Mark Webber has received an early first taste of the Porsche he'll drive in next year's World Endurance Championship.
Red Bull's four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel has branded as 'absurd' a rule change to award double points at the final race of the Formula One season from next year.
Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has joined forces with Monaco-based electric car company Venturi to enter a team in the new Formula E racing series.
Young Kiwi driver Scott McLaughlin has been named rookie of the year in the cut-throat Australian V8 Supercars scene.
Formula One will award double points for the last race of the season from next year, while drivers will be given permanent numbers as part of a series of rule changes announced.
Kiwi caddy and speedway enthusiast Steve Williams reckons a touch of divine intervention could have been at play in the latest Saloon Speedweek round.
Scott McLaughlin was unable to overtake enough rivals to cap his rookie season race as a V8 Supercars driver with another podium finish, but still earned a pass mark from the motorsport team owner that has entrusted the 20-year-old Kiwi with a brand new challenge in 2014.
Flying Kiwi Shane Van Gisbergen bookended his V8 Supercars campaign with stunning victories, yet there was effectively only one winner at the Sydney 500 as Jamie Whincup claimed his fifth championship to join the pantheon of Australian motorsport greats.
V8 Supercar championship title contenders Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes have failed to book a spot on the front row of the grid for Sunday's title-deciding race at Sydney Olympic Park.
He came to Sydney hoping for a fairytale ending to his ninth season in V8 Supercars.
Only a disaster will stop Jamie Whincup from claiming a record-tying fifth V8 Supercars title today.
The script couldn't have played out any better for Jamie Whincup on the streets of Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday.
Reigning V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup closed in on a record-equalling fifth title with a maiden victory in the series-closing Sydney 500 this evening.
It was a year that gave rise to his maiden Bathurst victory, but Mark Winterbottom still feels 2013 has been one of missed opportunities.
Jean Todt unanimously won a second term as president of motorsport's governing body FIA today, running unopposed.
New Zealand's V8 Supercars drivers face a race within a race in the climatic Sydney 500 this weekend with the trio already left in the slipstream of defending champion Jamie Whincup and his closest challenger Craig Lowndes.
It took 19 years to add to his junior karting title, but Shaun Lawrence has finally followed his father in winning a national motorsport championship.
Motor-racing royalty is coming to New Zealand tracks this summer with Formula One legend Nelson Piquet bringing his youngest son here to drive.
Round one of the 2013 summer road racing series kicks off today at Hampton Downs, and Hamilton's Nick Cole is one of the favourites to win the title.
German Nico Hulkenberg will drive for Force India next season, the British-based Formula One team said on Tuesday.