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Motorsport: MotoFest at Hampton Downs a huge success

Over the weekend the motorcycling community came together at the Mike Pero MotoFest at Hampton Downs Raceway and it was a tremendous success.Truth be told, it has been years since I last watched bike racing in New Zealand. The reason?...

Motorsport: New Supercars boss - Kiwis not taking over

The new CEO of Supercars was announced in November last year after James Warburton decided after four years enough was enough. New Zealander Sean Seamer threw his hat into the ring when Warburton announced he was leaving and came...

Motorsport: Mixed results for Kiwis at Supercars opener

Of the five New Zealanders racing at the opening round of the 2018 Supercars' championship on the streets of Adelaide, three were in with a chance of getting at least one win.As the dust settled late Sunday afternoon it was groundhog...

Christian Hermansen's second NZ title at Oceanview

All the elements were there.The pits were full to overflowing two hours before the start of the meeting, the weather was fantastic, and a good crowd was on hand.And the action at Supercheap Auto Oceanview Family Speedway lived...

Motorsport: Evans makes up for qualifying issue

Daniel Abt grabbed his first career Formula E win in Mexico City as Kiwi Mitch Evans produced another superb drive to bank points.Audi driver Abt took the chequered flag in the opening round at Hong Kong before Christmas but had...

Motorsport: Kiwis have little luck in Adelaide

Two young Kiwis were in good shape in their Supercars championship opener yesterday only for misfortune to strike.Richie Stanaway's car was damaged after contact with fellow Kiwi Fabian Coulthard and the wounded Ford was then pushed...

Motorsport: Evans adds race win to impressive weekend

Porsche racer and New Zealander Jaxon Evans improved on an impressive start to his 2018 Australian Porsche Carrera Cup championship on Saturday. The young Kiwi finished a solid second in Friday's race and took a step up today to finish...

Motorsport: Stone Brothers influence back in Supercars

Stone Brothers Racing was a name to be reckoned with in the V8 Supercars championship back in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Ross and Jimmy Stone won Bathurst in 1998 and three championships; 2003, 2004 and 2005.The New Zealanders...

Motorsport: Impressive Stanaway has more speed in him

Rookie Supercars driver Richie Stanaway impressed in his first fulltime day driving in the category.The New Zealander posted the 15th fastest time in qualifying but was left frustrated as he felt he had more speed than that."It...

Motorsport: Second place for Jaxon Evans

Young Kiwi Jaxon Evans didn't quite get off to the roaring start he had hoped at the opening race of the 2018 Australia Porsche Carrera Cup championship.Evans looked very quick in qualifying setting the car on pole, but couldn't...

Motorsport: Kiwis open throttle on V8 season

The 2018 Supercars championship gets underway on the streets of Adelaide today with the first of two races over the weekend. Five New Zealanders will line-up this season – all in competitive machinery. They talk to Dale Budge about...

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