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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....

Motoring: Life in the fast lane of Formula One

Life as a Formula One driver has often been perceived as a glamorous one. That was often the case in the glory years of the 1970s when drivers enjoyed a playboy lifestyle.But that is not the case nowadays. Kiwi Brendon Hartley is...

Motorsport: Lowndes, van Gisbergen together at Bathurst

Kiwi Shane van Gisbergen and Supercars teammate Craig Lowndes will join forces for next year's Bathurst 12 Hour race.The Triple Eight Racing teammates will be joined by French factory driver Côme Ledogar at the wheel of the McLaren...

Motorsport: Sebastien Loeb confirms WRC return

WRC legend Sébastien Loeb will return to the FIA World Rally Championship in 2018 with Citroën.Loeb, who won nine consecutive world titles between 2004 and 2012, will drive a C3 World Rally Car at three rounds – on Mexico's gravel...

Motorsport: Harker boosted by veteran engineer

Young Kiwi racer Reid Harker will have a big advantage over many of his rivals during the upcoming Toyota Racing Series – his engineer.The North Shore-based driver will have veteran Kiwi Stephen Giles as his race engineer for the...

Motorsport: Randy Mamola to headline MotoFest

Randy Mamola, the original 'great entertainer' of motorcycle Grand Prix racing will headline the Mike Pero MotoFest spectacular at Hampton Downs from March 3-4 next year.The American made his début in international motorcycle racing...

Motorspoprt: New mayor cancels Montreal e-Prix

The double-header finale of the 2017-18 Formula E championship in Montreal has been cancelled.The Canadian city has recently elected a new mayor. After initially wanting the race in the city centre to be moved mayor Valerie Plante...

Motorsport: The top 10 Kiwi racers of 2017

New Zealand's golden era of motorsport continued in 2017 with Kiwi drivers setting the standard in numerous categories around the world. We look at the top 10 drivers for the calendar year. So strong was this year's list that we...

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