.Three Kiwis - Fabian Coulthard, Scott McLaughlin and Shane van...

Motorsport: Kiwis: 'It's every man for himself'

Kiwi stars Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard are getting on famously despite the Shell V-Power Ford teammates battling each other for the 2017 Supercars title.The pair head into this weekend's penultimate round of the championship...

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