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Motorsport: McLaughlin confirmed for Bathurst 12 Hour

Kiwi Supercars star Scott McLaughlin will spearhead YNA Autosport's Pro-Am entry in the 2018 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour.Supported by McElrea Raing, sharing the Opti-Coat McLaren 650S GT3 with 2016 Class B winner McLaughlin will...

Motorsport: Days of rolling thunder loom

The World Rally Championship is considering two-day rallies to increase the number of events in the championship and expand beyond the dominance of Europe.Chile and Japan are pushing for inclusion on the 2019 calendar. New Zealand...

Eric Thompson: Great time to be a motorsport columnist

Welcome to 2018 and may it be full of laughter and frivolity. I have been covering motorsport news for over 12 years for The Herald and its sister publications and now it's time for a change.I still remember the day sports editor...

Motorsport: Brendon Hartley to focus soley on Formula 1

Kiwi racer Brendon Hartley will limit his 2018 schedule to just his Formula 1 drive with Toro Rosso and will step away from any other form of motorsport.The 28-year-old enjoyed a hectic schedule last year which saw him win the World...

Motorsport: Early start for speedway meeting

A bad weather forecast in the Auckland region has forced organised to tweak the schedule at the International Midget Series at Vodafone Speedway Western Springs.The World 50-lapper, featuring drivers from New Zealand, Australia...

Motorsport: Kiwi studying to become F1 driver

Most of young Kiwi race driver Marcus Armstrong's friends in New Zealand are studying to become teachers, accountants or lawyers. The 17-year-old has spent 2017 studying to become a Formula One driver.Armstrong has spent a year...

Motorsport: NASCAR star hoping for weather luck

American NASCAR star Kyle Larson is hoping for a little luck from the weather gods ahead of tonight's second round of the International Midget Series at Baypark in Mt Maunganui.The 25-year-old came to New Zealand last summer but...

Cemetery Circuit round up

Laid back 2017 Suzuki Series super moto champion Richie Dibben made light of his concerns going into the final round on his home track in Whanganui on Boxing Day.While he had maximum points from the previous two rounds at Taupo...

Whanganui takes out super moto class winner

Whanganui's Richard Dibben has cleaned up the 2017 Suzuki Series super moto class at today's Cemetery Circuit. A win that not only allows Dibben to reclaim his title after three consecutive years but one that also breaks a new record....

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