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Motorsport: Waters remains with Prodrive Racing

Prodrive Racing has consolidated its driver line-up with the announcement 2015 Super2 Champion Cameron Waters has signed a new deal which will see him race with the team until at least the end of the decade. Waters, driving the...

Motorsport: Murphy fired up for Coromandel

Four-time Bathurst winner Greg Murphy chats to Radio Sport's D'Arcy Waldegrave ahead of this weekend's Rally Coromandel - the fourth round of the Brian Green Property New Zealand Rally Championship.

Motorsport: Cassidy optimistic for Japan's Bathurst

Nick Cassidy goes into this weekend's Suzuka 1000 kms, looking for a podium position in his Lexus LC 500 and the opportunity to continue his front running form in the SUPER GT Championship.With co-driver Ryo Hirakawa, the Aucklander...

Motorsport: Holden drivers eye maiden Coromandel trip

Greg Murphy and Josh Marston each tackle Rally Coromandel for the first time this weekend. The Penny Homes Holden Rally Team drivers are looking forward to piloting their Holden Barina AP4+ cars through the one-day rally on 26 August.For...

Motorsport: Big field for Rally Coromandel

A record field off 56 teams will assemble for round four of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Mahindra Goldrush Rally Coromandel. Based from the Coromandel holiday town of Whitianga crews will tackle...

Motorsport: Radio Sport Driven Hour August 21

Motorsport commentator Bob McMurray joins Radio Sport host D'Arcy Waldegrave to chat about the latest news from the world of motorsport. This week the boys are joined by Kiwi racer Dominic Storey, who is racing in the Australian GT...

Motorsport: Tanak takes win in Germany

Estonian Ott Tanak claimed his second career WRC win with victory at Rally Germany while Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon finished eighth.M-Sport Ford's Tanak calmly navigated his way through the final day's four special stages to take...

Motorsport: Whincup gets a hand to bag all-time record

Defending series champion Shane van Gisbergen helped Red Bull Holden Racing teammate Jamie Whincup to win Sunday's race at the Sydney SuperSprint.With a lead late in the race but on older tyres van Gisbergen and his team opted to...

Motorsport: Tanak leads as Paddon improves

Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon holds eighth place after the second day of Rally Germany while Estonian Ott Tanak leads.Better conditions greeted the drivers on day two but drama still unfolded. Title joint leader Thierry Neuville damaged...

Motorsport: Paddon survives tough opening day

Kiwi Hayden Paddon is ninth after the first full day of Rally Germany while his Hyundai teammate Thierry Neuville is third but in front of title rival Sebastien Ogier.M-Sport Ford driver Ott Tanak leads the rally by 5.7s from Citroen's...

Motorsport: Last chance to gain points before enduros

The V8s are setting the Sydney Motorsport Park alight this weekend for round nine of the Supercars championship, and this might just be the most important event on the calendar for the leading drivers.This race is the last one before...

Motorsport: Is F1's future electric?

It is a subject that is pre-occupying the minds of those in ultimate charge of Formula 1 and is buzzing around the boardrooms of those manufacturers who are involved in the sport.It is also a subject that involves all who drive...

Motorsport: Kopecky upstages WRC regulars

WRC2 driver Jan Kopecky has stunned the field to win the opening stage of Rally Germany in his Skoda.The short Saarbrucken super special was only 2.05km long but the Czech driver bettered the entire WRC field in setting a time .3s...

Motorsport: Fords look to continue momentum

The blue oval of Ford has dominated the Supercars championship over recent rounds - winning 11 of the past 13 races and go into this weekend's Sydney SuperSprint with ominous history on their side.Four of the top six drivers in...

Motorsport: Paddon owes team to back-up teammates

Kiwi Hayden Paddon is out to repay his Hyundai World Rally Team this weekend at Rally Germany as he plays a support role to his more experienced teammates.The 30-year-old has suffered a wretched year on the world championship with...

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