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Motorsport: Marquez wins fourth world championship

Marc Marquez cemented his status as the top rider in motorbike racing on Monday after the Spaniard won his fourth MotoGP world title in the final race of the season.Marquez was assured he would retain the crown with six laps remaining...

Motorsport: Cassidy wins Super GT Championship

Aucklander Nick Cassidy has won Japan's premier motor racing championship, the SUPER GT series, after finishing second in the final round at Twin Rings Motegi last night in his Lexus LC500.Cassidy and his co-driver Ryo Hirakawa...

Motorsport: Hartley continues jumping from car to car

New Zealander Brendon Hartley has been jumping in and out of different race cars for the last month. Amazingly, the two cars are in two different world championships. Not a bad feat in this day and age as it's extraordinary to see...

Motorsport: Pukekohe needs to be upgraded

The penultimate round of the Supercars Championship, held last weekend at Pukekohe was a great event.No doubt about that. A Kiwi winner in race #1. A Kiwi driver fighting for the lead in race #2 and, as the series goes into the...

Motorsport: Storey/Hackett fastest in Highlands practice

Dominic Storey and Peter Hackett have ended day one of the Highlands 501 weekend as the fastest car on the grid; having set a 1:31.424 at the end of second practice. On his return to the venue and the CAMS Australian Endurance Championship,...

Motorsport: New Mustang for Fanga Dan

Two-time Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship title winner Daniel Woolhouse ('Fanga Dan' to fans and rivals alike) has confirmed that he will wield a newly built Formula Drift-spec RTR Ford Mustang for the upcoming drift...

Motorsport: Whiddett expands to top 32 at Summer Bash

Thirty-two of the best drifters in the country will go head-to-head at MAZDA 'Mad Mike's' Summer Bash at Hampton Downs on December 9."At the first Summer Bash in February we had a Top 16 Shootout and the plan was to do the same...

Motorsport: Bamber to expand his 2018 calendar

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hour champ and recently crowned World Endurance Championship winner Earl Bamber will remain contracted to Porsche next year but will look to add some big ticket events to his 2018 calendar.Bamber, like Porsche...

Motorsport: Armstrong signs on for Toyota Racing Series

Promising Kiwi racer Marcus Armstrong will return to the Toyota Racing Series this summer as the championship's marquee signing.The 17-year-old was one of three Kiwis competing in last year's series and has secured a deal to return...

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